Saturday Runaround – Comics For Kindles, Literally

SwapWatch: Publisher Microcosm is offering to trade in your Kindle in return for comics, books and fanzines.

“Why let fad technology kill print when you can take a stand and fill up your shelves in the process?”

LocalWatch: The residents of Cookeville discover the “Cookeville pedigree” comic book collection.

Named for its point of origin (Cookeville, Tennessee) the collection was acquired in the 1990′s by Steve Geppi, who integrated copies he needed into his personal collection and placed the rest in the Diamond Gallery stock. Cookevilles are very easy to recognize because of the “SN” mark.

ElectronBoyWatch: The people behind the Make-A-Wish-styled Electron Boy events that received international publicity earlier this year have released an Electron Boy comic book modelled on the young boy in question and available to be signed at the New Orleans Comic Con at the end of the month. All proceeds will go towards the Make-A-Wish foundation.

The crew, most of whose members live in Austin, Texas, flew to Seattle in November to give Erik the first copy.

Campbell said he remembers Erik’s exact words: “THIS IS SO COOL.”

BC ComicChronThis is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

DC draws the line …. Marvel’s Tom Brevoort snarks back

Does this mean that every year, as comic prices get higher and higher, DC are going to keep dropping the page count? That would make 2020 the year DC start their new 2 pages and a cover promotion.

Inform the troops…

Still haunted by the events in Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader must set aside his past and put his future on hold for a mission to the mysterious Ghost Nebula to locate–and if possible, rescue–a missing Imperial expeditionary force.

YouTube – DC Universe Online Animated Short: Green Lantern

Green Lantern John Stewart has a few words for those who worships Evil’s Might.