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Malcolm Barrett, David Walker & More Headline The Rent Party

Malcolm Barrett, David Walker & More Head The Rent Party Online Con

From 11 AM-2 PM on May 30th, quarantined fans will be treated to a different kind of comic book convention with The Rent Party. A music-fueled, urban-themed celebration featuring the all-stars of Black comix, cosplay, music, and entertainment. This online-only event is organized and headlined by NERDSoul, 133Art, Legends Press, and the Operative Network, and […]

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Wizard to Sell Jello Shot Maker to Healthcare Industry Due to COVID-19

In a story that we must stress that we are absolutely not making up, beleaguered comic convention company Wizard World has announced plans to pivot their business model to selling jello shot machines to bars, restaurants, and hospitals as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The strange but, again, very real news comes via the […]

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Alt Free Comic Days Headlined By Wolfman, Eastman, Starkings

The shadow of COVID-19 covers everything happening in the comic book industry these days and nowhere is that more apparent than in the business of conventions. This makes a significant challenge to independent creators in particular — how can they connect with fans and get people excited about new works while unable to engage in […]

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A Comic Shop 24 Hour Live Telethon Sale Has Just Started

You may recall Aaron Haaland as an outspoken comic book retailer of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida. He used to do the A Comic Show videos on Bleeding Cool, and we recently featured his rallying cry to the direct market of comic book stores in this time of trial. Today he is continuing to […]

A Comic Show – Welcome to Walking Dead Day

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes, Hey Fandom! This week I talk all things Walking Dead Day, including our A Comic Shop exclusive cover of #1.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fag61jxmetk&Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: A Comic Shop 10.10.18: New Comic & Walking Dead Day! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fag61jxmetk&) I also talk Guy Gardner and […]

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A Comic Show – Will Booster Gold Save Heroes In Crisis?

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida writes… Hey Fandom! I'm back repping Booster Gold, and explain how I feel he'll save the day and The Flash in Heroes In Crisis. I also talk about Batman #56, Nightwing #50, Witching Hour, and this limited color palette foil covers. Also Wonder Woman Earth One […]

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A Comic Show: Talking All Things Donny Cates

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey, Fandom! This week I talk all things Donny Cates. I can't help mentioning the coming Heroes in Crisis #1 and our Clay Mann signing. And there were several launches that caught my interest like Bully Wars, Border Town, Cover, and The Dreaming. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9eEFns_qUs&feature=youtu.beVideo can't […]

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A Comic Show: To Infinity Wars and Beach Blankets!

Aaron Haaland writes: Hey, Fandom, I'm back from SDCC and ready to talk new comics now with my pal Oral! Mr. & Mrs. X #1 is the married hero book we all wanted, right? Infinity Wars Prime #1 has an epic happening we didn't spoil here. And Amazing Spider-Man #2 has us all in for […]

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A Comic Show – Superman, Spider-Man And Kirk-Man!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes, Hey comic fans! This is a ridiculously awesome week for comics. We have a new Superman and Amazing Spider-Man #1 from the big two, and Image hit with a stealth launch of Robert Kirkman's Die!Die!Die! and Rob Guillory's Farmhand. I'm most excited about these Image […]

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A Comic Show: The Wedding Joke!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey, comic fans — Oral and I are back with a fat stack of New Comics Now! This week's biggest books were X-Men Gold #30's Mutant Wedding, Dan Slott's Tony Stark: Iron Man #1, Batman #49, and Justice League #2. I also really enjoyed the […]

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A Comic Show: Thor, Hawkman, and The Magic Order

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Florida writes: Hey, comic fans! It was a great week of new comics — here Oral and I talk about our favorites. The biggest winners of the week were Jason Aaron's Thor, Venditti's Hawkman, and Millar's The Magic Order. We discuss those at length and several others like Plastic […]

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A Comic Show: Amazing Spider-Man #800 is Everything

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey, Fandom! Thanks for the positive response to Oral on last week's A Comic Show! He will return, probably weekly. We were planning to have him on this one, but he was late to work today. Anyway, Amazing Spider-Man #800 was seriously the best Spidey issue […]

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A Comic Show: Black Panthers in Space…

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop, Florida writes: Hey, Fandom! This week's all about the new Black Panther #1, and I brought in A Comic Shop's manager, Oral, to talk about why he loves it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsrA6LXjCLE&feature=youtu.beVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: A Comic Show 5.23.18: Black Panther's In Space! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsrA6LXjCLE&feature=youtu.be)

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A Comic Show: Justice League and Avengers vs. Ancient Kirby Giants

Fresh from the retailer hitlist comes comic store owner Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, who has been diving through the day's comics. He writes: Hey, Fandom! I'm back talking about what I loved from this week, and it's mainly tug-of-war between No Justice and Avengers #2. Both have a new team and […]

A Comic Show and A Free Comic Book Day

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop, Orlando, Florida, writes, Hey Fandom! It's the Wednesday before Free Comic Book Day and excitement's in the air! The biggest books this week are DC Nation #0 which we have a branded cover for, and Avengers #1. My favorite creator-owned book this week is Remender's Death of Glory with […]

A Comic Show – Bendis Came

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida tells us, Hey Fandom, this week is all about Superman's 80th with Action Comics #1000. Red Goblin's destroying all spiders. Power Rangers Shattered Grid isn't pulling punches. And X-Flies Florida Man hit close to home. Also, Free Comic Book Day is coming May 6th! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbHScdJeuCMVideo can't […]

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A Comic Show: Domino, Exiles, and Immortal Men

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey, Fandom! This week is the calm before the storm coming that's Action #1000, Avengers #1, and Free Comic Book Day. This week I enjoyed Gail Simone's Domino, a new team of Exiles, Immortal Men, Oblivion Song, and more. Brian Wood's Robocop is a return to […]

A Comic Show – Talking The Death of Thor and More

Aaron Haaland of A Comics Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! Today's Thor #705 was intense, the arc is named 'Death of Thor', and it delivered on a couple levels. Damnation #3 brought the dark humor and a twist for Ghost Rider. Cable's new run feels like a classic Cable story so far, and […]

A Comic Show – There's the Hulk and Then There's Puerto Rico Strong

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, tells us, Hey Fandom! This week's biggest book is Puerto Rico Strong, a celebration of Puerto Rican culture, history, and community. Profit from the sale goes to relief and rebuilding efforts. Image's Infidel #1 is a horror book involving Muslims and bigoted ghosts. Green Lantern Earth One is […]

A Comic Show Looks At Today's Comics – Hear The Oblivion Song

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, tells us, Hey Fandom! This week is mainly about Robert Kirkman's Oblivion Song. If you try one new book this week, make it that. Lemire's Gideon Falls is a slow burn horror mystery with a great cliffhanger. Amazing Spider-Man doesn't need me to add to its […]