Kirkman, Millar, and Niles gab about the creator-owned world

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CBR has a nice roundtable on creator-owned comics that rounds up Robert Kirkman, Mark Millar, and Steve Niles. Since they are all “strongly for” the piece doesn’t really ignite any banter, but it does allow many long, entertaining manifestos. For instance, how Millar terrorized Alan Moore when he was a teen.

Con Report: The Complete Kapow Compendium

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Lokis, Storm Dogs, Hepzibahs, Mark Millar, Publishers and Fans. Kapow Comic Convention 2012: what did we learn?

2000AD's Dredd-full graphic novels for 2012

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It’s 2000AD’s 35th birthday—which seems kind of young, as its brand is so ubiquitous in UK comics—and they will be releasing a bunch of GNs this year by the likes of Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, John Wagner, Pat Mills, and Ian Edginton, and artwork from Brian Bolland, Chris Weston, Steve Dillon, Dave Gibbons, and D’Israeli:

Millar and Quitely present JUPITER'S CHILDREN in September

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Mark Millar is announcing a slew of Millarworld projects this week, exclusively on CBR, and here’s the long-rumored project with Frank Quitely: JUPITER’S CHILDREN, a 12-issue maxiseries.

Weekend roundup: Kapow!; Millar has four new titles

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It was another busy weekend for comics around the globe, as the MoCCA Fest in NYC saw indie crowds gathering to buy the latest literary comics. Meanwhile in London, it was the inaugural Kapow! festival, organized by Mark Millar and his friends. From all accounts, although the show sold and had a capped attendance of only around 5000 people, it did achieve some of that “Movie-con magic”:

Kibbles 'n' Bits — 10/25/10

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Are Muslim comics ruining America? Is Mark Millar the Simon Cowell of comics? What comics would you give to a 13-year-old girl? What is the secret of the 9-panel grid and what does it mean for your future? These and other sensationalistic questions will be answered in today’s Kibbles ‘n’ Bits!

Trailer pitch: CLiNT Magazine

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In just a few short weeks, Mark Millar and his friends reinvent the comics anthology magazine with CLiNT, a 100-page monthly magazine featuring comic strips from Millar, John Romita Jr., Steve McNiven, Tommy Lee Edwards, Jonathan Ross, Frankie Boyle, and comics, including the Millar/Romita Jr. Nemesis, and others by “up and comers.” There’s now a short trailer online, too. The issue goes on sale on September 2, 2010. You can also get palsy with CLiNT on Twitter or Facebook, so you can even get it to be your neighbor in Farmville.

Followup on the news: Earth One, NEMESIS, etc., etc., etc.

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The Earth One story has been mostly cleared up as J. Michael Straczynski has responded to Robot 6 with a clarification: This was the actual exchange, as I remember it. Someone asked me on the panel if Superman Earth One was only coming out as a hardcover or as issues at the same time or […]

The Mysterious World of Mr. Mark Millar

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Could this be a cover subject for CLInT Magazine?

And why is Mr. Millar wearing ear goggles?

Developing.

Tony Scott to direct NEMESIS for Fox

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You could learn a lot from Mark Millar. Seriously. Not content to let his movie option deal announcement go live and get covered everywhere, he got a full three days of publicity out of it! And made such a big deal of it that Bleeding Cool literally wouldn’t sleep until they scooped Deadline on the news — which everyone we talked to seems to have known for days. So a big deal becomes a Bigger Deal. That is how you market it, Mark Millar, and we salute you.