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Top Cow at Wiz World Chi

Top Cow has released its schedule of panels and booth signings for this weekend’s Wizard World Chicago. “Chicago brings out some of the best comics fans in the word and we are excited to be able to present them with the best Top Cow has to offer, especially during opening weekend of the Wanted movie in theaters,” pronounced Mel Caylo, VP-Sales and Marketing, referring to the film based on the Top Cow comic mini-series by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones. “Not only are we bringing CEO and Founder Marc Silvestri to the show, we’ve also invited Puerto-Rico based Madame Mirage…

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Dan Parent at Wiz World Chi

Archie Comics has announced Dan Parent will make an appearance at Wizard World Chicago taking place this weekend in the windy city (June 26-29).  Dan will sketching and signing in the Artist Alley, table #4008B. via Archie Comics

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Wizard World Philly Report: Skrull Indiana Jones Appears

Jon, from Double Dumbass On You.com attended Wizard World Philly this past weekend, and ran into any number of Skrulls running around the show floor. If there was this much Skrull cosplay on the show floor this year, I can’t wait until Marvel Apes hits store shelves. Take the jump for Jon’s complete report and a better look at ol’ green chin.

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Marvel Zombies 3

Do we really need another zombie tale set in the Marvel Universe? According to Fred Van Lente, the answer is yes. In the next installment, one of the zombies escapes from zombie world and stumbles into Marvel 616 territory, thus making Marvel Zombies an in continuity title. “Marvel Zombies 3” will focus on a different group of zombies than Kirkman and Phillips’ books. “This is partly because ‘MZ3’ is set in a very specific period of ‘MZ’ continuity,” Van Lente explained. “For fear of giving away too much, I’m going to tell you when, exactly. But let’s just say the…

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ComicBase Wizard World LA News

Peter Bickford from Human Computing, the makers of that awesome ComicBase comic inventory system, sent us a quick note letting everyone know about the company’s Wizard World LA schedule. In a matter of hours, we’re heading down to the fabulous Los Angeles Convention center where we’ll be showing off both ComicBase 12 and Atomic Avenue under a giant rocket ship at Booth #335 (right next to Artist Alley). Come on by and say “Hi!” to Joe, Mark, me, and the rest of the crew. We’ll be running some very cool Show Specials on both new and upgrade versions of ComicBase…

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Top Cow Wizard World LA Schedule

If you are heading out to Wizard World LA this weekend, we’ve got the rundown from Top Cow of what they have going on at the show. Marc Silvestri, Seth Green, Paul Dini, and Joe Casey, are just some of the guests scheduled for the show. Take the jump for the complete run down and show exclusive issues. If you are attending the show, please contact me!

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The Field Narrows to Three

Platinum Studios and AT&T have announced the field of aspiring comic creators have been narrowed to three. This means the online voting is on for the second annual Platinum Studios’ Comic Book Challenge. The Finalists Jorge Vega from Brockton, Mass., for “Gunplay” Shawn Granger from La Verne, Calif., for “Grey Shades” Josiah Grahn from Richmond, Ky., for “Banana Barry” Between now and Sunday August 26, you can visit the AT&T Blue Room (www.attblueroom.com) to check out the work by the creators, view the live pitch, and cast your vote. “The level of competition has been intense this year,” said Scott…

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Show Us Your Pics

Here’s something to ponder – Storm Trooper in a Bikini. You can see the rest of the set at the Flickr site. Speaking of pictures, did you go to Wizard World Chicago? We’re looking for readers to share their photo diary of the convention. Drop me an email at schleicher.at.mindspring.com, and I’ll get them on the site.

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Wiz World Chi: The Return

Alex Ross is coming back to Marvel, and guess what project he is working on? According to Ross, this project has been in the works for two years. In an interview with Newsarama, Alex said he would be the designer, cover artist, and co-storyteller with Jim Krueger. It could mean many things. It implies as much a return of Captain America, sure, as it also implies my return to Marvel – and maybe some other things. But I can tell you that my ego wasn’t fueling the design of that image… Of course he is being very cryptic in his…

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Wiz World Chi: Nguyen Draws Detective

Word out of Chicago is artist Dustin Nguyen will make a return to the Batman universe taking on the art duties for Detective Comics. This is not the first time Nguyen has drawn Batman, he is currently doing work on Superman/Batman, and this fall, you’ll see his Batman work in DC’s Halloween Special, in a story written by Paul Dini that features – surprise – Zatanna. Dustin Nguyen joins Paul Dini’s Detective Comics in early 2008.

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Wiz World Chi: Hitch Goes for Four

It was announced at Wizard World Chicago that Bryan Hitch’s next project at Marvel will be reuniting with Mark Millar for a 12-issue run on Fantastic Four. The duo plan on returning the Fantastic Four to the top of the charts, and promise to get the issues out monthly too. In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Hitch said, “Well, we’re actually four issues in now and when I get back from holiday I’ll be starting on issue #5. So, yeah, I’ve done four issues in the time it would have taken me to do one issue of “The Ultimates,”…

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