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Major SpoilersTitan BooksTrade Paperback

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew are taking on Tank Girl from Titan Books. From the Wiki As the name suggests, Tank Girl drives a tank, which is also her home. She undertakes a series of missions for a nebulous organization before making a serious mistake and being declared an outlaw for her sexual inclinations and her substance abuse. The comic centers on her misadventures with her boyfriend, Booga, a mutant kangaroo. The comic’s style was heavily influenced by punk visual art, and strips were frequently deeply disorganized, anarchic, absurdist, and psychedelic. The strip features

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Digital Comics

With my recent thoughts on electronic books and digital comic distribution, I really tend to focus on the large page format, where artists can continue to create in the style they are most accustomed to.  But with small being the big thing, what happens to those comics that need to be reduced to a single panel? Balak01 (Yves Bigerel) at the Deviant Art page, has been listening to Scott McCloud and thinks there is definitely a market for the single page digital comic as it provides another unique way to tell a story. Check it out. about DIGITAL COMICS by

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Image ComicsSneak Peek

Continuing the tradition of Silverline Books all-ages’ graphic novels like DEAR DRACULA, BRUCE THE LITTLE BLUE SPRUCE and  MISSING THE BOAT is Vicente Navarette’s take on a favorite pastime, KITE DAY!

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Radical Publishing

Radical Publishing has announced it will kick off its largest series to date with an 18-issue, three-series tale called Shrapnel. SHRAPNEL: ARISTEIA RISING, created by Mark Long (president of Zombie Studios) and Nick Sagan (Everfree), unfolds in a dystopian future in which imperialism has laid siege to the Solar System and Venus stands as the last free colony of humanity. Caught in the middle of this interplanetary war is Samantha “Sam” Vijaya, a soldier in self-imposed exile recovering from her service in the military. When the battle once again crashes into Sam’s life, she must choose to either remain on

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Dark Horse Comics

Fans of the web comic Wondermark will be able to get their hands on a physical version of the strip when Dark Horse releases a hardbound edition entitled Beards of our Fathers in June 2008. Ignatz-nominated creator David Malki crafts his unique comic strips by combining public-domain Victorian-era engravings with clever original dialogue to illustrate an often-poignant social commentary. Against the pinned-down and buttoned-up backdrop of a bygone era, Malki’s sarcastic yet sincere sense of humor adds layers of depth and lucidity to his creation, pitting classic representations against contemporary comedy. “Each comic strip is its own little world, telling

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