It’s no wonder Brave New World Comics won the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award at the San Diego Comic Convention.Â Great store tour, great ideas for what works for their store in Santa Clarita, Calif.Â I only wish we had something like that here. Brave New World Comics via blog@newsarama
With the new direction Image Comics’ Invincible took in issue #50, one would expect the sales to drop off a little bit, but according to creator Robert Kirkman, that’s not the case. “It’s tradition for the issue after a milestone like fifty to taper off, but it certainly wasn’t the case here,” said Kirkman. “In fact, the combination of INVINCIBLE’s new costume, new sidekick and the totally kick-ass cover by Jim Lee made this the best selling issue yet. Having this sell so well after we blew through issue fifty showed me the series is healthier than its ever been.”
Fans of Archie Comics have cast their vote to select Cheryl Blossom’s new boyfriend, and the results are in.Â For the last three issues of Betty & Veronica Double Digest, Cheryl has gone on a date with one of the fellows who stepped up to the challenge. With each new issue, Cheryl went on another dateâ€¦ and each date proved to have its own special challenge!Â Cheryl nearly ran out of breath trying to keep up with Austin, the hunky fitness fanatic.Â She did all she could to avoid pratfalls with Brandon, the klutzy computer genius.Â She tried to avoid
Just a reminder for those of you who don’t check this site every moment of the day, or don’t pay attention to the right column of this site (which contains a ton of valuable information) – we have a little show called The Major Spoilers Podcast, the podcast for pop culture and comic fans. Each week the panel takes a look at some of the major stories from the week, review (relatively) new comics, take a look at a collected trade, and ponder the world of comics and pop culture. We’ve had some most excellent guests on the show, with
For those of you who were wondering when Marvel would up its catalogue of titles offered through its online digital comics service, the answer is now. The company has added 500 new issues to the line that span the range from the 50s through the early 2000s. Older issues will keep fans feeling nostalgic like Amazing Fantasy, Tales to Astonish, Tales of Suspense and Strange Tales, while those looking for more recent comics can read new digital comics of Young Avengers, New Avengers and much more. All of these and a ton more have been digitized for your reading pleasure.
or, three issues later and there are still no â€œsave Laylaâ€ plans A new month of comics dawns and I get to return to one of my favorites, X-Factor. But, as the sub-heading suggests, I am a little troubled at the lack of â€œLaylaâ€ that Iâ€™m finding in these issues (though, she at least got a mention this time around). That being said, I canâ€™t help but love this comic. X-Factor arenâ€™t overly fond of authority, and that is just the way I like it