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Snowpiercer Trailer

Snowpiercer is based on “Le Transperceneige”, a french (obviously) comic by Jacques Lob, Jean-Marc Rochette and Alexis. The comic tells the story of a future world iced over, where what remains of the human race lives aboard a single train, powered by a perpetual motion engine. Throughout the train, difference classes exist – the closer [...]

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Peanuts #1 Preview

I’m sorry, I still love Peanuts, but I don’t think I can get behind this. Preview below… Peanuts #1 is on sale now from BOOM! Studios’ all ages kaboom! imprint. Based on the classic characters created by Charles Schulz, I’m not sure how I feel about this. Still… I’m willing to give it another shot.

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Local Comic Stores vs. Amazon. Where do your loyalties lie?

Amazon. They steal business from your local comic store, even going as far as to offer a “Price Check App” which allows comic book readers to go to their local shop, see what’s cool, scan the price, and inevitably find that it’s cheaper on Amazon. And buy it through their phone. Sounds like something that [...]

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Best Cosplays from San Diego Comi-Con 2011

Ah yes, cosplayers. Sometimes cool, sometimes sexy, sometimes awkward… almost always fun. Comicvine recently posted a gallery of over 1000 Cosplayer images from 2011′s San Diego Comic-Con. Feel free to click on through to their post to view all the images; we’ve pulled out our favourites below. I’ve tried to stay away from gratuitous “booth [...]

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“Drawn to Screen” – Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art

People, if you’re based in Brisbane or nearby (or planning to be in the area between January and March) you have to set aside time to visit Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art for their “Drawn to Screen” exhibition. It’s not often that us Brisbanite comic-lovers get an exhibition of this standard showing, so it’s super [...]

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He-Man turns 30, Mattel releases new “Masters of the Universe” art to celebrate.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “Masters of the Universe” franchise (yes, how old do you feel now?) Mattel has released new Masters of the Universe art depicting He-Man, Skeletor, Beast Man, Man-At-Arms, Battlecat and more. Mattycollector, who will be selling the new 2012 commemoration line, had this release: Gabriel De La Torre, Staff [...]

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The real “Frank Miller” question…

So, here’s the thing. The comics world has been pretty much focused on Frank Miller this last week because of a post he wrote regarding the OWS movement. Here’s just a snippet, or read the whole thing here. Everybody’s been too damn polite about this nonsense: The “Occupy” movement, whether displaying itself on Wall Street [...]

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The Zen of Steve Jobs took on a new level today.

No words, because at this point pretty much anything further would seem tacky. Instead, I’ll simply let the 5-page preview of the upcoming Forbes/Jess3 graphic novel The Zen of Steve Jobs do the talking.

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund granted intellectual property rights to the Comics Code Authority Seal of Approval.

… in other news, irony is oh so deliciously alive. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund today announces that it has received the intellectual property rights to the Comics Code Authority Seal of Approval in an assignment from the now-defunct Comic Magazine Association of America, which administrated the Code since the 1950s. The Comics Code [...]

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John Belushi reference in Ghostbusters comic

You know, the movie “Ghostbusters” could have been a completely different beast (vague pun there, should anyone get it), had John Belushi survived. You see, Belushi was originally cast to play Dr Peter Venkman in the movie Ghostbusters, alongside SNL buddy and fellow Blues Brother, Dan Aykroyd. After his death, he was replaced in the [...]

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