NYCC teams with Brooklyn Book Festival

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With the line between trade and public book festivals coming under increasing scrutiny, the New York Comic Con is teaming up with New York City’s biggest book festival to include an even bigger graphic novel presence. There’ll be a performance tent, guest presentations, guest autographing sessions and a dedicated marketplace area, all devoted just to […]

Gene Colan hospitalized

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Jim McLauchlin at the Hero Initiative writes to say that Gene Colan is back in the hospital: Gene Colan’s wife Adrienne informs us that Gene was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York early in the morning on Monday, Aug. 10 by ambulance. All is looking okay, and best guess is that Gene might […]

Darabont shambles to AMC for The Walking Dead

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Rumors that The Walking Dead, the immensely popular comic created by Robert Kirkman with art by Tony Moore followed by Charlie Adlard, was on its way to becoming a TV series have been around for a while. The rumors gained a lot of momentum when Variety announced that Frank Darabont is near a deal to […]

The day in press releases

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Press releases, we get press releases. By the bushel. And a lot of times we just skim. But then, sometimes, some thing catches our eye. Look, this could have been anyone. Us, even. But, I guess this means that Archie isn’t marrying Betty OR Veronica, but POISON IVY, right? And a garden weasel is gonna […]

The news in Lego

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The phrase “Lego Spinal Tap” is perhaps the most promising uttered in the English language since “reclining chair,” right? Well, not if you are stinky LEGO. Okay, let’s back up a bit. It seems that a few years ago a teenager named Coleman Hickey made a stop motion video of Tap’s “Tonight We’re Gonna Rock […]