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Radical Publishing

I hate bad news in the industry, as it seems to tarnish the wonderfulness that is the four=color world.  But, I do understand that deals, contracts, and entities may not always be that fair in the long run, which requires those that feel wronged to seek retribution.  Such is the case with Radical Publishing co-founder David Elliott, who has filed suit against parent company Blatant Entertainment over wages and lost income. Elliott says he’s the co-founder, co-publisher, and former editor-in-chief of the company and its various publishing efforts, and that it terminated him in April. Elliott alleges that Blatant hasn’t

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This news started floating around on Friday, and it is going to be pretty bad if it’s the case, but when (and if) Futurama returns to the airwaves, it may not features the voices we’ve grown to love over the years.  Why?  Money, pure and simple.  Contract negotiations between Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille and the studio have broken down causing the cast to find themselves out of jobs.  20th Century Fox wants to pay the actors only $75,000 per episode, while the cast believes they deserve more. As a result, 20th has put

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comic conventionsan diego

Still two months away and the San Diego Comic Con has completely sold out.  Even Sunday, which has always been a fairly slow and open day for the show.  That’s a good thing for comics, pop culture, and the movie industry, but bad news for those who were on the fence deciding if they were going go or not. via Comic Con International

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Amazing Spider-ManMarvelReprint

Marvel has announced Amazing Spider-Man #572 is going back to press for a second printing.  The story arc features the Anti-Venom taking down Venom, and Norman Osborne thinking up “New Ways to Die” for our favorite web-head. Take the jump for the variant cover featuring interior art by John Romita Jr.

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Brian K. VaughanMarvelMoviesPress ReleaseRunaways

Word out of H’wood this morning has Bryan K. Vaughan’s Runaways getting the treatment for the big screen. This makes perfect sense as the first series was pretty much self contained from the rest of the M616 making it a tale that can be told without needing appearances by Brad Pitt, Robert Downey, Jr. Sam Jackson, etc. The good news is Vaughan is penning the adaptation, but the bad news is the film is in pre-production hell with Ant Man as Marvel Studios has yet to announce a start of production or release date. If Marvel wanted to get as

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