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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 17 no 4 - April 2019 


  Mar-2019 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

March 2019 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 2,972,000 individual transactions totaling over $848 Million, since 2002.

Go to GPA Market Reports.

 


  Bid on 59,983 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 59,983 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: Event Auction #39 Preview is Live
by ComicConnect

ComicConnect's Event Auction #39 features copies of, not just some, but nearly all of the most sought-after comics in the world ... Read more

 


  Consign Now to Hake’s Auctions
by Hake's Auctions

Get your CGC-graded comic books to Hake's for inclusion in the Summer 2019 auction! Consignments are arriving daily. Now is the time to reserve space! ... Read more

 


  Star Trek: Year Five #1 original cover art by Greg Hildebrandt Surfaces at Heritage Auctions
by Heritage Galleries

Greg Hildebrandt's stunning original cover art for this month's debut issue of Star Trek: Year Five #1 comic book series highlights dozens of sci-fi and horror masterpiece paintings in Heritage Auctions' April 23 Illustration Art Auction in Dallas and on HA.com. ... Read more

 


  CGC to Authenticate Prints for Signature Series
by GPA for Comics

CGC has expanded its Signature Series program to include the authentication of signatures on prints. This much-anticipated program and went into effect at Emerald City Comic Con last month. ... 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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  The Suicide Squad UK release date, cast, director, plot
The director will also write the script alongside comic book writer John Ostander. At present we have little no details on the plot, but the film has been described as less of a sequel and more of a ...
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  Avengers: Endgame Features Stan Lee's Final Cameo
We're only weeks away from the release of Avengers: Endgame, which will feature Stan Lee's final cameo. The legendary comic book writer has made cameos in all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ...
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  Here's Your First Look at the Franklin Institute's Marvel Exhibit
Through Sept. 2, Marvel Universe fans can explore more than 300 pieces of original comic book art, movie props and costumes, as well as life-size sculptures of the franchise's most iconic characters, ...
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  Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/17/19
Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/17/19
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  'Shazam' Stays at No. 1 as 'Hellboy' Flames Out at Box Office
But the other comic book film in theaters this weekend, Lionsgate's "Hellboy," looks like it is going to flame out with an opening weekend total of just $12 million after making $4.93 million on ...
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  Russo brothers working on documentary on Stan Lee
Read Also:'Avengers: Endgame': Russo Brothers request fans to stay away from spoilers Lee, who revolutionised comic books and created superhero characters such as Spider-Man, Iron Man and the ...
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  Hands-on fun: The 5th annual Easthampton Book Fest features comic drawing, bookmaking and more
EASTHAMPTON - The city celebrated literary culture this past weekend with a variety of live readings, panels and hands-on workshops ranging from comic-style drawing to bookmaking to letterpress ...
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  Hellboy (2004) retrospective as the 2019 reboot releases
This already plays to the film's favor. With the debut of the MCU, many comic book films do follow this formulaic pattern. They are mass commercials of world-building of sequels and spin-offs.
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  Trending Comics & More #574
Here are this week's top trending comic books and new items headed your way
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  Long Island Comic Book Expo comes to Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Spring brings on the superheroes. With Comic Book Day and the new "Avengers" film coming soon, collectors and cosplayers are getting in gear. Enter the Long Island Comic Book Expo at Old Bethpage ...
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  Uberheroes comics teach children about mental health
Many of us, as children, turned the pages of a comic book to escape to a world of fantasy. Swinging on a spider web, flying high in the sky and creeping around in a cape are all synonymous with ...
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  Inside Awesome Con and Its Fan First Approach
Then there is the generous comic book programming spotlighting industry guests, and the kid-focused Awesome Con Jr. For a company dedicated to delivering a fan experience unique to each host city, ...
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  On The Path With Invisible Kingdom #1
I also can't talk enough about the lettering, but in this case I mean that I am literally unable to adequately discuss it, as neither the version of the comic I received for review nor the site ...
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  Hellboy (2019) Review: A Demonic Disappointment
Mike Mignola's Hellboy is one of the great comic book creations of the 1990s, and like all the best heroes, he's a fascinating, unique character with a great backstory. He's a wise-cracking demonic ...
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  Lack of Government Support For Comics Industry No Laughing Matter
NASSAU, The Bahamas, Thursday April 11, 2019 - With half of the top 10 grossing films of 2018 based on comic books - an industry estimated to be around $865 million in the United States, according to ...
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  A Comic History of the Disney Parks: Part One
You can, however, see the unfinished version on some of the chronological collections of Don Rosa's comics, like The Complete Don Rosa Library Vol. 2 put out by Fantagraphics Books. The older comics ...
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  Stan Lee's Backchannel Launches New Chapter
Stan Lee is one of the most prolific creators in the comic book world, and even five months after his passing, you can tune into the Line Webtoons app and see brand new content from Stan Lee and Tom ...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 4-10-19
Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 4-10-19
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  Australia's Largest Comic Convention Is Returning To Melbourne In June
Hitting the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on 8 and 9 June, you can expect to see the likes of Shadowhunters actors Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende, as well as comic book artists Dean ...
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  Marvel launches new 'War of the Realms' major crossover event ahead of 'Avengers: Endgame'
but Marvel Comics has released a new major crossover series event called "The War of the Realms" for comic book readers who may want more superheroes in their life. Marvel has launched a new six-issue ...
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  'Shazam!' debuts with $53.5 million, handing DC Comics another movie box office win
Warner Bros. has since steered its comic book adaptions in a different direction, leaning more on stand-alone entries less predicated on the overall "universe" and more fluctuating in tone.
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  Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/10/19
Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/10/19
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  Trending Comics & More #573
Here are this week's top trending comic books and new items headed your way
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  Comic Book Preview - Symbiote Spider-Man #1
Marvel takes a trip back in time this coming week to the Black Suit era with the launch of Symbiote Spider-Man; check out a preview of the first issue here… Everyone knows that Spider-Man's infamous ...
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  Bette Midler Slams Marvel Movies
"Wonder Grandma"! That's basically what they are making." When asked if she really would do a comic-book movie, she said "Oh, sure. As long as I don't have to bring the coffee." While she ...
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  Comic Masters: A Shop that Loves You Back.
CBSI! It's A.J. Diesel here coming to you with style and class. Last Friday, I continued my tour of comic book stores in Pennsylvania and found my way to an old haunt. Comic Masters, located inside of ...
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  That's What's Up: The slightly improbable rise of Squirrel Girl
Each week, comic book writer Chris Sims answers the burning questions you have about the world of comics and pop culture: what's up with that? If you'd like to ask Chris a question, please send it to ...
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  C2E2: Comic convention celebrates 10 years in Chicago
There are hundreds of vendors that sell books, comics, movies, video games, the list goes on. "Pretty much anything you could imagine that you'd be interested in in the entertainment world you can ...
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  WonderCon '19: Creators weigh in on how to do Kickstarter comics
If current projections hold, by July Stickney will have raised more than $100,000 to produce four White Ash comics as well as a forthcoming hardcover that compiles them all into one volume. The ...
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  New Uncle Scrooge and Disney Afternoon Comics by IDW Released!
It's comic book release day and IDW has a number of new comics that Disney fans will want to pick up. Releasing today is the Uncle Scrooge #43 and #44 and a Giant Comic of Disney Afternoon. Be sure to ...
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  The Umbrella Academy season 2 confirmed by Netflix
Netflix has renewed The Umbrella Academy for a second season. The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark ...
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  This Week's Comics: Apocalypse Panther
Apocalypse Taco HC - Amulet Books releases a new Nathan Hale that'll make you hungry for sci-fi. Sid, Axl and Ivan volunteer to make a late-night fast-food run for the high school theater crew. When ...
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  Comic Fans Across the Globe Celebrate Batman's 80th Anniversary
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of the most iconic comic book superhero ever: Batman. The Dark Knight made his debut in 1939's Detective Comics #27, which was written by Bill ...
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  DC Comics Celebrates Batman's 80th Anniversary
and it's safe to say that Batman is one of my favorite comic book characters. Many writers have taken on the character in different ways, and while not every story might be a hit, there are a lot that ...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 4-3-19
Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 4-3-19
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  The Best Comics We Read January-March 2019
We asked our contributors to share the best comic book, graphic novel, or webcomic that they read so far this year and here they are ready to meet your TBR! There is nonfiction, memoir, a bake-loving ...
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  Batman at 80: Why we still love Caped Crusader after 1,000 comics and 9 movies
Holy Octogenarian! Crime fighting comic book icon ­Batman is 80. The Caped Crusader - really Bruce Wayne - emerged to protect Gotham City in March 1939. Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill ...
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  Interview: Ethiopia's superhero community adds a new member in Beserat Debebe's HAWI
Debebe's success with JEMBER has allowed him to move forward with his second comic book series HAWI, a new story centered on Ethiopia's first ever female superhero. HAWI is currently running on an ...
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  WonderCon 2019: 'Dark Phoenix' panel debuts new footage of the X-Men in space
Comic-book fans familiar with Chris Claremont's "Dark Phoenix Saga" might see where this is going. The X-Men in the new clip are a pretty cohesive team, with Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) clearly in ...
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  Wonder Woman Gets Gorgeous Anime Makeover
Wonder Woman is one of the most popular comic book characters ever, and sits as one of DC Comics' big trinity of heroes alongside Superman and Batman. Much like those characters, Wonder Woman's ...
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  Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/3/19
Best Cover Art Of The Week 4/3/19
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  Trending Comics & More #572
Trending Comics & More #572
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  Comics offer radical opportunity to blend scholarship and art
He lives in San Francisco. I am a historian and, a few years ago, I collaborated with the artist Liz Clarke to produce a history in comic-book form. Together, we created Abina and the Important Men ...
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  Stephen Colbert Goes off on Zack Snyder for Saying Batman and Superman Kill
The Late Show host and noted comic book fan Stephen Colbert feigned outrage in response to recent comments made by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder, who said viewers ...
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  PREVIEW: Scout Comics' VOLUME Cranks Up the Noise Against Authoritarianism
"The best part is I get to pull Skye and Nadia into the fray with me … and now Scout [Comics] as well! As a fan of books like Long Lost and Heavenly Blues, I couldn't be more excited to be working ...
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  NTR lauds Rana Daggubati's 'comic' attempt
It pertains to a one-of-its-kind learning centre. "The comic books that kept all of us company throughout our childhood has now taken a new and exciting form - a one-of-a-kind learning centre that ...
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  Marc Maron Describes Todd Phillips' Joker Movie as ''Character Study of Mentally Ill Person''
Marc Maron is not one for comic book movies, especially Marvel's, and he is the last person you might expect to be in something like Joker. But when it came to the approach Todd Phillips was bringing, ...
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  Flaming Carrot returns to Dark Horse with new omnibus collection
Available in book stores and comic shops September 18th, 2019 you can preorder the book right now on Amazon. MILWAUKIE, Ore., (March 28, 2019)-Hey kids! Check out a comic book series that in recent ...
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  Nnedi and Wanuri developing Amazon series based on Octavia Butler's ''Wild Seed''
The comic tells the tale of a young Ethiopian woman ... with no further details, according to the website Book Riot. Now Viola Davis and her JuVee Productions partner Julius Tennon are working on ...
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  Robert Venditti Detective Comics 1000 Hardcover Interview
Fans can expect the 168-page book to be released to comic shops on June 12 and bookstores on June 18, carrying a price tag of $19.99.
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  Bape & DC Comics Are Teaming Up For A Brand New Collaboration
The last time these two teamed up was in 2007. Streetwear legends Bape and comic book powerhouse DC Comics have an unlikely history together. All the way back in 2007, the two brands came together for ...
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  Supanova Comic Con & Gaming
Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is a celebration of fandom, where the worlds of film and television, fantasy, comic books, anime, sci-fi, cartoons, books, gaming and collectables comes to life! There's ...
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  Detective Comics No. 27: The one that started it all
In celebration of the Dark Knight's 80th birthday, we take a look back at the comic book that got it all started, Detective Comics No. 27. On Saturday March, 30, DC Comics is celebrating the ...
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  Eisner-awardwinning Team Behind Descender Launches New Fantasy Series This April
Comic Book Resources Nguyen added: "Plus, it'll be fantastic to switch from drawing machines and metal all day, to all flesh and fantasy for a while!" Set ten years after the conclusion of Descender, ...
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  Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention 2019: Everything you need to know about the 'all things geek' celebration
Also guest starring is Nick Brokenshire, a comic book artist from Aberdeen, who lives in the North of England. He is a writer and artist for Star Wars Adventures, and has supplied the art for 2000AD ...
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  Interview: Writer Sam Humphries and artist Joe Quinones on their new miniseries 'Dial H for Hero'
It's not just delivering crazy superheroes we've never seen before, but also when a character on the page picks up the H-Dial and transforms, the H-Dial transforms the comic book as well. It ...
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  Soon, people all across Seattle will be reading this graphic novel. Meet its creator, Thi Bui.
"Turns out, she said, "the comic is a completely different medium that took me a really long time to master." Crafting the book as a comic meant thinking about pacing, about "how much of a scene I ...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 3-27-19
Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 3-27-19
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  At Pittsburgh Comics Salon workshops, experimentation is key; drawing skills not so much
He noted, for the most part, the only space in mainstream comics for stories that aren't, say, thrillers or corporate superheroes, tend to be graphic novels. Confining other sorts of stories to books ...
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  Weekend picks: Pop culture fans unite for C2E2's final day
The pop-culture convention is celebrating its 10th year of celebrity guests, colorful cosplay and comic-book fun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at McCormick Place (South Building), 2301 S. ...
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  InkyPen Update 1.1.0 Introduces Free Comics To Read
Otherwise, it remains to be a monthly subscription-based service that lets you read comic books and graphic novels on the portable home console. After downloading the InkyPen app on the Nintendo eShop ...
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  Disney's Most Magical Destinations Have Been Reimagined as Vintage Travel Posters
2. He is obsessed with comic books. In 2014, Martin sat down for a Q&A about his career at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Though, given his love of fantasy worlds, it might not be ...
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  Cosplay on road to become a viable profession for devoted fans
An engineer at a private firm, Ramsankar spends his free time trying to "uplift the comic book community in Kerala". Ramshankar and his friends run a YouTube channel called Comic Mantra, where he ...
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  Best Cover Art NEW Comics 3-27-19
Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 3-27-19
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  Gila Valley Comic-Con returns this weekend
THATCHER - Comic books, collectibles, cosplay, gaming, anime, movies and more will be celebrated at EAC this weekend. The second annual Gila Valley Comic-Con will take place Friday and Saturday, March ...
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  Emerald City Comic Con 2019: Weasleys in the Wild!
From the amazing expansion of Artist Alley and the show floor to the focus on literary and comic book artists rather than mainstream celebrity guests, this year we felt more involved in the ECCC ...
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  In Review: Avengers #13
The yells are few, but when they appear are good. I was really disappointed in the lack of sound effects. One of the joys of a comic book are the sounds and this book was sadly mute. This isn't ...
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  Comic-Con celebrates Batman's birthday
comic books, costumes and everything in between. This year was Batman's 75th birthday, and the event was celebrated in style with various film costumes on display. There were also film previews of ...
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  Captain Marvel's Costume Could Have Looked Extremely Different
On the page, it gives her a sense of movement. And although Marvel Studios generally tries for more functional and realistic adaptations of comic book costumes, it would excite purists to see that ...
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  'Captain Marvel' soars even higher at box office
The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in its second weekend of release. Marvel's first comic-book tentpole to spotlight a female superhero surpassed $265 ...
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  A Year of Free Comics: The Illustrated Short Horror Stories of Alexa Sharpe
More often than not, they're more picture books than a comics, but they pack a punch nonetheless. Something to read at night with the lights dimmed. One of my absolute favourite may be The Music of ...
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  Sunday Slugfest: Wonder Twins #2
Comics Bulletin's Dan Gehen and Jason Jeffords Jr. both had ... Gehen: We are definitely seeing a trend of anti-violence in superhero books, where the main way of problem-solving traditionally ...
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  Mariko Tamaki's fresh and quirky take on Harley Quinn
So, if you like the work I do outside of trade comics, you'll like this. This book is full of many of the things I love, including drag queens, and so I hope other people enjoy that part of the story. ...
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  Comic Book Review: Star Wars: Vader - Dark Visions No. 1
Star Wars: Vader - Dark Visions No. 1 kicks off a mini-series that focuses on the impact that Darth Vader has had across the universe and what kind of legacy he leaves behind. Most Star Wars ...
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