Marvel’s Tom Brevoort on the diminishing returns of relaunches

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Tweet Brief and to the point — over on his Formspring Tom Brevoort was asked about Marvel’s continued hammer-blows of relaunches, Do you think the frequent relaunches will eventually lose their sales-boosting effect? marvelmaster616 Maybe. Many other things have over the years. ..and that’s where the creativity of comics comes in, I guess. Rich has […]

Nice art: RUN DMC by Ed Piskor

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2014 Eisner Nominations: It was the DeFractions year…and a lot of other great things too

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TweetOKay I had to only take a quick look at these but wow…looks like the (one nomer or great work) rule was in effect thius year. Great to see works hat flew under the rader like Graha,m Chafee’s Good Dog get a nom; and some old friends whose names I see here that personally I’m […]

Webcomic alerrt: Sam Alden debuts his new “MS Paint” comics

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Tweet I saw Sam Alden reading these at the NY Comcis SYmposium the other night and let’s just say it gets better and better. He uses a 500×500 pixel grid to do everything.

The Genre-Bending World of Hinterkind (Reviewing the V. 1 TPB, “The Waking World”)

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TweetVertigo’s new fantasy-ish title Hinterkind recently released its first trade paperback collection, The Waking World.  If you only glanced at the covers, it’s probably not what you’re expecting.  Oh, sure it’s got the mythical monsters you’d expect to see in something like Vertigo’s elder statesman title Fables, but there’s a layer of science fiction, a layer that’s […]

What is it like to be a man in comics?

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So yesterday I tweeted this, and there was quite a bit of outcry before during and after about Janelle Asselin’s Tumblr post, linked to in this said tweet. The kind of short version of it all is: