Mike Norton proves why comics are for everyone

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TweetDisclaimer: This post might make you cry and consider having children. As the rest of the world was living vicariously through all their fortunate friends at Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo, but I don’t think anyone’s experience could compare to Mike Norton’s. With all the negative press the industry has been gaining lately, this is […]

On the scene: Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2014

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TweetWhen the rest of the world is freezing their ass off, Phoenicians are dressed in shorts and Stormtrooper armor. Fortunately, it didn’t rain like last year. The 2014 Amazing Arizona Comic Con wrapped up another remarkable show. It’s hard to believe this con started out in the cramp, strangely cool Mesa center all those years ago. […]

SDCC: Registration delayed until early 2014

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Tweet The Comic-Con International has decided to postpone 2014 badge preregistration until early next year so they can, “fine tune their registration process.” Apparently, they have been listening to everyone’s complaints and have made four major improvements to help the hysterical process. Hopefully, this is easier than signing up for health insurance.

On the scene: The Sixth Annual Tucson Comic-Con

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TweetI’m so glad Tuscon Comic-Con was success. Maybe I’m biased and I’m proud of the Old Pueblo (Google it). The sixth annual comic con just passed this 2013 calendar year and was better than ever all thanks to the fans.

PayPal Account Created to Aid Steve Niles’ Flood Damages

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Tweet Flash floods swiftly moved through the Austin area today after up to a foot of rain fell in a 12-hour period, closing roads, sparking rescues and canceling the final day of the popular Austin City Limits Music Festivals. Unfortunately, Steve Niles and family were affected by the downpour.

NYCC ’13: Miracleman Returns in January 2014

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TweetThat’s right, True Believers.

Steve Orlando discusses his gay-action Kickstarter graphic novel

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Tweet“Imagine DIE HARD if John McClane was killing terrorists to save his partner.”

Are you worthy of being Sean Murphy’s apprentice?

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TweetOne of Vertigo’s biggest names  is opening a small window of opportunity for all you amature comic artist looking for that big break and helping hand. Five lucky applicants will go through a two week apprenticeship with Sean Gordon Murphy in Portland, ME. Klaus Janson — comic book legend and educator — is one of the listed […]

Latino Comics Expo highlights past and present Hispanic creators

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Tweet While  artists  from Spain and South America have become superstars at the big two,  this weekend’s  Latino Comics Expo in LA shines a spotlight on the many Latino creators making waves elsewhere.

Podcast Alert: Word Balloon surpasses 4 million downloads

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Tweet The Word Balloon podcast is one of the most important thing to happen to comics in the last eight years.

Vin Diesel voicing Groot?

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Tweet In late June Vin Diesel announced a super secret meeting with Marvel but remained coy as to the reason. So I took it upon myself to guess why he was meeting with the Mouse, and it turns out I wasn’t entirely wrong. Alright. I was completely wrong about his possible casting for the upcoming […]

Well, Loki here! Watch the latest Thor 2 trailer

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TweetIs it safe to say that this is really “Loki 2: The Dark World” and just pretend Thor sorta matters?

John Layman speaks on second chance for ‘Chew’ screen adaption

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Tweet Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision broke the news that Jeff Krelitz and his company Quality Transmedia is giving the New York Times bestselling comic book “Chew” another shot at a live action and animated screen adaptation. Writer and co-creator John Layman shared his thoughts on the unexpected news and why the animated route will be easier to pull […]

Studio Coffee Run: Wolverine’s No.1, Flash TV Show, Star Wars rumors, Superman/Batman

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How does The Wolverine compare to Origins? Star Wars news out the wahzo and Superman/Batman filming locations changes.

SDCC ’13: The Vertigo panel

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Tweet Yesterday’s Vertigo panel began with John Cunningham introducing a large panel featuring Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond, editors Will Dennis and Mark Doyle, artist Mark Buckingham and writers Sean E. Williams, Mark Andrekyo, Scott Snyder, Simon Oliver, and Jeff Lemire. Everyone came to this panel with something to prove, and the new ambitious titles backed up the confidence. Warning: […]

SDCC ’13: The Gender in Comic Books Panel

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Tweet Christina Blanch brought together a very diverse group for the ‘Genders in Comics’ panel today at the convention. Who better to moderate this panel than the lecturer of the ‘Gender Through Comics’ free online class through Canvas Network? I asked her before the panel if we can expect another class and she said definitely.