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artArt Appreciation Moment of the DayBatman

Too often, people get locked into one style of art and close their minds to all other interpretations of the human (or alien) form.  The point of the art appreciation moments is to take a look at what everyone else is doing, and reflect upon the work.  It might bring to mind good thoughts or bad, disgust or adoration – the bottom line is you’ve been exposed to that work and thus should gain a greater appreciation to all art in general. Today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day comes from Adriana Ferguson, who’s been a great friend to the

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With the 70th anniversary of Marvel is quickly approaching (August 11, 2009), the company is playing up on the celebration by releasing themed variant covers to many of its books. Each of these unique variants is guaranteed to make you smile—where else are you gonna see War Machine grunging out on Fender Jaguar? Or Rogue vogue-ing it up? The 90s and 80s take center stage when the 70th Anniversary Decade Variants make their sensational debut! All four of the books are being released June 17, 2009.

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Sneak PeekTop CowWitchblade

The Art of the Witchblade arrives in stores this week, and Top Cow has sent us a sneak peek of the book that features some very cool art by some heavy hitters in the industry.

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Captain MarvelMarvelMs MarvelSecret InvasionSkrullapaloozaTrade Paperback

If you have been listening to the Major Spoilers Podcast, you know I’m not a big Marvel reader, but I sure am excited about the Secret Invasion. The problem is, I didn’t get in on all the lead up issues so I might be missing out on some important plot points. Take for example, Captain Marvel #4 and #5 and Ms. Marvel #25, which Marvel claims are “crucial tie-ins” to Skrullapalooza 2008. The good news is, instead of reprinting each issue individually, Marvel is collecting the three issues in a single reprint one-shot.

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