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Parting Shot: Tim Leong Visualizes NYT’s Best-Selling Comics Of 2012

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With Diamond releasing its lists for the top 500 comics and graphic novels of 2012 today, there's no time like the present to examine the equally interesting -- if more archaic -- New York Times best seller rankings from last year. Tim Leong, Director of Digital Design at Wired and longtime fr

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The 10 Most Hilarious Quotes From the NY Times ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Review

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we've been eagerly anticipating the release of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark musical since we first heard that amazingly terrible title, and this weekend the moment came that we've been waiting for: The very first preview performance.

Opening night is still a few weeks away -- barring any further delays like the ones that kept it from opening as planned last February, it'll hit the stage for real on January 11 -- but yesterday's preview was open to both the public and the press. Sadly, I wasn't able to attend, but as is always the case with headline-making events, The New York Times was there with an article that might just end up being a late favorite for the funniest thing to hit newspapers all year.

Seriously, this thing paints a picture of a theatrical train wreck so amazing that it might as well have been written by J. Jonah Jameson himself. If you're a fan of schadenfreude, and believe me, I am, the whole thing's worth a read, but for the high points, here are my ten favorite quotes:

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Link Ink — HOBODARKSEID, Crisis on Two Earths, 3D Flickr Cities

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A roundup of cool junk from around the web.

Twitter: NPR reveals the truth behind @HOBODARKSEID. The answer is the opposite of disappointing, but as @kielphegley noted, once read you can never unknow this.

Animation: Because Infinite Earths is a bit much, don't

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Jason Lutes Illustrates Our Economic Hubris at the New York Times

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman talks about the collective self-congratulation of economists that went before last year's terrible economic fall at The New York Times, with supporting illustr

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NY Times Comic About Ben Franklin Reminds Us That He Was Totally Amazing

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Here at ComicsAlliance, there are few things we love more than comics about awesome historical figures, so it was a particular treat to see the recent Ben Franklin comic by Maira Kalman, who has an ongoing illustrated column in The New York Times about A

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