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‘Masters of Comic Book Art’ Documentary Reemerges from the VHS Ether [Video]

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Presented by an uncharacteristically reverent Harlan Ellison, Masters of Comic Book Art is a documentary film that offers insightful on-camera remarks from some of the medium's most gifted artists: Neal Adams, Steve Ditko, Will Eisner, Jean Giraud aka Moebius, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Frank Miller and Bernie Wrightson, all of whom muse on their most famous works and the medium that they love. Released on video in 1987, the film is something I'd always heard about but had never seen until it reappeared on YouTube earlier this week. It's especially interesting to listen to the creators

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Spawn 20 Years Later: Looking Back at the Quintessential ’90s Comic Book

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In stores this month is Spawn Compendium Volume 1, a gargantuan tome collecting the first fifty-ish issues, marking the 20th anniversary of Spawn's creation. At 984 pages, this collection may even be as heavy as the subject of Todd McFarlane and his most popular creatio

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Indie Comics Reboots: ‘Cerebus’ #1 as a Cyberpunk Adventure [Original Art]

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Relaunching comic books with all-new numbering -- and all-new takes on the characters -- is nothing new in the cyclical world of super-hero comics, with the massive DC Comics relaunch this September as the latest and greatest example. Giving tit

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Ask Chris #17: Should You Judge Art Based on the Artist’s Views?

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Who has the lamer lamest enemy - Batman or Spider-Man? -- adampknave

A: Now that is a tough one, if for no other reason than in order to answer it, I have to first figure out who each c

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The Cerebus Celibate: Issues 1-50

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"Cerebus" is unlike anything I've read before in a number of ways, but as I begin the legendary indie series about a warrior aardvark for the first time, the main one is that I don't know when it's going to end, for me. It's hard to undertake "Cer

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Chris vs. Previews: January 2010

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The 500+ page Previews catalog can be pretty tough to get through, even for the most jaded comics reader. That's why every month, ComicsAlliance contributor Chris Sims sits down to scour the pages for the best, worst, and most mind-bogglingly insane items and bring them to you, the discerning reader, in our recurring feature, Chris vs. Previews!

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Link Ink — Tyrese the Time Traveling Inventor, ‘Wild Thing’ Art, Cerebus TV

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Art: Vice presents the original illustrations of 24 artists inspired by "Where the Wild Things Are."

Idiots: Guys, did you know that shortly after Al Gore invented the internet and John McCain invented the Blackberry, actor slash R&B star Tyrese invented "the first-ever digital comic book in the history of comic book

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Don’t Ask, Just Buy It: Glamourpuss, Invincible Iron Man, Peanuts, Mome

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk joins ComicsAlliance for a rundown of the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week, which includes this helpful key:

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