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Dennis Barger Just Sold a Quarter of a Million Comics in Shutdown

Dennis Barger Just Sold a Quarter of a Million Comics in Shutdown

Dennis Barger is a well known comic book retailer and dealer in the Detroit, Michigan area It's an area that has come under some national attention during the coronavirus lockdown Like the rest of the US, a large majority of Michigan's citizens most important concern was their health three times more than those who valued[...]

50 States of Fright: Sam Raimis National Nightmare Spawns Quibi Teaser [PREVIEW]

"50 States of Fright": Sam Raimi's National Nightmare Spawns Quibi Teaser [PREVIEW]

The first season is said to include Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon, Washington, and Kansas.The cast includes: Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, Christina Ricci, Jacob Batalon, Ming-Na Wen, Taissa Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, John Marshall Jones, Ron Livingston, Victoria Justice, Karen Allen, Colin Ford, Alex Fitzalan, James Ransone, Emily Hampshire, Elizabeth Reaser, Rory Culkin, Warren[...]

Station Eleven Review: An Introspective Lyrical Post-Apocalyptic Tale

Station Eleven Review: An Introspective, Lyrical Post-Apocalyptic Tale

The novel centers on events at a theater in Toronto and the travels of a post-apocalyptic travelling symphony in northern Michigan Locals to both northern Michigan and Toronto will recognize places in the book, as well as details such as the prevalent tourist sweaters (if you’ve been up here, you know they are everywhere).Station Eleven struck[...]

Two Ladies Nights In Michigan Comic Stores Tonight

Two Ladies Nights In Michigan Comic Stores Tonight

You wait for ages, then two Ladies Nights in Michigan comic book stores come along at the same time Tonight.So tonight from 7-9pm at the Quick Stop Comic Shop in Lincoln Park, Michigan, they are hosting a special night focusing on Women in the Comic Industry. We will be giving special discounts to women on women-led[...]

ComiqueCon The First Female-Centric Comic Con In Michigan This November

ComiqueCon, The First Female-Centric Comic Con, In Michigan This November

ComiqueCon 2015 is a new comic con taking place in Dearborn, Michigan on November 7th at the Arab American National Museum. The aim is for the show to bring together female artists, illustrators, publishers and fans, with a focus on on the growing impact of female comic book readers.Guests will include Alex de Campi, Mairghread Scott, Leila Abdelrazaq, Nancy Collins, Marguerite[...]

Another One Bites The Dust &#8211 Apparitions Comics Of Michigan

Another One Bites The Dust – Apparitions Comics Of Michigan

Apparitions Comics, of 2757 Ridgemoor Dr SE, Kentwood, MI 49512, will be closing their doors after being open for over twenty years. The store owner, David Pirkola, who kept the place going even after he was shot in a robbery while working there back in 2009, is now closing his doors. One less store is […]

A Real Life Superhero Civil War In Michigan

A Real Life Superhero Civil War In Michigan

The Detroit News reports on a schism in the Real Life Superhero movement in northern Michigan, between Petoskey Batman and Bee Sting.The two men, part of a Michigan group that fights crime while dressed as superheroes, accuse each other of all manner of villainy. It includes purported death threats and allegations of welfare fraud, probation violations[...]

Writers Looking For A Place To Live &#8211 The Motor City May Be For You

Writers Looking For A Place To Live – The Motor City May Be For You

Detroit, Michigan is the first major city in the country to declare bankruptcy It's economically devastated and filled with abandoned homes There's an organization called Write-A-House that is trying to match up writers and those abandon homes.This unique program takes volunteers and teaches them the skills to refurbish the abandon homes then takes those homes[...]

Michigan Batman Arrested For The Second Time

Michigan Batman Arrested For The Second Time

Mark Wayne Williams, a 33 year old from north Michigan has been arrested for a second time in a Batman costume after he refused to leave a crime scene at the weekend. Troopers were responding to the scene of a personal injury accident in which the driver had left the scene.“When we arrived, (Williams) was at[...]

Get Your Avengers Vs X-Men #1 Early In Michigan

Get Your Avengers Vs X-Men #1 Early In Michigan

A "New Comics" table from a store in Michigan Check on the bottom right I understand the authorities - by which I mean Marvel and Diamond - have been informed Anyone else care to snitch on your local dealer? I'm sure the big boys will give you witness protection And maybe one of the variant[...]

Saturday Trending Topics: Do Michigan Authorities Fear Comics

Saturday Trending Topics: Do Michigan Authorities Fear Comics?

No sooner do we hear that a small tourist town in Michigan has arrested Batman, then comes word that Michigan state police have handled a Thor movie press kit as a possible bomb  Better safe than sorry in such situations, to be sure  But early this year there were rumors that both Batman and[...]

Comics Vs Comics In Michigan by Greg Baldino

Comics Vs Comics In Michigan by Greg Baldino

Only a madman would try to play for both sides.Ryan Claytor is that madman.For the cartoonist, self-publisher, and autobiographic theoretician, placing one foot in the camp of Michigan State University and the other with the University of Michigan is more than just a suicidal Thanatos gambit-- it's his day job When he's not traveling the[...]

Frozen In Time &#8211 James Hodsons Race

Frozen In Time – James Hodson's Race

In a world where we're getting used to late, rescheduled and delayed comics, Melby Comics is fighting a race against time. Creator James Hodson is suffering from scleroderma , a disease that is hardening his skin and his joints. His hand now frozen in a pen-holding position, Hodson doesn't know how long he has left […]