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12 Sep 2020

LightBox Expo goes virtual this year with stunning guest lineup and panels

LightBox Expo goes virtual for its second year, with over 300 artists, companies and studios who have set up digital walls.

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11 Sep 2020

The Rise of Ultraman #1 Is a Slow Start for the Tokusatsu Superhero

Marvel Comics' relaunch of the classic Japanese superhero Ultraman introduces the icon while running a bit heavy on exposition.

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11 Sep 2020

Tripwire Talks Exclusively To JC Vaughn

Tripwire's contributing writer Scott Braden talks to writer JC Vaughn about a long career in comics with a CV that includes licensed books and creator-owned titles. While writing the above and working ...

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11 Sep 2020

How Netflix Is Quietly Creating a Post-Marvel Era of Bold Comic Book Stories

But Netflix hasn't stopped releasing comic adaptations since its Marvel era came to an end. If you're not a comic fan or a serious Netflix watcher, though, the comic book roots of some could be easy ...

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11 Sep 2020

Heritage Auctions Sells Frank Frazetta’s Iconic, Influential 1970 Painting The Princess of Mars For $1.2 Million

Frank Frazetta’s The Princess of Mars, one of the most identifiable and influential pieces of the artists’ storied career, sold Thursday for $1.2 million.

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11 Sep 2020

BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE returns this December

Black and White is returning this December with six new anthology issues featuring a wide range of all-star creators.

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11 Sep 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Archie CEO Nancy Silberkleit on the power of the comics medium

Back in May, as many comic stores around the United States was were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Diamond was returning to distributing periodical comics after a nearly ...

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10 Sep 2020

Comics Wire: DC FanDome Part Deux, plus intriguing Kickstarters and this week's hot reads

Welcome to Comics Wire, SYFY WIRE's weekly comics column that gets at the pulse of what's going on in comics right now. We've got what you need to know about huge crossovers, real-life issues facing ...

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9 Sep 2020

Just Certified High Grade CGC Silver Age Marvels in Pedigree Comics' September Marvels & Magazines Auction

The brand new certified Silver Age Marvels (around 100) were just graded by the experts at CGC last week. The books are from the most popular Marvel super-hero titles with a few DC's mixed in.

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8 Sep 2020

The Umbrella Academy: Jordan Claire Robbins teases the return of Grace in season three

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY became the talking point of the summer with a thrilling second season. One of the show's key stars has opened up about the possibility of returning for an unconfirmed third ...

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8 Sep 2020

Superman Artist Shane Davis Teams Up With Singaporean Wife On Merlion Comic Book Series

This souped-up Merlion is courtesy of a new comic book, Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising, co-written by Superman: Earth One artist Shane Davis and his wife Lin Yanzi, a Singaporean. The comic book will ...

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8 Sep 2020

Image Comics and Skybound Unveil New Covers For THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE, A Full-Color Version Of The Comic Book Series #Comics

Image/Skybound Entertainment revealed a series of six highly collectible, connecting variant covers (Scroll Down) by Charlie Adlard, which will be unleashed over the course of the first story arc ...

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7 Sep 2020

Why Marvel Doesn't Need Its Own FanDome Event to Rival DC

The Marvel vs. DC rivalry is probably one of the biggest rivalries in all of media, and the two companies have been going at it for decades.

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5 Sep 2020

Comic Book Preview - Empyre Aftermath: Avengers #1

Marvel releases Empyre Aftermath: Avengers #1 this coming Wednesday, and we have a preview of the issue for you here; check it out...

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5 Sep 2020

A Colorful New Comic-Book Biography of Artist Yayoi Kusama Follows Her Trials and Triumphs

The book describes Yayoi Kusama's fears and anxieties, exacerbated by her unfaithful father, and the refuge that art provided her.

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5 Sep 2020

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #1 Review: Worth Your Time

One of the most prolific writers has come out with We Only Find Them When They're Dead #1; a creator-owned property on one of the best imprints in the biz.

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3 Sep 2020

The 1938 Superman Comic Book That Helped Take Down a Cheap Imitator Called Wonder Man Heads to Auction

Action Comics No. 7 is rare in any grade. CGC, the comics-grading company, has seen and slabbed but 50 copies – and few higher than the FN- 5.5 Action Comics No. 7 that’s being offered as part of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art event Sept. 10-13.

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3 Sep 2020

Brand New High Grade CGC Marvels & Magazines Consignment From Nova Scotia in Pedigree Comics' September Grand Auction

This auction will feature a phenomenal group of ultra high grade magazines plus a new collection of Silver Age Marvels (with some DC's included).

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3 Sep 2020

Marvel's billion-dollar question: what next for Black Panther now Chadwick Boseman is gone?

Recasting T'Challa for the sequel would insult Boseman's unique spin on the role. Could Marvel pass his hero's mantle on to a familiar face?

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3 Sep 2020

Anime, graphic design and multiple narratives collide in Taipei-based illustrator Saitemiss' work

Meet Sai, a freelance illustrator based in Taipei who is blowing all of us away with her bold and beautiful artworks. Originally from Kaoshiung, Taiwan, Sai goes by the creative m ...

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