Kick off New York Comic Con in style with the Liberty bash, co-sponsored by the CBLDF, Image Comics and The Beat! It’s shaping up to be THE don’t miss social event of the show for reals. All are welcome but a $10 donation gets you a gift bag, and $30 gets you an OPEN BAR wristband! Details below:
ICv2 continues its sit down with Marvel publisher Dan Buckley, who says many things, but also points out one of the great dichotomies of comics — everyone says they want done-in-one jumping on point comics — but when publishers put them out, the sales don’t pick up at all:
Via Diamond Daily, (registered users only, alas) details of Diamond’s day-early delivery plan which will see comics shipped to shops on Tuesday for Wednesday on sale. Key points:
Art blog Comic Twart is taking on Silver Sable, who actually had her own title that lasted a whole 35 issues back in the day.
HeyUGuys scans in the new issue of Empire and gets some new images of Chris Hemsworth as Thor. He’s no Alexander Skarsgard, but we guess he’ll do.
The film has an innovative plot, as well, as Thor and his evil
brother Loki (played by Tom Hiddleston) must team up to defeat the sinister menace of The Boom Mike.