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Gail Simone

It makes me really happy to read about groups and organizations coming to the aid of comic creators who have fallen on some hard times.  John Ostrander has been suffering from glaucoma for years, and a recent round of highly expensive surgeries have found the comic writer in a bit of financial trouble, as his insurance won’t pay for the corrective surgery. At the 2009 Chicago Comic-Con, we’ve joined forced with Wizard Entertainment to hold a charity auction the evening of Saturday August 8th. Our goal is to raise sufficient funds to help cover the costs of John’s treatments and

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Frank MillerMovies

I think Frank Miller is high on the fumes from the making of The Spirit, because he now wants to direct the film adaptation of his own Hard Boiled comic that he wrote with art by Geoff Darrow. “I’m in love with directing,” he gushed. “I’ve found a way to expand my career. Comics and directing are really two sides of the same coin. That’s what Robert Rodriguez taught me…good drama is good drama.” Carl Seltz is a suburban insurance investigator, a loving husband, and devoted father. Nixon is a berserk, homicidal tax collector racking up mind-boggling body counts in

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