2010 Glyph Awards nominees announced

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Via PR, the nominees for the 2010 Glyph Awards, honoring the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color. Story of the Year Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers; Shawn Martinbrough, artist The Original Johnson; Trevor von Eeden, writer and artist Unknown Soldier #13-14; Joshua Dysart, writer, Pat Masioni, […]

Toy Fair 2010 in photos

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So we wandered around Toy Fair for a bit yesterday, but missed most of the big presentations. Lego had a very early morning event showing off TOY STORY 3 Legos; we missed Hasbro’s entirely, but made the Mattel event. According to a knowledgeable observer, Hasbro and Mattel are going in slightly different directions — Hasbro’s […]

Thought for the day

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“We don’t live in a world of bookstores vs. the Direct Market. We live in a world of bookstores and the Direct Market and whatever else works. Everyone that matters knew this years ago.” –Tom Spurgeon

Happy Birthday, Ben McCool!

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It’s been quite a week for Future Mr. Beat — first his first creator-owned comic book came out two weeks early — CHOKER #1 — but it turned out that the printer used the wrong ink and the comics came out looking as crinkly as a hairless cat. Image has recalled the errant copies and […]