Exclusive: The complete 2014 C2E2 panel schedule in one place!

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With ECCC only a dwindling memory and a box of kleenex from the con crud everyone caught, C2E2 is bearing down on us on April 25-27. Chicago’s biggest comics event will have the usual line-up of guests from all areas of the industry.

However, the website panel listings don’t allow you to see the whole thing at one, but courtesy of ReedPOP’s Marykate Nagourney, here is the whole list of programming in an easy to find way. Highlights include a storytelling panel with Amanda Conner and Cully Hamner, Mark Waid on his digital and retailing exploits, Christina Blanch and Carol Tilley on various comics and academics topics, and the usual MArvel, DC, Dark Horse, Boom and so on panels

Richard Corben’s Luke Cage…as you’ve never seen him before

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TweetSpeaking of Marvel and diversity, in 2002, Marvel published a Cage mini written by Brian Azzarello with art by Richard Corben. It was rough, gritty and unforgettable. However, on one page, Corben—known for his take-no-prisoners, wear-no-pants underground comics—drew Luke Cage au natural. Colorist Jose Villarubia played “Il Braghettone” to this particular incident, putting some shadows […]

Deathlok gets his own series spinning out of Marvel’s Original Sins mini

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Marvel’s EIC Axel Alonso and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort were back on a press call to talk about Original SinS wth an S, a companion anthology to Original Sin, the current Marvel Event mini series which kicks off in May. Original SinS (that’s my spelling for emphasis) will launch in June with bi-weekly shipping issues. The core of the anthology will be a Young Avengers serial written by Ryan North of Adventure Time fame, but the rest of the stories will include an eclectic line up of creators including Ramon Villalobos. James Robinson, Don Slott, Charles Soule, Mark Bagley and even Rick Geary, is drawing a Lockjaw story.

Margaret Trauth on Decrypting Rita: “I’m in an Intensely Experimental Phase Right Now” [Interview]

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TweetEvery so often a comic arrests you on the spot, and you’re drawn wholly into a new world, style, and story. It happens sometimes completely by chance, which is what happened when I first came across the webcomic Decrypting Rita, by Margaret Trauth. Starting out with a single world, the series quickly develops and shows […]

2014 Reuben Award nominees are out

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Tweet The “Reuben Awards”, aka the divisional awards presented by the National Cartoonist Society to deserving creators in comic strips, illustrations, animation and even comics, have been announced. The MAIN Rueben nominees (given to a deserving cartoonist for a lifetime of work) were announced a few weeks ago, are: Wiley Miller (NonSequitur) Stephan Pastis (Pearls […]

To Do: Graphic Brighton with David Lloyd, Chris Riddell, Hannah Berry etc. on May 24th

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Alex Fitch tell us that he’s one of three people organising a one-day comic symposium set for the University of Brighton in England. The day will include panels, talks, workshops and so on.

31 Days of Arbor Day! : We Go Nuts!

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TweetNot a hoax! Not an imaginary story! Not a hack by Anonymous!