News: Scary Godmother returns from Dark Horse

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Jill Thompson’s Scary Godnmother has become something of a Halloween classic, with two animated specials that are still shown on Caqrtoon Network, and a DVD. However, the original Eisner Award winning graphic novels have long been out of print — a series of graphic novels and several stand alone comics starting in 1998 — as […]

Little Orphan Annie cancellation hastens newspaper decline

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Many of you sent us this link to the news that the Little Orphan Annie comic strip has been canceled. The strip, currently drawn by Ted Slampyak and written by Jay Maeder, will end on June 13th with a cliffhanger in which Annie’s fate is not known and Daddy Warbucks ponders anxiously over the future […]

Ryan Reynolds debuts mocap Green Lantern and new, adorable sidekick

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More leaks from the set of GREENLANTERN, this time, via Splash Page, Ryan Reynolds in his mocap suit. Aside from noting how fit Reynolds looks — rowwwwwrrr — we”re SHOCKED no one has commented on Green Lantern’s new sidekick, the Space Pup, Barktacus. Seriously Ryan Reynolds in a skin tight suit accompanied by a cute […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits – 5/14/10

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Disgruntled creators, Rush Limbaugh, dick jokes, Flash and so on make up this morning’s must reads.

This weekend at the Golden Apple

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Friday Night May 14 from 6-9pm The Final Cut: Wrap Party for The Sword hosted by the LUNA BROS. Saturday May 15 @ 1pm “Join the B.P.R.D” Member Event with Hellboy creator: MIKE MIGNOLA More info on giveaways and bonus extras here.

This ‘n’ that

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Housekeeping notes: • The OLD Beat is up at a new URL: whenmonkeysattack.com. Believe it or not we’re still trying to get all the old posts imported into the newer Beat, but it looks like I’ll have to clean up the database by hand which will take….well, there were over 8800 posts at the Old […]

Two very good pieces of advice

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Two pieces of excellent advise from Brigid Alverson and Shaenon K. Garrity.