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Bruce Campbellcomic conventionquote of the weeksan diego

Who doesn’t love Bruce Campbell?  If you don’t you should hang your head in shame. No, really. Go do it now. For the rest of us, here’s a great quote from Don’t Call Me Ash-Campbell from today’s show floor. via Variety

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ConanMoviesquote of the week

It’s still a few months away, but there are many of you who are really wondering what the upcoming Conan the Barbarian reboot is going to be all about.  According to star Jason Momoa, it’s going to be a revenge story. “It kind of is an origin story,” he explained. “It’s rebuilding and rebooting the franchise…It starts with his birth, what happened to his family, what happened to his father—obviously his father is killed—and him going into the pirating and the thieving and wandering and being the degenerate that he is and then usurping a throne and finding out who

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Digital Comicsquote of the weekWarren Ellis

Writer Warren Ellis has a great quote over at Digital Spy, that puts a bit of perspective on the digital market. Granted, there are many other outlets other than the iPad, but save for the computer, other portable media devices haven’t taken off the way the iPad has. via Digital Spy

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AvengersJoss WhedonMarvelMoviesquote of the weekThor

The Avengers movie will need to start ramping up production soon if it hopes to pull in the fans of the Marvel film franchises.  The big question floating around is, “How good of a film will the Avengers be?”  Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, got a peek at the film and thinks it is going to be huge. “I saw a very early draft and, yeah, it’s incredible… Look, everything about the story in the comic books is huge. You have these huge, big superheroes and these huge, big egos kind of crammed into one small space. Reading the script,

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Mike Deodato Jr.quote of the weekVideoWolverine

Mike Deodata had a really great quote the other day that I wanted to share with everyone. I got an email from a young comic artist wanabee who wanted to know how old I was when I started working at Marvel, so that he could have an idea how long it would take for him to break in, as well. He was feeling already too old. He’s nineteen. I told him that age doesn’t matter. One of the worst artists I know of started at Marvel when he was 20. One of the best artists I know of — Hal

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52Dan DidioDCMark Waidquote of the week

Man, I knew there was a reason Mark Waid was one of my favorite people.  In an interview with Ain’t It Cool News, Waid spilled the beans on nearly every company he’s ever worked for. “The biggest challenge [of 52] was actually, wisely, kept from us by [editor] Steve [Wacker]. EIC Dan Didio, who first championed the concept, hated what we were doing. H-A-T-E-D 52. Would storm up and down the halls telling everyone how much he hated it. And Steve, God bless him, kept us out of the loop on that particular drama. [Editor Michael] Siglain, having less seniority,

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comic conventionNew York Comic ConPvPquote of the weekwebcomic

“I know there are plenty of web comic artists who are able to subsist on the income they make from their website, but they aren’t making money from their comics; they’re making money from merchandise. Not to belittle web-only comic artists, but when their income is derived from t-shirts, it makes them salesmen first, artists second.” — Neil Swaab Oh man, talk about opening mouth and inserting foot.  This lead to all sorts of reactions including this well thought out post by Jeph Jacques, which ultimately lead to Mr. Swaab issuing a public apology. Oh and hey, those webcomic things

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