Briefs & Boxers! 06/10/10

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This week: Marvel gets ready to shift serial business away from comics retailers; Comic-Salon Erlangen foto parade, with cocks and blue people; more conversations worth having from Tom Spurgeon; DC editor Ian Sattler calms the critics, ends debate; why translating from English is a challenge; and your new comics recommendation of the week, delicious like a bag of boogers.

GB Tran’s VIETNAMERICA

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Tweet Artist GB Tran has just relaunched his website, and he has a preview of VIETNAMERICA, a comics memoir to be published by Villard next year. Tran describes it as “a graphic memoir of my family’s survival and escape during the Vietnam War, and reinvention in its aftermath as refugees in the United States.” Here […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits — 6/10/10

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TweetAs usual, a ton of disparate links have piled up while we were on the road. §DC is teaming with the NBA for some licensed apparel, and the result is this fine piece of Photoshop craftsmanship. § This is old, but everyone was Tweeting it yesterdayL Nikki Cook’s advice to artists: 14. Before walking out […]

Now on sale: The Golden Collection of Klassic Krazy Kool Kids Komics

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Tweet Via PR, another swell-looking collection of vintage kids comics, this time collated by Craig Yoe as part of his line of books at IDW. Award-winning comics creator and historian Craig Yoe has done it again, this time offering a huge collection of the most brilliant children’s comics from the 1940’s and ‘50s Golden Age […]

Ditko’s Thor

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Tweet Via Frank Santoro , a long lost Charlton story by Ditko.

Wowio buys DrunkDuck

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Tweet Via PR, electronic publisher WOWIO has purchased the webcomic site DrunkDuck from Platinum Studios. Just to make it all neat and tidy, Platinum once owned Wowio, but Wowio is now owned by a separate company, which is owned by Platinum exec Brian Altounian. Got all that straight? Wowio is on a spending spree, having […]