With tradition publishers and retailers taking less risks in an unstable economy, many creators are forgoing the standard route of getting their books to readers and taking to newer platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to get the funding they need to make their project a reality. With several books looking to gain you
Creators: For Halloween, Audible.com is offering a free, spooky short story written and read by Neil Gaiman himself.
Movies: Man of Steel director Zack Snyder is remaining tight-lipped regarding just what the movie is about, and is hesitant to talk about a sequel so as to not "curse anything."
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The comics medium attempts to answer a lot of big questions: Given great power, would you use it responsibly? What means are justified, when the ends are noble? If your life had a face, could I punch it? In that spirit, ComicsAlliance's Matt Wilson is asking comics creators, retailers and commentators some big questions of his own.
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When spinning stories, some writers prefer to play in a sandbox. For writers at Marvel and DC, that sandbox is a long-standing universe, slightly off-kilter from our own, pre-populated with characters waiting to have their stories told and retold
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