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Comics By Request: People, Places In Need Of Funding

By Tom Spurgeon here's a thank you from Jillian Kirby on behalf of the Kirby Family to those that gave money and time/effort that could be converted to money to/for the Hero Initiative on the occasion of what would have been Jack Kirby's 97th birthday. Show More Summary

Legendary Archie Comics Artist Stan Goldberg Passes Away

Stan Goldberg, legendary Archie Comics artist and Silver Age Marvel colorist, passed away Sunday at the age of 82.

Liam Neeson Says He'd Play Ra’s al Ghul on "Arrow" "in a Heartbeat"

The actor, who previously played Ra’s al Ghul in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, told MTV News he'd be willing to return to the role on the small screen.

2014's 11 Best Summer Movie Moments

Celebrate Labor Day with SPINOFF as we look back and rates the best moments of 2014's biggest summer movies.

PREVIEW: Riddler Joins Batman in "Detective Comics: Futures End" #1

Robin replaced by... The Riddler? Find out what happens 5 years from now in Buccellato, Hepburn & Richards' "Detective Comics: Futures End" #1.

Read This: Gene Luen Yang’s rousing comics speech at the 2014 National Book Festival gala

SOON, IT WILL be on video. For now, it’s absolutely worth reading in print. Over the weekend, the acclaimed author Gene Luen Yang delivered a speech to an esteemed assemblage of National Book Festival gala guests and organizers and sponsors at the Library of Congress. Show More Summary

Festival Extra: Portland, Oregon's Projects 3 Makes Official 2014 Announcement For September 27

Appropriate tumblr post here. Facebook page here. Past shows were distinguished by their attempt to do a show without a flea market/commerce aspect; this edition looks like it will combine elements of past shows with elements of a more traditional model in a one day final festival. Show More Summary

Go, Read: The Summer Of No-Fun At The CBLDF

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has assembled a bunch of different cases in which they're involved and/or (it might just be and) closely watching in terms of ramifications for free speech and comics. You can read about them here. I'll hope you consider joining at one of the busy slate of Fall conventions that will fire up beginning next weekend.

Assembled Extra: Gabrielle Bell Finishes Her July Diary

Here. Not that selling her original art on eBay was a success in that eight pages went for a maximum $1000, but brought with it the hitch of a $1000 ceiling. It looks like she still has some changes available. I thought that was a good run, and I look forward to that set of strips every year.

She Has No Head! – Zen Is Still Nowhere Near The Building

So, I thought about writing about a few different things this week, maybe a focus on some great books or something, but the state of our industry and sister industry of gaming just has me too damn wound up and frustrated to focus on anything else. For those playing catch up, gaming has been thrown […]

FANTASY DRAFT: "Friday Night Lights" Stars as Marvel Heroes

With Adrianne Palicki joining "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Mockingbird, CBR picks the next "Friday Night Lights" alumni we want to see in a Marvel property.

"When Did Superman First Encounter Kryptonite?" & More Comic Book Firsts

CBSG has an archive of famous comic book firsts, including the first time Superman encountered both green and red kryptonite.

PREVIEWS: Dynamite Comics on Sale September 3, 2014

There's an array of new Dynamite Entertainment titles on sale this week including "Red Sonja: The Black Tower" #1, "Ex-Con" #1 and many more!

Yen Press Brings "Big Hero 6" Manga to North America

Though a release date has not been set, Yen Press has acquired the rights to translate and publish the manga based on Disney's upcoming animated film.

EXCL. PREVIEW: The Sentence is Death in "Aquaman: Futures End" #1

The New 52 jumps five years ahead as Mera claims the throne and sentences Arthur to death in "Aquaman: Futures End" #1 by Dan Jurgens & Alvaro Martinez.

Mindy Newell: The Spider-Woman Scandal – A Different View

The rabbis of the Talmudic period debated two contradictory versions of Creation related in the Book of Genesis (Bereisheet in Hebrew). The first version of Creation actually referred to Adam’s first wife, Lilith, who was made at the same time as Adam from the dust of the Earth. But Lilith believed herself to be equal […]

BID Mailbag: DVD coding

Originally published May 18, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1435 I’m heading out of town shortly and am pressed for time this week, so a couple of quick observations… In honor of his recent drug-related bust, I invite you all to play the Aaron Sorkin drinking game. Sorkin’s writing, in both The West Wing and […]

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