Nice Art: Newelt and Remnant on Paul Shapiro’s Jewish Jazz

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Nice Art: Newelt and Remnant on Paul Shapiro’s Jewish Jazzhttp://ift.tt/1rf03F1 Tweet Joseph Remnant, artist on Harvey Pekar’s CLEVELAND, channels a bit of that Pekar vibe along with writer Jeff Newelt in this online comics about jazz musician Paul Shapiro, whose new album  VERSES , is out featuring famed guitarist Marc Ribot. It’s on John Zorn’s TZADIK label, so if […]

SDCC 2014: The Eisners are getting a little more showbizzy

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SDCC 2014: The Eisners are getting a little more showbizzyhttp://ift.tt/1mxxD9T Tweet I’m sort of a little mixed on this. On the one hand we keep saying that the Eisner Awards should be funner and shorter and getting sponsorship money for the Eisners should be part of what it takes to get a big panel in […]

SDCC ’14: All the FRIDAY programming with….oh, everyone

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SDCC ’14: All the FRIDAY programming with….oh, everyonehttp://ift.tt/VQr7Qs Tweet FRIDAY! Things are just getting going with Dan Slott! Carole Tilley! Andrew Lincoln! Ahmed Best! David and MEredith Finch! More! Whew…..and the Eisners! And TWO panels with The Beat! And a new thing: The Horton Grand Theater is being used as a venue and it is being […]

Outcast #1 has sold more than 86,000 copies

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Outcast #1 has sold more than 86,000 copieshttp://ift.tt/1y50XXM Tweet OUTCAST #1, the new book by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta has been a huge success, we’re told with orders surpassing The Walking Dead #128 with a print run of 86,000 copies. Even more impressive? The book shipped without ANY variants. However it still shows up […]

ONE AND DONE: The Trouble With First Issues [The Life After #1]

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ONE AND DONE: The Trouble With First Issues [The Life After #1]http://ift.tt/1m1qSHi Tweet Sometimes, it’s just not fair to judge a book by its first issue. They’re just so different from what you’ll end up getting on a monthly basis. First issues have an incredible amount of work to do, work that’s extremely hard to […]

SIX-GUN GORILLA REVIEW: All That And More

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SIX-GUN GORILLA REVIEW: All That And Morehttp://ift.tt/1m1qPLT Tweet Let’s start with that title, shall we? Calling a story “Six-Gun Gorilla” is a bold and audacious decision, one that’s guaranteed to attract a specific kind of person and give many others pause. If you come to this book cold, you will very likely either somersault with […]

Nice Art: Newelt and Remnant on Paul Shapiro’s Jewish Jazz

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Joseph Remnant, artist on Harvey Pekar’s CLEVELAND, channels a bit of that Pekar vibe along with writer Jeff Newelt in this online comics about jazz musician Paul Shapiro, whose new album  VERSES , is out featuring famed guitarist Marc Ribot. It’s on John Zorn’s TZADIK label, so if you like Masala, you might like this. 

SDCC 2014: The Eisners are getting a little more showbizzy

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I’m sort of a little mixed on this. On the one hand we keep saying that the Eisner Awards should be funner and shorter and getting sponsorship money for the Eisners should be part of what it takes to get a big panel in Hall H. And so according to the programming, this year’s Eisners […]

SDCC ’14: All the FRIDAY programming with….oh, everyone

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  FRIDAY! Things are just getting going with Dan Slott! Carole Tilley! Andrew Lincoln! Ahmed Best! David and MEredith Finch! More! Whew…..and the Eisners! And TWO panels with The Beat! And a new thing: The Horton Grand Theater is being used as a venue and it is being TICKETED. Ticket Information Entry to each Horton Grand […]

SDCC ’14: Legends: The first thing you see when you land in San Diego will be Sean Bean

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SDCC ’14: Legends: The first thing you see when you land in San Diego will be Sean Beanhttp://ift.tt/1waZJrm Tweet So far this year’s San Diego has been sounding pretty routine—no radical new venues or marketing efforts. But that was with 12 days to go. TNT just kicked it up a notch with the first ever […]

Sales Charts: Batman leads June, but Marvel still on top

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Sales Charts: Batman leads June, but Marvel still on tophttp://ift.tt/1waZJaG Tweet It was the usual story for June sales figures just released by Diamond. DC led the single issue chart with Batman #32, but Marvel still eked out a market share win in both collars and units, although it was closer than in some months. […]

ONE AND DONE: The Trouble With First Issues [The Life After #1]

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Sometimes, it’s just not fair to judge a book by its first issue. They’re just so different from what you’ll end up getting on a monthly basis. First issues have an incredible amount of work to do, work that’s extremely hard to do well in 22 pages–in fact, a lot of first issues are a […]

SIX-GUN GORILLA REVIEW: All That And More

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Let’s start with that title, shall we? Calling a story “Six-Gun Gorilla” is a bold and audacious decision, one that’s guaranteed to attract a specific kind of person and give many others pause. If you come to this book cold, you will very likely either somersault with glee or scratch your head and wonder, ‘huh?” […]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes uses Chalres Burns’ Black Hole as a plot point

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes uses Chalres Burns’ Black Hole as a plot pointhttp://ift.tt/1jy9csE Tweet Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which opens today, tells of how the enhanced apes, led by Caesar, strive with humans for supremacy in a disease ravaged world. Apparently there is one scene where a human youth […]

Report: Digital comics sales at $90 million in 2013

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Report: Digital comics sales at $90 million in 2013http://ift.tt/1mRK1le Tweet Milton Griepp has run his annual analysis of digital comics sales and the numbers are up again. He reports that digital was at $90 million in 2013, up $20 million from 2012. Although the percentage growth isn’t as big as in past years (Last year […]

Outcast #1 has sold more than 86,000 copies

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OUTCAST #1, the new book by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta has been a huge success, we’re told with orders surpassing The Walking Dead #128 with a print run of 86,000 copies. Even more impressive? The book shipped without ANY variants. However it still shows up on the Diamond chart at #11 because 10% of […]