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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 …

Meltdown Comics To Be The First Comic Store To Take DogeCoin

Tomorrow, at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, there will be a Dogeparty to explore the fiuture pf crypto currency. And get free pizza. Meltdown Comics will also be the first comic store to accept Dogecoin as valid currency, and follows their …

Mad Magazine To Stay In New York?

So DC Comics is set to move its entire operation to Burbank, part of the Warner Bros studios. It should happen in April 2015. But there’s one group of folk that haven’t been mentioned. And that’s the guys who create …

Douchey Cat Dishes on DC Comics’ Move Westward – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: So everyone is pretty much convinced that DC Comics moving its editorial offices out to California is a big game-changer in the comics industry in the coming years. For one thing, the location of both Marvel and …

Reasons To Move From New York To Los Angeles, Or Not. Here Comes DC-Day

Looks like Midtown Comics are showing their allegiances to the publisher staying in New York City, with their new delivery van. (UPDATE: No they’re staying neutral! I’m told from a reader “the other side of the Midtown truck has Batman …

Your Full Black Friday In Comics, State By State And Online (Walking Dead UPDATE)

Split by region and then online, here is the biggest guide to Black Friday Comics Sales we’ve been able to put together, from past columns and new ones. Go spend money, and celebrate America. Isn’t it the same thing? UPDATE: …

Lady Sif Visits The Children’s Hospital Of Los Angeles

Saw this on Marvel.com and figured it was a nice Thanksgiving day story to share. Jamie Alexander, the actress who portrayed Lady Sif in Thor: The Dark World spent the afternoon visiting patients at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Alexander appeared …

Things To Do In Los Angeles This Weekend If You Like Comics

If you are in and around the Los Angeles area this weekend… or more specifically just south, you could attend The Long Beach Comic & Horror Con on November 23rd and 24th at the Long Beach Convention Center. Some of the scheduled …

DC Comics Big Move Meetings Begin Today

Everyone seems to be having meetings today. Marvel have a large creative summit that they are flying people in for. People may be flying in for DC Comics too. There’s a big all-hands meeting with Diane Nelson in person, scheduled …

San Diego Comic Con Trademarks Los Angeles Comic Con. Again.

Wizard World may have cancelled their Los Angeles Comic Con. But San Diego Comic Con are still keeping their options open, reupping their trademark registration for the title, last applied for in 2009. And sitting alongside their 2011 registered San …

Marvel’s Arune Singh Moves To LA To Be Their New Executive Director Of Television Communications

I used to work with Arune Singh at Comic Book Resources when I had a column there. Then he got a job at Marvel in their press department, where he rose to Director of Communications at Marvel Entertainment. Well, at …

Will You Get Your Toys And Big Books For Christmas?

Industrial action at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach was tentatively settled earlier this week after an eight-day strike over outsourcing of labour and lack of contracts. The ports were shut down after workers refused to cross a …

Be A Comic Industry Intern In Los Angeles

I understand that small time comic book publisher Studio 407 are looking for a little help. As long as they don’t have to pay for it… Here is their company-non-specific Craigslist ad… LA-based indie comics publisher is looking for a …

Segal’s Superheroes In Suburbia

Gregg Staples exhibition, Super Heroes At Home is being exhibited again at Chelsea Markets in New York. A series of photos taken by Gregg of people who perform in superhero costume, when they get home.  Here’s a small selection…   …

Leaving On A Jet Plane. Won’t Be Back Till Sometime Next Week.

There we are. Brendon and me, on the British Airways flight to Los Angeles. Don’t I look patriotic? Doesn’t Brendon look like a Tim Burton character? We’ll be whizzing from there to San Diego for the show, and then back …

Baseball And Cosplay, The Perfect Combination

The day before the Phoenix Comic Con, Phoenix baseball team the Diamondbacks played the Los Angeles Dodgers, and won. But also had quite a lot of cosplay action to deal with…

The Art Of The Avengers

One gallery, many top artists, all unofficial images of The Avengers. This is Assemble, a new show at Gallery 1988 on Melrose, Los Angeles, open until Sunday. Just in case any of Marvel’s lawyers want to pop by. Or their …

Frank Darabont’s LA Noir is Loading Up on Cast

The scope of Frank Darabont‘s LA Noir sounds remarkable, taking in characters on both sides of the thin blue line and, if it runs for long enough, decades worth of conflict between them. The pilot is set in the 1940s, …