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Want an Advance Copy Of Superman's Secret IdentitBrian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick in Conversation for 55th Annual Nina Mae Kellogg Lecture at the Portland State English Department, Tonight
The 55th Annual Nina Mae Kellogg Lecture at the Portland State English Department will today feature Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick in conversation The Nina Mae Kellogg Lecture is one of Portland State's longest-running traditions Past Kellogg Lecturers include Cheryl Strayed, George Saunders, Junot Díaz, Jamaica Kincaid, Elizabeth Bishop, and Ursula LeGuin, among[...]
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The graphic novel, George's first comic book, will be displayed at the Legendary Comics panel at Portland's Rose City Comic Con this weekend. The Heart Hunter is set on the cursed island of Envecor where everyone is doomed to wear their heart outside their bodies and are immortal—unable to die, to change, to have children—until they[...]
John Cameron Mitchell: ALWAYS Meet Your Heroes
Imagine my delight when finding out I could have the chance to see JCM in person, doing live commentary for both Hedwig and his newest directorial outing, How To Talk To Girls At Parties during an appearance in Portland, Oregon at the Revolution Music Hall. The atmosphere was incredibly chill, as the kids say[...]
Lion Forge will publish Gene Ha's Mae in a new series, as well as publishing the first volume, according to a press release sent out by the company. The news was announced at ComicsPRO today prior to the press release.
Dynamite Entertainment to Become a Premier Publisher at Diamond Comics (CONFIRMED)
Original article up top, follow-up PR below. With DC Comics leaving the front section of Previews, alongside Marvel, that section for Diamond's Premier publishers was looking a little bare, with just Dark Horse, Image Comics and IDW. Well, finally, after over a decade of trying and pointing out how their marketshare was sometimes higher than Dark Horse, the[...]
DC Comics Leaves Diamond Previews Catalogue, Launches Its Own
So they started their own spin-off Marvel Previews which was included with the Previews catalogue and which they naturally always got the cover. Well, in a month where the coming covers are Marvel and Image, DC Comics also wants some of the same and apparently their current agreement and lion share just isn't good enough –[...]
Marvel Comics to Relaunch Captain America #1 On the Fourth Of July, 2018
And this week we were told that the official announcement that Coates would be the new writer on Captain America will be coming next week, and that his debut chapter would be in May's Free Comic Book Day giveaway. Well, Marvel Comics felt they had to tell the comic book retailers assembled at the retailer summit[...]
The First of the Exclusive ComicsPRO Variants Hit eBay, from $10 to $50
We must applaud eBay user spurio1234the, a comic book retailer who has listed his ComicsPRO exclusive variant cover swag directly from the show while sitting at one of the presentation tables. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ But he's not the only[...]
amazing spider-man
Spinning out of the ComicsPRO presentations in Portland comes the sly bit of news that Amazing Spider-Man #794 is going to a third printing. The original issue sold out fast and went to a second printing using the cliffhanger page from that issue as the new cover, Norman Osborne receiving the Carnage symbiote, as everyone suddenly[...]
Marvel Rumours Spilling Out of ComicsPRO – A Cosmic Ghost Rider Series?
Gossip starts to spill out of ComicsPRO, the retailer advocacy group having their annual summit in Portland, right now I'm doing my best to keep my ears open in London, England to hear what filters through. One such nugget is that with the announcement that Donny Cates will be writing the new Venom series launching in May,[...]