Bongo Comics website launches tomorrow

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When lists of the most successful and lasting independent comics companies are made up, few people ever include Bongo, known for titles in the “Groening-verse” of Futurama, The Simpsons, and Life in Hell. But Bongo is celebrating its 17th year of publishing comics this year! And to mark the occasion they have a new website, […]

The BOOM! drink-up returns

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BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid invites all Comic-Con attendees to the BOOM! Studios 5 Year Anniversary Drink Up* taking place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Odysea Bar, Thursday July 22nd from 9pm to ??? during Comic-Con International 2010 in San Diego, California. Come help celebrate another year of BOOM!’s explosive growth with Mark Waid, […]

What can you see in a Brightest Day?

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DC has released a “mystery teaser” poster by Ivan Rei, Joe Prado and Rod Reis that has lots of clues to upcoming DCU events that will anger fanboys and make people post on the internet. Click for a much larger version so you can play along at home. What this tells me is that even in a blackest night, a nice ass will always take center stage.

Waid and Gagnon upped at BOOM!

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More promotions, as Mark Waid becomes Chief Creative Officer at Boom and Matt Gagnon is upped to Editor in Chief. Congrats to both deserving fellows!

SCOTT PILGRIM Toronto report

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Oni editor James Lucas Jones took several pictures of the goings on which seemed quite festive. So many Ramonas.

SD10: DC Comics

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– you don’t need a booth numbers, it’s its own zip code. DC has a ton of stuff going on; here’s their panel schedule:

SD10: Image Comics #2729

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Chew! Turf! Choker! Viking! Haunt! Books with more than one syllable titles like The Walking Dead. And Ziggy Marley. It’s all below:

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You’ll find a surplus of Image creators on hand at booth #2729. The stupendous talents joining Image include GLEN BRUNSWICK, KODY CHAMBERLAIN, KIERON GILLEN, BRYAN JL GLASS, ROB GUILLORY, PHIL HESTER, GREG HORN, JASON HOWARD, ANDY KUHN, ERIK LARSEN, JOHN LAYMAN, ROB LIEFELD, DAVID MACK, DEREK MCCULLOCH, JAMIE MCKELVIE, MINK, RYAN OTTLEY, PAOLO PARENTE, CLIFF RATHBURN, JIMMIE ROBINSON, STEPHEN SCOTT, KRIS SIMON, BEN TEMPLESMITH, JIM VALENTINO and CORY WALKER. WE’LL ALSO HAVE SIGNINGS WITH JANE WIEDLIN, BILL MORRISON, JONATHAN ROSS, TOMMY LEE EDWARDS, TIM SEELEY, JOE KELLY, KEN NIIMURA, NICK SPENCER and more!

SD10: Marvel #2329

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Marvel hasn’t really sent out their schedule for Comic-Con, but they do have a dedicated mini-site here where there will be live-blogging and chatting and probably toasted cheese sandwiches. Here’s the panel schedule below While there are certain to be kabillions of MArvel Superstars signing away at the booth, he schedule hasn’t been released. However Marvel Studios will have a couple of signings on Saturday with stars of upcoming Marvel films — YOU WILL NEED A TICKET TO MEET THE GUY WHO MADE HENRY V

SD10: Abrams #1216

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Jaime Hernandez and Jason Shiga are highlights of Abrams book offerings. including their new books on Archie, Jerry Robinson and a new grahipc novel by best selling author Audrey Niffenegger.

SD10: Exhibit A Press

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Another small press perennial — Batton Lash and Wollf and Byrd are as much a part of Comic-Con as Klingons and Mark Evanier panels! He’ll be at the show with a brand new book:

SD10: Oni #1833

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This is the big year for Oni. Like we had to tell you. With Scott Pilgrim the book and movie of the show, they have a virtual extravaganza of wonders planned for you, like The Sixth Gun, Super Pro K.O.!, Mondo Urbano and more more more. Read on!

SD10: Art shows around town

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§ As part of the process of de-crwdoing Comic-Con, organizers have been trying to move more events off site for a while now. Con is taking over the town — and it’s not just door hangers and room keys. For instance, The Art Directors Guild will have an art show at the Hilton Bayfront. Some […]

SD10: Shel Dorf tribute

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A benefit auction for the Shel Dorf Artist Fund will be held throughout Comic-Con. Proceeds will help send a deserving artist to art school.

SD10: Top Cow #2629 – UPDATED WITH SIGNINGS

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Top Cow has a big presence for their big event this year, ARTIFACTS, and appearances by Marc Silvestri, Ron Marz (Artifacts), Phil Hester (The Darkness), Michael Broussard (Artifacts), Kenneth Rocafort (Velocity), Jeremy Haun (Berserker), Eric Basaldua (Witchblade Annual), William Harms (Impaler), Rob Levin (Broken Trinity: Pandora’s Box), Bryan Edward Hill (Broken Trinity: Pandora’s Box), Nelson Blake II (Magdalena), Marc Bernardin (Genius), Adam Freeman (Genius), Jeff Wamester (The Darkness: Four Horsemen), David Hine (The Darkness: Four Horsemen), Jason Rubin (The Iron Saint), Joshua Ortega (Necromancer), Rick Loverd (Berserker), Sheldon Mitchell (The Darkness), Rahsan Ekedal (The Crazies, Echoes), Joshua Hale Fialkov (The Crazies, Echoes), Randy Queen (The Darkness/Darkchylde: Kingdom Pain), Sarah Queen (The Darkness/Darkchylde: Kingdom Pain), Jonathan Lincoln (Tracker), Rick Basaldua (The Darkness) and more.

SD10: CBLDF Auction details

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Want to pick up some rare artifacts for a good cause? The CBLDF auction may be just what you’re looking for. Original art by Dave McKean and a maquette by Tony DiTerlizzi are among the highlights.

True Blood Recap: Teeth, Fighting and Sex

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Season 3: Episode 5 – Trouble Trouble was a somewhat troubling episode. After a strong show last week, True Blood seems to be struggling, once again, under the weight of all the new characters it’s introducing.  There’s just far too many vamps, weres, and other enigmas to get to know, much less get invested in, for […]