Saturday Runaround - Female Deprived Flashpoint

Saturday Runaround – Female Deprived Flashpoint

Posted by March 12, 2011 Comment

BC ComicChronThis is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

Whatever Happened to Romance Comics? – Techland – TIME.com

“Wow–who are these characters?” said a friend of mine when I showed her the cover. They’re nobody in particular, of course. But that’s the way most romance comics worked, and in 1968, there were a ton of them. Besides Falling in Love, DC was publishing Girls’ Love Stories, Girls’ Romances, Heart Throbs, Secret Hearts, Young Love and Young Romance–the last of those was the romance comic that reached the highest issue count, finally giving up the ghost with #208 in 1975.

PREVIEW: Iron Man 2.0 #2

Spinning directly out of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN! New mission! New armor! New Iron Man! Lt. Col. James Rhodes is War Machine… the single most advanced one-man weapon of conventional combat. But wars aren’t fought?

Derek Luke’s ‘Captain America’ Role Revealed: Howling Commando Gabe Jones!

Luke will reportedly play Gabe Jones, of the elite World War II Howling Commandos squad. That’s what a “reliable source” tells BlackFilm.

James Jean Rebus at Martha Otero Gallery – Preview night – Eric Nakamura

I’m proud of James Jean and his accomplishment in doing this show. It’s in him and it’s great to see this happen. It’ll only go up more from here. Amazing art by a great artist. I can’t wait to see more.

Editorial: Digital Comics Are Not The Future

Last month Amazon.com announced that for the first time in history ebook sales outperformed paperbacks. “So what?” you say, “What has that got to do with comic books?” How long do you think it will be before Amazon perfects a color version of the Kindle? The T1000 model is coming to kill you from the future.

A Moment Of Moore – Alan Moore on The Tube in 1987. Interviewed by…

Alan Moore on The Tube in 1987. Interviewed by Paula Yates.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPLe-ucptII[/youtube]

“They only have one female creator” – Flashpoint Minis: The Creative Teams

Biggest event of the year from DC. 15 mini-series. Male creators: 46.  Female creators: 1

(Last Updated March 12, 2011 3:45 am )

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