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Cartoonist And Author Mimi Pond Wins 2014 Literary Award From PEN Center USA In Graphic Literature

The author, artist and cartoonist Mimi Pond took home the 2014 Literary Award in the Graphic Literature category from PEN Center USA, according to this announcement. Special attention was given to Pond's recent memoir Over Easy, according to the citation. Show More Summary

Festivals Extra: SPX Posts Its Ambitious 2014 Programming Slate

Here. Bill Kartalopoulos does the programming for the Small Press Expo, and I think his work over the years has exceeded anyone's expectations for solid, rewarding, challenging programming show to show, year to year. So I always look forward to see what he has planned. Show More Summary

Festivals Extra: Short Run Announces Its 2014 Exhibitors List

Short Run, the popular Seattle-based one-day arts comics show, has posted its exhibitor line-up for the 2014 iteration, coming mid-November. It's one that's worth looking at if you're going, sure, but also if you're not just for theShow More Summary

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Star Wars" Add a Severed Arm to Earn a PG Rating?

In this week's Movie Legends Revealed, discover whether George Lucas inserted a shot of a severed arm in "Star Wars" to avoid a G rating from the MPAA.

In Your Face Jam - Flipping Through The Weirdly Subversive "Marvel Swimsuit Specials"

If you can't get enough of seeing Marvel's muscular males in ridiculous swimsuits, then Brett White has a treat for you.

Year of the Artist, Day 239: Steve Mannion, Part 3 – The Bomb #3

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Mannion, and the issue is The Bomb #3, which was published by Atom Bomb Comics and is cover dated 2006. These scans are from The Bomb trade paperback, which was published by Asylum Press in […]

Young Saves the Marvel Galaxy with "Rocket Raccoon"

Skottie Young talks "Rocket Raccoon" #1 sales and the book's first arc, which pits Rocket against an evil doppelganger and an army of ex-girlfriends.

Retro Comic Book Review: 1987's "Suicide Squad" #1-8

Matt Derman continues his tour of the comic world of 1987 with a review of the first eight issues of John Ostrander's classic series, "Suicide Squad."

EXCLUSIVE: Archie Andrews Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Fictional characters are now getting in on the Ice Bucket Challenge, including Archie -- who throws down the gauntlet to some heavy-hitters.

EXCLUSIVE: Santiago Breaks Down Wolverine in "Death of Wolverine" #3 Variant

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Orlando Santiago's "Death of Wolverine" #3 variant cover.

PREVIEW: Dustin Weaver's "Edge of Spider-Verse" #3

Spidey goes science fiction as writer/artist Dustin Weaver introduces a brand new wall-crawler in Marvel Comics' "Edge of Spider-Verse" #3.

PREVIEW: Kirkman & Azaceta's "Outcast" #3

Memories of Kyle's life before Rome, West Virginia begin to come back in Image Comics/Skybound's "Outcast" #3 by Robert Kirkman & Paul Azaceta.

CBR TV @ SDCC: Don Rosa Builds a Library with "Uncle Scrooge"

Famed "Donald Duck" artist Don Rosa talks about the career he never thought he would have, the character's European legacy and more.

DC Introduces Students Of "Gotham Academy" In New Promos

DC Comics introduces the students of "Gotham Academy," debuting in October from Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl and Romain Gaschet.

"Looney Tunes" Spinoff "Acme" Orders Up "X-Men: First Class" Writers

"X-Men: First Class" scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are set to pen Warner Bros. "Looney Tunes" spinoff, "Acme."

Hindsight Hilarity: "The Scarlet Witch Will Never Go Mad!"

In the latest look at stories that are hilarious in hindsight, CSBG examines the "Avengers" issue where everyone agrees the Scarlet Witch would never go mad.

Not Comics: Andrew Todd On Gaming Culture Misogyny

I know almost nothing about gaming culture and care about games basically not at all, but I found this survey-the-recent-landscape article by Andrew Todd an interesting one for its ruthless focus on misogyny, abuse and acting out within that larger community. Show More Summary

Marvel to Reprint Dark Horse's "Star Wars" Comics Starting in April 2015

The first "Star Wars Legends Epic Collection" will include "Star Wars: Dark Times," "Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Lost Command" and more.

Stjepan Šeji? Invites Readers To Join His "Death Vigil"

The writer/artist discusses his humor-filled, creator-owned series about a crew of dead heroes waging an unending battle against primordial evil.

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