31 Days of Winter Festivals Supplemental: Ty Templeton

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Ty Templeton’s Bun Toons are always a delight. He currently running down the year in cartoons.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Kate Beaton’s Christmas Comics

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Kate Beaton has put all her holiday comics in one massive post. These are finely observed moments of family life, the laughter specific to her loving family, but universal, as well. Beaton has been working on many secret projects for the last while; given these glimpses of her steadily evolving talent, we can’t wait until […]

RIP: Smithfield

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Well, another bar is closing in New York: Smithfield on 28th Street. This was mostly a soccer/sports bar, as the above photo of Six Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Man United, hanging out with the owners shows. But as Ben and I knew these owners and much of the staff, this was also a little bit of a comic book bar.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/31/13: These links will blow your mind. And then they will make you lose control of your bladder. Sorry.

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§ I don’t know what the Brevard Times is, but they are hiring a cartoonist. Experience in caricature drawings.  Interested applicants should send their resumes along with a sample caricature drawing to brevardtimes@gmail.com. No mention of pay so you might want to ask about that. I was also amused by some of their requirements for […]

Marvel’s David Gabriel: we haven’t sold comics in bookstores for months and no one noticed

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Marvel’s David Gabriel: we haven’t sold comics in bookstores for months and no one noticedhttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet Remember what I was just saying about how if Marvel made any money selling periodicals in bookstores, they would never have stopped the program? David Gabriel, sr vp of sales at Marvel spoke to Calvin Reid at PW, and […]

A page of Declan Shalvey’s art from the new Warren Ellis Moon Knight book

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A page of Declan Shalvey’s art from the new Warren Ellis Moon Knight bookhttp://ift.tt/19Aw6ot Tweet Speaking of Marvel periodicals: Axel Alonso just tweeted another preview page from the upcoming MOON KNIGHT book by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey. Looking forward to seeing this colored AND reading it. Moon Knight comes out in March. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px […]

Nice Art: Mister X poster gallery by Jaime Hernandez and Paul Rivoche

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Nice Art: Mister X poster gallery by Jaime Hernandez and Paul Rivochehttp://ift.tt/1bxA3tV Tweet There was never ever nor will there ever be a better promotional campaign than this one for Voxtex Comics Mister X series, which was mostly written by Gilbert Hernandez with Jaime and Mario, and drawn by Jaime Hernandez and designed by Dean […]

Marvel no longer selling single issues in chain bookstores

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Marvel no longer selling single issues in chain bookstoreshttp://ift.tt/19Ci74V Tweet Marvel is no longer selling periodical comics to Barnes and Noble and Books-a-Million, the two largest chain book stores. Good-Ereader confirmed this with employes at both stores. Barnes and Noble has a flagship store in Union Square, in New York City. This is the location […]

Let’s Talk Comic Book Podcasts with Jim Viscardi [Interview]

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Let’s Talk Comic Book Podcasts with Jim Viscardi [Interview]http://ift.tt/1dkIQE5 Tweet Podcasts continue to rise as a form of entertainment, and comics – being one of those mediums most in-touch with the internet – have risen up and provided a wealth of quality comic book podcasts. Let’s Talk Comics, hosted by Jim Viscardi, is one of […]

Cover for Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH graphic novel revealed

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Cover for Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH graphic novel revealedhttp://ift.tt/JFfLrH Tweet Director Darren Aronofsky is a big comics nerd, and although he’s never gone all the way with several attempted comics-based films (including Watchmen and Wolverine), he’s done the reverse commute with a graphic novel based on his weird movie The Fountain (adapted by Kent Williams) and […]

Gal Wonder: Gadot talks Wonder Woman, breasts and shekels

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Gal Wonder: Gadot talks Wonder Woman, breasts and shekelshttp://ift.tt/JFfN2S Tweet Poor Gal Gadot, One minute she was just a talented, beautiful young actress minding her own business. Now she carries the hopes and dreams of an entire nation after having been cast as Wonder Woman in Superman Vs Batman. And as is the way with […]

Marvel’s David Gabriel: we haven’t sold comics in bookstores for months and no one noticed

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Remember what I was just saying about how if Marvel made any money selling periodicals in bookstores, they would never have stopped the program? David Gabriel, sr vp of sales at Marvel spoke to Calvin Reid at PW, and gives the entire overview: Gabriel confirmed that Marvel’s single-issue comics program to bookstores has been ended. […]

Nice Art: Mister X poster gallery by Jaime Hernandez and Paul Rivoche

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There was never ever nor will there ever be a better promotional campaign than this one for Voxtex Comics Mister X series, which was mostly written by Gilbert Hernandez with Jaime and Mario, and drawn by Jaime Hernandez and designed by Dean Motter and Paul Rivoche. Alas it turned out that Voxtex was another small […]

Please keep Stan Sakai and his family in your thoughts

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Please keep Stan Sakai and his family in your thoughtshttp://ift.tt/1dOR85p Tweet Usagi Yojimbo creator and legendary nice guy Stan Sakai has had a difficult year as his wife Sharon has been undergoing many medical troubles. However, another tragedy struck the Sakai family, as Stan’s 20 month old grandson Leo has passed away after being found […]

ZEN PENCILS collection coming from Andrews McMeel in 2014

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ZEN PENCILS collection coming from Andrews McMeel in 2014http://ift.tt/1fVtDZS Tweet Over the objections of Abhay Khosla, ZEN PENCILS, the webcomic that turns famous essays and quotes into comics, is being turned into a book, artist Gavin Aung Than has announced: Many of you have wanted this and I can now finally reveal that I’VE SIGNED […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/30/13: At first you thought these were just links. But a closer look left you speechless.

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/30/13: At first you thought these were just links. But a closer look left you speechless.http://ift.tt/1fVtDJp Tweet § Matt Fraction talks about being in recovery and offers some words of advice for those seeking help with an addiction: And I heard something so true that once again a meeting made me cry […]