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Mark WaidPress Release

Press Release Brave New World Comics, the 2008 Eisner award winning super store located in Los Angeles’ Santa Clarita Valley, is proud to announce the opening of their Master Class Series. Writing for Comics with Mark Waid is the first in a brand new series of classes that the community friendly store plans to offer. “Mark is a tremendously popular and talented writer.”, says Portlyn, co-owner of the store, “We’re thrilled that he’s going to be sharing his wisdom and experience with our students!”

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Mark WaidSigningTop Cow

If you want to get started on the next autograph collection frenzy, then you’ll want to head down to Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka, CA, or Brave New World Comics in Newhall, CA to meet up with Mark Waid and chat it up about the first issue of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer. Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer is the deadly new mini-series with consequences brought to you by Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man, Irredeemable) and artist Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Astonishing Tales).   This is a series with non-stop action, intrigue, lies, and betrayal. Make sure to pick up the first issue of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer and bring it to the Mark

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Free Comic Book DayTh3rd World Studios

Mike Raicht, writer of the current Army of Darkness series, has a new book coming out from Th3rd World Studios called The Stuff of Legend, that sounds really good. The Story was created and penned by Mike Raicht (Army of Darkness) and Brian Smith, with pencils by newcomer Charles Paul Wilson III. Set during the height of World War II in 1944, The Stuff of Legend follows a group of toys on a grand and sometimes frightening adventure into a realm called The Dark to save their master from every child’s worst nightmare — The Boogeyman. The best part is,

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Oni PressPress Release

Press Release My good friend Douglas E. Sherwood (Oni Press) proposed a tribute show based around his favorite X-Men character, Kitty Pryde.  His own personal experiences with having hemophilia his entire life also inspired him to make the show a fundraiser for the Hemophilia Treatment Center at OHSU.  So we’ve asked dozens of comic artists, graphic designers, and illustrators to do their rendition of Kitty Pryde for this May’s First Thursday show.  We’ll have original pieces and prints for sale and 100% of the proceeds go the the HTC. LISTING INFORMATION: WHO: Over 70 artists including: Bryan Lee O’Malley, Farel

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It’s no wonder Brave New World Comics won the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award at the San Diego Comic Convention.  Great store tour, great ideas for what works for their store in Santa Clarita, Calif.  I only wish we had something like that here. Brave New World Comics via blog@newsarama

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Free Comic Book DayTop Cow

If you are a comic publisher not participating in Free Comic Book Day, you are missing quite the opportunity. If you are a comic reader who is not participating in Free Comic Book Day, you are going to miss out on a lot of great stuff. Free Comic Book Day has moved beyond going into the LCS and picking up a few free issues, stores across the country are really getting into the event by getting creators to come and do signings. Top Cow Productions has sent Major Spoilers its list of creators, their signing times and locations.

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