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Noir, Thomas Alsop, And Showing Up To The Party – Palle Schmidt Talks Comics

By Nikolai Fomich [Palle Schmidt, Photo by Pernille Enoch] Last week I reviewed the first two issues of BOOM!’s new series Thomas Alsop, and today I follow up by chatting with the book’s artist Palle Schmidt. Palle spoke to me …

Everything Old Is New Again – SE:NYC Time Warps To Early Days Of NYCC

By Ray Flook Let me get the nit-picky stuff about Special Edition: NYC (SE:NYC) out of the way first: the event booklets could’ve looked better; the lobby could have had more banners and other decorations for the event; and the …

141 Shots From Special Edition: NYC 2014 – Cosplay, Creators And Publishers (12 More UPDATE)

Ray Flook and Ale Bodden have been roaming the floor of Special Edition: NYC, having its second day today. But here’s what they saw on Day One. Ray Flook runs his revamped blog Old Man Geek and you can follow him …

Two DC Comics Editors Leave – One To Marvel, One To Valiant (UPDATE x2)

I’m told of two more DC Comics editorial staff who won’t be making the move from New York to Burbank – and, indeed, won’t be spending any more time at DC Comics. And both let DC Comics know yesterday. I’m …

The Comic Industry Reacts To… Bob Wayne’s Departure

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool broke the story that DC Comics’ longest standing executive, Bob Wayne, would be stepping down from the publisher when it moves from New York to Burbank. Reaction was swift, Bob Wayne and I started one week apart …

Bob Wayne, Senior VP DC Comics To Leave After Twenty-Eight Years At The Company

Bob Wayne joined the Sales department of DC Comics at San Diego Comic Con in 1987. Previous to that he ran a chain of comics and science fiction stores in Texas. At DC Comics he became a strong supporter of the …

DC Comics No Longer To Close In 2015 For Two Months

I understand that, initially, DC Comics planned an “impromptu” creative summit in Chicago to coincide with C2E2. I understand that at that summit, they would have been informed of plans, next year, for DC Comics to close its offices for …

DC Comics Announces Two New Retailer Roadshows, One In New York, One In Chicago

After ECCC, DC Comics is lining up two new retailer roadshows, where they can show off their wares, answer questions, give away freebies, that kind of thing. The first will be on Thursday April 24th, the day before Chicago’s C2E2 …

Marvel To Shoot Their Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones And Iron Fist Shows In New York City – UPDATED

It’s said that we’ll see around 60 one-hour episodes taking advantage of this deal.

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead In Manhattan Apartment – Updated

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Award-winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his Manhattan apartment this morning. The cause of death is being investigated by the New York Police department. The 46 Year Old actor won an …

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 …

Nathan Fox Asks New York, What’s Your Story?

We ran a piece before Christmas on Neal Adams’ ads appearing in the London Underground – and in the New Year, they are still visible. Well, New York is getting a similar look courtesy of Nathan Fox for a subway …

Batman Loses It in Time Square

Love a video like this. We’ve got a foul-mouthed Batman going off on a guy in Time Square who accused him of being… you guessed it… foul mouthed. And watch for the double Spider-Man cameo near the end. I’m not …

Spider-Man… Isn’t That Superior On Live Television

The place, Times Square. The show, Good Morning America. The plan, for Spider-Man to arrive and the newscaster to faint, to be caught in his powerful arms. That’s if Spider-Man actually remembers. Is that Doctor Octopus inside that suit?   …

The Weekend’s Gossip About DC Decision Day

This is Philip Bond‘s Christmas card, sent from the Bond family,  including Executive Editor of Vertigo Comics, Shelly Bond. And this is Philip’s only comment on whether he expects to be moving from New Jersey to California in 2015… you …

Buy Justice League #26 Today, At Barnes And Noble In Tribeca, New York (UPDATE)

This week’s comics were actually delivered to comic stores last week, and held to be put out on shelves on Christmas Eve, with stores embargoed up to the eyes. Unless of course you are Barnes And Noble. A reader writes …

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: …