Holiday reading: Great basic webcomics list

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Holiday reading: Great basic webcomics listhttp://ift.tt/1mejG02 Tweet Io9′s Lauren Davis has compiled this list of 51 Awesome Webcomics The Eisners Have Completely Failed To Recognizethat really functions as a basic list of Webcomics 101 (Although there are certainly omissions.) Still if you wanted to catch up the list is a great start. Also, what webcomics […]

The Best Flash Gordon Comic In Quite Some Time

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Flash Gordon has been around for quite awhile.  You’ve got the newspaper strip going back to the 1930s.  Switching over to non-reprint comics, King and Gold Key comics periodically popped up from the 1960s through early 80s.  DC’s reboot by Dan Jurgens in the late 80s.  Marvel did a couple issues in the 90s.  Ardden […]

Preview: Lane MIlburn’s wacky space opera Twelve Gems

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Preview: Lane MIlburn’s wacky space opera Twelve Gemshttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet This is from Xeric winner Lane Milburn, part of Baltimore’s Closed Caption Comics collective. It’s been in the works for a few years and fits nicely into the whole “wacky action genre” I’ve been seeing more and more of. The book come out in July. #call_to_action […]

Reminder: There was *almost* a JLA movie starring Armie Hammer, D.J. Cotrona and Megan Gale

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Reminder: There was *almost* a JLA movie starring Armie Hammer, D.J. Cotrona and Megan Galehttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); Post by Greg Van Borssum. This photo of the cast of GEorge Miller’s […]

Holiday reading: Great basic webcomics list

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Io9’s Lauren Davis has compiled this list of 51 Awesome Webcomics The Eisners Have Completely Failed To Recognizethat really functions as a basic list of Webcomics 101 (Although there are certainly omissions.) Still if you wanted to catch up the list is a great start.

Webcomic: alert: What goes on at a cartoon focus group

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Webcomic: alert: What goes on at a cartoon focus grouphttp://ift.tt/1h9NV0a Tweet Giancarlo Volpe, showrunner of Green Lantern the Animated Series has drawn a comic about a focus group test of the cartoon. It’s an interesting behind the scenes of how the testers said the kids wanted the opposite of what Volpe thought would work for […]

Preview: Lane MIlburn’s wacky space opera Twelve Gems

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This is from Xeric winner Lane Milburn, part of Baltimore’s Closed Caption Comics collective. It’s been in the works for a few years and fits nicely into the whole “wacky action genre” I’ve been seeing more and more of. The book come out in July.  

TCAF is in three weeks — openings for presenters and more news

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TCAF is in three weeks — openings for presenters and more newshttp://ift.tt/1iwMKwC Tweet The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is the next big CAF coming up, and they’ve updated a few things here including openings for presenter on the first ever Word Balloon Academy professional day on Friday. There’s also a digital guide to the show […]

WonderCon Preview, Exclusives and In-Booth signing schedules

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WonderCon Preview, Exclusives and In-Booth signing scheduleshttp://ift.tt/1md6xo2 Tweet It’s WonderCon this weekend in Anaheim! NOw in it’s third year down in the OC, the venerable and much-loved show seems to have settled into its Anaheim setting very well after its San Frano home had the rug pulled out from under it. And here’s the most […]

Edmondson and Lanning are doing Splinter Cell Echoes for Dynamite

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Edmondson and Lanning are doing Splinter Cell Echoes for Dynamitehttp://ift.tt/1mcUsz0 Tweet It’s con season, and as usual Dynamite is doing one of it’s non con announcement sprees. So we’ll keep posting ‘em as they come in. This time it’s Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Echoes, a new comic based on the wildly successful video game series, […]

Reminder: There was *almost* a JLA movie starring Armie Hammer, D.J. Cotrona and Megan Gale

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Post by Greg Van Borssum. This photo of the cast of GEorge Miller’s aborted JLA movie shows how close we came to having a very very young JLA movie. Australian tax credit woes and the Writer Strike of ’07-08 scuttled this. Was it for the best? Andrew Wheeler has more.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 4/14-18 2014: Megahex cover revealed

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 4/14-18 2014: Megahex cover revealedhttp://ift.tt/1mcP3bf Tweet I was working on a long article this week so this all piled up, but I know it’s the weekend and everyone has nothing to do but read all the stuff they missed earlier, right? § The final cover to Simon Hanselmann‘s Megahex has been revealed. […]

Webcomic: alert: What goes on at a cartoon focus group

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Giancarlo Volpe, showrunner of Green Lantern the Animated Series has drawn a comic about a focus group test of the cartoon. It’s an interesting behind the scenes of how the testers said the kids wanted the opposite of what Volpe thought would work for the show. Luckily Bruce Timm comes to the rescue. Focus groups […]

WonderCon Preview, Exclusives and In-Booth signing schedules

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It’s WonderCon this weekend in Anaheim! NOw in it’s third year down in the OC, the venerable and much-loved show seems to have settled into its Anaheim setting very well after its San Frano home had the rug pulled out from under it. And here’s the most exciting thing about WonderCon — You can still buy tickets for it! Now true, only today, Friday, and Sunday are available and you CANNOT BUY TICKETS ON-site, you must order them online, but this is as close to spontaneous as we’re likely to get with one of these big pop culture extravaganzas. Although there will be a ton of media stuff going on (WonderCon is kind of a Spring dress rehearsal for Hall H) there are a ton of fantastic comics guests: Jim Lee, Gail Simone, Sara Ryan, Cliff Chiang, Steve Leiber and many more. And Artists Alley too!

Edmondson and Laming are doing Splinter Cell Echoes for Dynamite

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It’s con season, and as usual Dynamite is doing one of it’s non con announcement sprees. So we’ll keep posting ‘em as they come in. This time it’s Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Echoes, a new comic based on the wildly successful video game series, done in conjunction with Ubisoft. Nathan Edmondson and Marc Laming are the creative team. based on Edmondson’s caper tales like Who is Jake Ellis? and The Activity he seems like a good man for the job.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 4/14-18 2014: Megahex cover revealed

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I was working on a long article this week so this all piled up, but I know it’s the weekend and everyone has nothing to do but read all the stuff they missed earlier, right? § The final cover to Simon Hanselmann‘s Megahex has been revealed. The book comes out this fall, collecting the popular […]