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My First Comic by Jake Pierce

June 17, 2019 Articles, Managers, My First Comic
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Being a product of the 90s I watched the Spider-man animated series until my eyes turned red as a child. It was my first introduction to super heroes and the bad guys they fought over and over again. I loved…

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My First Comic by Earl G.

June 12, 2019 Articles, Managers, My First Comic
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I first discovered comics with a Superboy issue found on a Chicago bus. Amazing Spider-Man #7 was the first Marvel to really hit me. It was issue #9 that started me collecting. Back in the day, issue numbers were meaningless.…

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Knightmare: Fall of a King by Kevin Healy

June 4, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Tom King is leaving Batman. O.K., leaving might be a bit of a stretch. Words and rumors, suggestions and back-alley talk all point to him being removed from the book. He will end with issue #85, followed by a Bat/Cat…

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Journey into Comics #83 by Rick Berg

May 24, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Journey into Comics #83… I had no idea what to write for this article. So I called Dekalb’s own Lucy for a suggestion and she said “women in comics.” I have no pertinent knowledge of that topic so I began…

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My Life in Comics! By Nick Lipe

May 22, 2019 Articles, Managers
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I, like many of us, have loved comics seemingly my whole life. Growing up not particularly popular and without many friends, I could always escape into my favorite fantasy worlds of comics. I think that’s why I take them so…

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BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: THE SCULPTOR GN

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Commentary by Dan W. Less a ‘back issue’ in the traditional sense this time, and more an overlooked graphic novel that you need to read. Should we rename this column for its next quarterly appearance? Let us know in the…

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Free Comic Book Day is almost here!

April 29, 2019 Articles, Events
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Are you someone who likes free stuff? May 4th is your lucky day! If you didn’t know already, the first Saturday of May every year is Free Comic Book Day! On this day comic shops give out free comics. Really.…

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The Golden Age of The Nerd by Mike W.

April 24, 2019 Articles, Managers
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As you have read before, I have been in the comics game for quite a while. I am quite invested in it. Through the store and conventions I have been exposed to quite bit of different fandom. Sadly for most…

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Free Comic Book Day: 10 Questions and a signing with Bloodshot #0 author Tim Seeley!

April 16, 2019 Articles, Events
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1. A teaser trailer for Revival showed up on Youtube in April of 2017, is there anything you can tell us about the progress of that project?  We're definitely working on it. It's not easy to do an independent film,…

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Connor K’s Top Five Graphic Novel Recommendations

April 10, 2019 Articles, Managers, Reviews
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1. Sandman The first Non DC or Marvel comic series I truly fell in love with. Gaiman himself is one of my favorite writers hands down. Through his novels or comics I’ve always been a fan of the way he…

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