Video Parade: THE KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM trailer

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Finally, a LARPing comedy.

Finally.

It seems they are going the GALAXY QUEST route, with LARPers having to face the real thing — a soul-sucking succubus. This movie seemed to have much more buzz than some of the bigger ones shown at Comic-Con, so it definitely touched a nerve.

Trailer parade: The Flaming C

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The Bruce Timm-designed superhero character The Flaming C — aka Conan O’Brien — has proven to have legs, probably because of that sexy fishnetssock garters combo he wears. Conan was a big topic at the big show, with an off-site art gallery, and a much hyped special appearance. Here’s the trailer that made a guest appearance at the animated Green Lantern cartoon. While we’d totally watch a show that looked like this, maybe 73 is just long enough.

Cool: INFINITE KUNG FU book trailer

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Kagen McLeod’s imminent INFINITE KUNG FU is a crazy-good 600 page fighting epic. Just order it already!

Go watch now: Derek Kirk Kim’s Mythomania

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Ever wondered why there isn’t a webseries that doesfor indie cartoonists with THE GUILD does for gamers? Well now there is!

A few days ago The Beat’s Shannon O’Leary alerted you to the existence of Derek Kirk Kim’s new webseries, MYTHOMANIA, and now having watched it ourselves, it is SUPER AMAZING. Two episodes (or 9) now out tell the story of Andy Go, an aspiring indie cartoonists who lives in LA, gets rejected by publishers, hangs out with his friends arguing about Alan Moore, and hankers after a cool girl nerd cartoonist. Written and directed by Kim, it’s sharp, funny and looks great — AND it has cameos by Scott McCloud and, in an upcoming episode, Jason Shiga! WATCH IT NOW then come back for the commentary.

VIDEO: Neil Gaiman on Craig Ferguson

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An Englishman and a Scotsman talk about Doctor Who. Of Course.

VIDEO: Grant Morrison talks Superman

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DC has released the video of Grant Morrison from the Hero Complex Film Festival talking about Superman. Since Morrison has already reinvented Superman once with ALL-STAR, this is familiar but welcome territory.

Funny X-Men sex videos

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You’ve probably already thought of most of these, but Funny or Die has put them all in one place.

Tpain and Chris Brown do Scott Pilgrim

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Or that’s what SCOTT PILGRIM director Edgar Wright just tweeted:

More '90s comics videos: 1990 retailer roundtable

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If you didn’t get enough of ’90s style hairdos in yesterday video epic, via Very Fine / Near Mint, another classic ’90s video of a retailer roundtable on the cable access show The Chronic Rift. Three NYC-area retailers discuss advance reorders and the impending marriage of Superman. Of the stores mentioned, only Hanley’s of Staten Island is still around.

Flashback: Hugh Hewitt vs Frank Miller in 1994

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What was the world of comics like in 1994? This edition of the KCET nightly news show LIFE AND TIMES will give you the answer: much like today except there was a lot more hair and a lot less respect.

Secrets of the comics: What the nib-holding industry doesn’t want you to know

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Via Matt Madden, Hillary Allison reveals a money saving technique for ink-slingers who favor the nib.

Bonus: Elite Beat Intern Maggie Siegel-Berele stars as the ink-slinger in question.

TCAF — the video

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It’s pretty obvious that next week’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival is going to be he most awesome show of the year. And just to back that up. here’s an awesome preview video featuring Chester Brown, Michael Comeau, Steve Charles Manale, Vicki Nerino, Michael Cho, Michael DeForge, Seth, Fiona Smyth + Britt Wilson.

Watch: ComiCenter #1 with Mark Waid and Andy Khouri

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It’s a newish comics chat show, set at Brave New World in Santa Clarita with hosts Bryan J Daggett and Atom! Freeman with guests Mark Waid and Andy Khouri, this time out talking about digital comics. The show airs live Tuesday at 7 pm on Justin.tv’s Geekweek channel, or on YouTube right this very minute. We’d definitely spend an hour listening to this crew.

WATCH: Strandicon and the story of THE COMICS JOURNAL

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For those of you who couldn’t get over to last week’s Strandicon and Comics Journal panel with Gary Groth, Dan Nadel, Tim Hodler, and Kim Deitch, the Strand has YouTubed the whole thing!:

And BONUS Strandicon interviews with Ben Katchor, Nadja Spiegelman, Trade Loeffler, Dash Shaw, Brecht Evens, Joe Ollmann, R. Sikoryak, Jillian Tamaki, and Pascal Girard.

Video Watch: Tom Gammill at CCS

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Comedy writer Tom Gammill (Seinfeld, The Simpsons) has a comic strip called The Doozies, and has made a bunch of videos in which he teaches the ancient secrets of cartooning. In his 26th episode, he visits the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont and discovered things about the climate and the students. The humor is a bit, er, broad, but this video is quite charming.

Lady Gaga's nerd-friendly world

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If you like Fritz Lang, Giger, Superman, Sin City and Bernard Herrmann, you are sure to like this short SF film!