Venom Will End in October

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TweetAs implied by its absence from Marvel’s November solicitations, and now confirmed by the publisher on their website, the ongoing Venom series is to end in October with issue #42.

Snowpiercer to be Dumbed Down for American Audience

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TweetSnowpiercer opened in South Korea earlier this month to rave reviews and box-office breaking sales. But the 126 minute film, based on popular bande dessinée Le Transperceneige and starring Chris Evans, is to be cut by a whopping 20 minutes for the eventual English language release – removing the intelligence and leaving a simplified action film […]

Why your Bronze Age comics collection ain’t worth squat

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Tweet Frank Santoro is at it again, in the aptly titled American Pickers in which he advises a friend’s father that a comics collection with stickers of $20 and $15 is actually worth crappity doo doo, despite what all those “reality” (and I use the term loosely) “collectible” shows may say: It’s a typical collection that […]

Seaguy Eternal: The Script, It Lives! And Morrison’s Full Answers on Seaguy.

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TweetAfter I reported in The Guardian yesterday that Seaguy Eternal had been written and was hopefully due for release next year, there was a little bit of confusion. Artist Cameron Stewart had not received the script, and some comic sites jumped on this. And then the script arrived!

Preview: The Hit #1 by Bryce Carlson and Vanesa R. Del Rey

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TweetA few days ago, some art from the upcoming title HIT by Bryce Carlson and Vanesa R. Del Rey stormed the internet. Published by Boom! Studios, it’s described as a tale in the vein of classic Los Angeles pulp noir, a dark crime tale filled with nasty criminals and the men who hunt them down. […]

Taipei Comic Exhibition draws more than 582,000 people

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Tweet If you asked us what the world’ biggest comics show was, we’d say Comiket, which just wrapped up in Tokyo the other day, and drew a record 590,000 fans of doujinsji over three days. But according to the Taipei Times, the Taipei Comic Exhibition may be making a run for the top, drawing 582,000 […]

The Marvel Experience will be 4D, dynamic, transformative, coming to a town near you

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Tweet It turns out the drama- and deficit-plagued Spider-man Broadway musical wasn’t enough to turn Marvel off live theatrical events. Thus they are launching ‘The Marvel Experience’ in 2014, a $30 million “interactive road show with a “4D motion ride” and high-tech attractions featuring Marvel’s most popular superheroes.” It’s a joint venture between Marvel and […]

Paper Rocket launches Gretta Johnson’s Star Fruit

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Tweet Paper Rocket is one of the thriving micropublishers now on the scene; it’s run by Robyn Chapman, herself a mighty fine cartoonist, and she’s set it up in what looks like a sustainable way: running very modest Kickstarters to fund printing and then selling at shows, via the Paper Rocket website and indie distributor […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: Stripped edition

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Tweet § In case you haven’t been paying attention, the prestigious Edinburgh Book Festival in Scotland is going on and they have a huge graphic novel section, called Stripped which has already included appearances by Chris Ware and Joe Sacco. Even more events are planned tomorrow through Monday. (Hopefully our Scottish correspondent Laura Sneddon will […]