CONAN RETURNS: Local comic book writer pens new series

The name alone conjures the mental image of a sword-wielding human behemoth who has become a classic icon of American cinema. Many associate California Gov. and former actor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the embodiment of Conan the Barbarian. But it was comic book industry veteran and Calhoun County resident Roy Thomas who originally wrote the series […]

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New SUPERMAN Writer Fills JMS’ Shoes But Walks Own Path

Comics By Vaneta Rogersposted: 10 December 2010 12:13 pm ET ‘; htmlstr += ‘ Digg It!‘; htmlstr += ‘ Newsvine‘; htmlstr += ‘ reddit‘; function show_print(){ var print_article = new showPrint(); } While Superman fans may have been shocked by the news that star writer J. Michael Straczynski was leaving the character’s flagship title, nobody […]

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Alexis E. Fajardo talks of ‘Kid Beowulf’ stories

Like many of his own boyhood comic book heroes – Superman and Batman, for example – Alexis E. Fajardo leads two very different lives. During the day, as a mild-mannered employee at the Charles Schulz Studio in Santa Rosa, he oversees the production of the ever-popular Peanuts comic books. At night, ensconced in his own […]

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Copyright Comics: The swindling of Siegel and Shuster

I like that they can recognize that downloading copies of an artist’s work is far from a victimless crime while also recognizing that copyright itself has become a tool for corporations to use at the expense of authors, artists, and the general public. A very well rounded assessment of the situation. From:

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Geek Gifts 2010: Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

Date: December 6th, 2010 Author: Edmond Woychowsky Category: Comic Books, Geekend, Movies Tags: Geek, Documentary Email Save Share Print Recommend When I was watching the Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics DVD, I felt a sense of intense happiness — just thinking about the documentary makes me all misty eyed. What really surprised me […]

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November 30, 2010: Superman Comics Shipping This Week

Diamond Comics has released the list of comic books and other items shipping this week. Here are the Superman related items in that list… Shipping This Week: December 1, 2010. The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please […]

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Batman Superman dominate in 4 8 Million Heritage Comics Comic Art Auction – News

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Comics: ‘Superman vs. Muhammad Ali’ still the greatest

Let’s address this right away: An oversized comic book titled “Superman vs. Muhammad Ali” sounds like the dumbest idea ever. Amazingly, it turned out to be a great idea 32 years ago, and has only improved with time. DC Comics published “Superman vs. Muhammad Ali” in 1978 as “All-New Collector’s Edition, Vol. 7, No. C-58” […]

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Superman Movies Production

By the mid-1970s the buzz on Superman had less to do with the comic books than with plans for a motion picture that was being designed as a lavish, big-budget spectacle with top stars and state-of-the-art special effects. Alexander and Ilya Salkind, the father-and-son executive producers who had scored international success with their back-to-back hits The Three Musketeers (1973) […]

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Seinfeld and Superman

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