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Comics Portal Brian Michael Bendis at DC Comics
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It almost seems like all this came to light eons ago, but I thought I should weigh in on the recent news that Brian Michael Bendis has signed an exclusive contract with DC, leaving Marvel behind for now. I’ve been watching the reaction from fans and fellow creators alike, and it’s been really intriguing! Let me share my thoughts on all this before we leave this topic behind!

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Geek History Lesson
DCFeaturedGeek History lessonPodcastSupergirl

 Maggie Sawyer has been the top cop of Gotham and Metropolis! But now she patrols the streets of National City in Supergirl on the CW. Open up her file and let’s discover her history.

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Halloween Comic Fest 2017
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again – Free Comic Book Day is one of the most creative and successful ways to attract new readers/customers into local comics shops ever conceived. Well, following on the heels of that success is Halloween ComicFest, which hasn’t quite caught on with the same vigor. However, I think it’s time to make this event another great one when it comes to spreading the word about our love for comics!

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Skybound
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A lot of people on the Internet are talking about the interesting recent news that Robert Kirkman is taking his intellectual properties under Skybound from cable channel AMC to Amazon Prime.

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Star Trek Discovery
Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

I remain quite a big fan of Star Trek, so I’m fascinated by the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery because, frankly, we haven’t had weekly Trek on the tube for quite a long time now.

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Wonder Woman Movie
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

Last weekend included the debut of the Wonder Woman feature film and, for once, I actually got to go see it, a comics-based movie on its opening days!

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fifth week
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

Every once in a while, a month has a fifth week in it. March was just such a month! What’s a comics company to do when you’re set up on a four-week per month schedule?

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IDW Publishing
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I’m always intrigued by just what niche each comics publisher works to carve out for itself. Marvel and DC own superheroes, Image has an “image” of being an alternative publisher, and others move to make their own mark in the industry. Over the past several years, IDW Publishing has been developing relationships with other companies, and they’ve been really successful at it. This week, they announced a new partnership, and it’s with a company I particularly admire.

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FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s a special episode of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast, so I thought for #275 we’d go where this show has never gone before – to talk with the leader of a successful comics convention!

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Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

When you’ve been around as many local comics shops as I have, you come to dread hearing the folks who work there say certain things. Now, I appreciate all these folks do for me and other fans, but sometimes you just have to cringe when they make their customers unhappy, to say the least.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

Is selling comics at $2.99 ruining the industry? Should comics be priced higher? How much is too much? $8.99?

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Even with decades of them under our belts, team-ups are still fun!

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The Gold Key heroes return!

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

It’s a brand new year, this 2017, and while I’m not much for resolutions, I do want to look ahead to things I want to see happen in the 12 months ahead! See if you have similar goals in mind! Together, we can make the comic book industry a better place, I feel!

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