Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is no more

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Even as the glow of great comics at TCAF is drifting away, some bad news for great indie comics festivals: according to a post on their Tumblr, The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is being suspended. We have decided not to continue with BCGF. We had a great run and thank all of our colleagues […]

REVIEW: You Really Should Have Read TEN GRAND #1 by Now

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And if you haven’t, I strongly recommend that you don’t read this full review, or maybe not even any of it, since not knowing anything about the comic before reading it makes for a pretty astonishing experience. TEN GRAND reads like a Choose Your Own Adventure story and you feel convinced somehow that you did […]

Marvel Month to Month Sales: April 2013

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The AGE OF ULTRON crossover anchored Marvel’s line in April, with tie-in issues spreading across a range of titles. As often happens when event titles are underway, it’s a quiet month for new releases, with the notable exception of the THANOS RISING origin mini. And of course, as the months roll on, we’re getting an increasingly clear picture of how the assorted Marvel Now launches and relaunches are working out.

Retro Zeus Comics line is now on Kickstarter

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  Note: This Zeus Comics is in no way associated with the well known Texas store Zeus Comics. Back on April 1, we told you about Zeus Comics—a purported line of salacious 50s comics that had recently been rediscovered. Given the date and people involved we correctly deduced it was an elaborate April Fools Joke, […]

Fashion corner; new t-shirts by Cypress, Suburbia, Adventure Time

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Do you need more t-shirts? That is a trick question. People rarely need more t-shirts, but if you want new t-shirts here are some attractive ones. Out of Step Arts is offering new t-shirts by Toby Cypress and Liz Suburbia: …and We Love Fine has a bunch of new Adventure Time shirts. So after all […]

Comic Chameleon webcomic aggregation app launches

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After being in beta for a while, Comic Chameleon has finally launched for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The free app—developed by Alien Loves Predator’s Bernie Hou—is an aggregator for your favorite webcomics on the various mobile platforms. The app includes a panel-to-panel transition mode and the full archives of all the comics. Unlike some […]

DC Entertainment’s Diane Nelson has a new boss

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WB CEO Kevin Tsujihara —whom we’ve been watching closely since he took over in March—has made his first big shake-up: ousting TV head Bruce Rosenblum and giving the TV and home entertainment divisions a reorg. Buried in The Hollywood Reporter’s story is a teeny tidbit of some interest to DC Comics Kremlinologists: Warner Home Video […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 5/16/13: my greatest adventure

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§ The Nook app has just launched a whole new Comics section with 8000+ graphic novels! To celebrate the arrival of NOOK Comics on the NOOK for iOS app, customers can receive a free DC Comics 2013 Superman Sampler, which includes excerpts from Superman: Last Son of Krypton, Superman: For Tomorrow, Superman: Earth One, and […]