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How Amazon Buying ComiXology Could Be A New Revenue Stream For Comic Stores

Last week, we heard from retailer Dennis L Barger prophesising doom and gloom over Amazon buying ComiXology (as well as all those print pull list customer details that ComiXology has been harvesting all these years.) But not everyone is so …

Josh Hoopes Continues To Scam People With Fake Todd McFarlane Sketches, As “Greg Garwood”

We ran a very similar story a few weeks ago. But he doesn’t seem to have stopped. Masquerading as one “Greg Garwood“, Josh Hoopes is continuing to approach dealers trying to sell sketches (below) purporting to be by Todd McFarlane. …

The Comic Industry Tweeting Through Sandy

@stevebryantart we lost all,but survived.still have my studio in Queens,be going there this week to catch up while we look for a new place. — Justa Killa Woodward (@JK_Woodward) October 31, 2012 I just realized that the massive rat population …

The Comic Industry Faces Sandy Through Twitter

Those who could get a signal, that is…. This was our #sandy close call. That tree is from across the street, stopped by another tree and lines. instagr.am/p/RaXa78Qf5f/ — Joe Kelly (@JoeKellyMOA) October 30, 2012 Lots of friends in the …

Cosfail?

There’s a certain comics executive who is a little bit on the mean side. He finds cosplayers who, in his opinion, have failed in their cosplaying efforts, takes a photo, then shows them off in the bar to fellow comic …

So It’s ‘Who You Know’. So What? – Lee Barnett Is The Adult In The Room

Lee Barnett writes for Bleeding Cool; “When it comes down to it, it’s about who you know, and who’s a fan. It’s about whether you’re the right age, whether you’re hot or not, whether the studio is into you or …

What Do The Comic Industry’s Christmas Cards Tell Us?

Here’s a few of the many industry Christmas cards send by publishers, retailers and creators alike, that may need further exploration or interpretation. Don’t turn your back on Santa, or he’ll empty his sack. That’ll wipe the smile off your …