Delicious iced beverages and primitive warriors with advanced alien technology aren't two things that most people immediately associate with one another, so I must confess to a few moments of confusion on reading this morning's press release from Valiant Entertainment, which announces a three-way promotional partnership between Valiant, comic retail behemoth Midtown Comics, and New York City coffee shop chain Oren's Daily Roast, to give away free comic books and create an X-O Manowar signature frozen green tea beverage.
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Kevin Smith and friends are about to get some company on cable. No longer will Comic Book Men occupy the comic book reality show niche alone. The National Geographic Channel has announced that next month will see the debut of its o
This week's Astonishing X-Men #51 was historic for Marvel Comics for showing the publisher's first gay wedding (between Northstar and his boyfriend Kyle), but it was an even bigger milestone for real Ohio couple Scott Everhart and Jason Welker, who won Midtown Comics' contest for a free wedding in New York City to coincide with the release of the comic. The couple met online about a year ago and bonded over Everhart's
The brick and mortar retailers that make up the comic book industry's direct market are struggling. Though the reasons for this struggle stem from a cocktail of factors -- evolving consumer habits, online piracy, rising cover prices, distribution difficulties and an overall uncertain economy -- it's clear that the current cornerstone of comic book sales is in the midst of change
To mark the release of Justice League #1, writer Geoff Johns and artist Jim Lee appeared at a special midnight book signing at New York's Midtown Comics Times Square store to meet fans and sign copies of the first title of the 52 newly relaunched DC comics to his shelves. ComicsAlliance was on hand to snap photos of the proceedin
Marvel Comics Director of Communications Arune Singh touched our hearts when he teamed up with Francis Manapul to create a comic to help him propose to his girlfriend Michelle. The book, which depicted Arune as Superboy and Michelle as Wonder Girl, absolutely did the trick, as evidenced by these engagement
After ICV2 recently released figures that showed a significant drop in comics sales for August 2010, when no single comic broke the 100,000 mark, they also pointed a finger at a possible culprit that has been controversial in comics circles among fans and retailers alike: the price increase of many comi