Webcomic alert: The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew

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Webcomic alert: The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liewhttp://ift.tt/1neJN5I Tweet The Shadow Hero is a graphic novel due later this year from the team of Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew that reimagines the actual comic book hero The Green Turtle—one of the first American comics to have an Asian-American creator. But […]

The Beat Interview: Eric Stephenson ”Our industry is in the midst of some pretty amazing changes.”

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The Beat Interview: Eric Stephenson ”Our industry is in the midst of some pretty amazing changes.”http://ift.tt/1mSEuG5 Tweet [Image Expo was held a few weeks ago and revealed a stunning line-up of new books by some of comics best, and it was the latest event in what has been a huge string of successes—artistic and financial— for […]

Commentary: The Continuing Marvel of Miracleman

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Commentary: The Continuing Marvel of Miraclemanhttp://ift.tt/1czbKQH Tweet by Sam Thielman [This article contains teeeeeeeny, tiny spoilers. Sooooooo small. Very little. Please read it anyway.] Eventually, in Alan Moore’s final story arc from Miracleman, our hero makes contact with an alien who, after a breakdown in communication, decides to literally take him to its leader. Before […]

Bid, Buy, Love: Thought Bubble’s 2014 Charity Auction

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Bid, Buy, Love: Thought Bubble’s 2014 Charity Auctionhttp://ift.tt/MqneNI Tweet Every year the team at Thought Bubble commission artwork from some of their star attendees and put it all up for auction to benefit Bernados, and this year the auction features pieces from Fiona Staples, Declan Shalvey, Annie Wu, Meredith Gran and Ming Doyle. The auction […]

San Diego Comic-Con notes: Pro Reg opens as convention centers expansion wrangling drags on

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San Diego Comic-Con notes: Pro Reg opens as convention centers expansion wrangling drags onhttp://ift.tt/1mSEaqX Tweet Here’s a little round-up of San DIego’s two mayoral candidates, running to fill the seat left vacant when serial groper/haarasser Bob Filner got the boot. Both support the convention center expansion but lawsuits may mean it will be years before […]

Must Read: Remembering Morrie Turner by Jimmie Robinson

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Must Read: Remembering Morrie Turner by Jimmie Robinsonhttp://ift.tt/1mSDVfu Tweet Artist Jimmie Robinson remembers his fellow Bay Area cartoonist Morrie Turner, who died this weekend, and what Turner meant to him. You should read the whole thing, because its important: Morrie Turner, died over the weekend (as of this writing) at the age of 90.  He […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy day

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy dayhttp://ift.tt/Mqn0WQ Tweet § Portland’s Steve Duin reports on last weekend’s Wizard World Portland, which kicked off the never ending con season: The con featured Stan Lee (for a reported $75,000), William Shatner, Elvira, Summer Glau, a Playmate of the Year (Portland’s Sara Jean Underwood), and a […]

Webcomic alert: The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew

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The Shadow Hero is a graphic novel due later this year from the team of Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew that reimagines the actual comic book hero The Green Turtle—one of the first American comics to have an Asian-American creator. But before they completed the graphic novel, Yang and Liew created a short origin […]

The Beat Interview: Eric Stephenson “Our industry is in the midst of some pretty amazing changes.”

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[Image Expo was held a few weeks ago and revealed a stunning line-up of new books by some of comics best, and it was the latest event in what has been a huge string of successes—artistic and financial— for the publisher. After a chart-topping 2013, the publisher seems set for just as a big a […]

Commentary: The Continuing Marvel of Miracleman

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by Sam Thielman [This article contains teeeeeeeny, tiny spoilers. Sooooooo small. Very little. Please read it anyway.] Eventually, in Alan Moore’s final story arc from Miracleman, our hero makes contact with an alien who, after a breakdown in communication, decides to literally take him to its leader. Before entering into the alien ruler’s chamber, however, […]

Bid, Buy, Love: Thought Bubble’s 2014 Charity Auction

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Every year the team at Thought Bubble commission artwork from some of their star attendees and put it all up for auction to benefit Bernados, and this year the auction features pieces from Fiona Staples, Declan Shalvey, Annie Wu, Meredith Gran and Ming Doyle.

San Diego Comic-Con notes: Pro Reg opens as convention centers expansion wrangling drags on

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Here’s a little round-up of San DIego’s two mayoral candidates, running to fill the seat left vacant when serial groper/haarasser Bob Filner got the boot. Both support the convention center expansion but lawsuits may mean it will be years before groundbreaking begins on the planned expansion, meaning…Comic-COn will stay compact for now. Meanwhile, letters have […]

Must Read: Remembering Morrie Turner by Jimmie Robinson

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Artist Jimmie Robinson remembers his fellow Bay Area cartoonist Morrie Turner, who died this weekend, and what Turner meant to him. You should read the whole thing, because its important: Morrie Turner, died over the weekend (as of this writing) at the age of 90.  He was a pioneer in many ways, but most of […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy day

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§ Portland’s Steve Duin reports on last weekend’s Wizard World Portland, which kicked off the never ending con season: The con featured Stan Lee (for a reported $75,000), William Shatner, Elvira, Summer Glau, a Playmate of the Year (Portland’s Sara Jean Underwood), and a Robin/Robin Lopez reunion.  Dark Horse and the green Power Ranger showed […]