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That Sketchy Comics Retailer Survey

Earlier this week, SKTCHD posted the results of a survey they conducted, dubbing it “the state of comic book retail”. Using terms like “cross section” and “overall” and “temperature” to describe the effort, the survey asked only 75 retailers to participate and received responses from only 25. 487 more words

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Review--Star Trek/Green Lantern #1, a well-executed crossover opener


Who doesn’t like a good crossover series? 

This month IDW Publishing, the licensee holder for Star Trek comics, and DC Comics teamed up to release the first issue of… 412 more words


Re-visiting Man of Steel a little over two years later Part #1

I re-watched the 2013 Zack Snyder film Man of Steel tonight and examined it for the first time since I saw it in theatres. I was working as part of an editorial internship at a men’s magazine in Toronto back then, and actually got to see the film at a press screening in the movie theatre under the CN Tower. 607 more words


SDCC 2015 News--Fox trailer previews the new Fantastic Four team in action

With 20th Century Fox’s own Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse previews released this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, the studio will be hard-pressed to gin up significant support for its efforts to reboot the… 104 more words


SDCC 2015 News--Variety is the theme for this year's Eisner Award winners

Another banner year for comic books has come and gone.  You can find something for anyone and everyone at your local comic book shop, and the diverse selection of winners of this year’s Eisner Awards illustrates that better than ever.  783 more words

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SDCC 2015 News--AMC releases preview of season six of The Walking Dead

People are scared.

Five seasons in the can and AMC’s The Walking Dead shows no signs of letting up, if the four-minute sneak look at Season 6 previewed at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend is any indication. 60 more words

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