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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 15 no 4 - April 2017 


  Mar-2017 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

March 2017 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's March Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. March reports include sales results from major auction houses and online dealers. A total of 12,370 individual sales are represented in this month's 11 exclusive reports.

GPA for Comics is the world's largest CGC pricing database with more than 2,298,000 individual transactions totaling over $621 Million, since 2002.

Go to GPA Market Reports.

 


  Bid on 44,460 CGC Comics Now!
By GPA for Comics

GPA Live Auction Links allows subscribers to search through current CGC comic auctions from the likes of Heritage, eBay, Pedigree, My Comics Shop,Hakes, Quality Comix and others from one convenient online page. By selecting a comic book title, a list of all certified comics in list form is returned, each with a link back to the original auction site ready for bidding! There are currently 44,460 live auctions available for searching. Subscribers can access the service by logging on to GPA and clicking on the Live Auctions link in the main menu.

GPA Live Auctions are also available directly in GPA's analysis pages - looking up pricing data for a specific book? We'll also show you who's got one available and take you directly to their site for bidding.

GPA Live Auction Links allows collectors to quickly and easily identify and bid on CGC comics offered by major auction houses.

 


  ComicConnect: Bid Now in Spring Special Auction
by ComicConnect

"Our Spring Special Auction is packed with the rarities and high-grade keys we're known for," explained Vincent Zurzolo, COO. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect Auction Results
by ComicConnect

ComicConnect just wrapped up their first major auction of 2017 with numerous record sales to report from their multimillion-dollar auction. ... Read more

 


  CGC Announces "The Walking Dead" Custom Labels
by GPA for Comics

CGC & Skybound premiere The Walking Dead art labels at C2E2! Collecting TWD Comics just got a whole lot cooler. ... Read more

 


  Hake's Americana & Collectibles Now Accepting Certified Comic Book Consignments For Our July Auction
by GPA for Comics

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Hake's. Our half century in the collectibles industry is without peer. Let us show you why Hake's is THE place to sell your comic books. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Highest Graded Action Comics #2 in Spring Special
by ComicConnect

A copy of Action Comics #2 CGC 7.5 is currently taking bids in ComicConnect's Spring Special Auction. ... Read more

 


  Star Wars At Hake's Americana!
by GPA for Comics

Pop culture milestones abound in 2017 as Hake's Americana & Collectibles celebrates its 50th anniversary and Star Wars its 40th. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Rare Comics at Auction
by ComicConnect

Rarities from long gone publishers like Ace, Ajax-Farrell, Avon, Better, Centaur, Chesler, Fiction House, Fox, Holyoke, Lev Gleason, Prize, Quality, and St. John can be found in ComicConnect's 2017 Spring Special. ... Read more

 


  Simpsons Original Production cels available at GP Investment Collectables
by GP Investment Collectables

There's still some fantastic Simpsons production setups available at GP Investment Collectables. They include some of the most memorable and hard-to-find scenes from classic episodes such as "Who Shot Mr.Burns", "Bart's Friend Falls In Love", and *gasp*, *horror*, *arrrghhh!!!!*, Treehouse of Horror III, IV and VII. Most are signed by some of the famous voices/artists/directors and sketched directly on the frame matts. These cels are offered for a limited time, so make sure to reserve yours today! Click here to view them now.

 


  GPA Mobile - check CGC prices on iPhone and other mobile devices
by GPA for Comics

Need to access CGC pricing on the go? Check out GPA Mobile, a web-based application optimized for your Apple iPhone or mobile device.

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  Captain Phasma to Star in New Star Wars Comic Miniseries
The new Vader comic joins the already excellent Darth Vader comic books from Marvel, but isn't a direct continuation of that series of books. Seth Macy is IGN's weekend web producer and just wants to be your friend. Follow him on Twitter @sethmacy ...
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  STAR WARS All-Ages Comic Books Coming (And Not From MARVEL)
IDW Publishing is working on a line of Star Wars comic books aimed at younger readers, beginning with Star Wars Adventures in fall 2017. Announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando on Friday, Star Wars Adventures and other unnannounced titles will be part ...
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  Indiana Comic-Con is back in the Circle City
Calling all Storm Troopers and Walking Dead! Indiana Comic-Con is back! The 4 th annual celebration of all things comic books and entertainment kicked off Friday at the Indiana Convention Center. According to estimates, more than 40,000 people are expected ...
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  Deadpool 2: Josh Brolin cast as Cable in sequel to hit comic book flick
Josh Brolin has been cast in the highly prized role of Cable in the sequel to R-rated comic book adaptation Deadpool. After reports of Brad Pitt, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe and David Harbour making the shortlist, playing X-Men mutant Cable became the ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #471
InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005. This week, new comic book release day 4/19/17.
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  X-Men artist fired over antisemitic messages hidden in comic book art
Within the first issue of X-Men: Gold the artist emblazoned QS: 5:51, or Quranic Surah 5:51, on the shirt of X-Men character Colossus. This verse has been used by hardliner Islamists to discourage Muslims from voting for non-Muslims and is considered by ...
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  Comic culture finds home in Pittsburgh
Shops like Phantom are at the heart of Pittsburgh's growing comic book scene, and the change to the content housed inside is a sign of how Pittsburgh's local comic culture has expanded. The city's combination of low-rent properties and high ...
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  Josh Brolin Wins the Comic Book Crossover Olympics
With the news that Josh Brolin would be playing the mutant superhero Cable in the Deadpool sequel set for next year, many people have been commenting on the fact that he would be joining a select group of actors, including Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, who ...
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  How Gambling is Portrayed in Comic Books
In most cases, comic books tend to imitate life, relationships and our activities. Over the years, the way that one hobby has been shown through this medium has changed drastically. That hobby is gambling and it seems to have been through quite the ...
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  Greater Cleveland comic book stores persevere, even as sales of major titles drop (photos and video)
"The only thing we really compete on are the new comics that come out every week," North Coast Nostalgia manager and longtime employee Adam Barsa said. "Other than that we all have our different secondary markets." Those secondary markets include toys ...
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  The end of an era as Malaysians say goodbye to 'Doraemon'
The local publisher then decided to hold a warehouse sale to clear out its remaining stock of the comic books at just RM2 per copy, which led to a flurry of Malaysians visiting the warehouse in hopes of procuring them. Growing up with 'Doraemon' For some ...
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  Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces 'The Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special'
She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers ...
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  Art students get a lesson in comics
With so many publishers, there was an increased need for writers and illustrators, and it was easy to find work in the comic book business, so he was able to find a job before graduating from the University of Iowa. "Life has away of presenting different ...
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  MASSive Comic Con Announces Three Celebrity Guests for 2017
Plus, Comic Book vendors from all over New England and the country. There is no chance you will miss out on the costumes because they will be all over the place. Some of them will be professional cosplayers but the majority of the costumes will just be ...
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  'No Guts No Glory': Comic book collages show the true cost of conflict
(CNN)A portrait of John F. Kennedy made up of contorted comic book heroes, a handgun carved into a school desk, Abraham Lincoln on a Pez dispenser. These are the creations of Ben Turnbull, a kind of modern day Pop artist who has always looked to the ...
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  This Former Adman's Cartoon-Based Textbooks Are Loved by Kids in Over 1,600+ Schools in India!
Growing up, did you ever wonder why school textbooks couldn't be more like your favourite comic books? Studies have shown that visual tools enable children to learn more efficiently, and make it a more fun-filled affair. Yet the comic book approach is ...
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  In an Age of Comic Book Superheroes, Here Comes 'Wonder Woman'
Batman. Spiderman. Superman. Iron Man. All of these fictional superheroes have something in common - and we're not talking about the fact that they belong to movie franchises that have earned billions. They're all men. The action and fantasy of ...
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  Romics: The cosplay paradise
a comic book and gaming convention in Rome, on April 8, 2017. (AFP) See more of : Romics, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Cosplay Romics, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Cosplay Cosplay enthusiasts dressed up as Harley Quinn character from the comic Suicide Squad (L and R ...
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  Legendary Expands MonsterVerse With Kong: Skull Island Comic Book Series
After the global success of 2014's Godzilla and sending the mighty King Kong roaring back into theaters around the world in Kong: Skull Island, Warner Bros. and Legendary have officially unveiled the MonsterVerse, an interconnected entertainment universe ...
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  Vinyl and Comics Form a Collector's Paradise at Seabrook's Dimensions
It reminds me of the old-school comic book shops I visited as a kid, and is definitely worth the drive down south from Houston to check the place out. I met with the owners Ben Jordan and Cindy Randolph on a recent afternoon; Jordan did most of the talking ...
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  Review: 'Itty Bitty Hellboy'
You have to give Art and Franco points for boldness: It's one thing to do Tiny Titans comics about DC superheroes - most kids have heard of Superman. Hellboy, on the other hand, is not exactly a children's property. Indeed, this book suffers a bit from ...
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  Comic Book Men's Ming Chen Discusses the Power Rangers With BioGamer Girl
AMC's original series Comic Book Men follows the staff at Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash. In its sixth season, AMC's popular unscripted series Comic Book Men takes another dive into world of geekdom by following the antics in and around master fanboy ...
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 4-12-17
New comic book release day 4/12/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week.
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #108
Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #470 and new comics coming this Wednesday 4/12/17.
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  New Comics #470 - Video
New Comics #470. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 4/12/17.
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  Marvel Bringing Secret Empire And More To Good Morning America On Free Comic Book Day Weekend
In a press release sent out to their second tier media partners, Marvel Comics announced today that it will make a special appearance on first tier media partner ABC's Good Morning America show on Friday, May 5, the day before Free Comic Book Day.
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  Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (June 2017)
The Con is on! (again) A true comic book convention - this is our 8th annual! Without a doubt the most vintage comic books in one spot in northeast Ohio. Not only that, but guests galore. Check our website for details. Bystander Group / Chris Lambert ...
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  Theatre provides flood-affected kids comic relief
their children like little Alicia and Dakota received some comic relief at Lismore's Star Court Theatre. The children's grandmother Lee Stobart-Vallaro took them to watch the Disney classic, the Jungle Book earlier this afternoon. Ms Stobart-Vallaro was ...
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  Marvel Comics May Have Slumping Sales, but Don't Blame Its Diverse Heroes
That's a lot of comic books, and they run an average of $3.99 each. The first issues will undoubtedly sell well thanks to the multiple covers and the collector's tendency to buy them all. But subsequent issues are expected to follow the industry ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #470
InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005. This week, new comic book release day 4/12/17.
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  The Wednesday Club's Comics Picks: Infinity
This week on The Wednesday Club, hosts Amy Dallen, Taliesin Jaffe, and Matt Key were joined by Damion Poitier to talk about the big events and crossovers that shake up the universes of your favorite comic books. They also shared some of the landmark events ...
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  Review: The Walking Dead comic book issue 166 'No Surrender'
Was issue 166 of The Walking Dead comic book series any good? Here is a review of the April 2017 installment titled 'No Surrender'. The Walking Dead issue 166 was released by Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment on April 5, 2017. it follows the ...
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  How comics and graphic novels are getting kids to read classic books
Chicago-based high school teacher Eric Kallenborn got an idea as he prepared his 2011 Advanced Placement English students for another year analyzing the classics: What if, instead of simply handing out texts and homework, he could give them a choice ...
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  Comic Con 2017: comic books give us the power to understand real-life villains and heroes
Far from a 'men in capes' convention, Middle East Film & Comic Con 2017 is a unifying force to explore complex social issues through comic books, says its daring founder Imagine a superhero fan 20 years ago and you might picture a standard 'geek ...
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  Marvel's Vice President suggests Diversity is Hurting Sales
No doubt this will surprise many, but David Gabriel claims it's not just Marvel that think this. Supposedly, comic book retailers have told Marvel the reality behind the sales of their diverse ideas. He said: "Any character that was diverse ...
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  Review: 'One Trick Pony'
The book is at its best when it's still in world-building mode, and Hale's conception of the aliens and the peculiarities of their culture are fantastic in both senses of the word. It's so rare in comics to find depictions of aliens that are actually ...
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  This Isn't A Library: New, Notable Releases Into Comics' Direct Market
Here are the books that make an impression on me staring at this week's no-doubt largely accurate list of books shipping from Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. to comic book and hobby shops across North America. I might not buy all of the works listed here.
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  More Than Sidekicks: Finding Comic Book Superheroes Who Look Like Me
Like what you read here? Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter. Summers my Pops would take me downtown to the bank and for lunch. While he sipped coffee, he'd let me run across the street to the Town News, where I was allowed to buy one comic book with ...
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  Seth Rogen to adapt hit superhero comic book ''Invincible''
PanARMENIAN.Net - After successfully launching TV series "Preacher", Seth Rogen reunites with Evan Goldberg to work on a new project. The duo is set to bring into the big screen comic book "Invincible" from "The Walking Dead" author Robert Kirkman ...
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  Comic shop thriving in downtown LG
It's your friendly neighborhood comic store, Comic Alley. And inside is your friendly neighborhood comic book expert, Tryke Kemnitz. Kemnitz, who's been interested in comics for the majority of his life, now makes a living selling what he loves.
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  Lone Wolf & Cub: the best comic book movie franchise ever?
Like most western viewers, I came to the Lone Wolf & Cub series via Shogun Assassin - a recut/mash-up of the first two movies, trimmed to 90 minutes and dubbed into English by a pair of enterprising Andy Warhol acolytes. It was one of the original 'video ...
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  'Preacher' season 2 trailer hints at new villains from comic books
New trailer for "Preacher" season 2 has just released and with it comes the promise of what fans can expect from the show this time around. First premiering in 2016, the television series made its debut with Dominic Cooper portraying Jesse Custer, the ...
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  Kasey Pierce, other Michigan creators visit Comic Book SyndiCon in Windsor
Kasey Pierce, who has written both comic books and short horror stories was the sole representative from Downriver to appear at the Comic Book SyndiCon in Windsor, Ontario April 2. While at the show she brought copies of the first two issues of her book ...
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  The Funniest 80's ACTION MOVIE We Never Got To See Is Now A HIT COMIC BOOK
Prepare yourself for the comic book that everybody is talking about! Action Lab Entertainment's AmeriKarate is the bloodiest, sexiest, funniest, and martial artiest comic book to ever punch its way up the sales charts and kick its way into the hearts of ...
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #107
Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #469 and new comics coming this Wednesday 3/29/17.
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  Former Marvel artist to present comic book workshop at Atlantic Cape
MAYS LANDING - Atlantic Cape Community College will present a Comic Book Illustration Workshop 12:30-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 in the C-Wing cafeteria of the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Participants will explore the world of comics with ...
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  Exclusive: Robotech Comic Interior Artist and Cover Revealed
Everything about this cover is amazing. All the characters have so much personality here. Rick especially looks really pleased to be in comic book form again. Minmei also seems delighted to be a star again. Dare I say it's her time to be a star?
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  Exclusive Preview: 'Archie's Funhouse Spring Annual' #26
Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts.
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  Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo Reunite This July
San Diego, CA (April 2, 2017) - Coming this summer, two decades after their last encounter, comic book universes collide as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles step foot into the world of Usagi Yojimbo in a special one-shot comic. Legendary creator of Usagi ...
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  Online slot for comic book hero Bloodshot
Gaming company Pariplay has launched a real-money online slot based on the iconic comic book series Bloodshot. Developed in HTML5 through Pariplay's partnership with publisher Valiant, the Bloodshot video slot remains faithful to the original comic book ...
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  George Takei Partners With IDW For Comic Book About Time In WWII Internment Camp
George Takei's recounts of his time at a Japanese-American internment camp have been put to page and brought to the stage. Now, he's signed a book detail with IDW Publishing to create a graphic novel about what it was like for those imprisoned because of ...
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 4-5-17
New comic book release day 4/5/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week.
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  Captain Comics: 'Future Quest,' an exciting story for both kids and adults
Thankfully, DC Comics found perhaps the only writer in America whose brain ... "There is a grand finale to this main event story," Parker said of the twelfth issue, "and then the book is going to come back focusing on the various heroes individually ...
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  Podcast Post: The ComicCon edition
You'll also hear discussions about film, TV, books, and games in various genres, but the heart of this podcast is still very much about comic books. Let's Talk Comics Ever wondered how your favourite comic book writer or artist got their first break?
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  Legion's Spectacular First Season Paves the Way for a New Era of Comic Book Shows
When viewers have more than 400 scripted television shows to choose from each year, creating a series that very clearly isn't meant for everyone isn't nearly as problematic in the long run as it sounds. Broad appeal is not as important as it might have ...
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  New Comics #469 - Video
New Comics #469. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 3/15/17.
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  The X-Files: Deviations (2017) Comic Book Review
The 2017 "The X-Files: Deviations" is a missed opportunity. My journey through the Deviations line of IDW Comics continues with a follow-up to last year's "The X-Files Deviations." In this 2017 one-shot, the story proposes "What if Fox Mulder ...
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  Harley's Little Black Book #6 review
No, I haven't. And you know why? Because I don't. I not only don't love him, but feel personally affronted when I have to deal with him as a guest star a comic book I would otherwise be perfectly thrilled to read. But here we are, and you know what?
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  Tim Duncan named his newborn daughter after a Marvel comic-book hero
On Monday, Tim Duncan and his longtime girlfriend, Vanessa Macias, announced the birth of their daughter, Quill. The baby's name, though, might sound familiar to fans of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Duncan and Macias named the newborn after Chris ...
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  All-star Love Is Love comic book raises $165,000 for Orlando Pulse victims
The Love Is Love comic book - which is a collaboration between DC Comics and IDW Publishing - has raised over $165,000 for the victims of last year's shooting Orlando gay club Pulse. Released in late December, the book has topped the New York Times ...
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  Orlando shooting comic book tribute makes bestseller list
Love is Love, an anthology comic book produced by some of the most famous writers and artists to support victims of Orlando's Pulse nightclub shooting, has raised more than $165,000 after rising to the top of the New York Times bestseller list.
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  The superpowers you'll need to create SA's next breakout comic book
The event was part of a series of gatherings intended to nurture creative African talent. The authors shared advice on getting started, the currency of ideas in the digital age and what it takes to master one's craft. Ngwane is the co-creator of a ...
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  Looking Near and Far for Comics
What were your first experiences with comics like? Like a lot of people my age, I grew up buying and reading superhero comic books from local stores - principally the grocery store, which stocked new Marvel and DC comics in its magazine section.
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  Is This the Comic That Birthed Modern Sci-Fi?
But in these unhappy surroundings began a friendship that would go on to transform French comic books, inspire celebrated directors and, perhaps, influence a galaxy far, far away. By 1967 much had changed, but those two boys - now fully grown and ...
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  With or without the comic book industry, Michael Kingston is looking to elevate 'Headlocked' to greater heights
Vaughn Johnson is the overnight sports producer, and also runs the "Squared Circle" blog on Philly.com, which covers the world of professional wrestling in Philadelphia and beyond. He's interviewed dozens of people from various promotions around the ...
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  Comic Book: Blank Comic Strips: Make Your Own Comics With This Comic Book Drawing Paper - Multi Panels (Blank Comic Books)
Comic Books and Blank Comic Strips are perfect for sketching out your comic book ideas and keeping everything in one place. Use this book to make your own comic books with this simple to use comic book drawing paper. For budding creatives ready to create ...
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  Father, son team-up to create comic book
Aaron Bigelow and his son Josh, 14, create the comic book, "Chuck Boris Kung Fu Bear Fighter." Josh comes up with jokes and ideas and his father, a graphic artist, creates a storyline and the artwork for the publication. You can check it out on ...
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  Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry
This past Wednesday, the Strand Bookstore held a panel called Queer Studies and LGBTQ Representation in Comics to discuss this lack of diversity. Ramzi Fawaz, author of the book "The New Mutants," moderated the discussion. The panel included queer ...
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  Planning trips to the different Comic Cons around the US
So, what options have you got? Founded as the Golden State Comic Book Convention in 1970, Comic-Con International is the original and arguably the best Comic Con event out there. If you only visit one festival of geekery in your lifetime, make it this one.
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  Traditional Chinese comic books highlight Paris Book Fair
About 600 Chinese books were displayed at the annual Paris Book Fair, with 150 traditional Chinese comic series catching a lot of attention. According to Lv Xuefang, project manager of the China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Cooperation ...
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  Daniel Lundie lost more than 13 years worth of art work
A group of Welsh fans have joined together to help a popular comic book animator after his house burnt down, taking with it most of his life's work. Daniel Lundie - better known by his pen name Dann - lost more than 13 years worth of art work during a ...
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  Scots X Men and Superman comic book artist credits The Broons and Oor Wullie for sparking his genius
HE'S seen his work feature in Hollywood blockbusters and has been commissioned by showbiz A-listers. But Scots artist Vinnie Deighan - best-known by pen name Frank Quitely - has told how he owes it all to The Sunday Post icons The Broons and Oor Wullie.
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  Comic Book Artist Oliver Nome Has Passed Away
Wildstorm, DC and Aspen comic book Oliver Nome has passed away. His sister used Oliver's Facebook page to let his friends and fans know. Nome had been suffering from Glioblastoma Multiform stage four brain cancer since diagnosed in 2012, and entered ...
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  An Artist's Strangely Compelling 1960s Scrapbook of Comic Book Art
The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art has digitized this scrapbook assembled by artist Ray Yoshida in (they believe) the late 1960s. Yoshida collected images from comics, the back-of-the-book ads that followed comic-book stories, and newspaper comic ...
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  This is the World's First Afro-Latinx Comic Book Superhero
"Invisibility slowly tears away at a young mind...I saw that as a superhero character, no one in mainstream storytelling had tapped into my Puerto Rican heritage." As a child growing up in the New York City, I survived mostly by being a homebody.
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  Black Eyed Peas to come out with a graphic novel
Hip hop band Black Eyed Peas are writing a graphic novel in collaboration with Marvel comics, who will publish the book. Titled 'Masters of the Sun - The Zombie Chronicles', it is written by frontman Will.i.am. The plot-- Los Angeles is attacked by ...
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  Artist Spotlight - Rob Liefeld
Welcome back everyone, today's spotlight shines on the extraordinary Rob Liefeld! The legend of Liefeld began during the early-'90s comic book boom, when Rob blasted onto New Mutants by tearing it down and creating a new team filled with his own ...
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  Comics veteran Mark Waid shares advice, know-how
Mark Waid isn't content to simply write some of the biggest and best comic books. He wants to teach others how to do so, too. "Teaching is good for me. It forces me to articulate ways of doing things or rules of thumb that I've sort of taken for ...
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  The Comics Industry Pays Tribute To Bernie Wrightson
With his gothic and evocative work on such titles as House of Secrets and Swamp Thing, Bernie defined the early horror genre within the world of comic books. Beyond DC, it was his masterful illustrations of Frankenstein which demonstrated the pinnacle of ...
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  Comic Book Review: Black Hammer #7
There is something extremely depressing about the passage of time, especially for those of us that feel we have had more days behind us than ahead. We make choices that are seemingly for the better at the time and find in the end they have greater negative ...
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  Stranger reconnects 11-year-old Iredell student with treasured book of homemade comics
Thanks to a stranger's kindness, a young girl has regained one of her most prized possessions. Eleven-year-old Jolette Nunez spent weeks meticulously filling every page of her journal with hand-drawn comics. The Troutman Middle School sixth-grader, whose ...
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  Podcast: Marvel struggling with comic books
He shares his thoughts on the new 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' game - which was released Tuesday - and several comic books. Hickman also shares his thoughts on the current state DC and Marvel comics. In the movies, Marvel rules the scene. But, "They're ...
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  The co-creator of the Iron Fist comics is not happy about the TV show race row
He created the character in the 1970s. The co-creator of the Iron Fist comic books has defended the new Netflix adaptation following accusations the main character has been "whitewashed". The TV series based on the Marvel comic stars British actor Finn ...
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  British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: 'We Want To Do More Comics'
'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk about transitions and growth in their industry. "If you want cultural icons to last 100 years, then an ...
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  Marvel Are Heavily Promoting Mary-Jane Comic Book Variants - Does This Mean She Will Appear In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'?
I'm a film-and-TV fan who grew up with a deep love of superhero comics! Follow me on Twitter @TomABacon or on Facebook @tombaconsuperheroes! 2017 is the Year of the Spider. In July, Tom Holland's Peter Parker will swing his way into his first solo Marvel ...
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  Take That, Adolf!: The Fighting Comic Books of the Second World War #1
Hit the 'Edit This Wiki Page' button up above to add a description to this wiki page! This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you ...
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  AfterShock Comics Signs Worldwide Distribution Deal With Diamond (Exclusive)
In addition to comic book single issue distribution, the deal will extend to bookstore distribution of AfterShock's collected editions through Diamond's sister company, Diamond Book Distributors. "We are all very excited about advancing our relationship ...
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  From Comic Books To TV: Why You Should Be Excited For 'Y: The Last Man'
Adaptations of comic books are a dime a dozen these days, what with MCU superheroes dominating the film industry and DC television shows spreading like wildfire. However, as any comic book reader will tell you, the pages of graphic novels have so much more ...
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  Bernie Wrightson, 1948-2017
Swamp Thing co-creator, comic book artist and illustrator Bernie Wrightson died March 18th following a long battle with cancer. Wrightson was a product of the second generation of comics fandom and began contributing to fanzines in the late 1960s ...
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  Review: 'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' Vol. 1
... currently contributes to Comic Book Resources' Robot 6 blog and ComicsAlliance, and maintains his own daily-ish blog at EveryDayIsLikeWednesday.blogspot.com. He lives in northeast Ohio, where he works as a circulation clerk at a public library by day.
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  Serbian Gopniks Aim for the Stars with the Lightstep Chronicles Comic Book
Lightstep Chronicles, a Serbian sci-fi space opera comic book. In the video, Imagine Incredible is depicted as a shady operation involved in tax fraud and worker exploitation, and accompanied by random outbreaks of radiation. Whatever you do, stick around ...
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  Ithacon 42: IC hosts Ithaca's comic extravaganza
And I have a deep love for the creators of comics. Thus, I always love writing about the Ithacon, Ithaca's annual comic book convention. It is an odd miracle that a city as small as Ithaca (pop. 30,000) hosts an annual (sometimes bi-annual) comic book ...
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  Critics Of Netflix's 'Iron Fist' Clearly Never Read The Comic Book At All [Opinion]
The following article is entirely the opinion of Joe Burgett and does not reflect the views of the Inquisitr. Netflix released the highly anticipated Iron Fist on Friday with many fans loving how true they stayed to the comic, while many critics showed ...
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  75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking
In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1 - the first comic book with all-new, original material - at a time when comic books were mere repositories for the castoffs of the newspaper strips. What was initially ...
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  Comic book writers and editors have regrets, and not just a few
"The Legion of Regrettable Super Villains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History" by Jon Morris (Quirk Books, 256 pages, in stores March 28) Super villains, no less so than superheroes, have to survive attrition to make it to the top of the heap.
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  Comic book artist brings heroes to life
Jerry DeCaire has been illustrating comic books since 1991. He always wanted to be an artist, and idolized Michelangelo and Leonardo DaVinci for their emphasis on the human form. He also liked reading comics. And one day, it occurred to him how great it ...
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  The Adventures of Barron Trump: New comic book imagines Donald Trump's son as a hero
Barron Trump is not just the First Son of America, but now he is also the hero of a cartoon series created by US comic artist Joy Ling. The Brooklyn-based artist has created a comic book named The Adventures of Barron and His Loud-Mouthed President Father.
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  'Clueless' Comic Book Series Coming From Boom! Studios
Cherilyn "Cher" Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) will return to Clueless fans in comic book form. Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex) are writing a Clueless comic, based on Amy Heckerling's classic 1995 comedy ...
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  What comic fans know about Star-Lord that you don't
Nevertheless, there's much more to cosmic do-gooder Peter Quill than meets the 3-D glasses-tinged eye. A comic book character without a code name is no comic book character at all; at least, that's what conventional wisdom (and marketing) seem to be saying.
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  Savage Things #1 Comic Book Review
This ain't your normal DC comic, this is Vertigo at its finest. Savage Things is not for the faint of heart as it's violent, brutal and an entirely possible reality. Our story follows Abel who is a government agent possibly on the run. He is a part of ...
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  Story of war splint pioneer Anne and other local heroes told in comic book
The story of a woman from Portadown who played a unique role during the Battle of the Somme has been told in a new, historical comic book. Anne Acheson pioneered the use of papier-mache to make the splint as we know it today. Her story is included in the ...
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  Mulberry Comic Con fundraiser will help expand library
Vintage comic books, cape-wearing superheroes, anime characters and a "Star Wars" stormtrooper will be among the visual delights served at an upcoming area benefit. The Mulberry Comic Con 2017 fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25 at ...
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  Comic Book Review - Star Trek: Deviations
It's not often "One-Shots" come around in the Trek series; normally we get a short run of a few issues dealing with a separate story, or as in the case of Star Trek: Waypoint a cluster of "One Shots". Though here in Deviations - from Donny ...
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  Comic Book Review: Invincible #134
If there's one thing consistent about the Invincible Universe that sets it apart from other superhero universes, it is that there is a loose definition of what it means to be a hero. 'The End of All Things' is the final chapter that will mess with ...
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  This is what Marvel is doing to promote its comic books!
Ever since the graphic novels took over the market of comic books, publishers are focusing aggressively at inviting audiences into local comic shops to drive sales. Even though it took nine years, Marvel comics has finally come up with a marketing strategy ...
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  Witness The Rise Of A Dark Lord In DARTH VADER #1 - Coming in June!
Today, Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. are pleased to announce a new beginning for one of the most popular Star Wars comic book series! This June, prepare for DARTH VADER #1 - the all-new ongoing series coming to a comic shop near you!
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  That Was The Big Apple Comic Con 2017 That Was
Traditionally, the Big Apple Comic Con (a.k.a. Big Apple Con; f.k.a. New York Comic Book Marketplace) is the first show of the year for me. I wound up attending the Black Comic Book Festival in January. I went to Harlem for the weekend, took a lot of ...
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