The importance of the Captain Marvel movie to one fan

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Where to even start?
By Chandler Banks– Kelly Sue DeConnick is a long time hero of mine. I met her at NYCC this year, and my heart melted when she looked me in the eyes and talked to me about the importance of non-compliance (that’s a big thing in her upcoming series, Bitch Planet). She’s important to me, and her characters are so dear to my heart I wear a Captain Marvel necklace every day.

Dragon-Con: When Kelly Sue DeConnick Met Congressman John Lewis

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By Kyle Pinion For those unaware, I’m a part of the Dragon Con Comics & Pop Arts Programming Staff. Our job to pull together panels of interest to the attendees on a variety of topics be it fan-based, academic, guest-spotlighting, or a blend of the three. One of the most exciting moments, personally, of Dragon […]

Heroes Con 2014 Was So Nice That Two Couples Got Engaged

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by Alexander Añe I’ve been going to conventions for years, and the only thing that’s been the same is that one person who says, “But you really have to go to Heroes Con.” There’s always someone praising Heroes Con, and now, I am one of them.

Great moments in comics marketing 2013

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The other day I was prepping for a talk on marketing at an NYU publishing class, and reached out to the Twitosphere to ask what were “the notable comics marketing success stories over the last year” and the Twitosphere responded with a bunch of smart and savvy suggestions:

Captain Marvel Relaunches with Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez

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Marvel announced several new titles at their Spider-Man panel on Sunday, but the most buzzed-about book is actually a relaunch – Captain Marvel will be getting a new volume next year, with writer Kelly Sue DeConnick remaining onboard but the absolutely fantastic David Lopez being announced as the new artist on the book.

Ghost to become Ongoing Series with DeConnick, Sebela, and Sook

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CBR have an announcement interview which reveals that Ghost – the Dark Horse superhero revived recently by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto – will be returning for a new ongoing series. On the book, they’ll be joined by new interior artist Ryan Sook as well as co-writer Christopher Sebela.

UPDATE: Avengers Assemble Cancelled — OR IS IT!?

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It’s reported that Kelly Sue DeConnick’s much-loved but low-selling ‘Avengers Assemble’ will be ending. A release in the most recent Marvel subscription newsletter informs customers that the series is cancelled, and all subscriptions will transfer across to Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ title.

Review: Captain Marvel #11 – Warp Speed

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The relaunch of Captain Marvel, with Carol Danvers in the title role, started off very shakily. The first six-issues told a time-travel story which eventually teased together parts of the character’s origin in a way which wasn’t particularly as entertaining or dynamic as was hoped. Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick had previously proven herself to have […]

The Beat Reviews for 09/01/13: Ghosts Galore

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Aside from being Dennis Hopeless week once more, this week saw every company release a massively publicized, ‘important’ comic. From Dark Horse’s new Star Wars series to Marvel’s Sinister Spider-Man, this was a week for big new books.

Winter and Kelly Sue assemble Ninja Princesses (and Ninja Kitties)

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By Steve Morris Avengers Assemble, Captain Marvel, and Pretty Deadly not enough for her, writer Kelly Sue DeConnick has taken on a new project, at the request of a young writer she met, called Winter. As described way better on DeConnick’s blog (which you should read before continuing with this piece), Winter first approached the […]

DeConnick and Caselli Assemble The Avengers

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Marvel have announced the new creative team for Avengers Assemble, as well as some changes within the team lineup itself. Who’s out? Who’s in?