Sunday Runaround – Warren Buffet, Tintin Pasta And Healthcare Reform

Posted by January 22, 2012 Comment

BuffetWatch: A Japanese biography of Warren Buffet has now been translated into English.

PastaWatch: Tintin, now in pasta form.

TrialWatch: Tunisian Nassma TV station owner Nabil Karoui is set to stand trial for “violating sacred values” and “disturbing the public order” after allowing the movie Persepolis to be aired on his station last October.

“I will plead not guilty, of course. It is outrageous that it was I who appear, as people who burned my house were released,” Nabil el-Karoui told reporters.

GraphicNovelWatch: Healthcare Reform jumps into no 3 in the New York Times paperback graphic novel bestseller list.

StockWatch: Darrin Williams of Comics Envy, Asheville talks about the comics he sells and why.

With the indie stuff, there’s a lot of stuff that wouldn’t go over as well as in other places because Asheville is a lot more liberal and open-minded. I carry a lot of LGBT stuff, for instance, and I don’t think that would go over well in some other markets

ConWatch: Comic Con comes to Murfreesboro.

“It was so great. I got Madison Lintz to make fun of one of my friends. I was whispering in her ear what she should say and she just played along,” said James Husley, who dressed up in costume as did many attendees.

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.

Sneak Peek: Defenders #4 | Marvel Heroes | Comic News | News | Marvel.com

It’s the book that MTV says is “big, bold and bravura work” and we have your first look at DEFENDERS #4! From the creative team of Matt Fraction and Michael Lark, Doctor Strange embarks on an all new mission after discovering the mysterious Concordance Engine! Can the former Sorcerer Supreme unlock it’s secrets without damaging the very fabric of the Marvel Universe? Find out in DEFENDERS #4, hitting store shelves and the Marvel Comics app this March!

Pádraig Ó Méalóid: What’s the News on Marvelman? Marvel Replies…

That’s now two and a half years ago (or a bit over 900 days, if you like), and we’re all more or less still waiting for them to announce what their actual plans are. Without attempting to draw any conclusions of my own here (because I’ll be doing that somewhere else, before the year is out), I thought I’d try to find out what they have said in those two and a half years.

Avengers Vs. X-Men #2 Variant by Nick Bradshaw | Marvel Heroes | Comic News | News | Marvel.com

This April, the biggest names in the industry pit the largest super hero franchises against one another for the biggest war in comics history in Avengers Vs. X-Men! To celebrate this blockbuster event, Marvel has your first look at the AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #2 Bradshaw Variant by artist Nick Bradshaw! The Avengers have breached the shores of Utopia as the X-Men throw everything they’ve got to defend their nation. With one side fighting for survival of their kind, and the other fighting for the survival of the world – who is right?

 

(Last Updated January 22, 2012 5:56 am )

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