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It’s new comic book day, what’s everyone getting?

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Comics Alliance – Magnetic ‘Superman’s Underwear’ Advertised as Penis Enlarger and STD Cure in MalaysiaGood to know this is out there.

IGN – More New 52 Change-UpsMore changes…..

Comicvine – Should Creators Have More Rights Over Their Characters?Interesting read.

DC Women Kicking Ass – Former DC Comics editor Janelle Asselin on women, comics and marketingGood article from someone on the inside.

CBLDF – Vietnam Censorship Fuels Interest in Banned Comics – Interesting.

Fantagraphic Books – Paul Hornschemeier Awarded Ohio Residency! – Paul is a great guy, so congrats!

GamePolitics – Angry Birds Maker: Piracy Isn’t a Bad Thing – Gutsy to say and fuels my argument.
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ComicBook.com – One Model Nation

L.A. Weekly - Tina’s Mouth

MTV Geek – Winter Soldier #1

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It’s the start of a new week, which just means I’m counting down until the weekend….

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Reuters – At New Orleans comic event, mere humans become heroesThe usual convention puff piece.

The Beat – The $235K (And Counting) Kickstarter ComicCongrats!

DC Women Kicking Ass – Women in Refrigerators 13 years later: time for additional way to examine women in comicsIsn’t this just more lazy writing than really anything to do with women?

Big Hollywood – Marvel Studios Now Making the Lazy Comic Cash-Ins It Was Founded to Replace – Can’t say I agree with Big Hollywood too often and don’t agree with it all, but there’s some good points here.

Kotaku – Sunday Comics: Better With Kinect – Each week Kotaku posts some great web comics.

 

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CBR – Angel & Faith #6

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It’s Friday which means the weekend is here!  Yay!

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New York Observer – KickStarter-Funded Zombie Graphic Novel FUBAR Makes New York Times Best Seller ListSo glad I gave and supported these guys.  A great and fun group of folks.

Bleeding Cool – Wolverine And FLCL’s The Pillows Fall Foul Of Marvel’s Legal DepartmentSo can Marvel be sued for copyright violation now?

Bleeding Cool – Atom! Freeman Appointed Sales Manager For ValiantCongrats Atom!

ICv2 – ‘Powers’ Reshoots Still in LimboChances this makes it to the air?

Wired – Women Write About Comics: Women in Refrigerators, 13 Years LaterInteresting this is still an issue….

 

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CBR – Aquaman #5

High Desert Daily – The Sigh

MTV Geek – The Walking Dead’ Goes Bad and ‘Bulletproof Coffin’ Goes Crazy [Image Comics Reviews]

IGN – Comic Book Reviews for 1/25/12

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Just a few days left of the year and we’re putting together our “best of” awards.  Who walks out as publisher of the year?  Find out January 1st.

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The Guardian – Ker-pow! Women kick back against comic-book sexismOnly women can really solve the issue of women in comics.

Comics Alliance – Kevin Wada Takes the X-Men and More into the World of High-Fashion [Art]Some nice art.

Mashable – Pirates Like Vin Diesel: Top 10 Illegally Shared Movies of 2011 – Only Thor makes the top ten here.

 

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Novel Report – Avatar: The Last Airbender Volume 1 The Promise Part 1 TPB

Comic Book Movie – Black Fire

Falcata Times – The Boys Vol. 9: Big Ride

ICv2 – The Innocent

Complex – Review: Two Issues Of “Captain America” Close Out A Great Year For Comics

Graphic Policy Radio Episode 7 – The One With Ron Marz

Fireworks were flying last night on GP Radio.  Ron Marz joined us to talk about his creator owned work, Witchblade, Magdalena, Artifacts and Voodoo.  Things got heated when we talked the recent controversy surrounding women in DC comics.  It’s well worth the listen.  Thanks again Ron for joining us.  You can listen below or tune in here.

Graphic Policy Radio This Sunday With Guest Ron Marz

Join us this Sunday for Graphic Policy Radio with special guest Ron Marz.  The show airs 8pm est.  On this week’s episode:

It’s a new week and that means there’s new comics to talk about.  DC continues to pump out it’s relaunch and controversy follows in the wake.  But beyond them, there’s tons of great comics out there.  Scheduled for this episode:

1) DC’s revamp and their tone deaf response to the “Starfire controversy.”

2) There has never been a better time to be a comic book fan.  No matter what your interests are, there’s likely a comic book out there for you.  We go over some of our recent favorites.

3) A very special guest calls in to chat about his career and latest releases.  Ron Marz joins us to talk about this week’s release Voodoo as well as Artifacts, Shinku and more!

So, tune in Sunday and join us on Twitter or call in to take part in the conversation.

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It’s Saturday and tomorrow night is a new episode of GP Radio!  Why the big deal?  Comic book writer Ron Marz will be joining us for the show.  So make sure to tune in.  Until then, here’s some news to tide you over.

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Prism Comics – GLBT Presence in The New 52Everyone is focused on women in comics, what about the portrayal of gay characters?

The Beat – The day in gender battles: Fight the crap or wallow in the good?More discussion of gender in comics.

Publishers Weekly – New Kindle Gets Exclusive on DC Graphic Novels – A sign DC is going all in with digital and Kindle?

Con Coverage:

Spandexless – Spandexless goes to Webcomics Con

The Beat – NYCC: Saturday sold out; pro passes going fast

The Beat – NYCC approaches — exhibit space sold out

The Beat – APE previews, debuts, parties!

Around the Tubes Reviews:

MTV Geek – Grandpa Won’t Wake Up

CBR – Justice League Dark #1

The Mary Sue – The New 52 in Review: Week 4

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The weekend is almost here, yay!  Here’s some articles for you to waste the day away.

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Newsarama – UPDATE: THE Q: PROS – “Are American Comic Books SEXIST?”Some interesting responses.  Gail Simone I think nails it.

Las Vegas Weekly – Banned books: Barrick exhibit details the life of comic books and the controversial ‘50s boycottsA good excuse to go to Vegas, as if you need another.

Comicvine – Sexism in Comics is Not New–Here’s What You Should Do about It – Some sound advice.

Con Coverage:

CBR – APE Swings into San Francisco this Weekend

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CBR – American Vampire #19

Ely Standard 24 – Astonishing Spider-Man and Wolverine

ICv2 – Bloody Monday Vol. 1

Comics Alliance – The Flash #1

CBR – Fury of the Firestorms: the Nuclear Men #1

MTV Geek – GEN Manga

MTV Geek – Justice League Dark #1

IGN – Comic Book Reviews for 9/28/11

MTV Geek – New 52 Reviews: ‘All-Star Western,’ ‘Voodoo,’ I, Vampire,’ and ‘The Fury of Firestorm’

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Lots of articles today and there’s tons of previews and reviews throughout the day.  Enjoy all the news and here’s yesterday’s you might have missed.

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CBS News – In Archie, cancer appears, so does helping, tooIt’d be great if this raised the profile for comics, but more importantly I hope it raises a lot of money for the cause.

CBLDF – It’s Banned Books Week!I’ll be sporting my CBLDF t-shirt!

Think Progress – Should Feminists Give Up On Comics? – A good take on the DC “women” problem.

Con Coverage:

Spandexless – SPX Pulls: I Read Banned Comics Shirt

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Charles Brownstein, Executive Director, CBLDF

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Homeless Comics

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Darryl Ayo

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Domitille Collardey

Around the Tubes Reviews:

CBR – Captain America #3

Comics Alliance – Holy Terror

CBR – New Teen Titans: Games

MTV Geek – Dark Horse Advance Reviews: Fear Agent #31, Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth

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