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‘Super Graphic’ Author Tim Leong Unveils Title-Page Design For ‘Iron Man’ #18

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If you've already picked up Iron Man #18 by Kieron Gillen and Joe Bennett, which hit comic-shop shelves today, you've already seen this title page for the new Iron Metropolitan storyline.

What you may not have known is that Super Graphic author Tim Leong designed it, and it's his first-ever work in a published Marvel comic. Read what he had to say about it on Facebook after the jump.

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Todd Klein Offers Lettering Master Class In Form Of Latest Limited Edition Print

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For years, master of comic book lettering and logo design Todd Klein has released a series of limited edition prints created in collaboration with some of comics’ most superlative talents, each spotlighting Klein's unmatched gift and love for exquisite typography and design. In keeping with that theme, the prints have been ordered alphabetically, with the latest brought to us by the letter K: "Knowledge." And because it is the initial of Klein's surname, the letterer chose to go solo on this print, which, as he writes so beautifully across the top, is a compendium of calligraphic knowledge that all letterers, designers and comic book fans would do well to take to heart.

 

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Welcome To The New Comics Alliance

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If you're reading this, then I'm pointing out the obvious, but I'll say it anyway: ComicsAlliance has a new look. There are a lot of changes, some great new additions, and one or two regrettable losses, and we figured we'd briefly walk you through it all.

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Comics And Data Combine In Tim Leong’s Upcoming ‘Super Graphic’ Book

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You love charts. You love superheroes. But you don't know of any media that combines the two, like so much peanut butter and jelly. Your suffering has come to an end.

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SUPERMAG: Jim Rugg’s Ambitious and Eclectic Comics, Illustration and Design Magazine [Interview]

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"Print is dead," is a pithy saying that gets tossed around a lot these days. Well, apparently nobody said in front of comics artist and illustrator Jim Rugg (Street Angel, Afrodisiac, The Plain Janes). This May, Rugg will launch the first issue of Supermag, a 56-page, full-color, glos

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Link Ink: ‘Iron Man 3′ Halloween Costumes, ‘Scatterlands’ Launches And New Delisle

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Costumes: Disguise has posted images of upcoming Iron Man 3 Halloween costumes of the Iron Patriot and Mark XLVII armors... plus "sassy" alternatives.

Upcoming: Drawn and Quarterly has revealed its cove

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Matthew Olin Constructs Superheroes From Typography [Art]

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Comics can be loosely characterized as a merging of words and pictures, but Matthew Olin is taking that definition in a different direction with his superhero portraits literally constructed from characters from different typographic classifications. It's a cool design approach that displays the attributes of characters like Superman, Catwoman, Spider-Man, Batman, Thor and others with a fres

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Link Ink: ‘G.I. Joe 2′ Delayed, ‘Building Stories’ and Toonami’s New Shows

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Movies: G.I. Joe: Retaliation won't be coming out on June 29 as originally planned. Paramount is moving its opening to March 29, 2013. You know, for the 3D that the kids like. Sing it with me, "G.I. N

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Designer Rian Hughes on Valiant’s New Graphic Identity [Interview]

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This week has seen the relaunch of the Valiant universe with the release of the first issue of X-O Manowar by writer Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and artist Cary Nord (Conan the Barbarian). Coming in the months ahead are new incarnations of other Valiant properti

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Superhero Math Adds Up Pop Culture Heroes and Villains

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Is there a unifying mathematical theory to describe heroes and villains, a calculus of criminals and crime fighters that can be reduced to a handful of simple equations? What operations determine whether Harrison Ford is a globetrotting archeologist or an unwitting replicant? What additions or subtractions make one man a Dr. Manh

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