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On the “death” and end of Wizard

As of yesterday, the famous/infamous comic book/comic culture/entertainment magazine Wizard has effectively shut down. Technically “going public as a company” as well as transferring to a digital format and publishing plan, the magazine’s had an up-and-down history with comic book … Continue reading

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The case of the Comico art

A story floating around the Internet today is a recent eBay listing that claims to be selling a huge chunk of production materials and artwork from Comico Comics, the once-huge indie publishing company that unfortunately went bankrupt in 1990.  At … Continue reading

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The silence surrounding Molly Norris

Alan Gardner at The Daily Cartoonist makes an interesting point about the lack of support from the journalism and some of the comic/cartooning community regarding the news that cartoonist Molly Norris has had to go into hiding following death threats … Continue reading

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Dischord Is Nasty With Shawn

The all-mighty home of every band I love, Dischord Records,  is releasing Dag With Shawn, the Dag Nasty recording created with original (very short-term) vocalist Shawn Brown, who was replaced with Dave Smalley. Smalley and the rest of the band … Continue reading

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The Mighty Thor

Marvel has released an official picture of Sir Anthony Hopkins, Chris Hemsworth, and Tom Hiddleston as Odin, Thor, and Loki in Asgard from the live-action Thor adaptation in the works from Marvel Studios. Great shades of Jack Kirby! “Thor” is … Continue reading

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more news on the Steve Perry case

James Davis Willis has been officially charged in the murder of comic book writer Stephen Perry, who disappeared and who’s van was discovered May 16th in Tampa, FL.  Human remains, including an arm and torso that have since been identified … Continue reading

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