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C2E2 Post-Report

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 | 0 comments

A weekend of human density, popular culture, digital, print, and toy entertainment came to a close on Sunday April 15th with the McCormick Place north building lights dimming at 5pm to signal it’s time to get out, but the love and excitement of what was in this massive building continues every day in the fans, and companies that buy and create the entertainment that has become mainstream...

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Marvel Line Goes “First Day Digital” In March

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Marvel Line Goes “First Day Digital” In March

Digital comics have been as lucrative as the paper issue business model the last few years, with the convenience of staying home, and taking 60 seconds out of your day to buy, and download the books that you love straight to your computer, Android phone, iPad, or iPhone. Saving space for those that have a 200 square foot Manhattan apartment, or a “green” conscious personality, digital comic...

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Joe Simon, One Half Of Captain America’s Creation, Dies at 98

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 | 0 comments

Joe Simon was born Hymie Simon on October 11th, 1913 in New York, and became the co-creator of Captain America, along with another golden age icon, Jack Kirby. His career in art started when he was the art director for his high school newspaper, progressing afterwards to be an editorial cartoonist all over the state of New York, finally landing in New York City in the later part of the 1930’s....

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Catwoman #1: A ‘Feline’ Opinion (Get it?)

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 | 0 comments

Catwoman: a.k.a. Selina Kyle, has had a few of her own “runs” in the DC universe, and they didn’t always stand alone very well, without the aid of a tie-in to Batman, or some of his own villains. Always the seductive, stealthy thief with an obsession with cats, and a certain bat, you can always look to artistic renditions of Catwoman to see the sensuality that is almost non-existent in comics....

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