24 Hours of Webcomics: Red Meat

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Tweet There are only two newspapers in Tucson, which is surprising for a place with a population of a million people. Ever since I was old enough to read I picked up the alternative paper – the Tucson Weekly – and skipped all the way to the back just to read my favorite comic strip, Red […]

24 Hours of Webcomics: David Fitzsimmons

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Tweet Some of my most fondest memories were spending time at my great grandmother’s house during the brutal Tucson summers. My mother would wake my sister and I at the crack of dawn to drive us to my Nana’s house. We had a morning routine that included drinking dark roasted coffee, and scrambled eggs with […]

24 Hours of Webcomics: Formalsweat Pants

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TweetI think comedy is the toughest impression to pull with comics. It’s not easy to create something humorous and memorable – something that makes you laugh out loud – using the visual narrative. Josh Mecouch, the creator of Formalsweat Pants,  makes it look easy.

Interview: Rob Liefeld talks Brigade and Kickstarter

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TweetRob Liefeld took a short break from comics after his departure from DC. Now he’s back with some familiar faces in a brand new adventure—and he’s turned to crowdfunding like everyone else.

James Robinson bids farewell to DC

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TweetWriter James Robinson announced his departure from Earth 2 with issue #16 on Twitter— and added that it meant he would no longer be working at DC.

Greg Rucka on Lady Sabre and whether crowdfunding will replace publishers

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TweetLady Sabre & the Pirates of The Ineffable Aether hit 200% of goal in two days. Now they are currently over $77k and working towards their fourth stretch goal.

Peter Robbins, voice of Charlie Brown, sentenced to year in jail

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Tweet The Associated Press has reported that 56-year-old Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown in the “Peanuts” animated specials, was sentenced yesterday to a year in the slammer for threatening his former girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon.

Studio Coffee Run: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver confirmed, Iron Man 3, Secret Service, Annie etc.

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TweetIron Man is smashing records and breaking hearts, and it hasn’t even hit the States. Grab your fleece snuggie, oversized soda container, popcorn jug, and get ready for your super hero movie news fix for the week. The Iron Man franchise has generated $195.3M worldwide, knocking down Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix […]

Arizona Comic Mini Expo, Massive Guest List

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TweetMay is shaping up to be a great month for comics fans in Arizona. This Saturday AZ retailers are holding various Free (to you) Comic Book Day signings and benefits for local charities, and promoting the highly anticipated Phoenix Comicon right around the corner.

Kick-Watcher: Top 3 projects of the week

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TweetI have to calm down with my Kickstarter support because I forget which projects I supported. A month passes by and all of a sudden I get hit with NSF fees. I need to mange my money better and stop making dreams come true.

Studio Coffee Run: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Iron Man 3, X-Men, Man of Steel, Thor 2

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TweetDarlings, gather your coffee, cross your legs, and sit on the floor as you read about what’s been happening in the comic-book movie world over the last few days. Culture is happening!

Studio Coffee Run: Thor, Flash Point, Guardians and Ninja Turtles

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TweetI’m not going to lie, but my “mjolnir” dropped when I saw the brand-spanking-new Thor: The Dark World movie poster.

Moore’s ‘Rachel Rising’ may show up on your TV

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Hollywood Reporter’s HEAT VISION broke the news that Terry Moore’s Rachel Rising got picked up by Alcon Television Group. Alcon financed/produced movies like BOOK OF ELI, Christopher Nolan’s INSOMNIA, and the Academy Award winning BLINDSIDE.

Read Monkeybrain’s Bandette #1 for Free

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Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover’s Bandette has received four Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominations for 2013. The digital comic is up for Best New Series and Best Digital Series, and Colleen is nominated under Best Penciller/Inker and Best Colorist. Want to see what all the fuss is about? In light of the prestigious news, Monkeybrain is giving away issue one — free of charge — until Friday night of San Diego Comic-Con.

Kick-Watcher: Jason Coffee’s Warhawks and Meatspace 2 & 3

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TweetJason Coffee passed away at the age of 33 leaving behind many sci-fi movie scripts that will never see the light of day. Jason’s dying wish was for his voice to be heard, so his friends respected his wishes and adapted Coffee’s Warhawks  screenplay into a comic book. Josh Grofain is back on the Kickstarter-horse after […]

INTERVIEW: Elaine Lee on self-publishing, Kickstarter and Starstruck

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TweetKickstarter has turned in to my new ESPN. You could have done a March Madness bracket of Kickstarter projects last month, but everyone wins. Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta’s project involves reprinting Harry Palmer’s story from Starstruck—originally published with Marvel/Epic, but with an additional 88 new pages. 24 hours after launch they were sitting at 50% of […]