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Brandon Bird’s ‘X-Mans: The Strangest Art Show Of All’ Redraws An X-Men Coloring Book With Uncanny Results [Art]

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So have you heard about these X-Men characters? Apparently they're pretty popular, and they've been in the news lately thanks to their appearance in a new movie. But in all the places you've seen them, whether it's comics, the big screen or even commercials for breakfast biscuits, I can promise you that you've never seen Marvel's Merry Mutants like they're depicted in Brandon Bird's 'X-Mans' art show.

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Ryan North, Christopher Hastings And Anthony Clark Launch ShiftyLook’s ‘DigDug’ Comic [Interview]

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Back in 2012, Namco launched ShiftyLook with an eye on turning older video game franchises like Bravoman and Rolling Thunder into webcomics, and they've done a good job of it, too. Galaga, in which Ryan North, Christopher Hastings and Anthony Clark reimagined space combat as the story of two teenage girls building spaceships out of giant pixels and blasting off to defend Earth alongside a two-fisted President, was one of ComicsAlliance's best comics of 2013, and now, they're giving the team a second chance at capturing that magic.

Today, North, Clark and Hastings launched DigDug, a short story based on the classic 1982 arcade game. I spoke to the three creators to find out more about how they adapt an 8-bit game into a character-based story, where they find time to take on an additional project and whether they've officially named their team.

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Christopher Hastings Saves Longshot In ‘Longshot Saves The Marvel Universe’ [Interview]

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The luckiest guy in the Marvel Universe has finally landed a solo series! Debuting in November, Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe will be penned by Dr. McNinja cartoonist Christopher Hastings and drawn by Jacopo Camagni, best known for his work on the all-ages Marvel Adventures line. We spoke with Hastings about his work on the series and the special nature -- and haircut -- of his cult favorite protagonist.

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North, Hastings And Clark Go ‘Galaga’ At ShiftyLook

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What do you get when you blend the creative teams behind Dinosaur Comics, The Adventures of Doctor McNinja and Nedroid? If you're Namco Bandai's webcomic arm, ShiftyLook, you get an all-new ongoing Galaga adventure. Writte

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Christopher Hastings On ‘The Adventures of Dr. McNinja: Timefist’ [Interview]

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Christopher Hastings' The Adventures of Dr. McNinja isn't just one of the best webcomics going, it's also one of my favorite comics, period. As a result, I'm pretty excited about Dark Horse's release of Timefist this December. Collecting the story of Dr. McNinja's ill-fated experime

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The Jack Kirby Convention Sketchbook: 2012 Update

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Last year, I posted about a convention sketchbook I'd started themed around characters created or co-created by the legendary Jack Kirby, with ten great sketches from the artists I'd met at Heroes

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New ‘Dr. McNinja’ Plush is Perhaps the Squishiest Self-Proclaimed Action Figure of All Time

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Dr. McNinja fans, your day has come. TopatoCo have unveiled the Squishable "Mini McNinja CUTE Plush Action Figure." Though the plush version of Chris Hastings' titular The Adventures of Dr. McNinja webcomic hero sports far less articulation than, say, a custom G.I. Joe, it is 10

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Holiday Gift Guide: Original Pages of Comics Art!

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Comics readers can be notoriously hard to shop for, considering that we're already in the store every week buying the stuff we like. There's a great way around that, though: Give the

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‘Recipe Comix’ Brings You Tasty Meals (And Drinks) By Your Favorite Webcomics Creators

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Despite the fact that I love to eat, I've never been much of a chef, a failing I blame solely on the fact that there are very few cookbooks that involve Batman. Fortunately for me, the foodies at Saveur.com have decided t

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Link Ink: ‘The First Avenger’ Blu-ray, Sonic’s Guitar And The Jet-Powered Batmobile On eBay

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Movies: Captain America: The First Avenger will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD October 25 in both 3D and standard versions.

Surveys: The American Bible Society surveyed a few thousand people about a certain

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