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Collective Memory: SPX 2014

Links to stories, eyewitness accounts and resources concerning the 2014 edition of Small Press Expo, held September 13-14 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel And Convention Center in the general vicinity of Bethesda, Maryland. ThisShow More Summary

SDCC: Robin Lord Taylor Redefines The Penguin in "Gotham"

"Gotham's" Robin Lord Taylor, who plays Oswald Cobblepot, spoke at Comic-Con about his character's dark path and The Penguin's iconic umbrellas.

Comics A.M. - Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist Tony Auth Passes Away

Longtime Philadelphia Inquirer cartoonist dies at age 72. Spotlight on The Sakai Project fund-raiser! Interviews with Jules Feiffer, and Box Brown and Jared Smith!

PREVIEWS: Dynamite Comics on Sale September 17, 2014

Check out all of Dynamite Entertainment's new releases for this week including "Bionic Woman: Season 4" #1, "Purgatori" #1, "Devilers" #3 and more.

No, the Batmobile Wasn’t Stolen (But Zack Snyder Knows Who Did It)

The director of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" had a little fun with the rumor that the Batmobile had been stolen from the film’s Detroit set.

EXCL PREVIEW: Mysteries Revealed in "Justice League: Futures End" #1

Martian Manhunter's decades-long plan for world domination comes to life in DC's "Justice League: Futures End" #1 by Jeff Lemire & Jed Dougherty.

MaryLou’s funereal ensemble is not helping

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Francesco Marciuliano's I Knead My Mommy And Other Poems By Kittens Sally Forth writer Francesco Marciuliano isn't just a Comics Curmudgeon reader: he's also a relentless one-man adorable pet poem empire, and I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens is his latest. Show More Summary

Mindy Newell: I Owe It All To Television

“When television is good, nothing – not the theater, not the magazines or newspapers – nothing is better. But when television is bad, nothing is worse. I invite each of you to sit down in front of your own television set when your station goes on the air and stay there, for a day, without […]

Those summertime comics memories…

Originally published June 15, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1439 Assorted stuff…  Oh yes… summertime memories of comics… There I was, six years old, relaxing on a playground, hearing the sounds of childish laughter from all around. I was leaning against a tree, enjoy a cool breeze wafting from the east. I […]

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

there's going to be a little bit of an SPX hangover for the next few days as several components of the comics industry and small press culture drag themselves back to work. Apologies in advance. Raighne Hogan talks to Box Brown and Jared Smith. I always enjoy these logo studies from Todd Klein. J. Show More Summary

Cool Stuff!

This edition of Cool Stuff begins with some Merry Marvel Marching Society (MMMS) pieces!Membership letter! More after the jump!Membership card!First issue of the Merry Marvel Messenger!Membership pins!And last, but not least, this sticker!Next...Show More Summary

RIP, TONY AUTH: Colleagues salute Pulitzer-winning Philadelphia journalist as a singular, big-hearted artist

“IT’S BEEN a great ride.” Those were Tony Auth’s words just two years ago, when the Pulitzer-winning cartoonist talked about his decision to retire, ending his remarkable four-decade run and reign at the Philadelphia Inquirer. At that time, Auth was brimming with joy and enthusiasm about the next phase of his career and life. Show More Summary

ComicMix Quick Picks: September 14, 2014

A Weekend Window Closing Wrap-Up, closing windows on our browsers so you can open them up on yours. Away we go…! DC Announces Darwyn Cooke variant cover month for December! Because– well, do we really need a reason? Mike Dawson gives advice to the mid-career cartoonist who has failed to build an audience. Kevin Brueck: […]

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