Sunday Runaround - Free Comic Book Day Special

Sunday Runaround – Free Comic Book Day Special

Posted by May 1, 2011 Comment

FCBDWatch: Apparently it’s Free Comic Book Day next Saturday? How do I know? People are getting press! From All American Comics in Warren, to Comics On The Green in Scranton (with Tom Derenick and Scott Beatty signing), to Chautauqua Comics in Jamestown (with Roger Stern – and how he’d be happy to bring the original Hobgoblin back), to Yancy Street Comics of Port Richey (with Pat Broderick, Angel Medina, Jim Cheung and Greg Horn), to Space Cadets Collection in Oak Ridge North (with Patrick Scott, Mark Nasso and David Weaver) to Comix Revolution in Evanston (with Jeffrey Brown), to The Alameda Free Library and Alameda Sports Cards and Comics in…. Almeda, to Jet Pack Comics in Rochester (with Ed McGuinness), The Time Capsule in Seekonk, Alter Ego Comics in Muncie (with Sean McKeever), Keith’s Comics in Elyria, Carol & John’s Comic Book Shop in Cleveland, Astound Comics in Westlake, Comic Heaven in Willoughby, Comix Connection in West Manchester, Comix Revolution in Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Public Library (with Trevor Mueller), Third Coast Comics in Edgewater, Pulp Fiction Comics in Adelaide, FunnyBooks Comics & Stuff in Lake Hiawatha with an exclusive Free Comic Book Day comic, the Stupid Origin Of Blood Pickle, Fortress Comix in Gaffne, while Ross Library is running a Free Comic Book Day event even though the town of Lock Havenno longer has a comic shop! That’s dedication….

InsultWatch: Louise Berridge suggests comic book readers have low IQs, tweeting;

Ever wondered what IQ level anti-Wikileaks propaganda is aimed at? Now we know! Captain America vs Bradley Manning!

UnlikelyStatisticWatch: Bleeding Cool is the most influential blog in comics. And the 87th most influential blog of all.

WeddingWatch: So that’s how he got there.

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror 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.

Pixar: No Marvel Movies – Movies News at IGN

No, Pixar, we are — Disney has been great. Bob Iger is phenomenal. I’m Chief Creative Officer of Disney Animation as well, and with Pixar it’s like, “Keep doing what you’re doing, guys.” It’s a filmmaker-driven studio. All of the ideas come from the filmmakers themselves. Working with the filmmakers on ideas.

Exclusive: Updates on The Avengers | Superhero Hype

Eight superheroes could lead to some speculation, as the cast is sure to include Hemsworth as Thor, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Does the eighth hero refer to Cobie Smulders’ Maria Hill, or is there still a bit of surprise casting in store?

Oscorp to be Featured in The Amazing Spider-Man –

The below image, snapped by Twitter user @claimo, shows off an exterior sign from the city’s Hearst Tower. In the comic books, Oscorp is the company run by Norman Osborn, AKA the villainous Green Goblin (played by Willem Dafoe in Spider-Man and, briefly, in Spider-Man 2). Its relevance to the reboot is unknown and could mark anything from a surprise twist of who the villain is or, simply, a background gag.

Limited Edition Holographic Forearm Gauntlet from Sideshow and Hot Toys | Marvel Images | Downloads & Extras |

Hope it comes with a good power source.

(Last Updated May 1, 2011 6:48 am )

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