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comic conventionComics Arts ConferenceMerchandisesan diego

Dr. Peter Coogan sent an e-mail letting us know that the Comics Arts Conference will have a T-Shirt available at the show for attendees to pick up.  Fans who want to support scholarly activity regarding comics and pop culture, should stop by the Comic-Con Boutique or the Graphitti booth, and pick up a couple. If you want to find out more about the Comics Arts Conference at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con, check out our recent discussion with Dr. Coogan.

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DCPollWednesday Comics

DC’s much hyped 12-issue newspaper sized series Wednesday Comics hits stores July 8, 2009.  We’re interested to find out if you’ll be picking up the series or not.

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The DarknessTop Cow

Dale Keown’s character, Pitt returns to comics in August as part of The Darkness/Pitt crossover event.  The three-issue series will be written by Paul Jenkins with art by Keown. The story behind The Darkness/Pitt follows Pitt and his human half-brother Tim on their mission to New York to track down those infected by an alien virus.  But mob boss and current bearer of the mystical power of The Darkness, Jackie Estacado, doesn’t permit anything to go down in his neighborhood unless he knows about it.  When the two forces attract the unwanted attention of the Federal Government, mayhem ensues! ”Darkness/Pitt

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comic conventionMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcastsan diego

This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan of the Institute for Comics Studies joins Stephen Schleicher as the duo discuss the Comic Arts Conference schedule of panels for the 2009 San Diego Comic Con. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers106.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

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Boom StudiosIrredeemableMark Waid

Boom! Studios has announced readers can pick up the first volume of Mark Waid’s Irredeemable for a mere $9.99, and then pick up issue #5 for only 99-cents.  That’s five comics for eleven bucks! “BOOM! has always been about getting comics into the hands of fans,” said BOOM! Studios Director of Marketing and Sales Chip Mosher. “IRREDEEMABLE has been a huge hit and this is our chance for fans to get caught up with the whole series for just 11 bucks. No one in their right mind will be missing out on this deal!” Irredeemable volume 1 and issue #5

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artDC

DC, if you’re reading (maybe you are, maybe you aren’t, and if you aren’t, why aren’t you?) you might want to get a hold of today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day artist, Jay Brant, and print a ba-million and a half of these on t-shirts.  I bet you’d sell ’em all. “Gone, gone the form of man! Rise the Demon, Etrigan!” Other than the Green Lantern oath, there’s not anything in comics more fun to say out loud. Did anyone else love the Demon’s appearance in the Batman Animated Series?! Coolness! via Deviant Art

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SolicitationsTop Cow

Top Cow provided Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2009.

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artMajor Spoilers

Steal this image, print it out, post it around the world.

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GamingMusic

There’s always been a very close relationship between gaming and comics, and while this site doesn’t cover a lot of gaming stuff (we probably should), we can at least throw the gamers a bone with this week’s Friday Sing-along from Kirby Krackle.  With E3 wrapping up, the comic book rock band takes a look at the early 64-bit gaming world.

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Boom StudiosParty

Boom! Studios is having a release party for Unthinkable #1 and #2 at Meltdown Comics on June 10th, and they want you to come party it up with them. Where: Meltdown Comics & Collectibles 7522 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 851-7283 The party starts at 7:00 PM, and there will be free drinks for those who are old enough. via Boom! Studios

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30 Days of NightAngelDoctor WhoG.I. JoeIDW PublishingJM DeMatteisSneak PeekStar TrekThe Life And Times of Savior 28Transformers

Arriving in stores next week is David Lapham’s 30 Days of Night: 30 Days ’til Death trade paperback, American McGee’s Grimm #2, Angel: Blood and Trenches #4, Dare by the late Philip Jose Farmer, Doctor Who: Autopia, G.I. Joe: Origins #4, G.I. Joe: The Best of Destro trade paperback, the Life and Times of Savior 28 #3, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan #1, Transformers: I Am Optimus Prime, the final issue of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Movie Adaptation, and The Veil #1.  IDW Publishing sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of some of these issues, that you

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art

Those of you who have been following the Major Spoilers Podcast for any length of time have seen us switch to original art as part of the logo for each new episode.  Those fantastic little drawings come from Dante, who whips these up during our recording session.  During the most recent Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew discussed comics in the classroom. Dante took that theme and ran with it, so as a big thanks to Dante for taking the time to draw these pieces of original art, we’re featuring him in this installment of the Art Appreciation Moment

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DCJonah HexMovies

Spoiler TV looks to have nabbed the first images of Josh Brolin in his complete Jonah Hex getup.  The look works, but it isn’t the turn away in horror reaction that we see in the comics. Head over to the site for the full image, plus one. via Spoiler TV

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Atomic RoboRed 5 ComicsSneak Peek

Arriving in stores this week is the second chapter in the latest Atomic Robo series.  Red 5 Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue, that you can see after the jump. We’ve read the full issue, and it rocks!

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