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TV Shows Based on Indie Comics

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 | 0 comments

TV Shows Based on Indie Comics

Walking Dead aside, one of the reasons that the news that NBC has ordered a TV pilot based on Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’sThe Sixth Gun is so exciting is that it feels at times that it’s only Marvel and DC books that get chances at television, what with Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Arrow, Smallville and Young Justice, to name just a few shows....

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Comics Industry Helps Sandy Victims

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 | 0 comments

Comics Industry Helps Sandy Victims

 The effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt by many, and multiple efforts are being made within the comic book industry to help those in need.  Rich Ginter, a former Marvel employee who currently works as a designer for Disney in Glendale, Calif., has organized “Art for Sandy Relief,” an online auction of original comic book art and commissioned sketches to raise money for...

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Worst Animated Series–U Pick

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Worst Animated Series–U Pick

Instead of a “best of”, how about a “worst of” animated series that ever existed? There are plenty to choose from, but Newsarama.com picked these above all others. Geez, I kinda liked Fred and Barney Meet The Thing…   READ MORE  ...

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Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 9/9/12

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 | 0 comments

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 9/9/12

For writer/actor Kevin Shinick, comic book heroes and humor make a natural combination. After years of working on parody shows like MAD and Robot Chicken, he’s often utilized costumed heroes to get a laugh. “Everybody knows these characters,” Shinick said. “Like, everybody understands a Batman joke. You don’t need time to establish their personalities and then make...

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Part Time Lovers?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 | 0 comments

Part Time Lovers?

Their mutual attraction is ‘forbidden’. What, are the Superhero Romance Police gonna bust ‘em up?  Bizarre love quadrangle complications with Lois Lane and Steve? Who the hell knows? The idea of pairing Superman and Wonder Woman feels like a somewhat natural one on a basic level: He’s the world’s greatest superhero, she’s the world’s greatest super...

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