Get Your 2014 Overstreet Price Guide Today!
Jul25

Get Your 2014 Overstreet Price Guide Today!

Down­load the Com­plete 2014–15 44th Edi­tion Over­street Com­ic Book Price Guide! Since 1970, only one com­ic book price guide has been dubbed “the Bible” for casu­al and die-hard col­lec­tors alike. While oth­ers have come and gone, the Over­street Com­ic Book Price Guide has main­tained its stature as the pre­mier ref­er­ence source for the hob­by, cov­er­ing more than a cen­tu­ry of com­ic book his­to­ry. The Guide, an essen­tial...

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H.R. Giger (1940–2014)
May14

H.R. Giger (1940–2014)

Sur­re­al­ist Artist Who Designed The Mon­ster For The Film ‘Alien’ Dies At 74 AP | by By FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the crea­ture in Rid­ley Scott’s sci-fi hor­ror clas­sic “Alien,” has died at age 74 from injuries suf­fered in a fall, his muse­um said Tues­day. San­dra Mive­laz, admin­is­tra­tor of the H.R. Giger muse­um in Gruy­eres, west­ern Switzer­land, told The Asso­ci­at­ed Press that...

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Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way
Apr10

Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

By Brigid Alver­son | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly The super­hero comics of DC and Mar­vel dom­i­nate the direct mar­ket retail chan­nel and these days the box office as well. In a mar­ket­place crowd­ed with works by The Big Two, is there room for anoth­er super­hero uni­verse, let alone anoth­er super­hero pub­lish­er? Dark Horse pub­lish­er Mike Richard­son thinks so. Dark Horse, a major inde­pen­dent comics pub­lish­er with a wide...

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DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans
Mar29

DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans

Pub­lish­ers Week­ly DC Enter­tain­ment has announced plans for a year-long cel­e­bra­tion of the 75th anniver­sary of Bat­man, the icon­ic Gold­en Age com­ic book char­ac­ter that debuted in 1939 and helped to launch the super­hero genre. In addi­tion to hon­or­ing comics artist and writer Bob Kane, for many years cred­it­ed sole­ly with cre­at­ing Bat­man, it appears DC will begin to rec­og­nize comics writer Bill Fin­ger,...

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What Is Graffiti And How Is It Done?
Dec31

What Is Graffiti And How Is It Done?

By Kate S Kather­ine Its ori­gins When we think of Graf­fi­ti we imag­ine writ­ing and spray paint illic­it­ly scrib­bled on walls. Com­mon­ly, graf­fi­ti con­veys a state­ment, polit­i­cal, soci­o­log­i­cal ide­al, or just sim­ply someone’s artis­tic abil­i­ty. Graf­fi­ti has been around since the days of ancient civ­i­liza­tions. It can be found on the walls of ancient ruins, as in the Cat­a­combs, or in Pom­peii. The term...

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Yang Tops 2013 PW Comics World Critics Poll with ‘Boxers and Saints’
Dec12

Yang Tops 2013 PW Comics World Critics Poll with ‘Boxers and Saints’

By PW Comics World Edi­tors |Dec 11, 2013 Adding yet anoth­er hon­or to its already crowd­ed awards cab­i­net, Gene Luen Yang’s Box­ers and Saints topped the eighth annu­al PW Comics World Crit­ics poll with five votes. The two-vol­ume graph­ic nov­el was nom­i­nat­ed for this year’s Nation­al Book Award for Young People’s Lit­er­a­ture (Yang’s sec­ond NBA nom­i­na­tion), gar­ner­ing acclaim from every cor­ner, so top­ping the poll...

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