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Illinois Comic Shop Still Doing Free Comic Book Day On 1st of May
But not Pete Hurst, North Shore Comics of Northbrook, Illinois He's doing Free Comic Book Day on Saturday the first of May, anyway. Courtesy of Pete Hurst, North Shore Comics of Northbrook, Illinois. When asked why it was important to have this Spring event, owner Pete Hurst replied, "I've been stockpiling comics for over a year in[...]
one stop comics
One Stop Comics of Oak Parks, Illinois is, like many comic books, shut down due to the current global situation However while some are looking to open again at the soonest opportunity, One Stop Comics may not be able to without a little extra assistance Which is why, like Forbidden Planet New York, they have[...]
ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal
The following month, C2E2 sets up shop at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from April 6-8; with an announced guest list that includes Milo Ventimiglia, Justin Hartley, Dave Bautista, Mark Sheppard, Alan Tudyk and Lennie James Jumping ahead to the fall, New York Comic Con invades NYC's Jacob K Javits Convention Center from October 4-7; with guests and[...]
Dr Fredric Wertham Lied And Lied And Lied About Comics
The Illinois News Bureau reports, (with the most condescending and predictable headline you can imagine, even for Bleeding Cool) that Dr Fredric Wertham, author of Seduction Of The Innocent, the book that inspired government hearings about the content of comic books, saw sales plummet from the bad publicity, and eventually leading to the establishment of[...]