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Pirated Scans of ‘Underground’ Boost Sales of the Indie Comic

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We recently posted about a very interesting conversation between comics artist Steve Lieber and the 4chan message board, where the artist discovered scans of Underground, the spelunking indie comic he created with Jeff Parker. After Lieber initially showed up on the thread, the commenter who originally posted the scans offered to take them down, saying that he'd only wanted to give

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Link Ink: Universal Gets ‘Pluto,’ ‘Underground’ Gets a Sales Boost and Penguins Love Robots

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Movies: Universal and Illumination Entertainment are teaming up with Tezuka Productions to produce a live action/CGI hybrid adaptation of Naoki Urasawa and Takashi Nagasaki's Pluto manga, which explores a world analogous to Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy stories .

Industry: Will Marvel's number

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‘Underground’ Artist Steve Lieber Wins Over 4chan

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Depending on who you talk to, 4chan is either The-Site-That-Must-Not-Be-Named or just another image board frequented by passionate, tech-savvy users. For all its fun contributions to memedom, however,

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Underground Comics Covers That Let It All Hang Out

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Long before he started illustrating his own edition of "The Book of Genesis," R. Crumb was drawing the hell out covers for "Zap Comix," and he wasn't alone. Underground comics of the 1960s and 1970s became

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Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber’s ‘Underground’ TPB Covers for Every Publisher [Exclusive]

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Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber's 5-issue "Underground" series from Image Comics gets collected in trade paperback form this Wednesday and the creative team is going to great lengths to get the word out. Working from the idea that more publishers equals more sales, they're angling for nearly every com

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The Photo Reference Wonderment Of ‘Underground’

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The use of photo reference is a pretty amorphous technique among illustrators. Painters like Alex Ross tend to use it to capture lighting details, Tony Harris uses it to capture realistic body language and Greg Land seems to use it to capture

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – November 18: Lemons, Rice and Bats

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week, using this helpful key:

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£ Demagoguery
% Peculiarly textured hair
° Snobs g

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It!: Oct. 21: Iron Man, Legion of Three Worlds, Spider-Woman, Underground

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week:

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^ Fists
% Science


^ % INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #19

In which Matt Fraction and

Don’t Ask! Just Buy it! – Sept. 23, 2009: Kramers Does the Simpsons, Spider-Woman, Underground, Wednesday Comics Finale

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week, using this helpful key:

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# As seen on TV
^ Redheads figure prominently
% T

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Subway Stories: Comics from the Underground

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Anyone who has lived in a city with a major public transportation system for any length of time inevitably has a few stories. After living in NYC for three years, I have a few of my own, including the half-naked hobos running around with a Jack-o-Lantern stuffed full of money, and the time I fell asleep and and actually woke up on a different train

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