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‘Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes': Writer Chris Roberson Explains the Futuristic Mashup


During Comic-Con International, IDW Publishing announced an upcoming crossover that sci-fi fans have been wanting for years: Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes, in which the crew of the starship Enterprise meets the space-faring teenagers of DC's far future...

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What We Brought Home: ComicsAlliance’s Comic-Con Haul


It's been a little more than a week since we got home from Comic-Con, which means our bags are (mostly) unpacked and our lives have returned to whatever passes for normal in the blogosphere. Rested and cured of Con Crud, we're reflecting on what went on when we weren't on duty and had a chance to celebrate the true meaning of Comic-Con: Buying awesome things...

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Sequential Chart: The Eisner Awards as Infographics


As ComicsAlliance continues processing all the news, controversy and liver damage of Comic-Con 2011, we've brought in a professional to help us make sense of the massive comics mega-event with an exclusive series of infographics by Tim Leong, the former Editor-in-Chief of Comic Foundry magazine and current Art Director at Wired magazine...

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The New 52: What We Really Learned About the DC Relaunch at Comic-Con


At San Diego Comic Con 2011, the editors, writers and artists behind DC's New 52 initiative -- in which they're relaunching every DCU book soup to nuts in September -- pulled back the curtains a bit to show how the sausage is made, and gave a lot more hints as to the nature of what we're going to be seeing when Flashpoint concludes, confirming that Flashpoint is indeed the story where we'll see the transformation of the old DC Universe into the new one...

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Best Art Ever (This Week) – Comic-Con Edition


No comic book convention would be complete without picking up a sketch or commissioning a really nice piece from your favorite artists, and Comic-Con International in San Diego is no exception. We wish we were able to visit more artists and showcase more of their work (next year...

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Sequential Chart: Comic-Con Panels as Infographics


As the slow recovery process from Comic-Con 2011 continues for hundreds of thousands of attendees, we've brought in a professional to help us make sense of the massive (and massively exhausting) comics mega-event...

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Answering Dan DiDio: The Problem With Having Only 1% Female Creators at DC Comics


Last Thursday at Comic-Con International, during the first of four New 52 panels held by DC Comics to discuss their line-wide relaunch of superhero titles this September, a fan walked up to the microphone and posed a question to Co-Publisher Dan DiDio about the demographics of the New 52 creators:

"Why did you go from 12% in women to 1% on your creative teams...

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ComicsAlliance’s Comic-Con Memories: The Cosplay [Gallery]


As much as San Diego's Comic-Con International is about stuff -- which is to say, comic books, graphic novels, video games, films, toys, collectibles and alcohol -- the world's largest pop culture convention is also about cosplay...

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ComicsAlliance’s Comic-Con Memories: The Creators and Showroom [Gallery]


San Diego's Comic-Con International 2011 is behind us, but we'll always have the memories. Those and the surplus of posts we'll continue to roll out this week. But mostly the memories, captured in photographic form by ComicsAlliance contributors and friends, including artist and designer Laurenn McCubbin (Madame Xanadu, Rent Girls), who shared with us some excellent portraits of creators like Adam Hughes, Jill Thompson, Cliff Chiang, Steve Niles, Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá, Becky Cloonan and more.
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ComicsAlliance Tests Out the ‘Batman: Arkham City’ Video Game [Video]


Of all the comic books, movies and tie-ins that featured at Comic-Con International in San Diego, the one I was unquestionably the most excited about was Batman: Arkham City. The upcoming sequel to 2009's Arkham Asylum video game drops the Dark Knight into a massive urban environment transformed into a city-sized prison for super-villains...

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