RIP Marshall Rogers

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TweetVia DC: Artist Marshall Rogers, who won acclaim for his stylish depiction of Batman, has died at age 57. “Marshall was one of the radical young stylists bringing new looks to DC in the ‘70s, especially with his memorable collaboration with Steve Englehart on Batman,” says DC Comics President & Publisher Paul Levitz. “His debonair […]

Comics pack ONE-TWO punch at box office

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Tweet The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turyles made a CGI-powered comeback, rising to the top of the weekend boxoffice with $25.45 million. 300 was second, continuing its fantastic pace with $20.5 million. By the way, did you know that TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES started off as a parody of Frank Miller’s RONIN? It’s TRUE! He’s everywhere! […]

Dare you face…COMICHRON????

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TweetSpurge leads us to Comichron a site at which polymath (and CBG publisher) John Jackson Miller collates old sales figures of comics from postal statements and the like, as well as historical distributor records. The site will reward many hours of fruitful browsing, but we’ll give you some highlights. Just at random, lets look at […]

Snapshot: what America thinks of comics this weekend

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Tweet Comic books: A force to be reckoned with Comic books unravel economic principles Graphic novels explode in popularity The graphic novel biz is going gangbusters Nerds gather, mingle at CSU Seize the day, my children! SEIZE IT! [Illo by Fletcher Hanks]

Random quotes

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Tweet§ Cartooner Keith Knight speaks of racism and humour: Knight encountered a similar problem when trying to sell racial cartoons shortly after the Muhammad cartoons caused riots and controversy around the world in September 2005. “Does everyone understand what this is? It’s not about being hateful against black people, it’s being critical about society,” he […]

Still fishin’

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Tweet Still on our hellish fishing trip, tracking the wiley kracken through the deep as we round Cape Fear for parts unknown. Not much to say. But did you know tai chi can boost the immune system and help the elderly resist shingles? These ladies do.