31 Days of Halloween: Jack Davis, Animated, in 3-D!

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TweetA few weeks ago, Cartoon Brew publicized the new Blu-Ray release of Mad Monster Party, a rare Rankin-Bass motion picture.  (I did intend to publicize the events, but then NYCC happened.)  Among most pop-culture fans, Rankin-Bass is known for Christmas specials, which air every year, generating nostalgic bliss as we watch misfit toys and meteorological […]

Superheroes top costumes for Halloween

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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, […]

Dandelion Seeds: The Return of Halloween Comics!

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Tweet___________________________________________________________________________ A few months ago, I brainstormed about how Halloween mini-comics being offered by Diamond could be used in a variety of ways to promote comics and have some fun!   (Read that again… there are event suggestions and a timeline there, which I’ve paralleled below, but did not exactly duplicate.) During C2E2, Diamond announced that […]

What Halloween is Truly About, Or the True Meaning of Halloween

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BY JEN VAUGHN – Opening up my mail the other day I was assaulted by religious propaganda from Jack Chick for the most fabulous of holidays, HALLOWEEN. My pack included TWO holiday-appropriate comics that I will not share with you but be certain they took all the fun out of pranks, scary stories and trick-or-treating in their clumsy attempt to remind you that ‘Halloween was created by the devil.’