EXCLUSIVE: Liberty Comics Previews

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Here’s two more preview pages from the LIBERTY COMICS #2 anthology coming next month from Image. Paul Pope Chynna Clugston-Flores In addition, Image has just released the Jim Lee Variant cover. LEE and his story with NEIL GAIMAN, ‘100 Words’, lead off an all-star ensemble of industry greats in the all-new second volume of LIBERTY […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 9/17/09

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* Yesterday, it was Art Brut at DC. Today it’s Slate at Marvel. * We have definitely not been linking to enough of the fine interviews that Brian Heater has been conducting at Daily Cross Hatch. In a world where most interviews are naught but PR, Heater is getting people to actually talk about things. […]

Exclusive MOUSE GUARD print for Long Beach

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Archaia has provided us with the first look at a swell MOUSE GUARD print by David Petersen that will be sold only at the Long Beach Comic Con. The print is limited to 75 copies which will be on sale at the Atomic Apple booth (run by Atomic Comics and Golden Apple). 25 copies will […]

Penguin does Cho/DeLillo

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Another awesome Penguin Classics cover, this one by Michael Cho, who explains how he did it here.

This weekend: BangPop

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In our very brief rundown of the fall’s busy convention slate, we forgot one: Bangor’s BangPop, which presents cartoon-types from Maine and New England, as well as Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman, from away. The Bangor Daily Newshas a chipper preview of the show: Event founder and organizer Gibran Graham capitalized on the success of […]

Personnel news: Wood, Fingeroth

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§ Dirk Wood has been appointed to the position of Director of Communications for Dark Horse. In his new role, Wood will continue to coordinate all trade-show efforts for Dark Horse, as well as key presentations that the company makes externally. He will continue to serve as the primary contact for all direct-market retailers, as […]

Did Val discover the D.W. Griffith of motion comics?

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Maybe.

SWEET! Old kids comics

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A recent link on Journalista reminded us that cartoonist/animator Doug Gray has a blog, The Greatest Ape, which is to wacky old oddball comics as Golden Age Comics Stories is to Reed Crandall, but not, sadly as prolific. Here’s a page of SuperKatt by Dan Gordon from 1946. Since we were just getting all teary-eyed […]

Will there be butterbeer breathalyzers?

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Do you want to go to Hogwarts, stroll around a bit, buy a new wand, and shoot off a few messages by owl? Well, soon you will be able to as Universal has unveiled plans and art for their Harry Potter theme park, complete with video tour. From the front archway of Hogsmeade to the […]

A little more print goes away — UPDATED

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UPDATE: At The Wrap, a THR insider  disputes the THR online only story, although, saying they’ll stick around through the lucrative Awards season isn’t exactly a ringing endorsement for the future of the print edition. Nikki Finke reports some changes for the Hollywood trades: Variety is going back behind a paywall online and THR (The […]

And a Jedi shall lead us…

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We trust that readers will be very familiar with the expression Michelle has adopted here.