Giant robots

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Tweet Weekend distraction: Michael May ponderswhom to root for in the eternal Monster/Robot war.

No more 4-day passes

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Tweet San Diego Comic-Con has officially sold out of four-day passes for the weekend. In March. What recession???? Technorati Tags: SDCC ’09

Diamond Tops for February

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TweetDiamond has released its preliminary charts for February, and incredibly, the Spidey-Obama issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN topped the charts for the second straight month. WATCHMEN, BATMAN RIP and SCOTT PILGRIM top the book list. TOP COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS Publisher Unit Market Share Retail Dollar Market Share MARVEL COMICS 47.83% 44.70% DC COMICS 28.27% 26.83% DARK […]

Best Seller roundups: WATCHMEN!

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TweetThe WATCHMEN rampage continues with a #2 appearance on USA Today’s overall list, behind only Steve Harvey. It remains #1 on Amazon, and has now topped both hardcover and paperback on the NY Times Graphic Books Best Seller lists: Now that the big-screen version of Watchmen has been realized, the most eagerly awaited adaptation of […]

Quotes On Comics site debuts

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Tweet When I was a child, ladies and gentleman, I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was a the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero of the movie. So every dream that I ever dreamed, has come true a hundred times. Elvis Presley * excerpt […]

Reminder: 2009 Eisner Award Submission deadline

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TweetToday is the deadline for publishers to submit books to be considered for nominations: Comic-Con International, the largest comic book and popular arts event in the United States, announced today that submissions are now being accepted for consideration by the judges for the 2009 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards. Publishers wanting to submit entries should […]

SCOTT PILGRIM updates

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Tweet If you go to director Edgar Wright’s Daily Photo blog you can see lots of photos of the SCOTT PILGRIM movie cast training: training for kung fu, training for being in a band, training for wearing moon boots. The above shows Wright himself developing vegan powers. In a way, it’s the anti-WATCHMEN; instead of […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 3/13/09

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Tweet § Hero Complex takes a look at THE UNWRITTEN, the new series by Mike Carey and Peter Gross, with an engaging premise: One of the more intriguing comics on the horizon is “The Unwritten,” a fantasy series that starts off as a dark, smirking riff on the Harry Potter publishing phenomena, then blends in […]

Celebrate the season…again!

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Tweet It comes but TWICE in two months! More here.

If I’d owned this comic when I was a kid

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Tweet I would have read it to shreds. Absolute shreds. “The Ice Dragon” by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert.