Undead Weekend At The Box Office? Resident Evil Comes Up On Top

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By Todd Allen It wasn’t a huge weekend at the movie box office, but it wasn’t quite the disaster last weekend was, either.  A newcomer and a reissue topped the receipts for the weekend, perhaps a bit lower than expected, particularly for the reissue, but that’s how the tickets tally.  Resident Evil:  Retribution got the […]

Coming Attractions: Fall 2012: Abrams

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______________________________________________________________ Abrams is back to their evil ways, publishing beautiful books about comics and pop culture, as well as fun comics for kids of all ages! Want to share your interests and look sophisticated?  Buy one of the nice “coffee table” books below, and let your guests discover some amazing culture and creativity. Or perhaps […]

Coming Attractions: Disney: Fall – Winter 2013

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______________________________________________________________ A quick list of non-Marvel titles being offered by Disney Publishing Worldwide. Rick Riordan, a unique sketchbook, a Tim Burton graphic novel, and Marvel U, A 2 Z! (There are lots of media tie-ins to “Wreck It Ralph”, but nothing of interest, just the “art of” book: 9781452111018.) — — Hyperion Book CH Kane […]

Best SPX ever?

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Photo via @eee Possibly the best SPX ever—and definitely the most financially successful one. That’s what everyone was saying last night. By 4:30 Fantagraphics had made more money than they did at all of last year’s show. Similar stories were reported at PictureBox, Nobrow, D&Q and everywhere really. With a bigger floor space and a […]

Love & Rockets dominates 2012 Ignatz Awards

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Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez were the big winners at last night’s Ignatz Awards with wins in three categories. The awards were presented in front of a packed house (as usual) at a ceremony MC’d by Jerzy Drozd. In addition to the categories below, Richard Thompson was presented with the first ever Golden Brick Award, for lifetime achievement.