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Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Studios Animation is officially joining forces with Marvel. It’s early in the game, so no dates have been shared about ANYTHING. Big Hero 6 is not as well known as The Avengers, but it’s another group of powerful individuals with wildly different histories and powers, united by the Japanese government as a crisis-fighting super-squad. When you think about it, what...

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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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Q101 @ C2E2, Day One

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Certainly one of Q101’s most arduous adventures into the wild, is the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2). It’s quite a task to work one of these conventions, but Q101 balanced it all with a steady hand! Q101 found itself in Artist Alley, but look! We had a corner, which means more space. We did what we’re good at, and that’s make a crowd. We talked about Q101,...

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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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