Marvel Month-to-Month Sales: November 2007

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By Paul O’Brien Unlike the previous month, Marvel shipped most of their big titles in November, and managed to complete their autumn crossover. It was another light month for new titles, with only a few miniseries hitting the shelves. But the “Messiah Complex” crossover in the X-books got into full swing, WORLD WAR HULK wrapped […]

New Yorker Holiday Cover gallery

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Speaking of the New Yorker, check out this gallery of holiday covers over the years. Above, Ilonka Karasz from 1938. Below, Joost Swarte, 2007.

Must reading: Can children learn from comics?

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We’re always hearing about how comics are a great tool for literacy (and those among us who learned to read from comics would back this up) but how are comics being accepted in the educational field? The New York Times investigates with an article that includes many yaysayers, but also the most common objections, as […]

More from Gibbons on set

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Dave Gibbons pays another visit to the WATCHMEN set: The rest of the visit kaleidoscopes crazily by: I watch footage of Rorschach pulling Nite Owl off a bloodied Knot Top; I flip through an issue of the Black Freighter; on a laptop, I see raw CGI blocking for the Vietnam sequence; I hold a smiley […]

Getting back to speed

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Let’s face it, no one wants to work this week, and that even includes us. So we’re still loafing as we gradually get back up to speed. In the meantime, check out this exclusive footage we found of Chip and Dale* planning how to take out someone named Donald. Fascinating. * Yes, Chip ‘n’ Dale […]