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Friday Morning Runaround &#8211 Singing To Alan Moore About Alan Moore

Friday Morning Runaround – Singing To Alan Moore About Alan Moore

GREEN LANTERN IS ALL TRUE The origins of the universe, from Green Lantern – and shots from NASA! MELINDA MAY… THE COMIC? Tom Breevort replies when asked, While Coulson and Marcus Fury Jr. arrival in the comic canon, and considering Agents of Shield's renewal and tie-in with the Cinematic Universe, how plausible is to get […]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 The Origin Of Assassins Creed In Steven Grants X

Tuesday Runaround – The Origin Of Assassin's Creed In Steven Grant's X

DECONSTRUCTING ORIGINS Was talking with my 6 yr-old and why each superhero had got their powers. His answer "Doesn't matter; they just have." The perfect origin. — BRYAN HITCH (@THEBRYANHITCH) February 18, 2014 X-CREEDINGLY LIKELY Was Assassins Creed ripped off from Steve Grant and Dark Horse Comics' X series in the nineties? That's the allegation. […]

Tuesday Morning Runaround &#8211 From Stan Lee To Al Jazeera Zombies

Tuesday Morning Runaround – From Stan Lee To Al Jazeera Zombies

Stan Lee visits the Marvel offices… Stan pops by his old stomping ground… in its new location. His first time at this current location, he regaled Marvel employees with tales of Marvel's past while finding the time to sign memorabilia and take photos with some of the Editorial staff More on Stan's appearances later today […]

Friday Morning Runaround &#8211 Massive Marvel Media Murmurings

Friday Morning Runaround – Massive Marvel Media Murmurings

AFTERMARKET WITH ARCHIE Going to the ComicsPRO meeting of retailers at the end of February? Archie, as well as sponsoring Friday night cocktails will be bringing Francesco Francavilla, to sign the ComicsPRO variant edition of Afterlife With Archie… THE MARVEL UNIVERSE WASN'T BUILT IN A DAY Mark Millar makes big plans for Millarworld. Though presumably […]

Thursday Morning Runaround &#8211 Underwear On The Outside

Thursday Morning Runaround – Underwear On The Outside

SLEEP WITH YOUR MASK ON Groupon sells out of its deal fast! Anyone get the set? MANGA FROM HELL Anime News Network reports and translates the blog of manga creator Yuu Watase, and her troubles working on Arata: The Legend with her publisher, "It was very difficult to deal with and caused a lot of […]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 Wee Pals Pass On

Tuesday Runaround – Wee Pals Pass On

Comics Alliance eulogises Morrie Turner, the first black nationally syndicated cartoonist in the US. In the early 1960s, Turner began questioning why there were no minority characters in cartoons. At the suggestion of Charles Schulz — whom he called his mentor — and comedian and social activist Dick Gregory, Turner went on to create Wee […]

Monday Morning Runaround &#8211 Photographic Proof

Monday Morning Runaround – Photographic Proof

PHOTOGRAPHIC PROOF Jackie Estrada's Kickstarter to fund Comic Book People, a hardcover book of photographs of comic folk taken through the seventies and eighties is being funded by all sorts of folks. Including those who might even appear in the book… I just backed Comic Book People: Photographs from SDCC in the 1970s and 1980s […]

Friday Runaround &#8211 Batman Spider-Man And Mountain Dew Cheetos

Friday Runaround – Batman, Spider-Man And Mountain Dew Cheetos

CB CALLING Marvel's Senior Talent guy, CB Cebulski, is on the trail of hunting down amazing new inspiration. Still no luck finding Mountain Dew Cheetos in Tokyo. — C.B. Cebulski (@CBCebulski) January 24, 2014 FRONT AND BACK Spider-Man and Batman make the front pages of upcoming Previews with their new series, Batman Eternal and Amazing […]

Thursday Runaround &#8211 Wayne Manor In Lego Hawkeye In Cake

Thursday Runaround – Wayne Manor In Lego, Hawkeye In Cake

HAWKCAKE What kind of cake to make for a 25 year old geek. I wish I had at any point in my life had such a cake. CINEMATIC VISION Kevin Maguire puts the Marvel Studio actors to work. Y: THE LAST RIGHTS The film rights to Y The Last Man could be reverting… Brian Vaughn […]

Monday Morning Runaround &#8211 A Rood Awakening (UPDATE)

Monday Morning Runaround – A Rood Awakening (UPDATE)

BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE Something new and… war based? From Boom! in March… a bullethole in an army helmet. Anyone care to translate the flag? COMICS LIBRARIAN Paul Gravett writes; First announcements and first image (Dave Gibbons' cover to The Trials of Nasty Tales from 1973, below) are out this week from The British Library […]

Monday Morning Runaround &#8211 Comics San Frontieres

Monday Morning Runaround – Comics San Frontieres

A RATHER GRAPHCI CLASSROOM The University Of Connecticut has launched a new class… The UConn English Department added a new course to its Spring 2014 offerings titled "The Graphic Novel." As the title would suggest the course will examine the history and theory behind the graphic novel, an unconventional form of literary study. Taught by […]

Wednesday Morning Runaround &#8211 From Hot Topic To Batkid

Wednesday Morning Runaround – From Hot Topic To Batkid

Written with assistance of Tim Carson; WITHDRAW IT RIGHT OR NOT AT ALL Hot Topic have withdrawn the T-shirt that launched a thousand Tumblrs. @MollyMcIsaac Our intent was to encourage cosplayers 2 go all out. So sorry. It will be removed from our site in response 2 your feedback. — Hot Topic (@HotTopic) November 15, […]

Friday Runaround &#8211 From 2000AD Swipes To Kickstarter Scammers

Friday Runaround – From 2000AD Swipes To Kickstarter Scammers

SWIPE CRIMES 2000AD readers look at three-and-a-half decades of swipes in the comic. IF THIS BE A GRANT Autostraddle looks at Hazel Newlevant's comic work, in the light of her being awarded the Queer Press Grant from Prism Comics.  They awarded this grant to Newlevant specifically for her queer-lady-and-blues-music comics If This Be Sin and […]

Monday Runaround &#8211 Local Monsters

Monday Runaround – Local Monsters

THINK LOCAL, ACT GLOBAL Samit Basu talks about his new Indian comic, Local Monsters. "They are folks with supernatural powers," he says about Bengali vampire Bela, Yeti Tashi and North East local Indra. "They have fangs, horns, and the ability to make earth-shattering sounds, which make them targets for secret government agencies looking for conspiracy […]

Friday Runaround &#8211 What Is A Superhero Anyway

Friday Runaround – What Is A Superhero Anyway?

WHAT TO DO IN LONDON TONIGHT COMICA PR: WHAT IS A SUPERHERO? with Kieron Gillen, Si Spurrier, Will Brooker, Richard Reynolds & Alex Fitch Tickets: £6.00 from WeGotTickets Where: Foyles Bookshop, 3rd Floor Gallery, London, WC2H 0EB A SECOND DARKNESS Christopher Mitten draws the cover for the second print of Ash And The Army Of Darkness […]

Thursday Runaround &#8211 My Little Pony Beats Sandman

Thursday Runaround – My Little Pony Beats Sandman

THE GIGANTIC GRAPHIC NOVEL THAT WAS REALLY GOOD The Bleeding Cool Fan Award-nominated graphic novel The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephen Collins has found itself on a slightly more prestigious award list, The Waterstones Book The The Year, where it is up against Booker Prize winner Julian Barnes' Levels Of Life. It already […]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 The Songs Of Dave McKean

Tuesday Runaround – The Songs Of Dave McKean

A SONG AND DANCE WITH MCKEAN The annual London comic art festival Comica begins today with a preview of Nine Lives, Dave McKean's new project, include music played and songs sung by McKean. It's all at Foyles Bookshop from 6.30pm tonight. CASE CLOSED A new way for storing and sending comic books through the mail, […]

Tuesday Morning Runaround &#8211 The Smiles Of Marie Severin

Tuesday Morning Runaround – The Smiles Of Marie Severin

THOR POINT It's the Thor: The Dark World premiere in London today. So naturally the weather today will be… well… BACK IN THE BULLPEN Scott Edelman visits Marie Severin. One of the things Irene did during our lunch at a nice Italian restaurant was to read Marie all of the kind things you emailed to […]

Saturday Runaround &#8211 Freedom To Beatle

Saturday Runaround – Freedom To Beatle

FREEDOM TO BEATLE The Freedom To Marry campaign has adopted the recent graphic novel The Fifth Beatle, about the life Brian Epstein. "Freedom to Marry has long urged that the most effective way to continue winning over hearts and minds is talking about who gay people are, why marriage matters, and the harms inflicted by […]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 Iron Man Experience Comes To Disneyland Hong Kong

Tuesday Runaround – Iron Man Experience Comes To Disneyland Hong Kong

IRON MOUSE The Iron Man Experience comes to Disneyland Hong Kong. Upon entering the ride vehicle our guests will be able to take flight with Iron Man on an epic adventure that not surprisingly pits Iron Man, and our guests, against the forces of evil. This adventure will take place in the streets and skies […]