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Saturday was filled with running errands having to do with San Diego Comic-Con 2011 and the hours are ticking away.  While you prepared for your trip and all of the excitement, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

Ridgefield Patch – Top Comic Book Artists to Display Work at UConn Stamford – If you’re in the UConn Stamford area, stop by to check out this display of comic book art.

Con Coverage:

The Beat – SDCC11: The Beat to quiz Frank Miller on Legendary Comics Panel

Bleeding Cool – San Diego Debut: Zombie Royal Wedding Print by Tess Fowler

IGN – Check Out the SDCC Exclusive Flashpoint #1

IGN – Kidrobot’s SDCC Goodies

Prism Comics – So Super Duper’s Brian Andersen Debuts Two Comics at San Diego Comic-Con!

Bleeding Cool – San Diego Debut: The Jamal Igle Sketchbook 2011

Sing On San Diego – Comic books beyond Comic-Con: this subject is academic

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Martin’s View – Comic Books of the Week (7/13/11)

Connecticut State Senator Urges Violent Book Ban


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CensorshipConnecticut State Senator John Kissel (R-Enfield) met on October 6 to discuss the removal of the removal of books containing graphic violence from Connecticut prison-library collections.

Deborah Caldwell-Stone, deputy executive director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom says it takes more than violent books and “comics” (yes they’re specifically mentioned) to make an individual violent.

We’re against this on the free speech and censorship implications alone.  I wonder if the Bible will be banned due to all of it’s smiting?  You can check out the debate at the American Libraries Magazine website.