James Robinson bids farewell to DC

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TweetWriter James Robinson announced his departure from Earth 2 with issue #16 on Twitter— and added that it meant he would no longer be working at DC.

Growing pains hitting many indie comics shows

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Tweet Even indie comics are getting to be, if not big business, then extremely popular. More popular than a street fair, even. The last two years, perhaps inspired by BCGF and TCAF, have seen indie shows spring up in many cities from Minneapolis Autopic, to Portland’s The Projects to Chicago’s CAKE. While we noted that […]

Gerber and Rosa get the Finger Award

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Tweet   The winners of the Bill Finger Award for 2013 have been announced and they are Steve Gerber and Don Rosa. The award was created in 2005 to recognize writers—one living, one deceased—who have yet to receive adequate notice for their work. Gerber and Rosa are certainly exemplary choices. Gerber’s work on Howard the […]

If The Rock wants to be Luke Cage, are YOU going to tell him no?

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TweetThe Rock’s been making suggestions on Twitter again.

Fangrabs aims to be the Netflix for comics

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Fangrabs is a comics rental site. You pick up the books in your queue have them mailed to you, you read em and mail em back. Just like Netflix. They have over 6,500 titles to choose from, including manga, Walking Dead, DC, Marvel. etc. Several plans are available, including $15 for two books a month and unlimited plans starting at $20 a month.

“A Contract With God” goes on display at Scott Eder Gallery

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Tweet Brooklyn’s Scott Eder Gallery has announced an impressive show for next month devoted to art, sketches and other drawings from Will Eisner’s A Contract With God, the groundbreaking graphic novel that helped inspire comics storytelling in the US. IT’s the first time the art hyas been shown and offered for sale, so it should […]

What are DC’s 25 most ‘essential’ graphic novels?

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TweetThis May DC released a free guide in magazine-like format, about the size of a small prestige graphic novel itself, containing a list of “essential graphic novels” and also a “chronology” for new readers. It’s not a bad idea considering what a difficult time new readers, or those who have left for awhile, can have […]

The Phoenix Presents: Neill Cameron and Daniel Hartwell on The Pirates of Pangaea!

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TweetEvery Friday, Stately Beat Mansion invites round a comic creator or two for a cup of tea, complementary Kit Kat, and a chat about their work in The Phoenix. The Phoenix is a UK series which features a range of the best all-ages comics available, from all kinds of wonderful creators – all compiled into […]

There’s a Secret Code in the Marvel Solicitations!

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TweetAl Kennedy, the man most of us refer to as KEEN EYES KENNEDY, has done it again! He’s spotted a secret code in Marvel’s newest batch of solicitations, which suggests some much-loved characters will be making their return very soon.

Kate Brown, Emma Vieceli and Paul Duffield Take Over the Tower of London

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TweetWell I suppose it was only a matter of time before they took over a castle of their own. We should’ve seen this coming. Today the Tower of London revealed that art from the trio of Paul Duffield, Kate Brown and Emma Vieceli had been erected around the base of scaffolding currently in place on […]