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A Swing By East Coast Comic Con 2016

This was my first year at the East Coast Comic Con.  The event, sponsored by Crucial Entertainment at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey, attracted a sizable crowd. 312 more words

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Missed! Ran out! Dang! Unnhh!

Let’s begin with a serious observation: this is art by Carmine Infantino we’re talking about, and that is a woman’s body for a woman character – no “objectification,” no high heels, no prancing model-on-runway posture. 1,518 more words

Storytalk

Comics Herstory: Ann Nocenti

Ann Nocenti is a multi-talented comic book writer and editor, filmmaker, and journalist. She began her career as an assistant editor at Marvel and later began to both write and edit. 297 more words

Comics

Star Wars reviews: Marvel Comics Star Wars #89

As we await the arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December, I’m examining some of the Star Wars comic books and novels of the past.  1,605 more words

Comic Books

Essential Dazzler Vol. 2

First Published: May 2009

Contents: Dazzler #22 (December 1982) to #42 (March 1986); Marvel Graphic Novel #12 (1984); Beauty and the Beast #1 (December 1984) to #4 (June 1985); and… 956 more words

Marvel Essentials

Comic book reviews: Klarion by Ann Nocenti

Regular readers of this blog will recall that I am a fan of Ann Nocenti.  Between the early 1980s and the mid-1990s she wrote many offbeat, thought-provoking stories at Marvel Comics.  1,358 more words

Comic Books

A Toast to C2E2 

It’s been a week since C2E2 in Chicago ended and I think I’ve finally stopped drinking and recovered enough to write about it.

It was another enjoyable con that managed to honor comic books and creators, while expanding its reach into other areas of pop culture, like film and television. 1,042 more words