To Do 2/14 – 2/21 –updated periodically

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TweetHere are your comics events for the week. Wednesday, February 14th New York, NY at 7PM Aline Kominsky Crumb in conversation with R. Crumb: Need More Love The Richard B. Salomon Distinguished Lectures; LIVE from the NYPL present an evening with Aline Kominsky Crumb and Robert Crumb in Celeste Bartos Forum. Tickets are SOLD OUT, […]

Toy Fair’s third day showcases superheroes

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Tweet We were feeling a little better so we hit up the Diamond Select booth over at what’s left of the Toy District. We could only snap a few pics because we didn’t have time to get full tours, but there were lots of great looking toys. Above, some alternate world Flash from the DC […]

At Marvel, Spider-man’s junk takes center stage

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Tweet [UPDATED NOTE: As mentioned in the comments, the above image is a photoshopped version of a real image from SPIDER-MAN: THE OTHER, which was doctored by Matthew Craig. In reality, Spider-man's EYE was poked out, but his genitals were not ripped off. And it was all a dream, too.] We found the above image […]

Judge: Ellison suit can proceed

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TweetSeveral people emailed us this from Harlan Ellison’s forum: BIG WIN TODAY! For those of you following my lawsuit against Gary Groth and Fantagraphics, you may relay this to Groth’s websites and/or all the other comic news websites: The Fantagraphics attorneys, a large and prestigious firm as steely and merciless as Latham & Watkins — […]

Study: nerds are cool

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TweetYet another breathless newspaper report which reveals that people who are smarter than you have been doing a lot of stuff behind the scenes all along. Trendspotters are recognizing a type of nouveau nerd: They are proud of their intellectual prowess, and popular culture is beginning to appreciate the brains-and-sensitivity power combination. Call it the […]

NYCC: Vertical

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TweetVertical’s inimitable Anne Ishii posts their New York Comic-con plans in the form of a sort of Socratic dialog: Anne: We’ve been busy. Dirty Sanchez: Busy doing what? Anne: Busy getting ready for the NEW YORK COMIC-CON! Dirty Sanchez: Hold on hold on. I gotta get something off my chest here. Comic-con, you mean like […]

NYCC: Top Cow

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TweetMore people! More signings! More…MORE. Top Cow Productions is pleased to announce its booth signing schedule for New York Comicon 2007 taking place at the Javits Center in New York City on February 23rd through February 25th. Top Cow has also provided further details on its programming for the show. Top Cow Productions will have […]

At Comicmix, podcasting is the focus

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TweetContinuing to roll-out their multi-media offerings, Comicmix has added podcasting to the mix: Starting this week, ComicMix will produce three podcasts a week, airing on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Hosted by Mike Raub ), each will feature the latest news on comics, films, music, television, games and more. Tuesday’s episodes will contain the latest information […]

Studio briefing: Miller, 301, Ghost Rider 2

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TweetThe 300 and Ghost Rider press junkets last week delivered DAYS AND DAYS worth of gossip and speculation. § First up, is the news that RONIN is next on the list of Frank Miller movies to be made: Another Frank Miller adaptation is in the works. Following on from the big screen outings of SIN […]

McFarlane seeks prototyper, others at comic-con

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TweetDid you ever want to work for McFarlane Toys? It seems they are looking to fill a few spots and you can apply in person at New York Comic-con: McFarlane Toys has a number of job openings in our Bloomingdale, N.J. office. We are currently looking to fill these positions: SculptorRapid Prototyper/3-D ModelerGraphics TechnicianPrototype PainterIf […]

A new blog returns to familiar themes

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TweetKevin Melrose has relaunched Comics, Covered as his catch-all blog: Like the previous version, this one will focus on comic-book cover art and design. But here I’ll also post reviews and creator interviews, and write about all-ages and young-adult fiction, contemporary fantasy and whatever else piques my interest. If you browse through the site you’ll […]

For one blogger, a new challenge

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TweetHello. We’re all hopped up on cold medicine and steroids now, so we take no responsibility for what is about to happen. To start things off and make things more entertaining, we’re going to give all our stories today “New York Times Style Headlines.” Let’s see how long we can do it.