Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day and there looks to be quite a few solid ones being released today.  What’s everyone getting?  While you wait for your local comic book shop to open, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

Daily News & Analysis – Comic books have to keep pace with the times: Aalok JoshiA short article but interesting insight into the Indian comic book scene.

Robot 6 – Check DC wrote in 1938 for rights to Superman goes up for auctionA neat bit of history.  I have no idea what this’ll go for.

Ahram Online – US publisher to issue Egyptian graphic novel banned under MubarakGreat to see this comic being released.

Kotaku – Batman: Arkham City Shipped 4.6 Million Copies in Its First WeekThat’s an impressive number.  I’m going to go out on a limb and say a good chunk of that has sold too.

Kotaku – Is Harley Quinn Arkham City’s Most Subversive Character? – Kind of makes me want to play the game more and more appreciative of the character in comic books too.

Con Coverage:

Graphic Novel Reporter – After NYCC: Lance Fensterman Talks About the Con

MTV Geek – Womanthology at NYCC: If You Don’t See the Comic You Want, Make Your Own

MTV Geek – Hasbro’s David Vonner Discusses 3 Marvel-ous Lines at NYCC

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Bleeding Cool – The Incredible Hulk #1

MTV Geek – Wolverine & the X-Men #1

IGN – Wolverine and the X-Men #1