For the fourth year in a row, Diamond is holding their Halloween ComicFest, where comic shops will have special Halloween-related events and offer a bunch of free comics. Basically, it's like a Halloween-themed Free Comic Book Day, which seems like a fun deal all around. Plus, some shops will be selling mini-comic packs of 25 comics that people can give out to trick-or-treaters! There are 21 free comics available this year, and you can check them all out below!
Good news for those of you who like standing in lines! Diamond has announced its exclusives for next month's San Diego Comic-Con International, with variant covers for comics like Adventure Time and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as toys like plastic bank limited to 1500 pieces with the somewhat dubious description of being "a fan-favorite repair droid from Naboo."
Diamond Comic Distributors has released its list of the top 500 selling graphic novels of 2012. There are a few surprises, but there is certainly one constant: The Walking Dead. The collections of writer Robert Kirkman's ongoing zombie series grabbed seven of the top 10 spots, and 13 of the top 20. Further, The Wa
Humor: How It Should Have Ended turns its attention to The Amazing Spider-Man.
Interviews: Sean T. Collins talks to Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware and Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez all at the same time and somehow manages not to turn into Chris Farley. You'll want to read this.
Video: The Colbert Report re
TV: AMC has ordered 16 new episodes of The Walking Dead for the show's third season, which is three more than the first two seasons. New episodes from the show's current second season kick off on February 12.
Movies: Conan the Barb
One of more interesting stories to come out the weekend didn't come out C2E2 -- which by most accounts had a very strong first showing -- but rather the retailer summit that preceded the Chicago convention. The biggest news? Diamond Comics Distributors is considering moving new comi
Marvel Comics announced this morning that they would be switching distribution of their books from Diamond Book Distribution to Hachette Book Group. To be clear, this affects the way that Marvel distributes books -- the kinds with thick spines and way more than 22 pages -- into the bookstore market, while distribution to the direct market (comic shops) will remain with Diamond Comics Distributors. So in terms of what this will mean for you if a
"The Simpsons" has touched on the world of comics before with their fanboy caricature Comic Book Guy, and even created their own parody superhero, Radioactive Man -- who later became an movie hero in a film starring Milhouse as his sidekick Fall Out Boy, a name that later inspired a real-life pop group that would late