Friday Runaround – Millar Per Hour

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The Hollywood Reporter on Duncan Fegredo and Mark Millar‘s new creator owned comic, MPH;

The new book follows four 19-year olds who get their hands on a street drug that gives them the ability to move at light-speed for seven days — all set in present-day Detroit.

Millar promises no costumes and no code-names in what will initially be a six-issue mini-series, with the option of returning to tell more stories down the road.

Though Kurt Busiek may have issues;

517B0kQ0XtLVELOCIRANGER Chuck Dixon is starting a new science fiction series of ebooks, following his SEAL Team 6 series, this time with US Army Rangers travelling to prehistoric times. And blowing shit up. It starts with Bad Times: Cannibal Gold. SUICIDE WATCH USA Today follow the Harley Quinn tryout page furore.

In a statement released Thursday jointly by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, American Psychiatric Association and National Alliance on Mental Illness, the groups expressed disappointment and called the DC Comics contest “potentially dangerous” as well as insensitive: “We believe that instead of making light of suicide, DC Comics could have used this opportunity to host a contest looking for artists to depict a hopeful message that there is help for those in crisis. This would have been a positive message to send, especially to young readers.”

LO BLOW Remembering the main man… YouTube Preview Image BROOKLYN BRIDGED Meg Lemke on the Brooklyn Book Festival’s embracing of comic books, including Adrian Tomine getting a BFF bookmark this year;

“The festival has always included comics and graphic novels,” Lemke said, “but I made the pitch three years ago to the literary council to make them a bigger presence. I basically said “We should respect comics as a literary medium that crosses genre, integrate them throughout our programs, as well as feature some “all comics” panels, and take them seriously.”

AGE OF JARVIS Who wants J.A.R.V.I.S. from the Marvel Movieverse on their phone/tablet? There’s no danger he’ll turn into Ultron, right? YouTube Preview Image GAIL WARNING



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