Around the Tubes
The Graphic Policy office is still standing after the 5.8 earthquake yesterday (we’re just outside of DC in Virginia) and I wish I could say the piles of comics, graphic novels and movies thrown about due to it. That’s not the case, and is really just post convention chaos. While I attempt to get things in order, here’s the news you might have missed.
Around the Blogs:
Von Allan Studio – Minimum Wage and the Prices of Comics – A very good article about the comic book market and a look at wages over the years compared to the price of comics.
The Huffington Post – Comic Books go to war- A Very Brief History of the War Comic – Always great to see articles about comic book history.
Education Matters – Schools need comic books – A good article about using comic books in the classroom. Reading, no matter what it is, is good for children.
Bleeding Cool – Marvel Fires Some Of Their Marketing People – A lot of people reported this and this article seems to be the most likely scenario and even handed.
Bleeding Cool – Baltimore Comic Con In My Pants by Joshua Lazarus
The Beat – Baltimore Comic-Con Photo Parade
The Beat – Fun times in Baltimore, 2011 edition
Around the Tubes Reviews:
Primary Ignition – We3: Deluxe Edition