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The 25 Comics, 6 Postcards, 2 Prints, 2 Buttons, And 1 Poster That Found Me At MoCCA Fest

I have a tendency to recognize that at comic shows so much is going on and so many people are interacting that managing to take home some books always seems to happen of its own accord as I’m distracted by …

The Fox Rallies To Finale And Archie Confirms That Waid And Haspiel Return For Fox Hunt

In some ways I was dreading reading The Fox #5 from Red Circle/Archie Comics, because it meant the end of the arc, and possibly the end of this incarnation of the hero known as the Fox that has been so …

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

By Erik Grove Women like comic books. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone because comics are amazing. There’s nothing inherently masculine or feminine about words and pictures telling a story. Being surprised by women liking comics is like being surprised …

Brian K Vaughan And Fiona Staples’ Candy Crush Saga?

They should totally make this, shouldn’t they?

Live From the Comic Shop – Dead Boy Detectives, Dredd: Underbelly, Saga, Sledge-Hammer 44, Black Science

Last week, I was snowed in and didn’t make it to the comic shop on time; today I had to brush the snow off my car and eyed the roads for awhile, but I made it! So here’s to actually …

Not-So-Live From The Comic Shop – Buzzkill, Never Ending, Saga, Black Science

While you all were heading into your local comic shops on Wednesday, I was gritting my teeth with envy and staring down 15 hours of desolate highway on a road trip, but I can’t just not read a few this …

New Saga Print By Fiona Staples From Gosh Comics Limited To 100. We’re Not Lying.

Gosh! Comics of London are publishing two limited edition prints, to accompany their upcoming signings. Friday’s signing with Fiona Staples, Brandon Graham and Eric Stephenson, and next Wednesday’s with Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. We start with Fiona Staples’ Lying …

Things To Get Signed This Week In London If You Like Comics – Before The Thought Bubble Pops!

Next weekend sees the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds. But first, on Wednesday, November 20th, Nathan Fox will be signing his full colour graphic novel Dogs Of War, in paperback and hardback, at Forbidden Planet in London from 6pm to …

Is This Week’s Saga Hinting It’s High Art Because It’s Like a Board Game?

It’s just a thought but not one entirely without basis. This week’s issue of Saga (#15), like many issues, has low-key hints at the place of the arts in culture and often picks out the things we don’t usually think …

Live From The Comic Shop – Prepare To Be Dazzled By Sandman: Overture, The Fox, Five Ghosts: The Legend Of The Masamune

I’m writing live from my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey, and trying to sum up my reactions to what can only be described as a massive week for comics. This is the week for the release of …

Bringing JH Williams To Class Sparks Using Creator-Owned Comics In Education – The Bleeding Cool Interview With John Bultena

When I reported on JH Williams III’s panel at San Diego Comic Con this past summer, replete with mind-bending artwork from his numerous projects from Batwoman to preview art of The Sandman: Overture, I noticed what a stellar job the …

Saga Wins Big At 2013 Harvey Awards, Plus Complete List Of Winners

It’s been a stellar year for Saga, the series by Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan from Image comics.  Following up its three Eisner Awards this year, the series and its creators have taken home six Harvey Awards tonight.  Here’s …

Why We Are Going To Be Even More Obsessed With Saga Ten Years From Now

Hannah Means-Shannon, senior New York Correspondent for Bleeding Cool writes; The vast majority of people who read a single issue of Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, continue reading it. And if they keep reading it, they usually …

Image Give Massive Discount To Retailers Who Order Saga #13 Second Print

Image Comics has massively increased the profit margin on the second print of Saga #13, by increasing the discount to an unprecedented degree. This is to encourage increased orders and promotions on the book from retailers. The second print will …

Saga #13 Sells Out 62,000 Print Run, Walking Dead #113 Of 76,000 And East Of West #5 Of 41,000 – Jonathan Hickman Tells Us Why.

Normally when Bleeding Cool runs a sell out notice, we like to give an indication of the print run of the comic. And note that the publisher did add a significant overprint. We can’t that with East Of West #5. …

Reprint Review: The Walking Dead #113 And Saga #13, One Hundred Issues Apart

This article ran last week. It is reprinted today because the issues in question are published today. I look at next week’s comics and it’s just something. And, yes, we’re mostly talking Image Comics. Saga #13 and The Walking Dead …

The Walking Dead #113 And Saga #13, One Hundred Issues Apart

I look at next week’s comics and it’s just something. And, yes, we’re mostly talking Image Comics. Saga #13 and The Walking Dead #113 lead the pack, but there’s also Peter Panzerfaust, East of West, Ghosted, Lost Vegas, Mind The …

A Very Denver Saga With Fiona Staples

Anthony DiMateo writes; Canadian artist Fiona Staples appeared at Denver Comic Con this weekend, and the queue to see her was constant for three days, sometimes five deep, sometimes thirty-five. Her signing hand must be exhausted. Around 100 eager fans …