24 Hours of Halloween: The Vampire Diaries by Colleen Doran and Tony Shasteen

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Whaddyaa know, TV Guide still publishes Halloween comics previews. Here’s DC’s Vampire Diares digital comic out today written by Colleen Doran and drawn by Tony Shasteen.

Preview: A Distant Soil #42

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Tweet Colleen Doran’s A Distant Soil is one of the original creator owned comics—and after a long run it’s actually coming to a close! Only nine issues remain after this one. Issue #42 is on sale this week. Art, story and Cover: Colleen Doran   The resistance dissolves into warring factions intent on seizing power. […]

Image in December: Black Kiss Christmas Special, Uh-Oh

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TweetAfter taking a look over the solicitations for Marvel and DC in December, it’s time to take a look at Image’s new comics. There’s a whole new load of first issues, along with some specials and – uh-oh – a Black Kiss 2 Christmas Special. Ho-ho-ho?

What Should You Buy In August? Seth, Doran, Gillen and more

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TweetAugust! New month, more comics, ’nuff excitement. We have a shuftie round and picked out the comics we’re looking forward to this month:   Jessica Lee: PALOOKAVILLE #21 SETH With an appearance slated for September’s SPX, Seth’s long awaited PALOOKAVILLE #21 couldn’t come out at a better time. With a promised extended continuation of the […]

A new edition of A Distant Soil is coming

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On her blog, Colleen Doran has announced a new collected edition of A DISTANT SOIL, her long running signature work.

UPDATE: Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran working on a graphic novel for Dark Horse

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In a post on her artistic techniques, Colleen Doran reveals that she’s working on a graphic novel with Neil Gaiman, to be published by Dark Horse. The two previously collaborated on issues of THE SANDMAN.

To do tonight, South Street Seaport: Gone to Amerikay Book Launch Party

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Gone to Amerikay, the new Vertigo original graphic novel by Derek McCulloch and Colleen Doran, will have a book launch party, benefiting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. McCulloch and Doran will both be at Harbor Lights Restaurant in New York City on March 30 from 6 to 8 pm, celebrating the release of their new book and demonstrating their support of the CBLDF’s mission. All are welcome to join the celebration; admission will be free, though donations to the CBLDF are suggested. There will be complimentary hors d’oeurves, and special guests from the comics community will be on hand to inaugurate Gone to Amerikay. Copies of the book will be on sale, courtesy of Midtown Comics.

News and notes: January 1-15

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Alcatraz premiere is comics-centric, two new Love and Rockets books, tons of new books for spring.

Doran launches valiant, probably futile piracy counterattack

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Has the pirate menace changed the creative business model for good? Most would say so, but some people are still fighting back. Up on The Hill, Colleen Doran launches a spirited counter attack on piracy:

The secret history of a man looking at a horse's rear end

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Tweet Colleen Doran explains the secret history of Fallen Angels and other subjects of passing interest.