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Parting Shot: The Highly Detailed, Six-Foot ‘xkcd’ Guide to Money


xkcd creator Randall Munroe has created elaborate charts and infographics for his webcomic before to break down everything from gravity wells to and radiation, and now he has applied the format to a very timely and political topic: money. Blo

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Should Comic Book Companies Bring Fanfic Writers Into the Fold?


Fanfiction is everywhere. It's on independent websites. It's on journal sites. You can probably find some in the comments of comics discussion boards. And there's almost certainly more of it being produced than any of its source material. Even

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Disney Takes ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Avengers’ Movie Away from Paramount


Although it's a bit "inside baseball" and will presumably have no impact whatsoever on the content of the films, Marvel fans may be interested to know that parent company Walt Disney has arranged to market and distribute "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" movies itself, transferring control from Paramount Pictures for the price of $115 million, approximately what the Viacom company would have made via its previous deal with Marvel Studios

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The Forbes Fictional Fifteen: The Richest Characters in Comics


Comic books give a lot of clues about exactly how rich their very richest citizens are. There are casual references to buying an island just for a quiet place to stay, buying a hotel so a lady friend can have a swim in a fountain, and of course, Kevlar doesn't come cheap. But

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5 Untapped Million-Dollar Comic Book Product Ideas


There are superhero t-shirts and action figures and posters and lunchboxes and toothbrushes and pez dispensers and pencil cases and cereal brands. And costumes and pajamas and underwear and collector's edition DVD box sets. And dinnerware and trading cards and cookie jars.

Yes. Cookie jars. And despite all of this, the market for superheroes and superhero accessories still has some large, and profitable, gaps. Here are the top five product ideas that have been inexplicably ignored by comic book companies.

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‘Batmoney’ And The Art Of Defacing Legal Tender


As a person who enjoys goods, services and paper, printed moolah is a definite favorite of mine. Of course, that's not to say hard American currency can't benefit from a little re-touching, especially the comic book-friendly kind

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Stan Lee Totally Stoked About Disney/Marvel Deal


Okay, maybe saying he's "totally stoked" is a bit paraphrasey, but when it comes to Disney's unprecedented upcoming Marvel purchase, words start to fail us comic bloggers. Fortunately for fans, words never fail Stan "The Man" Lee, whose countless Marvel creations (Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, etc

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Marvel Pogs Used as Money on US Bases in Iraq and Afghanistan


So, the Army has been using POGS on their bases in Iraq and Afghanistan -- not as toys, but as currency:
Think of the AAFES pogs like chips in a casino; the pog, like a casino chip, is assigned a monetary value and can be traded in for cash when a soldier has completed his or her tour of duty. However, soon after the program started, Skibo and the folks at AAFES realized that soldiers and airmen were kee

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