TweetThe Silver level sponsors for 2013′s Free Comic Book Day have been revealed and it’s an eclectic mix, as usual. The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Committee is pleased to announce the complete list of Gold and Silver Sponsors and their comic books available for FCBD 2013, which will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013. [...]
Tweet You may have thought of Kris Kringle jingling in your mind, but over at Diamond it’s already planning for balmy May and Free Comic Book Day on May 4th. The Gold levels sponsors have been announced and here they are! Commentary: KID COMICS out the yin yang FINALLY. Giveaway that attract readers you can [...]
Tweet Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s covered to death by the media, analyzed relentlessly by Wall Street, and now rivals Thanksgiving Thursday for displays of excess, gluttony, and questionable individual behavior. Myself, having worked retail from 1994 to 2008 (and now behind the scenes), I’m much more interested in what I call [...]
TweetThursday, I got to be seven years old again. When I woke up, my parents were watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. My mother was busy preparing dessert for the dinner at a friend’s home, so I got out a limited edition box of Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts (on clearance at the grocery store) and [...]
Tweet In 1987 there was a Marvel Comics float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This was around the time right after Marvel was purchased by Ron Perelman and marketing events like this and Spider-Man’s wedding at Shea Stadium—were meant to give the company more visibility in order to get movies made. Set to the [...]
Tweet While The Beatrix is down South for a a comics convention, I’m back home in Omaha, Nebraska, spending Turkey Week with family and friends. (Nine days of vacation, three vacation days used.) Of course, most of us are anticipating turkey this Thursday (or whatever you prefer to consume in Thanksgiving), and many are also [...]
Tweet As a birthday wish, this blast from the past from the pages of long ago Disney Adventures Magazine by cartoonist Gregory Benton. AWESOME. Greg has been posting a few comics on his recently revamped website, but has concentrated mostly on fine art in the years since this comic was done. It’s time for Greg [...]
Tweet Speaking of Wonder Woman, in more pocryphal [sic] news, DC has announced Announcing YOUNG ROMANCE: A NEW 52 VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL for this February featuring 64-pages of Wonder Woman, Superman, Batgirl, Catwoman, Batwoman, Aquaman, Mera, Apollo, Midnighter, and Dick Grayson hitting OK Cupid, sexting and doing the walk of shame. Contributors include Andy Diggle, [...]
Tweet Comics artist Cameron Stewart isn’t just an Eisner-winning artist, he’s also the master of the sinister Halloween costume. Past summonings have included Patrick Bateman from AMERICAN PSYCHO, Toht from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, and our personal favorite, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN’s Anton Chigurh (below). This year he and his girlfriend recreated PSYCHO, [...]
TweetYes we’re all attempting to adjust to life in this new, crazy, Disney-owning-Lucasfilm landscape, but let’s return to comics for just a little bit, okay? Because DC have announced that that artist/creator Dustin Nguyen’s Lil Gotham series will be released as a series of digital-first stories starting today.
By Finnish artist Janne Tervamäki. Via Boing Being.
Tweet The Avengers, and Honey Boo Boo are topping this year’s Halloween costumes popularity chart, say retailers, with sales generally up this year. At Spirit Halloween in Pensacola, Manager Susan Spencer said bestselling adult costumes, meaning 15 or more sold, include superhero characters from such 2012 hits as The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers, [...]
This is frightening on so many levels. Jason is doing Nancy horror mash-ups., as reported by Mike Baehr. You can see more here.: