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Weekender: Bulgaria is Best, Soup Dumplings are Delicious, and Big Butt Bigfoot Appears


The week's over! You did it, and did it in exemplary style. But while you've been off working and living and doing all those things that humans do, what have you missed in the world of comics? With Weekender, ComicsAlliance is here to give you a heads-up on some of the stories that you might have overlooked, and to showcase some great writing on comics for you to enjoy over spiced macaroons this weekend.

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IDW Announces New ‘The Crow,’ ‘Judge Dredd,’ ‘The Cape,’ Unpublished Dave Stevens & More


IDW Publishing came prepared to Anaheim, California's WonderCon event last weekend, announcing several high profile comic book initiatives. Besides the previously discussed Womanthology ongoing series (of miniseries) and the full-length Rocketeer project by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, IDW is developing a revival of James O'Barr's The Crow with creators John Shirley and Kevin Colden; brand new Judge Dredd stories as well as reprint archival material from 2000 AD; a return of the acclaimed The Cape by Joe Hill and Jason Ciaramella with art by Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel; new KISS comics written by Chris Ryall and Tom Waltz with art by Jamal Igle and Casey Maloney; a new collection of rare and unpublished Dave Stevens material; and (perhaps) final Locke & Key installment by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez; and new work by Ben McCool and Mike Costa.Whi...

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Link Ink: ‘Memoir’ TV Show in the Works, Ghost Rider, and the Super Mario Bathroom


TV: Ben McCool and Nikki Cook's Memoir has been acquired by Warner Bros. Television.

Anime: Images of the live action Ranma 1/2 cast in their TV special costumes have surfaced. Definitely no Dragonball Evolution shenanigans going on here...

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Ben McCool Talks About the Sold-Out ‘Choker,’ Templesmith, Lobo


Writer Ben McCool recently published his first creator-owned comic, "Choker," through Image, a 6-issue miniseries marked his major debut in comics -- and promptly sold out of the two issues that have hit shelves so far...

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Emerald City Comic-Con: The Photo Roundup


If you missed Emerald City Comic-Con over the weekend in Seattle, no worries -- we've still got the highlights here on CA. And while we were making our rounds on the floor, we also snapped photos of the entertaining things and people we found, including Jeff Parker, Ben Templesmith, Steve Lieber, Kate Beaton, and the world's gayest He-Man animation cel...

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Choker #1 – Hot Ink Advance Review


While a few damaged (and probably now collectible) copies of "Choker" #1 have made to the stands, the official release date of the new miniseries by writer Ben McCool and artist Ben Templesmith isn't till the 24th, but we've got an advance review of the comic to tide you over while you wait...

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EXCLUSIVE: A Page from the Diary of ‘Choker’


"Choker" #1 hits shops early this Wednesday, a teamup between artist Ben Templesmith and writer Ben McCool set in sick, wonderfully sleazy environs of Shotgun City, a retro-futuristic hellhole that McCool describes as " a crazed amalgamation of 1930's gangland Chicago and 'Blade Runner's Los Angeles" with a dash of "Sin City" and "Transmetropolitan...

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