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REVIEW: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture

Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture By Rob Salkowitz McGraw-Hill, 304 pages, $27.00 Comic book fandom was a natural outgrowth of science fiction fandom, splintering off in 1961 as the revival of superhero comics was clearly here to stay. In that year, sci-fi fan and future author Richard Lupoff published Xero, the first comics-only fanzine.… Continued on next page...
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The Great Comic Book Cover Homage Streak: Week 122

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comics Should Be Good! (5 hours ago)

It occurs to me that it seems like many comic book covers are homages. Which is fine with me. I have no problem with it. It just made me think, though, how long could I go before I hit a week where NO new comic book was released tha... Read Post

Comics A.M. - "Digital Doesn't Cannibalize the Industry"; Geezer Noir

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comic Book Resources (2 years ago)

Rob Salkowitz, author of "Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture," on digital comics! Christos Gage talks "Sunset"! Derf talks "The City" and "My Friend Dahmer"! Ed Piskor on the genesis of "Wizzywig"! Plus more! Read Post

Vote For Your Favorite Superhero!

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (2 years ago)

Every Summer, geeks journey to San Diego, CA, for Comic-Con, a celebration of all things comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, and pop culture. Festivities kick off July 18, and with the countdown to Con officially on, comic book superheroe... Read Post


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