SDCC ’14: Middle Grade Extravaganza – panel recap

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SDCC ’14: Middle Grade Extravaganza – panel recaphttp://ift.tt/1uANI31 Tweet By Matthew Jent This Sunday morning panel was moderated by David Mariotte of San Diego’s own Mysterious Galaxy, a bookstore that specializes in “Martians, Murder, Magic & Mayhem.” “Middle Grade Extravaganza” focused on the books and series for a pre-Young Adult audience, and the panelists were […]

The Beat Podcasts! – SDCC ’14 Day 5: Chuck Palahnuik

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The Beat Podcasts! – SDCC ’14 Day 5: Chuck Palahnuikhttp://ift.tt/WKeXsS Tweet Live from San Diego Comic Con, it’s More To Come! Publishers Weekly’s podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part five of More To Come’s San Diego Comic-Con special podcast, Calvin Reid […]

By Its Cover (07.09.14 – 07.16.14)

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By Its Cover (07.09.14 – 07.16.14)http://ift.tt/1qYtiPx Tweet A computer crash that I still haven’t been able to get fixed has resulted in my not being as thorough this time around as I would’ve liked. I hope you’ll let me know if there were any really good indie or GN covers I missed. DETECTIVE COMICS #33 This […]

SDCC ’14: ‘DC Comics – The Weeklies’ panel

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SDCC ’14: ‘DC Comics – The Weeklies’ panelhttp://ift.tt/1px2Xlh Tweet By Kyle Pinion One of the bigger initiatives to come from the Big Two this year is the advent of the three weekly titles from DC Comics: Batman Eternal, Futures End, and Earth 2: Worlds End. With the latter on the verge of release, and Batman […]

SDCC ’14: DC Animation announces ‘Batman vs. Robin’ and ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’

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SDCC ’14: DC Animation announces ‘Batman vs. Robin’ and ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’http://ift.tt/1oBN7cD Tweet By Kyle Pinion As per usual, DC Animation has announced the next part of its animated slate following the premiere of one of their films. This time the news came on the heels of the SDCC screening of Batman: Assault […]

SDCC ’14: Defending the “Superfan” to the NY Times

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SDCC ’14: Defending the “Superfan” to the NY Timeshttp://ift.tt/1pmufxx Tweet As just reported, the NY Times delivered a pretty strong diss to the economics of Comic-Con, and I’m sure con vets and observers will be responding very soon, as Marvel’s CB Cebulski already did: @Comixace They fail to mention that the line at Subway on […]

SDCC ’14: Report, Comic-Con attendees are cheapskates again

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SDCC ’14: Report, Comic-Con attendees are cheapskates againhttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet Veteran NY Times entertainment business writers Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes have perhaps put the final curse on a year in which SDCC got a little bit smaller, by reviving claims that con-goers are low rent consumers unworthy of high end sponsorships: In truth, companies that […]

SDCC ’14: Marvel Launch S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 from Mark Waid and Rotating Artists

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SDCC ’14: Marvel Launch S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 from Mark Waid and Rotating Artistshttp://ift.tt/1pmufgV Tweet Finally deciding to firmly tie something in to their ‘Agents of SHIELD’ TV series, Marvel have announced a new book by writer Mark Waid, which’ll see him working with an assortment of different artists to bring the agency to life. S.H.I.E.L.D. features […]

SDCC ’14: Middle Grade Extravaganza – panel recap

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By Matthew Jent This Sunday morning panel was moderated by David Mariotte of San Diego’s own Mysterious Galaxy, a bookstore that specializes in “Martians, Murder, Magic & Mayhem.” “Middle Grade Extravaganza” focused on the books and series for a pre-Young Adult audience, and the panelists were a mix of prose authors and graphic novelists, including […]

The Beat Podcasts! – SDCC ’14 Day 5: Chuck Palahniuk

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Live from San Diego Comic Con, it’s More To Come! Publishers Weekly’s podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part five of More To Come’s San Diego Comic-Con special podcast, Calvin Reid interviews award-winning author Chuck Palahniuk about his decision to write the […]

By Its Cover (07.09.14 – 07.16.14)

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A computer crash that I still haven’t been able to get fixed has resulted in my not being as thorough this time around as I would’ve liked. I hope you’ll let me know if there were any really good indie or GN covers I missed. DETECTIVE COMICS #33 This is a fantastic composition. Shape of the […]

SDCC ’14: ‘DC Comics – The Weeklies’ panel

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By Kyle Pinion One of the bigger initiatives to come from the Big Two this year is the advent of the three weekly titles from DC Comics: Batman Eternal, Futures End, and Earth 2: Worlds End. With the latter on the verge of release, and Batman Eternal continuing to perform well in DC Sales Figures, […]

SDCC ’14: DC Animation announces ‘Batman vs. Robin’ and ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’

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By Kyle Pinion As per usual, DC Animation has announced the next part of its animated slate following the premiere of one of their films. This time the news came on the heels of the SDCC screening of Batman: Assault on Arkham. While we already knew Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, the direct sequel to […]

SDCC ’14: Defending the “Superfan” to the NY Times

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As just reported, the NY Times delivered a pretty strong diss to the economics of Comic-Con, and I’m sure con vets and observers will be responding very soon, as Marvel’s CB Cebulski already did: @Comixace They fail to mention that the line at Subway on Thurs was that long because of a Community promotion where […]

SDCC ’14: Report, Comic-Con attendees are cheapskates again

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Veteran NY Times entertainment business writers Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes have perhaps put the final curse on a year in which SDCC got a little bit smaller, by reviving claims that con-goers are low rent consumers unworthy of high end sponsorships:

The SDCC Talk Back: Return to Onsite Sales, and More Disability Resources

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The SDCC Talk Back: Return to Onsite Sales, and More Disability Resourceshttp://ift.tt/1ozxjXX Tweet President of the Comic-Con board of directors, John Rogers, returns for the Talk Back. By: Nick Eskey Signifying the end of the four day odyssey that is SDCC is the Comic-Con Talk Back with John Rogers (president of the Comic-Con board of […]