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Focus on the artists: Scott Blair, Modern Pin-ups

Focus on the artists: Scott Blair, Modern Pin-ups | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Focus on the artists: Scott Blair, Modern Pin-ups
Hard Candy, Modern Pin-Ups by Scott Blair. Self published.



One of my most pleasant stops at the NYCC, right after Penelope Gaylord’s stan...
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Comments on the comic industry: Werewolves in Comics, (or lack of)

Comments on the comic industry: Werewolves in Comics, (or lack of) | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Partially motivated by the review of Ravenous, I spent most of the last few days thinking how much I love Werewolves as the pivotal horror characters.

While in the blog entry about the Frankenst...
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Focus on the Artist: Greg Horn

Focus on the Artist: Greg Horn | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
So, running around the NY Comic Con 2011 with a bag of goodies (prints signed by different artists) I turn a corner and what do I find? I nice corner table with the all the wares and books by artis...
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Steve Rude Arrested. You can help with legal fees.

Steve Rude Arrested. You can help with legal fees. | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

Steve Rude was arrested for a dispute with some neighbours. Now he is entagled in legal fees. 

His website has some art you can buy, that will benefit the artist in this precarius sitation.

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Comments on the Industry: Selling sex in comics

Comments on the Industry: Selling sex in comics | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

Or maybe the title should be  The “oversexualization” of characters in comics.

Holy molley! Starfire brings up sex on the Red Hood and the Outlaws #1 (52), and everyone is in uproar.

I had to write about how misguided these comments are.
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Comic Review: Psycosis! #2

Comic Review: Psycosis! #2 | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
US Publisher: Guild Works Productions

Date of publication: 2007
SUMMARY
Psychosis! is a 56-page, B&W, horror anthology. The main theme each issue involves a number of relevant looks at th...
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Comic Review: Frank Miller’s Holy Terror… Sad to see the great ones fall like this….

Comic Review: Frank Miller’s Holy Terror… Sad to see the great ones fall like this…. | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
 Holy Terror
Writer(s): Frank Miller

Aritst(s): Frank Miller

US Publisher: Legendary Publishing
The Plot:
When terrorist group Al-Qaeda attack Empire City, it is up to the masked vigilant...
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Comic Review: Romantically Apocalyptic 1-3 by Vitaly S. Alexius, is making the Armageddon look good!

Comic Review: Romantically Apocalyptic 1-3 by Vitaly S. Alexius, is making the Armageddon look good! | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
 



Romantically Apocalyptic 1-3

 

Artist(s): Vitaly S. Alexius

 

Writer(s): Vitaly S. Alexius

 

US Publisher: self published, www.rom.ac , http://romanti...
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27 New Jobs At Marvel Comics – As Interns

27 New Jobs At Marvel Comics – As Interns | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

27 New Jobs At Marvel Comics – As Interns. Reposting from BleedingCool.com

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Comic Review: American Terrorist, By Tyler Chin-Tanner, Wendy Chin-Tanner and Andy MacDonald.

Comic Review: American Terrorist, By Tyler Chin-Tanner, Wendy Chin-Tanner and Andy MacDonald. | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
American Terrorist, The Comic.
Writer(s): Tyler & Wendy Chin-Tanner

Artist(s): Andy MacDonald and Matt Wilson

US Publisher: A wave blue world. http://www.awaveblueworld.com
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Jim Shooter: ULTIMATE COMICS – All-New Spider-Man #2

Jim Shooter: ULTIMATE COMICS – All-New Spider-Man #2 | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

Jim critizaces one the latest Ultimate Marvel Titles and then he feels bad for being so "harsh" and apologizes.

Things is... I found nothing to apologize for. What do you think?

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NYC Comic Con 2011 (2nd Entry).

NYC Comic Con 2011 (2nd Entry). | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

NYC Comic Con 2011 (2nd Entry).
Advice for small/independent publishers. FOR FREE!!
An actual conversation that took place at this year’s comic con (From now on referred to as NYCC), and it was...

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Focus on the Artist: Where art thou, Richard Corben?

Focus on the Artist: Where art thou, Richard Corben? | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHICAL NUDITY AND ADULT THEMES.
IF YOU ARE UNDERAGE, PLEASE LEAVE NOW.
Guys who have been around as long as I often have heard this statement:

“Richard C...
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Comic Review (Independent publisher): The Zombie Years

Comic Review (Independent publisher): The Zombie Years | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Independent comic Review: The Zombie Years
Writer(s): Juan Navarro

Artist(s): Juan Navarro

US Publisher: Creature Entertainment

The Review:
I mentioned in a previous post that while walk...
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Comic Review (Independent): Ravenous, from Creature Entertainment

Comic Review (Independent): Ravenous, from Creature Entertainment | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Ravenous, from Creature Entertainment (Preview)
Writer(s): John Ulloa

Artist(s): Jose Varese

US Publisher: Creature Entertainment
The Plot:
Werewolves and werewolf hunters. And both look s...
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All Marvel Digital Comics Will Be Available Same Day as Print

All Marvel Digital Comics Will Be Available Same Day as Print | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Marvel is taking its entire line of comics "day-and-date" digitally, meaning you'll be able to download all of the company's comics on the its mobile app just as soon as they're available in physical stores.
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Syrian Political Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Attacked By Syrian Thugs  | The Beat

Syrian Political Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Attacked By Syrian Thugs  | The Beat | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
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A 7-year-old girl responds to DC Comics' sexed-up reboot of Starfire. Leaves me wondering.... These parents are OK giving a comic rated T (As in Teen) to a 7 year old? Do we need to call child serv...

A 7-year-old girl responds to DC Comics' sexed-up reboot of Starfire. Leaves me wondering.... These parents are OK giving a comic rated T (As in Teen) to a 7 year old? Do we need to call child serv... | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Fantasy author Michele Lee has the most eloquent response so far to DC Comics' "sexed up" version of Starfire, the voluptuous alien member of the Teen Titans.
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‘Marzi’: Graphic memoir charts universal experiences | Hero Complex – movies, comics, fanboy fare – latimes.com

‘Marzi’: Graphic memoir charts universal experiences | Hero Complex – movies, comics, fanboy fare – latimes.com | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
In the introduction to Marzena Sowa’s soon-to-be-released graphic memoir, “Marzi,” she describes herself as a “mute and insignificant witness” to life behind the iron curtain while growing up in 1980s communist Poland.
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Behold the Check DC Comics Wrote in 1938 for the Exclusive Rights to Superman - ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews

Behold the Check DC Comics Wrote in 1938 for the Exclusive Rights to Superman - ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
An astonishing artifact from the beginnings of American comics history was unearthed this week, the check written by DC Comics to Jerry Siegel and...
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First round of big Marvel Layoffs, brought to you by Disney and the rest of the MickeyMouse Club

First round of big Marvel Layoffs, brought to you by Disney and the rest of the MickeyMouse Club | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it

http://www.tgdaily.com/entertainment/59205-marvel-making-big-cuts-to-print-division

So, back in September 2009 Disney purchased Marvel.

All the Marvel fanboys and girls started crying fou...

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Focus on the Artist: Penelope Gaylord, a new gen illustrator that will leave you panting.

Focus on the Artist: Penelope Gaylord, a new gen illustrator that will leave you panting. | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Of course in the NYCC 2011 I met a lot of artists, (I was the one in my group who spent a whole day in the artists alley, after all).

David Finch signed a book for me, was very gracious, and I g...
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There's a Lot of B*tching About Catwoman in 'Arkham City' - ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews

There's a Lot of B*tching About Catwoman in 'Arkham City' - ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
The Batman: Arkham City video game is out, and the consensus, from all indications, is that this is a very good game indeed.
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Ted Rall scolds multimillion-dollar charity for asking for free cartoons  | The Beat

Ted Rall scolds multimillion-dollar charity for asking for free cartoons  | The Beat | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
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First (Short) account of the NYC Comic Con.

First (Short) account of the NYC Comic Con. | Comic Book Reviews | Scoop.it
NYC Comic Con 2011
Ah… what a grand affair.

The Javits center is an appropriate venue, large and spacious, and by now the organizers must be running this from a boiler-template.

As in prev...
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