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Baltimore Comic Concomic conventionHermes PressPress Release

Press Release Hermes Press is coming to the Baltimore Comic-Con and is bringing the all-­new The Phantom with them!

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Press Release Terry and the Pirates: the George Wunder Years: Volume One 1946-1948; ISBN# 978-1-61345-041-3; now for the first time George Wunder’s first two years of the Terry dailies and Sundays continuing the stories and characters immortalized by Milton Caniff; 9 x 12 inches, landscape format; deluxe hardcover; black and white and color; dust jacket, printed laminated cover and end leaves, fully digitally restored; historical essay; $60.

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Dick TracyIDW PublishingPress Release

(San Diego, CA; January 30, 2009) — IDW’s successful Complete Dick Tracy series is getting bigger…and better. CEO Ted Adams, who initiated the series and edited its first six volumes, has announced that Tracy is being folded into IDW’s Library of American Comics imprint, alongside Terry and the Pirates, Little Orphan Annie, and other classic newspaper strip titles. Eisner award-winner Dean Mullaney is assuming the helm of the series with volume 7 of Chester Gould’s masterpiece, covering more than 600 chronological dailies and Sundays from 1941 to 1943. “This is a dream come true for me,” says Mullaney. “Dick Tracy

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AwardBaltimore Comic Concomic conventionHarvey Awards

Last night at the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harvey Awards – the industry’s oldest and most respected – were handed out for outstanding achievement in 20 different categories.  It’s the morning after (or afternoon depending on what time zone you are in), and Major Spoilers has the rundown of the winners. The big winners of the night came from DC Comics, with All Star Superman bringing in three awards and The Perry Bible Fellowship bringing in two.  Congrats go out to all the winners!

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One of these days I would really love for this little site to win an Eisner Award – that would be a most awesome achievement.  Until that day, congrats to Newsarama for winning the award in the Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism, and congrats to everyone else who picked up one of these coveted awards last night.

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IDW Publishing

IDW Publishing has announced plans to publish the entire run of Noel Sickles Scorchy Smith series that ran in newspapers from 1933-1936. During the three years that Noel Sickles wrote and illustrated Scorchy Smith, he revolutionized the field when he moved away from the heavy black outlines predominant in the comic strips of the day. He adopted storytelling techniques from the motion pictures, while relying on brushwork to create a looser, chairoscuro representation of people, action, and scenery. Pete Hamill observed, “Sickles was the first artist to use the brush boldly, in an impressionistic way.” “Scorchy Smith became a primer

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The Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con have announced the nominees for the 2008 Harvey Awards. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. They will be presented September 27, 2008 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con. Take the jump for the complete list of nominees.

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