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Go Gamestop Go
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

The last several days I’ve been reading from several sources about another company, GameStop, and their experiment with selling DC and Marvel comics in a limited number of their stores.

All I can say is, go, GameStop, go!

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Certain trends just tend to repeat themselves in the comics universes. I’ve recently noticed a few that are happening once again. Sadly.

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Comics PortalcomixologyDigital ComicsFeaturedOpinion

It’s probably no secret by now that both ComiXology and Marvel have begun their own “unlimited” digital comics services, each adding new books on a regular basis. Granted, ComiXology has comics from several companies, and it’s no surprise to anyone that the House of Ideas offers their own products. They are, however, working together on some levels. I’m conflicted when it comes to these services. Let me tell you why.

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Previews Catalog Ending? Comics Portal
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

I rarely talk about Diamond two weeks in a row, but I came across a story indicating that, like Marvel and Image, DC is pulling their part of the Previews out of that monthly publication some of us refer to as “the phone book” because of its immense size.

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Poll of the Week
Amazing Spider-ManBatmanDCMajor SpoilersMarvelPoll

We have reached the moment in our favorite covers competition where there are only four remaining. This month of madness continues as we ask you to pick your favorite cover. Will it be The Dark Knight Returns #1, or The Amazing Spider-Man #33?

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DCFeaturedMarvelMerchandiseOpinion

It wasn’t that long ago that I often used to leave my local comics shop with an empty wallet and the back seat of my car full of comics-related items that I treasured. These days, I pretty much buy only comics. I spend each week about half of what I used to on maquettes, statues and figures. (The exception is those terrific Batman: The Animated Series figures and vehicles, of course!) What happened? Where did they go?

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Comics Portal Gail Simone
Comics PortalDCFeaturedGail SimoneMarvelOpinion

In a recent news release posted here at MajorSpoilers.com, it looks like one of the best writers in comics today, at least in my opinion, is going to guide one of her comics to the small screen. And I couldn’t be happier!

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Comics Portal Renumbering Comics
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I often discuss the “renumbering conundrum,” when comics companies change the numbers of the issues of certain series’ in order to boost sales. Well, we have a lot of “big event” numbered books coming our way soon! Personally, I’m looking forward to them!

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Alterna Comics
Alterna ComicsComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

There’s been a really interesting development when it comes to selling comics, and it has to do with Alterna.

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It’s been a weird week or two at the House of Ideas. Last week, Brian Michael Bendis signed an exclusive contract with DC. In the last few days, Axel Alonso quietly left the company, with C.B. Cebulski being named Editor-In-Chief.

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Comics Portal Brian Michael Bendis at DC Comics
Brian Michael BendisComics PortalDCFeaturedOpinion

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
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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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