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DC Nation: Killing Dick Grayson, Damian’s Future, and Batman’s Guns [Fan Expo]

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The first DC Comics panel of Fan Expo 2010, "DC Nation," kicked off with DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio, "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" artist Chris Sprouse, Brian Azzarello ("First Wave") Jeff Lemire ("The Atom"), and a late appearance from artist Francis Manapul ("The Flash")...

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Roundtable Review: Wednesday Comics Hardcover, Part 2

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In the second part of a special double-sized Roundtable Review, Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, David Brothers, and David Uzumeri take on the ENTIRE "Wednesday Comics" anthology hardcover -- out this week -- rating each of the fifteen comics one at a time...

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Roundtable Review: ‘Wednesday Comics’ Hardcover, Part 1

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In a special double-sized Roundtable Review, Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, David Brothers, and David Uzumeri take on the ENTIRE "Wednesday Comics" anthology hardcover, rating each comic one comic at a time...

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‘Wednesday Comics’ Hardcover Announced

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There's plenty of hooplah filtering out of yesterday's Baltimore Retailer Summit, but one announcement teased at this past weekend's Baltimore Comic-Con was cemented with the announcement of the Wednesday Comics Hardcover Collection...

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Paul Pope Draws ‘Dune’ Like a Newspaper Comic

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Artist Paul Pope took a paragraph-long excerpt from Frank Herbert's epic sci-fi novel "Dune" and expanded it into a comics page that looks an awful lot like the newspaper-sized "Wednesday Comics" Pope was working on recently for DC...

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Link Ink — Iron Man 2 Footage, Wednesday Comics, McSweeney’s iPhone App

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-- The new behind-the-scenes footage of "Iron Man 2" reveals that it is awesome, insane, and annoying. (Topless Robot)

-- Wednesday Comics wrapped up all 15 storylines this week in its final issue, and J...

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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:

KEY

# As seen on TV
^ Redheads figure prominently
% The stage of Joseph Campbell's "hero's journey" known as the Inmost Cave is likely to be evoked at some point
¥ The technological advances in comics coloring of the last ten years really have paid off

# BART SIMPSON'S TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #15

Dudes: this is not just a Simpsons comic, it's an annual series where some really unlikely creators take over the Simpsons for an issue. (N...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy it!: X-Men Forever, Batmen, Muppets, and Sexy Turn-of-the-Century Koreans

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

KEY

# The legacy of 52 continues even today
% Although one could also say the legacy of Action Comics Weekly continues even today
^ Back...

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Don’t Ask, Just Buy It: Glamourpuss, Invincible Iron Man, Peanuts, Mome

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk joins ComicsAlliance for a rundown of the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week, which includes this helpful key:

KEY:
# Prominent avian characters
¶ Mysterious red-headed women
≈ Not just robots: sexy robots
† Dogs with unusually advanced communication skills
% It's really nice to see the indie cartoonists who established their careers in past decades still at it

% GLAMOURPUSS #8

Probably the weirdest series currently running. For those of you...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It: Parker, Beanworld, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man

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$ Few things are as compelling as a genuinely bad man
Strong quasi-maternal figures
¥ If Homer were a gunslinger, there'd be a whole lot of dead storytellers
§ Owes significant debts to Marcel Duchamp and Native American mythology
& We are all of us living in the shadow of the 1960s

$ & RICHARD STARK'S PARKER: THE HUNTER

Book of the week, people--Darwyn Cooke's gorgeous hardcover adaptation of the first novel in Richard (Donald Westlake) Stark's "Parker" series about a wily, amoral, murderous heist man, and the rare prose-to-comics adaptation that actually gains something in translation, because Cooke figured out a side of it that his drawing could make deeper and more vivid. I reviewed it here, ...

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