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It’s a new week, but with a long weekend, there’s still a whole day to relax!  Here’s some articles for you to read during your day off.

Around the Blogs:

New York Times – For Archie Comics, a Return to SuperheroesNot only one of the most progressive comic book companies out there, but also forward thinking in this digital age.

Kotaku – Sunday Comics: Meet the New Strip – Each week Kotaku brings some great web comics.

Con Coverage:

Bleeding Cool – The Parties Of New York Comic Con

The Beat – NYCC 2011: MAPS!

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Comicsgirl – The Best American Comics 2011

The Guardian – Habibi

Ultimate Comic Books Online – Turf

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Did you hear we have a radio show tonight?  We’ve also got a special guest.  A Mr. Ron Marz.  You might have read his comics like Witchblade, Artifacts or this week’s release Voodoo.  So, tune in tonight and join in the conversation on Twitter and make sure to call in.  Until then, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

Bleeding Cool – IDW Replaces British Doctor Who Writer With An AmericanCongrats Joshua, maybe I’ll finally give the Doctor a try.

Bleeding Cool – All Crisis Events Removed From DC ContinuityWay to make me feel like more of an ass for buying Final Crisis.

The New York Times – So Far, Sales for New DC Comics Are Super – 1) How long until sales plummet, 2) Nice to see the MSM notice, 3) Doesn’t this just encourage horrible habits, like deaths…

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Comics Forge – Lovestruck

What Culture – TURF

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As we prepare for a hurricane (seriously, an earthquake and now this!?) and catch up on writing reviews and reading a few weeks worth of comics, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

Bleeding Cool – Jim Lee, Geoff Johns Morning Radio Show Blitz Beginning Tomorrow – With a week to go, better late than never.

ICv2 – Showtime Gets ‘The Damned’ – This has been sitting on my shelf for a while now.  Guess I should finally read it.

Con Coverage:

Bleeding Cool – Wizard World Chicago Vs Baltimore Comic Con As Seen From Artists Alley

CBR – Orlando MegaCon Announces Initial 2012 Guest Lineup

Hollywood Soapbox – YOUR GUIDE: FanExpo Canada comes to Toronto, Aug. 25-28

Bleeding Cool – Collectors Cornered #6 – The Big Baltimore Comic Con

The Mary Sue – Baltimore Comic Con Cosplay

The Mary Sue – Interview: Frank Cho at Baltimore Comic Con

The Mary Sue – Interview: Amanda Conner at Baltimore Comic Con

MTV Geek – FanExpo Canada Starts Today – Here’s What We’re Looking Forward To!

MTV Geek – PAX Prime Primer: Your Guide to Tabletop Gaming

Around the Tubes Reviews:

CBR – Punisher #2

Saffron Walden Reporter – Turf

IGN – Comic Book Reviews for 8/24/11

Preview -Turf #4 (of 5)

Official Press Release

TURF #4 (of 5)

story JONATHAN ROSS, art & cover a TOMMY LEE EDWARDS, cover b JOHN PAUL LEON

32 PAGES, FC, $2.99

“ONCE UPON A TIME IN HARLEM”
New York in February is never great, but back in 1929 it was unbearable. The weather sucked, of course, and prohibition meant it was hard to get a stiff drink in a hurry. But the Dragonmirs, a vampire clan from Romania really made life tough. Once they finished wiping out New York’s gangs, they turned their attention to the Police. Their plan: to take over the city, keep humans like livestock and wake up the oldest vampire in existence to seal the deal. Mankind’s feeble hopes lie with a young female newspaper reporter, a weak and dying member of the Dragonmir family, and a one-eared, one-eyed former gang boss named Eddie Falco, who hopes to persuade Samuel Kane and his gang of Harlem racketeers to join them.

Oh, add in a giant alien with unbelievable weapons called Squeed. Sounds about even, then…

RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

Turf #4 cover Read More…

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