Oh yeah, Marvel’s Original Sins are getting worse

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Oh yeah, Marvel’s Original Sins are getting worsehttp://ift.tt/1jxCYZ2 Tweet Marvel Original Sin promos are finally getting a LITTLE outrageous, with the title “Daredevil has one” and a picture of a nun with a baby. As we mentioned before, Marvel’s retailer oriented promo for their upcoming Original Sin mini-series was a bit tepid on the shock scale, […]

WonderCon: I Didn’t Know That About Len Wein…Also Phantom Stranger may end

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WonderCon: I Didn’t Know That About Len Wein…Also Phantom Stranger may endhttp://ift.tt/1k112W1 Tweet by Pam Auditore  Will Eisner Hall of Famer Len Wein walks with a beautifully crafted Giger Alien handled cane, wears his cap jauntily, and exudes a joy of life that entrances fans gathered around the DC booth to see him. As Chris […]

Nice art: The Mad Flatter shows how coloring creates abstract images

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Nice art: The Mad Flatter shows how coloring creates abstract imageshttp://ift.tt/1rfVB6M Tweet “Flattiong” is a stage of the coloring process wherein shapes are outlined in flat colors for later embellishment. it’s a tedious stage often parcelled out to “Flatters”—a sort of apprentice position whose practitioners often graduate to full colorist. Now someone known as The Mad […]

Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay take on Rob Liefeld’s Supreme in SUPREME: BLUE ROSE

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Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay take on Rob Liefeld’s Supreme in SUPREME: BLUE ROSEhttp://ift.tt/1mwv8nK Tweet   You are not dreaming.  We are trying to communicate with you.  Local reality has been reinstalled.  Things have gone wrong.  The revision has corrupted.  Finding Ethan Crane is your supreme priority.  We are speaking to you from the ultimate […]

Saga, Foglio momiated for Hugo Awards

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Saga, Foglio momiated for Hugo Awardshttp://ift.tt/RFwLmt Tweet The Hugo Award nominations, which honor the best in science fiction, were announced over the weekend, and the graphic story nominees are BEST GRAPHIC STORY (552 ballots) Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors […]

Brooklyn’s Grand Comics Festival Returns June 7th

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Brooklyn’s Grand Comics Festival Returns June 7thhttp://ift.tt/PnEGCZ Tweet The Grand Comics Festival 2014 a small but very friendly comics show is returning this June, although slimmed down to one day. Exhibitors include Sam Hendersn, Nick Bertozzi and organizer Pat Dorian. Admission is free, and there is the best sandwich shop ever around the corner. Saturday, […]

Lion Forge Comics forges ahead into 2014

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Lion Forge Comics forges ahead into 2014http://ift.tt/1eVwPIT Tweet New comics company, Lionforge, showed off an intriguing selection of licensed and original comics at Wondercon last weekend. The company’s licensed comics include modern adaptations of popular 80′s and 90′s TV shows, Saved by the Bell, Punky Brewster, Miami Vice and Knight Rider, while original series include […]

WonderCon: I Didn’t Know That About Len Wein…Also Phantom Stranger may end

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by Pam Auditore  Will Eisner Hall of Famer Len Wein walks with a beautifully crafted Giger Alien handled cane, wears his cap jauntily, and exudes a joy of life that entrances fans gathered around the DC booth to see him. As Chris Claremont said in 2009, “The history of modern comics would be incredibly different […]

Interview: Lumberjanes (Boom!) Noelle Stevenson

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Interview: Lumberjanes (Boom!) Noelle Stevensonhttp://ift.tt/1h5LTmn Tweet Variant cover from Lumberjanes #1 Boom!’s new young adult, creator-owned series, Lumberjanes, about a scrappy gang of girls fighting monsters that lurk in the woods behind their summer camp, has been generating a lot of positive buzz and some early reports of solid sales as well. Boom! Confirmed that […]

Dark Horse to Publish The Art of the Venture Brothers coffee-table book

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Dark Horse to Publish The Art of the Venture Brothers coffee-table bookhttp://ift.tt/1hhvI0M Tweet Yessss! The Art of the Venture Brothers will be a huge collection of original artwork, character designs, storyboards, painted backgrounds, and props from every episode of The Venture Bros. with accompanying commentary on the development of the series from cocreators Jackson Publick and […]

Wondercon audience hungry for Bob’s Burgers

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Wondercon audience hungry for Bob’s Burgershttp://ift.tt/1tsmYi1 Tweet Bob’s Burgers’ Louise Belcher (via wsj.com) If large crowds and enthusiastic cosplayers at Wondercon are any indication, Fox TV’s Bob’s Burgers is definitely gaining in popularity. With two years in a row of Emmy nominations in the Best Animated Series category and past episodes currently airing in syndication […]

Nice art: The Mad Flatter shows how coloring creates abstract images

“Flattiong” is a stage of the coloring process wherein shapes are outlined in flat colors for later embellishment. it’s a tedious stage often parcelled out to “Flatters”—a sort of apprentice position whose practitioners often graduate to full colorist. Now someone known as The Mad Flatter has created a tumblr of these images, which are sort of beautiful […]

WonderCon News Round-Up: X-Files Zero, Dark Ages, more Artist’s Editions, and MORE

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WonderCon News Round-Up: X-Files Zero, Dark Ages, more Artist’s Editions, and MOREhttp://ift.tt/1fg8EQk Tweet There was a wee burst of comics news at WonderCon, and here’s a quick round-up. ¶ Two more Artists Editions from IDW including John Buscema’s Silver Surfer, reprinting Silver Surfer #5 and #6 and more. AND Walter Simonson’s Manhunter and Other Stories […]

Yen Press announces Yen On light novel imprint, new manga licenses

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Yen Press announces Yen On light novel imprint, new manga licenseshttp://ift.tt/1r8nY8U Tweet It seems that there were about 8,000 comics and anime cons this weekend and they all had news. At Sakura Con in Seattle, Yen Press announced a new imprint called Yen On which will publish about 24 “light novels” a year, including A […]

Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay take on Rob Liefeld’s Supreme in SUPREME: BLUE ROSE

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Back in the original days of Image Comics, Rob Liefeld’s Supreme was one of the central characters, a Superman analog who later enjoyed a fantastic run with Alan Moore at the writing helm. And now, with other Extreme STudios character completely rehabilitated (Glory, Prophet) Supreme is getting a new look with Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay (ELEPHANTMEN, The Witching Hour) taking on SUPREME: BLUE ROSE.

Saga, Foglio Nominated for Hugo Awards

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The Hugo Award nominations, which honor the best in science fiction, were announced over the weekend, and the graphic story nominees are