Friday Runaround – Finally The Media Notices Comics

MediaWatch: It seems the Batman Inc #3 holding news has finally reached the rest of the media, though only the NY Post seems to want to run the actual scene that caused the problem

MediaWatch2: Oh and the Comics Accelerator comics-only Kickstarter wannabee is also getting mainstream press a week after the news hit the comics web. Looks like there's some kind on inbuilt delay going on here…

DCDigiWatch: The Five Years Later Legion of Super Heroes reboot stuff is now available on ComiXology – the first time they've been available since the original monthly comics were printed, up to issue 9 and only 99 cents each. It's almost as if DC are somehow ashamed and don't want to bring attention to them. Like the final Spirit issue of New Wave. Also, we know that ComiXology released Green Lantern #11 early by mistake last week, until Bleeding Cool pointed it out. But this week, when it is out properly, they aren't listing it in  this week's releases and you have to search to find it…. an overreaction in the other direction?

GuardianWatch: Dan Clowes has fun pwning the Guardian…

PreviewWatchGood Samaritan: Unto Dust #1 by Mike Luoma and Federico Guillen comes out next week. Have a peek.

Father Bill Sullivan masquerades as the vigilante Good Samaritan in the Boston of 1965, using his supernatural "Power of the Holy Spirit" to fight crime and bring thugs to justice, even turning some into dust…

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Friday Runaround – Finally The Media Notices ComicsThis is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

MTV Geek – EXCLUSIVE! Tom Brevoort On Captain America's New Look In Marvel NOW!

but one of the more striking changes was for good ol' Captain America himself. The First Avenger has an updated look, with design work done by artists Jerome Opena and John Cassaday that adds some more texture, a a whole lot of buckles. To find out more, we chatted with editor Tom Brevoort, as well as snagging an exclusive look at Opena and Cassaday's designs:

Cameron Stewart Illustration

I admit I hated this costume when it was first revealed, but after seeing the movie I like it. Personal work, 2012

Friday Runaround – Finally The Media Notices Comics
Dave Sim Interview — A MOMENT OF CEREBUS

One of the things that drives things on the Internet is short-term novelty.  CEREBUS TV worked, briefly, for the first few months as it was intended to: to generate interest in e-Bay auctions of my artwork.  And then it didn't.  The bottom just dropped out of it.  I assume that Kickstarter and crowd-funding will be the same way.  It's a novelty and it's working really well for most people but not all people.  What happens when it's no longer a novelty is another question.


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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