Comic-Con returns this weekend to San Diego. But where are the comic book sellers?

After a COVID-19-forced hiatus, San Diego comic book store owners are looking forward to the return of an IRL Comic-Con — even if they won't attend. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-24 20:45:41 UTC ]
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Keith Giffen, Comic Book Maverick for DC and Marvel, Dies at 70

A celebrated illustrator and writer, he brought sardonic wit to franchises like Justice League and to offbeat creations like Rocket Raccoon and Ambush Bug. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How New York Comic Con Brings the Brands to the Fans

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The Kids Are All Right at New York Comic Con

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