So which Marvel character has ‘FALLEN’ this time?

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PREVIEWS has the exclusive unredacted cover and copy for Marvel’s upcoming FALLEN mini-series, and it seems someone has photoshopped out that shocking death that ends Siege and begins “The Heroic Age.” The SIEGE has ended and taken its toll on both sides of the battle field. The event seven years in the making has claimed […]

Simmons responds: Plagiarism or creativity in the age of borrowing?

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Cartoonist/reality star Nick Simmons issued a statement yesterday regarding being caught redhanded lifting images from Bleach and other very well known manga: “Like most artists I am inspired by work I admire. There are certain similarities between some of my work and the work of others. This was simply meant as an homage to artists […]

‘Stan’s Back!’ at BOOM! for the first time

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Hero Complex confirms that the Stan’s Back viral campaign people have been buzzing about is indeed affiliated with BOOM! Studios. The Marvel legend will lend his name to a new line of three superhero comics, with one to be written by Mark Waid. The deal was done through Pow! Entertainment, Lee’s development company. Just how […]

Video Parade: Samsung, Matt Thurber, Lego Runner

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Johanna Draper Carlson points us to this Samsung ad for a phone that enables a moody cartoonist who looks more like a magician to draw comics. The art looks a bit like Lee Bermejo? A trailer for 1-800-MICE that will set the day off nicely, we believe. And via Topless Robot, a Lego version of […]

Lost, Simpsons style

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Meet our new wallpaper! The core Lost cast Simpsonized right down to the rubble. Found via Vulture, but the source is Springfield Punx, a site which Simpsonizes characters and people from all over the place. Now all we need is a Lego version of a Simpsonized Lost character and you’d have the perfect artifact of […]

This ‘n’ That, 3-2-10

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Stuff that is so totally random we dare not even call it Kibbles or Bits. § New York’s Strand Bookstore is holding a Tote Bag Design Contest, sponsored by Fantagraphics, D&Q and Toon Books, with judges Art Spiegelman, Adrian Tomine, R. Sikoryak, AND Françoise Mouly and Steven Heller. The winner gets $1000 in books and […]

Poll: Help us rank what is cool!

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Since moving this blog, we’ve gotten a lot more, well, random information and pr coming in, and it’s becoming harder and harder to figure out what’s cool and what isn’t. There is so much amazing stuff happening every minute, and luckily we have Twitter, Facebook, SquareSpace and LinkedIn to tell us all about it. But […]

POLL: Help us rank what is cool!

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Since moving this blog, we’ve gotten a lot more, well, random information and pr coming in, and it’s becoming harder and harder to figure out what’s cool and what isn’t. There is so much amazing stuff happening every minute, and luckily we have Twitter, Facebook, SquareSpace and LinkedIn to tell us all about it. But […]