Latino Comics Expo highlights past and present Hispanic creators

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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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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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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 “Guardians […]

Well, Loki here! Watch the latest Thor 2 trailer

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Is 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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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 off.

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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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: spoilers […]

SDCC ’13: The Gender in Comic Books Panel

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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.

SDCC ’13: DC Entertainment and Kia Motors Press Conference

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Last year DC Entertainment launched the non-profit charity “We Can Be Heroes” and devoted 2012 to raising awareness for the cause, and this year they have raised $285,000 through crowd funding and various events for the charity. A press conference to talk about the campaign was located across the street from the convention in the […]

Marvel is free from paying web shooter toy inventor royalties

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Chalk up another legal win for Marvel Enterprises. Tuesday, the 9th Circuit Courts of Appeals ruled that Marvel no longer has to pay Tucson attorney Stephen Kimble—inventor of the Spider-Man web shooters—royalties after 2010.

“Hawkeye” Pizza Dog shirts to benefit Futures Without Violence

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Hawkeye is becoming Matt Fraction’s pivotal Marvel work. The series is consistently grabbing new readers month after month and contending in five Eisner categories this year. Since the comic broke ground it has served as an agent for raising awareness in helping people, and Pizza Dog.

Why Nicola Scott’s Batman statue matters

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Can you name your top five female Batman artists? Yesterday DC solicited four new statues and one figure for January 2014. Among that list is Nicola Scott’s Batman Black and White Earth 2 statue design.

SDCC ’13: Friday Program Schedule

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The official website published the current Friday programs. Here’s what you can expect.

SDCC ’13: Thursday Program Schedule

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The official Comic-Con website posted the Thursday programing schedule.

Final hours to help Raven Gregory and family benefit auction

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Jesse James Comics shop in Glendale, AZ is more than just a hub for up-and-coming indie Phoenix comic artist, enthusiastic cosplayers, eager fans, and established local professionals. It’s a family.

Top 5 Marvel roles for Vin Diesel

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Marvel Studios has summoned Vin Diesel for a meeting, but nobody knows why. I do, or at least I think so. The media asked Vinny on his Facebook for an explanation to this meeting and he answered with, “haha, you probably know better than me.”