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Comics A–Z: Heroes From Farr to Jesus

This list highlights a hero for each letter of the alphabet. From Farr to Jesus, check out these comic book heroes. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:37:30 UTC ]
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Comics A–Z: Heroes of Comics

This list highlights a hero for each letter of the alphabet. From Alitha to Eijiro, check out these comic book heroes. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-23 10:36:24 UTC ]
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Brownstein Resigns From CBLDF Following Renewed Allegations

Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund since 2002, has resigned from his position effective immediately following the resurfacing of allegations of sexual assault. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Robert Kirkman Surprise: A New Walking Dead Story

The comic book’s creators will return for a one-issue story focusing on Negan, one of the villains of the series, in hopes of aiding comic book retailers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-18 16:00:10 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics by Tom Scioli

In the new graphic biography, 'Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics', comics artist and biographer Tom Scioli pays tribute to Kirby, arguably the greatest superhero comic book artist of all time. In this 11-page excerpt Scioli depicts Kirby’s life on the Lower East Side and the... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DC is making HBO Max-inspired comic books for some reason

In addition to its originals and exclusives, HBO Max now has an original digital comic book series as well. Warner Media partnered with DC Comics to publish To The Max, which tells stories about “everyday people achieving their maximum potential,” ac... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-06-15 18:28:41 UTC ]
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Struggling for Serenity: PW Talks to Jim Terry

The comic book artist explains the triumphs and challenges he experiences while drawing his own life's story in the graphic memoir 'Come Home, Indio.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-05-01 08:02:52 UTC ]
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Comic Creators Unite to Benefit Stores

A large group of comic book creators will be using Twitter to auction books, art and more to benefit stores upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 13:49:17 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | April 10

Here we are in week three of our new (hopefully short-lived) weekly roundup of praise for publishers doing their part to give back to their communities and readerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s heartening to see publishers act selflessly, despite the challenges their own businesses and... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-10 13:51:46 UTC ]
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The comic industry would rather grind to a halt than go digital

Wednesday is usually New Comic Book Day but, with everyone on lockdown due to coronavirus, this week’s selection was a little light. The main distributor, Diamond, ceased shipments both to and from its warehouse — a seemingly logical move given that... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-04-02 17:30:13 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-24 22:57:45 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – February 2020

Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide by Kate CharlesworthMy favourite place to be is partway through a book that I have just realised is becoming an all-time favourite. This month, it happened with Kate Charlesworth’s graphic memoir, Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide, a political history of gay... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-14 09:49:28 UTC ]
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Throwing Rocks: An Interview with John Vercher

JOHN VERCHER’S TAUT, impressive debut crime novel, Three-Fifths, follows Bobby Saraceno — a mixed-race man living a lie. Saraceno has spent his life passing as a white man, raised by his racist maternal grandfather in Pittsburgh. Bobby’s kept his true self hidden from everyone, even his fellow... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-29 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don't Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case.

A new comic book series imagines that Nancy has been killed, infuriating some fans of the unstoppable teen detective who made her debut 90 years ago. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-25 19:16:28 UTC ]
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