ACT-I-VATE 3

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The official ACT-I-VATE Wave 3 teaser went up today, and it’s pretty stunning. We recognize Jason Little right off the bat, as well as Mike Dawson. This is gonna be good! We also have to note that the Act-I-Vaters have really put this idea of an LJ based web-comics community to very good use, and […]

PREVIEW: LONELY HEART by Tara McPherson

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Dark Horse has created a Flash-heavy but nonetheless nifty preview of LONELY HEART the new art book by painter and cartooner Tara McPherson.

Zondervan finds religion in graphic novels

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ICv2 has a report this morning on HarperCollins imprint Zondervan launching a line of religion-themed graphic novels for KIDS that will be sold in Christian bookstores, comics shops and book shops. Zondervan will launch a new line of graphic novels under its Zonderkidz children’s imprint in August of 2007. Twelve books will be released that […]

Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer

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That’s the official name of FF2 according to Superhero Hype: In the sequel, the enigmatic, intergalactic herald, The Silver Surfer, comes to Earth to prepare it for destruction. As the Silver Surfer races around the globe wreaking havoc, Reed, Sue, Johnny and Ben must unravel the mystery of The Silver Surfer and confront the surprising […]

Adam Hughes on scheduling

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As someone pointed out in the comments (WE LOVE THE COMMENTS!) Adam Hughes talks about his sure-to-be-pretty-but-slow stint on ALL-STAR WONDER WOMAN over at the Byrne Board in comments posted weeks ago but more timely now than ever: First up, “Then you read that Adam Hughes is going to do a monthly”. Ouch. Not sure […]

OOPS duplicate Adam Hughes post

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Ack.

Tom Brevoort, a hero for our times

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If this really were a war movie, Marvel editor Tom Brevoort would be the tough sergeant who tries to get everyone out alive but doesn’t make too many friends along the way. John Glenn, say. He really went above and beyond at Newsarama, answering posters questions into the small hours of the night. His answers […]

It is a period of CIVIL WAR

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Whose side are you on? No really. Retailers, readers or publishers/creators? The news of Civil War #4’s lateness, Marvel’s resultant line rescheduling and apologies/explanations from various members of the creative team split the internet in…several pieces yesterday, as a perfect storm of all the issues facing periodical comics came together in one great fell swoop […]

We won! Comic books in newspapers!

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It seems that the AMAZING FANTASY #15 giveaway in the NY Post we wrote of yesterday is but one example of a huge project that will see weekly Spider-man comics given away in 122 newspaper until the end of the year. The Chicago Sun Times is one such paper: The Sun-Times has snared Spider-Man. Starting […]

Linkage

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Alex Saviuk/Will Eisner Escapist pages, pulled due to a permissions issue, are now back online: Thirty years later, when Eisner agreed to contribute a story to Michael Chabon’s Dark Horse comic book, “The Escapist,” he asked Saviuk to help him with some of the finer detail. The story, in which Eisner’s Spirit meets the Escapist, […]

Dynamite’s graphic novels

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Dynamite Entertainment is known for its licensed books, like RED SONJA and ARMY OF DARKNESS and HIGHLANDER and so on, but a recent press release for an OGN called STREET MAGIK by Luke Lieberman, Kevin McCarthy and Rodney Buchemi caught our eye. DE previously put out Jim Starlin’s KID KOSMOS, but is this something they […]

ComiKet heck!

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Naniwa at MangaCast continues his account of ComiKet, the world’s biggest comics show, with 300,000 attendees who are there to buy fan made comics. First comes the girl’s day: Follow me again, as I stumble through Odaiba’s Big Site looking for manga and crafts in all the right places. I am glad I survived the […]

Quote of the Day

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Headline NewsDid you know that comics AREN’T just for kids any more? BUT ALSO: Despite their name…graphic novels CAN BE for kids! WHAM! POW! –Dave Roman at his LJ: