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ComicFodder's Guest-starring on Internet Radio!

At this rate, can TV and movie appearances be far behind? (Filmfodder Executive: "Um, yes, they can.")
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Marvel Mash-up Madness

Do we call the new company Disvel or Marney? Some observations on the Disney merger.
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Disney Buys Marvel!!!!

Will Cinderella become Tony Stark's new assistant?
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Rest In Peace, Ric Estrada
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A good man and comic book legend has passed away.
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Real-Life Super Heroics

How Comic Books Are Taking Over the World. Part 4 of a 10-part series.
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The Press Gets It Wrong Again
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You know you’ve hit the big time when everything they say about you is a mistake. How Comic Books Are Taking Over the World. Part 2 of a 10-part series.
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Did Batman Start a Lawsuit against Batman?

And you thought only Americans were lawyer-happy…
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What Would Your Superhero Name Be?
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One guy just changed his name. If you did it, what would you choose?
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Reviewing the DC December Solicitations Part 2

Taking a look at the December DC Solicitations. With commentary! (Part Deux)
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Reviewing the DC December Solicitations Part 1
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Taking a look at the December DC Solicitations. With commentary!
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Simon's Comic Geek Speak Super Show 2008 Convention Report

I thought I would take a break from my regular column and give you a convention report from last weekend's Comic Geek Speak Super Show which was held September 6th and 7th in Reading, PA. Comic Geek Speak is one of the most popular comic podcasts. Each year for the past three years they've been having a special show to commemorate their 100th, 200th and 300th episodes. This year they decided to go whole hog and start their own convention. *
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Marvel Entertainment? Meet Wall Street. Wall Street, meet Marvel.
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Wall Street: “Oh, hey, SO pleased to meet you. (We’re shorting your stock…)”
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Comic Art Imitates Life?

Move over Wolverine! Nature’s real life claw-popper is… a frog?
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Erik's DC Reviews 2.27.08

Two Batman titles, some Superman, and the Justice Society of America round out this week's offering from DC Comics.
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Erik's DC Comic Reviews

Late but better than never! Ex Machina, Justice League of America, Batman Confidential, and The Brave & The Bold reviewed inside.
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Justice League: New Frontier DVD Review

The formation of the Justice League comes home in the newest DC direct-to-DVD film inspired by Darwyn Cooke's masterpiece. Review inside.
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Batman: Gotham Knight Sneak Peek

Batman teams up with anime, the result...no funny faces but some solid animation.
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Erik's DC reviews 2.13.08

This week the DC Universe gives us some background on an Alpha Lantern and a tie-in to DC's 1994 crossover, Zero Hour.
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Erik's DC Comic reviews 2.06.08

DC's comics for the week of February 6th. Feast your eyes on reviews for Nightwing, Justice Society of America, and the money pit known as Countdown to Final Crisis.
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Erik's DC Comics Review Rock Block Part I

Merely Part 1 of a review blowout covering two weeks of DC books that has to be seen to be believed! Who will live, who will die?! Reviews inside cover the continuing adventures of Batman, Green Lantern, Superman, and Black Adam.
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Erik's Weekly DC Comic Reviews 1/16/08

Dig inside to read reviews of DC Comics' Booster Gold #6, and Justice League of America #17.
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Erik's Weekly DC Comic Review 1-9-08

DC Comics reviews for the week of 1-9-08 including Detective Comics #840, Green Lantern Corps #20, Nightwing #140, and The Spirit #12.
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DC Solicitations for November 2007
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DC Comics has released a list of what's coming in November 2007. See the solicits served up with unnecessary commentary.
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KoToR Baby

Dark Horse shipping for Wednesday, August 22: a little Buffy, a little Star Wars.
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Legacy Revelation Day

The big Legacy reveal, Rebellion #9, a new BPRD mini begins, and the rest of the Dark Horse books shipping Wednesday, August 8.
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Dark Horse Presents something new

The big Comicon announcement, and all of the Dark Horse books shipping Wednesday, August 1.
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Massive week for Dark Horse: Books shipping Wed., July 25

All of the heavy hitters are on the shelves Wednesday: KoToR, Buffy, Hellboy, Grendel, and Fear Agent. Budget? What budget? Also check out all of DH's plans for signings and panels in San Diego.
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Comic Fodder Looking for Writers

Comic Fodder is looking for aspiring comic journalists. Do you have an area of comics expertise that you can lend to the Fodder Network?
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Dark Horse Shipping for WednesdayJuly 18

What to look for on the shelves today: some quality Star Wars, and a new Arvid Nelson minseries debuts.
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The Star Wars drought ends

Dark Horse titles shipping July 11: a hotly anticipated Legacy arc begins, Rebellion #8, and more.
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Dark Horse takes it easy this holiday week and does some manga

City of Others #3 and some manga hits the shelves this week. Also some Star Wars (non) news.
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Trades galore from Dark Horse this Wedneday and a look at Fear Agent #1

Buffy gets the omnibus treatment. DH luminaries Conan, Bone, and the Goon also make an appearance on June 27.
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Dana's Marvel Comic Reviews

Marvel Comic Book Reviews for the week of June 20th, 2007 -- Captain America 27, The Incredible Hulk 107, Moon Knight 11, and Ultimate Spider-Man 110.
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How Do I Organize My Comics?
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Have to organize your collection of a million comic books... again? Here are some tips.
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DCU Comics Solicitations for September
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A look at DC Comics' offerings in September 2007 and beyond (plus, some unnecessary commentary)
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Dark Horse's Shipping for Wed. June 20

Celebrate the solstice by drawing the blinds and terrifying yourself by reading some circa 1990 Aliens stories. They mostly come out at night, so you'll be fine if you read them now.
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Dark Horse has something for everyone--Wed. June 13 shipping books

A huge week for Dark Horse, with issues and trades of heavy hitters Star Wars, Conan, and Hellboy. Also some interesting horror, sci-fi, and manga. Read up here so you won't be struck dumb when you gaze at the riot of color and adventure on the shelves.
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Buffy is Back

Buffy #4, Fear Agent: The Last Goodbye #1, and the rest of Dark Horse for Wednesday, June 6.
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DC Comics Solicitations, August 2007
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DC solicitations for August 2007. Plus completely unnecessary commentary from your DC reviewer guy.
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Dark Horse Shipping for May16

Rebellion heats back up after a hiatus, Conan #40, BPRD contineus, and some new trades are available today.
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Comic Fodder Looking For Writers

Do you read comics? Do you want to tell people what you think about them? Comic Fodder is seeking contributors and columnists!
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The Search for a New (Comic Book) Idol
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American Idol? Industry created musical trash. Small Press Idol? New, fresh takes on the comic book medium bred from passion and a desire to just tell a story.
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Dark Horse Wednesday: Buffy, Hellboy, and the prequel character everybody actually liked

Dark Horse is shipping a lot of books tomorrow. Here's a rundown on what to expect, plus a look at the new Buffy ongoing monthly scripted by series creator and genre giant Joss Whedon.
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Free Comic Book Day is May 5th

This Saturday you should visit a comic shop. They'll be giving away comic books at no charge.
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DC Solicitations: July 2007

DC has posted solicitations for comics coming out in July. We've added just a dash of commentary.
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Comic Fodder Looking for Writers
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Comic Fodder is looking for aspiring comic journalists. Do you have an area of comics expertise that you can lend to the Fodder Network?
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DC Comics Previews for June 2007 (w/ Commentary)
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DC has released images and descriptions of comics and collections coming in June. We help you make your shopping list for this summer.
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Re-Imagining Supergirl: Project: Rooftop and Girl-Wonder.org

A review of alternative takes on The Girl of Steel
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RIP Captain America 1941- 2007
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Marvel puts a bullet in the Sentinel of Liberty.
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It's Marvel Time -- Can't Wait for May...

Here's my picks for the May 2007, Marvel Comics solicitations.
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Comic Fodder Wants Artists

Comic Fodder is looking for an artist for our next web comic.
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Slay'em Girl -- Buffy Returns...In Comic Form!

Joss Whedon has decided to continue his popular TV show in a new ongoing comic book series.
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Road to DC's Next Event
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DC is releasing lots of tidbits in the lead up to... something.
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Shazam! Production Journal

a peek at the upcoming Shazam comic
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DC Solicitations - April 2007
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A few quick thoughts on some of DC Comics' April offerings.
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Alan Moore, Creator of "Watchmen," to Appear on "The Simpsons"

Alan Moore, creator of "V for Vendetta" and "Lost Girls," will appear in animated form on "The Simpsons."
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Back To The Future: Jan 2007 DC and Marvel Solicits

We take a look at what's coming out in January 2007 from both Marvel and DC.
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"Nextwave" Canceled! More "Nextwave" To Come

Warren Ellis makes a surprising announcement concerning the future of "Nextwave."
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Ellis and Deodato on All New "Thunderbolts"
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They’re the All-New, All-Deadly Thunderbolts...Warren Ellis and Mike Deodato present a dark and disturbing take on Marvel’s most wanted...
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Comics: Random News and Notes and a Video.

A few things to note on a pretty quiet Friday... Neil Gaiman radio interview, CBR talks with Robert Kirkman, Biff lives and a special Comic Fodder announcement!
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News Bits From Around the 'Net

"Ghost Rider" movie news, Richard Donner writes "Superman" and Michael Chabon is interviewed.
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Preview Marvel’s “Foolkiller” TODAY!

More news on Marvel's new MAX series..."Foolkiller"!
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Monthly Daily Bugle...Marvel Launches Fake Newspaper

Marvel will release a monthly copy of the fictional newspaper, The Daily Bugle. Will it be filled with interesting content or will it be one big advertisement?
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Zombies, Zombies Everywhere and Not a Brain To Eat

Zombies are hip. Learn about the two BEST zombie comics on the market. Why? Because we want your BRAINS!
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Big News From Marvel Comics; The Fate of the "Runaway's" and More

Yesterday at the Diamond Comics Retailer Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland, Marvel made plenty of surprising and unexpected announcements.
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Vaughn and Alphona Run Away from "Runaways"

Sad news announced: BKV and AA leave "Runaways"
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Toronto Comic Book Expo - News and Rumors!

This past weekend all good Canadian comic book readers traveled to the Toronto Comic Book Expo and we’ve got the news and rumors fresh from the con floor.
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Fun Format Friday....on THURSDAY!

A few links to places and articles of interest around the web.
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Mainstream Media Says, "Comics Are Cool"

Comic books are making a splash in the mainstream media. Here are three articles from today's news roundup that focus on our favorite pasttime.
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Bagley Leaves "Ultimate Spiderman"
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A day comic fans thought they would never see arrives...Mark Bagley is leaving "Ultimate Spiderman"
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DC Offers Free Sample Comics

Vertigo, the adult-imprint of DC Comics, announced free, downloadable copies of the first issues of their best selling titles. FREE!
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Eisner's "Spirit" Under Cooke's Control

Darwyn Cooke, creator of "New Frontier," brings you a monthly series based on Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
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Wizard World Chicago News - Day One Recap
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News from Wizard World Chicago 2006. Illuminati mini-series, the return of Hawkeye and a "Return to Labyrinth"
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Joe Quesada On Colbert Report Tonight

Marvel's EIC to be interviewed by Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central tonight.
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Light Shed on Some Comic-Con Mysteries

Rich Johnston and Newsarama help answer some of the questions left burning since this past weekends Comic Con.
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San Diego Comic-Con News Round-up: Day One

Day one is over. We look at some of the news highlights, which end up being mostly Marvel news items. Thanks to CBR and Newsarama for their excellent coverage.
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Mark Millar Has BIG PLANS for the DCU
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Mark Millar wants you to know he's thought of a way to bring Civil War to the DCU.
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Fun Format Friday....on MONDAY!

A slow news day will turn into a slow news week as we build up to the San Diego Comic Con. Here's a few things to hold you over until the avalanche of post-convention information that we'll receive.
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Teenagers, Zombies and now.....Pirates!
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Rick (Teenagers From Mars) Spears debuts his new series from Image comics and The Beat has a first-look at some cover art.
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The Punisher Is Going To Kill Dr. Doom!
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The Punisher is back to kick the @ss of every super powered villain from New York to California and everywhere in between.
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Young Superb--....er....Superman and the Legion of Super Heroes

A new DC Comics cartoon premiers in the fall. Newsarama provides a first look at some concept art.
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Mark Millar On Superman Returns

Civil War writer Mark Millar has his own unique take on the Return of Superman.
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Heroes Con 06 Coverage

A summary of news from the convention and panels.
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'Comic Book Challenge' From Platinum Studios!

NBC San Diego and Platinum Studio's team up to 'challenge' up and coming comic book creators to submit an idea for a comic with a chance to see there idea published and printed.
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