BREAKING NEWS: Batman Saves San Francisco

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BREAKING NEWS: Batman Saves San Franciscohttp://ift.tt/17wZNpF Tweet Breaking news coming in as we speak, with the story that Batman has been seen in San Francisco all through today, foiling nefarious schemes from both The Penguin and The Riddler! After first stopping an elaborate bank heist, Batman then went on to foil a kidnapping attempt!  His […]

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum opening festivities are making the world amazing

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The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum opening festivities are making the world amazinghttp://ift.tt/1fHF5IZ Tweet Everyone who is anyone in the world of comics scholarship has gathered in Columbus, OH for the confluence of two events: the once every three years Billy Ireland comics scholarship conference and the once in a lifetime opening of the […]

Brian Wood releases a statement

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Brian Wood releases a statementhttp://ift.tt/18bduOF Tweet Brian Wood has issued a statement on the events of the past few weeks: For the last couple weeks I’ve been accused of a lot of very serious things. I feel I have to speak up for myself and for my friends and colleagues who are finding themselves under a sort […]

Happy Birthday, Heidi MacDonald!

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Happy Birthday, Heidi MacDonald!http://ift.tt/18aP7Rn Tweet Hey, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? A whoa-whoa-whoooo. So anyway, today is HEIDI MACDONALD’S FLIPPING BIRTHDAY!! Every time she strides down a convention hall, scarf billowing in her wake, the comics industry feels each footstep pounding into their very souls. Having moved […]

US looking to extend copyright to life plus 95 years

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US looking to extend copyright to life plus 95 yearshttp://ift.tt/18aP7Rd Tweet Oh WikiLeaks, the gift that keeps on giving. Yet another fascinating finding from the papers is the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, which covers copyright law. The US has been negotiating it in secret, and several of the provisions are very noteworthy. Among them, […]

Another must read: Whit Taylor ‘On Being a Black Female “Indie” Cartoonist’

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Another must read: Whit Taylor ‘On Being a Black Female “Indie” Cartoonist’http://ift.tt/1j9PJYI Tweet There’s that social context for indie comics I was talking about a while ago. Following a twitter exchange, Ignatz nominee Whit Taylor expands on issues of race in indie comics circles: I feel slightly uncomfortable talking about my own experiences, because I […]

BREAKING NEWS: Batman Saves San Francisco

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Breaking news coming in as we speak, with the story that Batman has been seen in San Francisco all through today, foiling nefarious schemes from both The Penguin and The Riddler! After first stopping an elaborate bank heist, Batman then went on to foil a kidnapping attempt!  His feats of heroism have not gone unnoticed, […]

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum opening festivities are making the world amazing

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Everyone who is anyone in the world of comics scholarship has gathered in Columbus, OH for the confluence of two events: the once every three years Billy Ireland comics scholarship conference and the once in a lifetime opening of the new—and by all accounts amazingly spectacular—facilities for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, now […]

Quote of the day: get in the time machine

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Quote of the day: get in the time machinehttp://ift.tt/1j9CEyy Tweet Part of me wonders if Kickstarter had been around 20 years ago if Malibu, Acclaim, Extreme Studios, Kitchen Sink, Black Bull and AiT-Planet Lar wouldn’t still be around in some form or fashion. – Matt D. Wilson on the effect of the Fantagraphics Kickstarter on […]

Webcomic Alert: Sam Alden’s The Man That Dances In The Meadow

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Webcomic Alert: Sam Alden’s The Man That Dances In The Meadowhttp://ift.tt/1eVfBKE Tweet The breakout cartoonist of 2013, Sam Alden has done it again. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;}

Brian Wood releases a statement

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Brian Wood has issued a statement on the events of the past few weeks: For the last couple weeks I’ve been accused of a lot of very serious things. I feel I have to speak up for myself and for my friends and colleagues who are finding themselves under a sort of scrutiny they don’t deserve. This situation […]

The Beat’s Recommendations for Thought Bubble 2013

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The Beat’s Recommendations for Thought Bubble 2013http://ift.tt/1fGE8ke Tweet Next weekend – the 23rd/24th – sees Thought Bubble kick off once more, officially the best convention in the UK and therefore I would conclude in the world, also. And there are going to be a LOT of new small-press and self-published books launching. Over 80, according […]

Spotlight Cartoonist: Connie Sun — “Ambivalence Towards Humans”

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Spotlight Cartoonist: Connie Sun — “Ambivalence Towards Humans”http://ift.tt/1aXAV0l Tweet Original If you like this comic please consider a donation to the artist. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;}

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/15/13: I’ll cry if I want to

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/15/13: I’ll cry if I want tohttp://ift.tt/17yd1b3 Tweet § First off, a bunch of Filipino comics artists, including Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, JB Casacop, Allen Geneta, and Mico Suayan have started an eBay auction to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan which has killed 2,390 and affected 11 million people. § I […]

Happy Birthday, Heidi MacDonald!

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Hey, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? A whoa-whoa-whoooo. So anyway, today is HEIDI MACDONALD’S FLIPPING BIRTHDAY!!

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk Relaunch Fantastic Four

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James Robinson and Leonard Kirk Relaunch Fantastic Fourhttp://ift.tt/17y8uVV Tweet With Matt Fraction leaving the Fantastic Four titles to focus on Inhumanity, the series will have a shift-around in 2014. FF will be cancelled, and the characters scattered into various other titles. Fantastic Four itself, however, will relaunch in February from the creative team of James […]