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Wizard World Philly: Marv Wolfman, Sam Ellis, Cosplay And Howard The Duck
We looked at a lot of old Look magazines, How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way, Mad Men and brought something together that not only pleased Adam but pleased us as well. JC: The series has a decidedly retro look even though it's in a modern setting you look at the backgrounds and a static design[...]
Fanboy Rampage: The Beat Vs Comic Book Men
The Beat ran an article about sexism in comic stores entitled, "Breaking: A comic shop in this day and age is staffed by customer-repelling losers" that included the following excerpted review of Jay And Bob's Silent Stash as seen in AMC's Comic Book Men, ironically from Hater Free Wednesdays. NOT friendly to women The guys behind[...]
Special Edition Signed Copies of Cryptozoic Man Are On Offer – Until They Sell Out
Remember when the sales of Cryptozoic Man #1 from Dynamite went through the roof on eBay following a feature on Comic Book Men? Well, there's another opportunity, though it's not likely to last very long at all AMC's Comic Book Men Walt Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Mike Zapcic, and Ming Chen have signed this "Jetpack Exclusive" issue[...]
Cryptozoic Man #1 Goes Insane On eBay After Last Night's Comic Book Men
Even after having a plug on AMC's Comic Book Men, the stars being the book's creators, Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson, and a high profile launch with the team from Dynamite, the book kinda sunk. Then this week's episode aired, featuring the finished comic book more prominently, with Kevin Smith. Yesterday the first issue sold for[...]
Comic Book Men's Walt Flanagan On Cryptozoic Man
Walt Flanagan is an average, everyday comic shop manager… that also does a podcast, is on AMC's Comic Book Men, has drawn Batman for DC Comics multiple times, appeared in multiple movies and has this third creator-owned series with Bryan Johnson on the shelves now That's what happens when you go to high school with[...]
Surviving Kevin Smith: Tales Of A First-Time Live-Blogger
But those very traits that make him a great speaker from an attendee's standpoint were the same traits that made covering his panel as a first-time live-blogger feel like I was learning to swim for the first time by being thrown into the middle of a tsunami. So yeah: Kevin Smith isn't easy…but he was a[...]
Kevin Smith Is Writing Batman Again
Romeo Gebuza is reporting for us from the Comic Book Men panel at NYCC where Kevin Smith has announced that he and Walt Flanagan are currently working on a Batman mini series They have three issues done and are  steadily working to finish the story. Smith said it will not be in continuity of the New 52[...]
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes In Baltimore This Saturday
The Baltimore Comic Con is having an Afternoon with Jay & Silent Bob this Saturday, September 7th that will include appearances by Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, plus the crew from AMC's Comic Book Men:  Walt Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen as well as a showing of The Jay & Silent Bob's[...]
Cryptozoic Man Creeps Into Comic Shops
A concept that made its début on AMC's Comic Book Men is finding its way into your local comic shops thanks to Dynamite Entertainment The four-issue series launching in October is done by the stars of the reality show and Jay and Silent Bob alum Bryan Johnson and Walter Flanaghan. Cryptozoic Man focuses on a man[...]
Kevin Smith Brings Back The Old DCU With Batman: Widening Gyre 2
Walt Flanagan is providing art again and has completed near four issues so far. Promoting AMC's Comic Book Men, with the rest of the Comci Book Men, Smith answered a fan's question about his upcoming comics work. All issues should be in stores by the end of 2013 according to Smith He said Dan DiDio told him[...]