Tuesday Runaround – Romney And Reggie

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SimileWatch: Richard Cohen compares Mitt Romney to Reggie off of Archie Comics.

He has the coldness of Reggie from the “Archie” comics — the guy who had everything except, notably, his name on the cover.

StripWatch: The new Let’s Be Friends takes a little Bleeding Cool inspiration.

FeedWatch: Fiona Staples responds to Dave Dorman’s breastfeeding blog post to Comics Alliance;

I find it a little hard to fathom why anyone would object to a depiction of breastfeeding, even if it were on a kids’ comic, which it isn’t. I have yet to hear a line of reasoning that makes sense to me. That said, anyone who wants to be grossed out by our comic is of course free to do so. I’m just going to fixate on the part where a master painter called me a ‘gifted artist.’

DoctorWatch: The original actress cast as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who has been revealed to be one April Walker.

StanWatch: Stan Lee is to receive a Lifetime Award from the Visual Effects Society.

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.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Vision Machine: Greg Pak’s Creative Commons Comic

“Vision Machine” is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike license that lets you copy, share, and remix the book non-commercially as long as you credit Pak Man Productions and release your remixes/derivative material under the same Creative Commons license.

New Details on TRON: UPRISING and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN Animated Series on Disney XD

The new iteration will be the first time that Spidey, voiced by Drake Bell (Superhero Movie), won’t be going it along, as he’ll be joined by White Tiger, Iron Fist, Power Man and Nova, all of Nick Fury’s S.H.I.E.L.D. While that’s good news for fans of the web-head, Marsh also talked about the premiere of their anticipated animated series, TRON: Uprising.

The 7 best unproduced Batman screenplays (and what happened) – IFC

Not every vision of The Dark Knight has seen the light of day. Here are a few Batman film projects that never got out of the Batcave, from Tim Burton’s proposed third installment to Darren Aronofsky’s much-hyped “Batman: Year One” to a Batman vs. Superman mash-up (the logo of which can be spotted amongst the post-apocalyptic NYC ruins of “I Am Legend”).

Industry Appreciation Award – Comics Professional Retailers Organization

The nominees for the 2012 ComicsPRO Industry Appreciation Award are, in alphabetical order:

Cindy Fournier
David Gabriel
Robert Kirkman
Eric Stephenson
Bob Wayne

ICv2 – ‘Justice League’ Remains at #1 in December

After a major expansion that coincided with the launch of DC’s “New 52” in December the pace of the sales growth in periodical comics slowed a bit in December, though DC’s quartet of Justice League, Batman, Action Comics, and Green Lantern remained firmly entrenched in the top four spots.

(1) Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Welcome to the official Avengers Alliance Fan Page, the new Marvel game from Playdom!

Get your first look at the game by watching the trailer now, then tell us what you think in the comments! Like and Share this page for insider info, game tips, and more before the game goes live!


(Last Updated January 10, 2012 4:26 am )

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