Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) I also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible, horrible choices I made
Press Release NIGHTLY NEWS and PAX ROMANA’s Jonathan Hickman will be making his Southern California signing debut this Saturday, August 29th at Canoga Park, CA’s Collector’s Paradise! “Coming down to Southern California for a signing has been a long time coming,” Hickman said. “There’s an amazing amount of great stores in Southern California and I’m very excited about my first signing. Edward and the crew at Collector’s Paradise have already gone a long way to make me feel welcome.”
This time, it’s another spoof of the times, with VMN VJ counting down her favorite Watchmen. Who Watches the Watchmen? – A Veidt Music Network (VMN) Special – 1983. Uploaded from BetaSP archive. Not as good as the previous NBS Nightly News bit, but still entertaining.
This excerpt from a 1970 edition of NBS Nightly News (anchored by NBS stalwart Ted Philips) features a special report from co-anchor Jim Sizemore looking back at ten years of Dr Manhattan. Gotta love viral marketing.Â I hope there is a lot more of this stuff coming our way between now and March 6.
With Dark Reign’s effects being felt throughout Marvel’s 616, who will be willing to fight back?Â Nick Fury may have the solution as he has assembled an all new crew of Secret Warriors in the form of the sons and daughters of super villains.Â Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Secret Warriors #1 that arrives in February, but if you want even more information on the series, and what else is going on in the Marvel Universe, check out the Agent of Nothing website (www.agentofnothing.com). Nick Fury has been leaking some information all throughout the Marvel Universe
17 June 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – This upcoming weekend, Charlotte, NC’s HeroesCon once again plays host to Image Comics, with guests and panels galore! “HeroesCon is a darned fine funnybook show,” Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen said. “In an age when outside media like movies and video games have taken over most conventions, Shelton Drumm and his dedicated team consistently keep Heroes focused on what matters most to those of us in the world of contemporary pictorial literature – a bona-fide COMIC BOOK convention that’s fun for the whole family!” In addition to the overwhelming number of Image creators attending,