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Variant Covers Are Propping Up the Comic Market

Variant Covers Are Propping Up the Comic Market | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
I’m tired of seeing so many variant covers when I peruse the weekly comic list. So I decided to see if I was overreacting in thinking that too many comic publishers are depending on alternate covers to drive sales.
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‘Deadpool’ #27 sets Guinness record you didn’t know existed

‘Deadpool’ #27 sets Guinness record you didn’t know existed | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Readers who have already stopped by their local comic store today may have noticed that the cover of Marvel’s Deadpool #27, the special wedding issue, includes a little something extra: a seal certifying it as a Guinness World Records record holder.
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HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons

HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
With a premiere drawing in an audience size not seen by HBO for years it should come as no surprise that the show has been renewed for two more seasons.
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Free Comic Book Day 2014 - Eastman & Laird TMNT Reunion in NH!!

Free Comic Book Day 2014 - Eastman & Laird TMNT Reunion in NH!! | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
  The Rochester Main Street Program & Jetpack Comics LLC present The Rochester, NH Free Comic Book Day Festival  2014 FCBD IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MAY 3RD 10 - 4 PM Be a part of New Englands biggest Free Comic book Day Event. The Rochester, NH Free Comic Book Day Festival! As always, you can get dozens of Free Comic Books and it takes place all over Rochester. Bigger and better, this year's Free Comic Book Day Event is going to take place all over Rochester.  
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Batman Vs. Superman Writer Is Interested In Doing Green Lantern Movie - Comicbook.com (blog)

Batman Vs. Superman Writer Is Interested In Doing Green Lantern Movie - Comicbook.com (blog) | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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Batman Vs. Superman Writer Is Interested In Doing Green Lantern Movie
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David S. Goyer – the writer/director who co-wrote The Dark Knight Trilogy, Man of Steel, and is currently writing Batman vs.
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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier': Did Marvel Tease a Dr. Strange Movie? - TheWrap

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier': Did Marvel Tease a Dr. Strange Movie? - TheWrap | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
'Captain America: The Winter Soldier': Did Marvel Tease a Dr. Strange Movie?
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37 Thoughts About 37 Comics – The Movement, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, Crossed, Inhuman, Green Lantern, Caliban, Starlight, Action Comics, Field, She-Hulk, Dead Letters, Beautiful Scars, God Is ...

37 Thoughts About 37 Comics – The Movement, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, Crossed, Inhuman, Green Lantern, Caliban, Starlight, Action Comics, Field, She-Hulk, Dead Letters, Beautiful Scars, God Is ... | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Welcome to another week’s worth of comic books. Could we have the first privilege check in a Marvel comic? Testicles mistaken for fruit? and did Captain America give away some spoilery scenes ahead of the Winter Soldier movie?
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Classroom Tech Google Apps: The Walking Dead Meets Common Core

Classroom Tech Google Apps: The Walking Dead Meets Common Core | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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An ARROW Behind The Scenes Pic Offers Up Our Only Real Look At Harley Quinn

An ARROW Behind The Scenes Pic Offers Up Our Only Real Look At Harley Quinn | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Arrow‘s Suicide Squad episode had a lot of hype behind it, and part of that was all the online speculation regarding the possible Harley Quinn cameo that was teased in the episode’s first promo.
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To No One’s Surprise, Frozen Is Now The Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Of All Time

To No One’s Surprise, Frozen Is Now The Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Of All Time | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
$1.072 billion to date. That's billion with a B. Four months and two Academy Awards after its release, Frozen has officially surpassed Toy Story 3 as the top-grossing animated film to date. This makes it the first billion-dollar movie to come out of Disney Animation Studios. I'd say that's worth building a few snowmen over.
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Gotham Officially Reveals Robin Lord Taylor As Oswald Cobblepot, AKA The Penguin

Gotham Officially Reveals Robin Lord Taylor As Oswald Cobblepot, AKA The Penguin | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Following their reveals of Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle and Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Fox and Warner Bros.
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Disney’s Figment gets his own series from Marvel Comics

Disney’s Figment gets his own series from Marvel Comics | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Press Release This summer, journey into the exciting depths of your own imagination in FIGMENT #1, the new Disney Kingdoms series created by the unique collaboration between Marvel and Walt Disney Imagineering.
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Marvel Studios Head Kevin Feige On The Future Of 'Doctor Strange' - Huffington Post

Marvel Studios Head Kevin Feige On The Future Of 'Doctor Strange' - Huffington Post | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice Marvel Studios Head Kevin Feige On The Future Of 'Doctor Strange' Huffington Post One of the most talked about Marvel Studios properties that still doesn't have an official release announcement is "Doctor Strange."...
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First Look At Matt Ryan as John Constantine

First Look At Matt Ryan as John Constantine | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
With production underway on Constantine, NBC’s new pilot from executive producers Daniel Cerone & David S. Goyer and director Neil Marshall, NBC, Warner Bros.
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Peter Mayhew to play Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII

Peter Mayhew to play Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
More news about Star Wars: Episode VII slowly starts to come out and the latest bit is that Chewbacca will be in the film and will be played by the original actor Peter Mayhew.
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"Batman" Only Title over 100K in March, "Superior Spider-Man" Tops Marvel's ... - Comic Book Resources

"Batman" Only Title over 100K in March, "Superior Spider-Man" Tops Marvel's ... - Comic Book Resources | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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"Batman" Only Title over 100K in March, "Superior Spider-Man" Tops Marvel's ...
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Below you'll find the sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks sold in the direct market for March, 2014.
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The Infamous Atari Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening

The Infamous Atari Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Come April 26, 2014, one of gaming's greatest mysteries will finally be solved. Or maybe it will just be get even more convoluted and confusing. In either case, that is the official date Microsoft just announced for when someone is finally going to break ground on the infamous New Mexico landfill that's allegedly overflowing with discarded copies of the Atari 2600 games E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Pac-Man.
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Report: First Two Weeks Of Star Wars 7 Filming Will Be On Location in Morocco‏

Report: First Two Weeks Of Star Wars 7 Filming Will Be On Location in Morocco‏ | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
While the great extent of Star Wars Episode VII production will happen with all of the secrecy that Pinewood Studios can afford, it seems that the first two weeks might be utterly, totally public.
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Superman Unchained #8 And #9 Cancelled… For Now

Superman Unchained #8 And #9 Cancelled… For Now | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Superman Unchained #7 by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee was meant to come out in February but has now been delayed until the 30th April.
Superman Unchained #8 was meant to have come out last week but was delayed until the 28th May.
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DC Comics Announces Two New Retailer Roadshows, One In New York, One In Chicago

DC Comics Announces Two New Retailer Roadshows, One In New York, One In Chicago | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
After ECCC, DC Comics is lining up two new retailer roadshows, where they can show off their wares, answer questions, give away freebies, that kind of thing.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Developing Literacy Skills Through Comics & Graphic Novels

Free Technology for Teachers: Developing Literacy Skills Through Comics & Graphic Novels | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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IDW Launches Cartoon Network Crossover While Boom! Announces CN First Look Deal

IDW Launches Cartoon Network Crossover While Boom! Announces CN First Look Deal | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Cartoon Network now has two major comic publishers working with their properties.
Now available for ordering from IDW Publishing is Super Secret Crisis War!
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Black Canary And The Huntress Fight In A New ARROW ‘Birds Of Prey’ Clip

Black Canary And The Huntress Fight In A New ARROW ‘Birds Of Prey’ Clip | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
The second clip for Arrow’s Birds of Prey episode has hit, and it shows a cat fight between Black Canary (Caity Lotz) and The Huntress (Jessica De Gouw).
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Dwayne Johnson Hints About His DC Superhero Secret Identity - Hollywood Reporter (blog)

Dwayne Johnson Hints About His DC Superhero Secret Identity - Hollywood Reporter (blog) | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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Dwayne Johnson Hints About His DC Superhero Secret Identity
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Wondering just which DC Entertainment character Dwayne Johnson will be playing as part of his teased deal with Warner Bros.?
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Marvel Taps 'Heroes' Star To Hulk Out On 'SHIELD' - MTV.com

Marvel Taps 'Heroes' Star To Hulk Out On 'SHIELD' - MTV.com | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Hollywood Reporter Marvel Taps 'Heroes' Star To Hulk Out On 'SHIELD' MTV.com Marvel.com reports that actor Adrian Pasdar, best known for playing high-flying politician and superhero Nathan Petrelli on all four seasons of "Heroes," has been tapped...
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Batman Vs. Superman: Golden Age Duality During the Great Depression - Bleeding Cool News

Batman Vs. Superman: Golden Age Duality During the Great Depression - Bleeding Cool News | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
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Batman Vs. Superman: Golden Age Duality During the Great Depression
Bleeding Cool News
Both of DC's flagship characters were introduced to the public towards the tail end of the Great Depression.
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