Fantagraphics to collect Ed Luce’s Wuvable Oaf

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Fantagraphics to collect Ed Luce’s Wuvable Oafhttp://ift.tt/1nwMkYj Tweet Continuing a move to acquire some books that fit in with their art comix profile while not being obvious choices, Fantagraphics will collect Wuvable Oaf, the popular LGBTQ bear-themed rom-com comic about a hairy ex-wrestler who loves cats and is on a quest to find true love. […]

The NY Post drops its comics section—who noticed?

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The NY Post drops its comics section—who noticed?http://ift.tt/1jayfe1 Tweet Media watchdog Jim Romanesko was the first to catch that the New York Post had dropped its comics section. The section was wizened with age and neglect—only seven meagre strips—but evidently the Post dropped the page and hoped no one would notice. One who did was […]

Comics up in 5-week April, DC, Marvel and Image all winners

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Comics up in 5-week April, DC, Marvel and Image all winnershttp://ift.tt/Rvz62Z Tweet Marvel led the month of April in comics sales behind the 500,000+ sales of Amazing Spider-Man #1, and sales were up quite a bit from the previous month; however April was a five week month making direct comparisons hard to make. Still. sales […]

Fantagraphics to collect Ed Luce’s Wuvable Oaf

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Continuing a move to acquire some books that fit in with their art comix profile while not being obvious choices, Fantagraphics will collect Wuvable Oaf, the popular LGBTQ bear-themed rom-com comic about a hairy ex-wrestler who loves cats and is on a quest to find true love. The collection will be out next March. Announcement […]

The NY Post drops its comics section—who noticed?

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Media watchdog Jim Romanesko was the first to catch that the New York Post had dropped its comics section. The section was wizened with age and neglect—only seven meagre strips—but evidently the Post dropped the page and hoped no one would notice. One who did was King Feature’s editor Brendan Burford: “It caught everyone by […]

Comics up in 5-week April, DC, Marvel and Image all winners

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Marvel led the month of April in comics sales behind the 500,000+ sales of Amazing Spider-Man #1, which DIamond confirmed as being “the best-selling comic book in both units and dollars in over a decade,” and sales were up quite a bit from the previous month; however April was a five week month making direct comparisons hard to make. Still. sales are beginning to catch up year to year, and GN sales are up from 2013.