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Cosmic Theology: Jack Kirby’s Representations Of God [Art]
Today marks the 95th anniversary of the birth of Jack Kirby, creator of the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, and the X-Men. It's a good day to honor the memory of one of comics' most legendary imaginations by checking out and supporting the Jack Kirby Museum, or spending some time reading one of his ma…
RIP ‘Static’ Writer Robert L. Washington III
Numerous sources have confirmed the sad news that comics writer Robert L. Washington III has passed away after suffering multiple heart attacks. Washington's resume includes numerous credits from DC Comics and other publishers, but he was best known for co-writing the original appearances of the pio…
Help the Hero Initiative Just by Buying Groceries
If you've ever wanted to contribute to The Hero Initiative -- the comic book industry's non-profit group supporting comics creators in dire need of medical or financial support -- but haven't been able to, it's about to get a lot easier. Los Angeles-based BOOM...
Awesome Archie Covers Created for Charity
When The Hero Initiative calls for big-name artists to draw covers for auctions, they tend to step up, and unlike the guy who sold "Archie" #1 to protest the Veronica marriage, 50 different artists from George Pérez and John Romita Sr. to To...
Link Ink — Superhero Alphabet, Government Comics
-- Comics creator Neill Cameron teaches us our ABCs all over again with an in-the-works collection of alphabet-themed superhero and comic book character art. (Robot 6)
-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln library archives holds a digital collection of 175 free government comics from around the wor…
Wieringo-Inspired Art Available Via eBay Starting Today
Press Release
Much-beloved comic artist Mike Wieringo passed away on August 12 of a heart attack. Many artists immediately did Wieringo tribute pieces, and many wished to donate them to charity. As Mike was a lover of both comics and animals, Mike's family elected to donate them to The Hero Init…
New York Remembrance For Mike Wieringo Scheduled For September 19
Press Release
To honor Mike Wieringo and celebrate his life, a special festive event has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm in Manhattan. This event, coupled with a Newsarama.com eBay Auction, is open to all fans. There will be a number of writers, artists, and contemporaries of M…

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