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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 17 no 2 - February 2019 


  Jan-2019 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

January 2019 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's January Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. January 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 2,903,000 individual transactions totaling over $824 Million, since 2002.

Go to GPA Market Reports.

 


  Bid on 56,686 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 56,686 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.

 


  Hake's Auctions' Newest Sale Features Many First Appearances & Hundreds Of CGC Comics
by Hake's Auctions

Hake's newest auction goes online February 19th and includes over 1,800 lots, including hundreds of CGC graded comic books from the Golden Age up through and including Modern books. ... Read more

 


  Frazetta Original Cover Art and Unrestored Copy of Superman #1 Heads Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art Auction
by Heritage Galleries

One of just eight Famous Funnies covers by the legendary Frank Frazetta and an unrestored Superman rarity are expected to headline Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art auction Feb. 21-23 in Dallas, Texas. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Bid Monday in Event Auction #38
by ComicConnect

"The complete Centaur collection is the big headliner in the auction," exclaimed Vincent Zurzolo, COO of ComicConnect. "Every incredibly rare and highly sought-after comic from the publisher will be in this auction. This is the first time the entire set has ever been brought to market." ... Read more

 


  Free Download - ComicConnect Event Auction #38 Auction Catalog
by ComicConnect

ComicConnect's Event Auction #38 catalog is now available as a free download. ... Read more

 


  Electronic Version of Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Now Available for iPhone & iPads
by Heritage Galleries

An electronic version of the resource widely recognized as the premier authority on comics collecting is now available exclusively through Heritage Auctions. ... Read more

 


  Certified Vintage Video Games Make Big Debut at Heritage Auctions
by Heritage Galleries

Heritage Auctions took a first step into a new area of collectibles when its offering of 25 certified and graded collectible video games made its debut Jan. 13. ... Read more

 


  Vintage Comics Auctions Hit World Record $58.5 Million in Annual Sales at Heritage Auctions
by Heritage Galleries

Sales of vintage comic books and comic art soared to a world record $58,544,323 in 2018 at Heritage Auctions. ... 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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  'Star Wars' One-Shot From Marvel Comics Brings Back Legends Characters
In celebration of Marvel's 80th Anniversary, this Legends-era sequel to legendary comic book writer Archie Goodwin's 'Crimson Forever' reunites Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia ...
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  DC Comics Cancels 'Second Coming'
This comes on the heels of over 100,000 signatures gathered on a petition to kill the book on the grounds that ... "homework" to be a better Messiah. Comics retailer Ryan Higgins, whose tweet ...
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  Captain Marvel #2 Review
and he's gross as hell. Carol and the other heroes trapped in the barrier are basically fighting toxic masculinity incarnate, which gives the book a message on top of the action. And there is a lot of ...
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  Comic Pick of the Week: Action Comics #1007
If someone went back in time and told comic book fans that Brian Michael Bendis would be working at DC Comics, within the first year of his time, he would be teasing his first event series for DC. I d...
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  IDW Publishing ''Narcos'' Comic Book
IDW Publishing have acquired the comic book rights to the Netflix series Narcos, and will begin publishing a four-issue series by writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Vic Malhotra in April. The comic will t...
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  Detective Comics #998 review
I also think my favorite panel in the whole book is the one below ... Which leads us to the great high moment of the comic: Batman refusing to give up the fight despite the regular reports ...
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  Old Man Quill #1 Review
This comic serves as a wonderful study of the characters ... I am a Store Detective for a regional chain store. I love books of all kinds, and I will unapologetically rock out to Taylor Swift. You can ...
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  2019 LGBTQ Comics and Graphic Novels
Crenshaw (March 12, 2019, from First Second Books) Amanda just doesn't understand the appeal ... from Koyama Press) This new gothic horror comic full of mystery and eroticism from Emily Carroll is sur...
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  Comic Book Preview - Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep #1
Dynamite Entertainment launches its new crossover series Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep this Wednesday, and we've got a preview of the first issue for you here; take a look… Two cult classics clash for ...
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  Ever wanted to own a comic book store? Now's your chance to win one!
Chimera is looking for someone "who will love it, someone with passion and ideas and ambition to make this store amazing" to take over ownership. Here's an opportunity that doesn't come ...
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  Comic Book Preview - Superman #8
The Son of Steel is unleashed this week as DC Comics releases Superman #8; check out a preview of the issue here… The epic secrets of Superman continue to unfold! A few months in space with his patern...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #201
Top 5 Trending Comics #201
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  Comic Book Review: Female Furies #1
Wherein we make the observation that if you're a normie who, you know, DOESN'T READ COMICS, you are going to love this mini-series. If you're a comics fan you'll probably just look at it and go, "Meh" ...
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  Hulu, Marvel to create 4 animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck
PASADENA, Calif. - Hulu is teaming with Marvel to make four separate animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck. Director Kevin Smith and comics Chelsea Handler and ...
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  Marvel Celebrates Black History Month With Free 'Black Panther' Comics
To celebrate Black History Month this year, Marvel is giving fans free digital copies of Black Panther comics. The five comics up for grabs are: Black Panther #1 (2005), Black Panther: World of Wakand...
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  Comic Book Preview - Adventure Time Season 11 #5
Adventure Time Season 11 #5 is out this coming Wednesday, and we've got a preview of the comic for you here courtesy of Boom! Studios; take a look… When Finn and Jake are finally ready to find a new h...
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  Trending Comics & More #565
Here are this week's top trending comic books and new items headed your way
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  Climate Changed: a comic book warning about global warming
Unlike most comic book stories, it's a scientific phenomenon without the conventional beginning and end. His solution is to place a fairly detailed exposition of climate science in the context of an a...
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  Hellboy: The Art of the Motion Picture Will Be Published by Dark Horse Comics
Dark Horse Comics will publish Hellboy: The Art of the Motion Picture, a gorgeously designed hardcover book that showcases concept art and set photography to offer a behind-the-scenes look at one of t...
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  Female comic book readers on the rise
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Robert Young owns Borderlands Comics in Greenville. He says over the last decade he's seen more and more female readers coming into his store. "Yes, I guess probably ov...
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  How To: Comic Book Lamp DIY With Welcome Home Stars Treger + Rob Strasberg
The couple started their nonprofit, Humble Design, to make a house feel like home for people who are in a transition period in their lives. And now, they're sharing the incredible work they do on thei...
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  Marvel Releases Touching New Tribute To Stan Lee
Via Comic Book, if you pick up a new issue of a Marvel comic today, then you will find a message penned by Stan Lee himself during Stan's Soapbox back in July of 1967: "This is as good a place ...
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  Marvel unveils SPIDER-MAN/VENOM Free Comic Book Day details
Last week Marvel announced the contents of their Avengers-centric gold level Free Comic Book Day offering, and this morning the publisher released details about their silver level book. FCBD Spider-Ma...
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  Matt Murdock's Suffering Fuels New Daredevil Comic (Daredevil #1 Review)
Matt's life is worse than ever as the latest incarnation of Daredevil begins. And as with so many classic Daredevil comics before it, this new book reminds us that Matt Murdock's suffering is the read...
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  REVIEW: 'Uncanny X-Men' #11 has one of the best reunions in recent comic history
I'm a Mutant. Let me explain. When I was younger, I used to get an excited charge of anticipation opening the door to the local comic book store of my youth because there was an X-Men title waiting to ...
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  Comic Review: Shredder In Hell #1
Well…not permanently perhaps. These are comic books after all. And it seems death is just the beginning. But as of right now things aren't looking good for 'ol Shredhead. But after reading the first o...
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  Comic Book Review - Superman - Action Comics: Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 3
With Superman - Action Comics: Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 3 comes the end of Dan Jurgens' run on the title in the lead-up to Action Comics #1000 and Brian Michael Bendis' stewardship of the title. Ju...
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  Second coming for Melton Mowbray Comic Con
An eclectic mix of traders selling comics, books, toys, collectables, accessories, jewellery, mini figures, anime, sweets, art, clothing, and many more geeky products will ensure everyone has the oppo...
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  Marvel ''Powers of a Girl'' Out Now
This unique book is the perfect start-or addition-to any Marvel fan's collection! Using her in-depth knowledge and passion for Super Heroes, Lorraine Cink explores the lives of the exceptional and div...
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  Female Furies #1 Channels Jack Kirby in New Ways
I'm on the record as loving Shade the Changing Girl/Woman, writer Cecil Castellucci's last comic with artist Marley Zarcone at DC. It was beautifully weird, earnest and heartfelt and real, which is a ...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #200
Top 5 Trending Comics #200
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  Southwest Missouri welcomes new comic book convention
NEOSHO, Mo. - While Missouri's newest comic con won't be the size and scale of, say, the San Diego Comic-Con or the Lone Star State's Comicpalooza, ArtCon is drawing plenty of enthusiasm from local co...
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  Comic that tackles real life issues scores big as creators plan sequel
These themes feature prominently in a comic strip titled Adventures of NRVFF Super DJ ... The nascent idea became a reality when the first issue of the book was released to mass appeal. To start off, ...
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  Trending Comics & More #564
Here are this week's top trending comic books and new items headed your way
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  Marvel's Stan Lee gets hero worship at Hollywood memorial
It might have been a ridiculous scene at the TCL Chinese Theatre Wednesday night had it not been a perfect encapsulation of the life of Lee, a World War II veteran who wanted to become a serious write...
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  In Review: Marvel Comics Presents #1
Overall grade: Regular A+, Martin Variant A+, Granov Variant C, Cassaday Variant C-, and Lim Variant C The stories: Usually I only discuss the first four pages of a twenty paged story in a comic book ...
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  Coffee Shops Build Animated Communities with Comic Books
While most new coffee shops these days tend to lean toward the "workspace" vibe, catering to laptop-toting patrons working in isolation, there still are those shops out on the fringes that cater to mo...
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  Comic Book Review - Justice League Vol. 1: The Totality
The Justice League has been off on some fairly crazy adventures the last couple of years thanks to Scott Snyder and they're off on even more wild and cosmic quests in the first volume of Snyder's tale ...
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  Marvel's Free Comic Book Day AVENGERS Offering Revealed
Marvel Comics has released details for their gold-level Free Comic Book Day offering. Previously teased as simply an Avengers title, we now know that the issue will feature two stories. The main featu...
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  Graphic novel illustrator Ross Murray uses a chimpanzee to tackle anxiety issues
a copy of his latest comic book, Rufus Marigold, sits on the table next to a steaming coffee and the plate of scones. The comic is an insightful look into the world of anxiety, drawn by Murray, who ad...
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  Captain America Quits in Protest in New Marvel Comic
Captain America is no more… again. In the latest issue of Marvel's current Captain America comic book, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates and illustrated by Adam Kubert, the first chapter of a storyline titl...
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  Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1
The book excels at bringing Buffy back from the dead. Jordie clearly loves the show (her cat is named Buffy), and she uses her Redlands experience to write a spooky, fun tale of the evil supernatural. ...
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  A Trip to St. Marks Comics: ''I've never said comics were dying''
... was a hang out for my comics crowd, usually after dinner at Around the Clock or some Indian place on 6th Street. In the pre-Internet days, we got our information and inspiration from walking aroun...
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  Pixar animator Bobby Rubio creates comic book of Fil Am superhero martial artist
Filipino-American Pixar artist Bobby Rubio is at it again, pumping out his creative juice working on his latest comic book project called "Neighborhood Legend". The Oscar-nominated Filipino animator's ...
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  In Review: Crimson Lotus #2
DON'T!" from an audience. Page 18 is a full-paged splash and it's the first illustration in a comic book that made me jump in months. Seriously, it's frantic, frightening, and utterly fantastic. I'm s...
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  Dundee University graduate set for comic book stardom after 2000 AD commission
A Dundee University graduate is set for comic book glory just months after leaving the institution. Anna Morozova graduated in November with a masters in Comics and Graphic novels and has now been com...
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  A Look Inside The Colourful Nuance Of The Giver's Graphic Novel
Comic book creator P. Craig Russell has revealed his own vision for The Giver - and, in this interview and exclusive preview, he shares how his use of sparse colour and stark contrasts show this world ...
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  Action Comics #1007 Review
Optimist Prime Writer: James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder Artist: Jim Cheung Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 23, 2019 Cover P... Teen Titans #26 Review and **SPOILERS** Sonny Came Home Writer - ...
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  Comic Book Review: Heroes in Crisis #5
Heroes in Crisis right now is that book where everyone has an opinion on it. You either love this book, or you hate it. Well let's not us the word hate. There just seems to be things this creative tea...
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  Comic Book Review: Justice League Annual #1
It's annual time for the Justice League! This is already a pretty big book, so what do you do to turn up the heat? You go even bigger! The only way to do that is to use the advantage of an annual bein...
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  Pixar artist Bobby Rubio is working on an Arnis hero in new comic book
Arnis is probably one of the most recognizable art forms in Filipino culture, and also one of the coolest to boot. It's a skill worthy of a superhero, and Pixar artist Bobby Rubio is about to create a ...
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  Looking at Bill Maher's Beef With Comic Books
I'm Steve Gustafson and thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to check out 411mania's Comic Book Review Roundtable, every Thursday! Read up on the best reviews and let us know what you're ...
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  Regina man finds $18,000 comic book while cleaning home
The last thing Alan Neumiller expected to find when he was rummaging through old stuff was a comic book worth $18,000. "It was a fluke, I guess you could say," Neumiller told CBC Radio's Saskatoon Mor...
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  The challenges of representing history in comic book form
When I wrote my first graphic history, based on the 1876 court transcript of a West African woman who was wrongfully enslaved and took her case to court, in 2012, I received a diverse and gratifying r...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #199
Top 5 Trending Comics #199
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  'Wyrd #1:' Advance Comic Book Review
As far as the mass production of "edgelord" materials in 2019 goes, no one does it edgier than Dark Horse, and no property dares to be as edgelord-y as Wyrd. Hellblazer was a story about a man who cou...
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  'Mickey Mouse: Fire Eye Atlantis - Part 1' - Comic Book Review
When was the last time you hobnobbed with your favorite Disney pals? Has it been a while? Well, it's 2019 and they stand, fresher than ever, and desperate for attention. I just finished IDW's Mickey M...
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  Aquaman becomes the highest grossing film based on a DC Comics character
"Aquaman" is not just the biggest DC Films project in worldwide box office (having passed "Batman v Superman" $873 million number), it is the biggest DC Comics movie ever. With $1.09 billion thus far, ...
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  Best Covers NEW Comics 1/30/19
New comic book release day 1/30/19.
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  The brutal true story of Australia's sadistic 'comic book killer'
Today comic books rule the entertainment industry, thanks to billion-dollar blockbuster film franchises like The Avengers, Spider-man, Batman and Superman. But while these superheroes are all American ...
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  Batman writer gives away comics to furloughed employees
Nathan Thoma, a furloughed Army employee, brought 20 of King's comic books for him to sign. It was his first comic book signing, and one of the first signs of humanity the Thomas had gotten in the las...
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  Trending Comics & More #563
Here are this week's top trending comic books and new items headed your way
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  'Laurel and Hardy' to be revived as comic book soon
American Mythology Comics on Tuesday announced that they will be launching a new Laurel and Hardy series later in the year featuring both new and classic material based on the beloved characters. The ...
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  DC Zoom and DC Ink Get the Spotlight for Free Comic book Day
The greatest Super Heroes in the DC universe, the Justice League, answer mail from their biggest fans-kids! Courtesy of Michael Northrop, The New York Times bestselling author ofTombQuest, and artist ...
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  Sandra Bullock teams up with Netflix for comic book film 'Reborn
Washington D.C.: Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock has teamed up again with Netflix for 'Reborn' a film adaptation of fantasy comic of the same name by Millarworld. Bullock also turns producer for ...
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  'Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter' Turns 'Frankenstein' Author Into Action Hero
The discovery of the secret memoir belonging to the creator of one of the most iconic fictional characters of all time changes everything, in the latest launch from independent comic book publisher Af...
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  The British Comic Book Invasion: Alan Moore, Warren Ellis, Grant Morrison and the Evolution of the American Style TP
Scholarly assessment of comics has come a long way in the past fifteen years. With the specialty focuses of certain university presses and the move by some academic publishers such as McFarland to div...
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  IDW Announces "Ghost Tree", A Haunting Comic Book Series of Love and Loss
In April 2019, IDW Publishing will proudly debut the first chapter of Ghost Tree, a four-issue miniseries that takes readers on a journey from the dark forests of Japan to the ethereal realm beyond. W...
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  Interview - Comedian/Actor/Internet Personality - Vic DiBitetto
Vic DiBitetto is one of the best comedians of this generation.
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  Comic Artist Alex Ross Reveals 'Gatchaman' Artwork
Soon fans of the series will be able to one in all in one complete package, and this special package will include some extra special art from equally as renowned comics artist Alex Ross.
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  IDW announces Star Trek: Year Five comic book series
IDW Publishing has announced a new Star Trek: Year Five event series that will chronicle the final year of the Enterprise's original mission. What happened during the final two years of the original f...
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  Comics author Brian K. Vaughan on his global hit "Saga" and making art in troubled times
Brian K. Vaughan is one of the accomplished and unique voices in contemporary American comic books and popular culture. He is the writer of such award-winning comic books and graphic novels as "Y: The ...
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  Fantasy From Around the World in 7 Comics and Graphic Novels
This list of fantasy comics from around the world for World of Fantasy Day ... In the meantime, he writes obituaries and waits for his life to start. Like pages in a book, Daytripper's Bras flips thro...
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  Reading Public Library To Present Program On The Art Of Making Comic Books
Reading, PA - The Reading Public Library will present a program featuring local award-winning illustrator and graphic designer, Craig Schaffer discussing "The Art of Illustration" at 1 pm on Saturday, ...
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  Exclusive Interview: Steve Orlando talks Martian Manhunter and More!
This was the gilding of a the love letter to DC's own history with Mars in its books, to create this Hard Sci-Fi comic that weaves together the best of Mars fiction from across media and across over a ...
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