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The 14 Best Panels About Comics at Comic-Con

Overwhelmed by all the programming at Comic-Con this year? Here are our picks for the best comcis panels, and a list of where to find PW’s own Heidi MacDonald and Calvin Reid at the show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con's Rarest, Most Bizarre Comic Books

WIRED's special correspondent Cara Santa Maria hits the convention floor in search of the strangest comics ever published. Yep, DC actually put out a Superman vs. Muhammad Ali book in the late '70s. Super weird!     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con 2013: A look at past comic books and a glimpse of the genre's future (+video)

Gerard Jones, author of 'Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book,' explains the origins of comic books, the hardships they went through, and where they are apt to go next.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon announces new comics imprint, just in time for Comic-Con

Tuesday morning Amazon Publishing announced a new comics and graphic novel imprint, Jet City Comics. It will publish graphic novels by George R.R. Martin, of "Game of Thrones" fame and others.It was only yesterday that I asked my editor when Comic-Con begins, because the comics-related... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement license ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sid Jacobson, Comic Book Writer With Range, Dies at 92

His portfolio included the adventures of Richie Rich and graphic treatments of 9/11 and torture by the C.I.A. He also wrote dozens of songs. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-06 15:16:54 UTC ]
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Super Vacation: A Comic Book Travel Guide

Consider these wonderful...and maybe dangerous?...comic book locals for your summer vacation destination. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-29 10:31:00 UTC ]
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LibraryPass Says Comics Plus Circulation Has Doubled in First Half of 2022

Comics Plus readers drove nearly half a million checkouts of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga through more than 2,000 schools and libraries through the first half of 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford guest-edits special edition of Beano comic

Footballer and campaigner says he ‘jumped at chance’ to edit comic, with 20p from each sale donated to free books schemeMarcus Rashford has guest-edited a special edition of the Beano, as well as appearing on the comic’s front cover.The special edition of the comic comes after the publication of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-27 11:24:59 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con Returns with Smaller Crowds, Big Smiles

It might have been hard to tell because of the mask requirement, but there were a lot of smiles at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con, held July 21-24 at the San Diego Convention Center. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Keanu Reeves' comic book makes history

BRZRKR becomes the first comic book to feature in Comic-Con's prestigious Hall H. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2022-07-23 23:09:26 UTC ]
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Europe Comics Cofounder Sophie Castille Dies at 51

Sophie Castille, cofounder and director of Europe Comics and a key executive in the growth of European graphic novels in North America, died July 11. She was 51. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Japanese creator of hit manga series Yu-Gi-Oh! dies aged 60

Kazuki Takahashi found in snorkelling gear floating in the sea off coast of Okinawa, reports sayA Japanese artist who created the hit manga comic series Yu-Gi-Oh!, which spawned a worldwide media franchise including a trading card game, has been found dead in the sea, according to media... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-07 09:37:41 UTC ]
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Marvel superheroes get a spiffy update. Still, I miss my old DC Comics.

Updated volumes of Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America and Hulk bring welcome new relevance, but there’s something missing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-06 16:00:23 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con Is Back

The massive show returns in-person to San Diego this summer after a three-year hiatus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dredd zone: the anarchic world of comic-book artist Steve Dillon

His groundbreaking work on such seminal characters as Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher is being celebrated with a posthumous show of his remarkable legacyThere are few artists who exemplify the anarchic, irreverent and anti-authoritarian British take on the comic book the way Steve Dillon... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-30 13:00:06 UTC ]
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15 of the Best Coming-of-Age Manga

The best coming of age manga capture this time in our lives in all its beauty and emotion and drama with earnest stories and illustrations. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Native American superhero comics leap stereotypes in a single bound

A bookstore in New Mexico fosters a community of Native artists, writers, and fans of the flourishing Indigenous comic book genre. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-06-27 14:59:00 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Manga to Teach You Something New

From a look at fonts to mental illness and understanding sexuality, these nonfiction manga titles are must-reads. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-24 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Toronto Comic Arts Festival Makes In-Person Return

After a three year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, held June 17-19, welcomed in-person artists and fans to the Toronto Reference Library for an international presentation of new titles and artists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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