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It’s a new week! We’ve got lots coming up as we get ready for this coming weekend’s Comic-Con@Home! Who’s taking part in the virtual convention? Anything you’ve seen you’re excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

The Comichron – June 2021 projected initial comics orders online: Huge month for periodicals – For those that enjoy the race.

The Hollywood Reporter – Marvel and DC’s “Shut-Up Money”: Comic Creators Go Public Over Pay – An interesting read about payments and credit.

Deadline – ‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit Settled For $200M Between Frank Darabont, CAA & AMC – Now to see what happens with Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd’s lawsuits.


Collected Editions – Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn
Atomic Junk Shop – Earth Boy
Atomic Junk Shop – Hero Hourly
But Why Tho Podcast – Skybound X #2
Atomic Junk Shop – Wonder Woman: Earth One Volumes 1-3

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It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What are folks excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below.

Cynthia Naugle – X, my experience with my abuser – We respect Cynthia’s decision to not name the individual and have not done so ourselves due to that but there’s enough clues here (Tuscon Comic Con 2018 guest, from Tuscon, recent Vertigo series) to figure out the individual.

The Comichron – November 2018 comics sales estimates online: Uncanny X-Men tops 176,000 copies in U.S., Canada – For those that enjoy the horse race.

CBR – The Walking Dead: Frank Darabont’s AMC Lawsuit Heading to Trial – This should be interesting.


Comic Book Bin – Ao Haru Ride Vol. 2
Talking Comics – Shazam! #1

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Yesterday was new comic book day! What got folks excited? What’d you read that you liked, and what did you not like?

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The Guardian – Mexico: the graphic tale of Lucha Castro’s struggle to defend women’s rights  – This sounds amazing.

CBR – Frank Darabont Files New Lawsuit Against AMC Over “The Walking Dead” – This is still going on?


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Talking Comics – Batgirl Annual #3

Flickering Myth – Dark Corridor #1

CBR – Jupiter’s Circle #5

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It’s new comic day! What’s everyone getting this week?

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CBLDF – Indian Political Cartoons Deleted from Twitter — No Explanation Yet – Hmm.

Bleeding Cool – DC Entertainment Fulfills Al Plastino’s Wish For The JFK / Superman Pages – Good for them.

Kotaku – Marvel Heroes Readies $130 Worth Of Heroes And Villains For 2014 – Um no thanks, not for $130.

CBR – LaBeouf’s apology draws criticism as Clowes mulls legal options – Plagiarizing an apology about plagiarizing.

CBR – Darabont Sues AMC Over “The Walking Dead” Profits – Shocked there weren’t lawsuits earlier.

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Talking Comics – Doc Savage #1

SciFiNow – Endangered Weapon B

Talking Comics – Krampus! #1

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The weekend is almost here, and there’s no comic book movie opening up, what will you do?!  Since we’re at the end of the summer movie season, what were your highlights?  While you think about that, here’s the news you might have missed.

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The Atlantic – Comic Books as Journalism: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic NonfictionA very good list of comics and graphic novels to read.

Splashpage – ‘DMZ’ Television Series Was A ‘Near Miss,’ Says CreatorDammit!

CBR – New Details Emerge On Darabont’s “Walking Dead” ExitCBR has the breakdown of the rumors.

Kotaku – A Whole Lot of Mega Man and 8 Million new Spider-People Headline a Big Week in New Comics – Kotaku has their picks of comics to check out this week.

Con Coverage:

Comics Nexus – Wednesday Comments – My Baltimore Comic Con Shopping List

Around the Tubes Reviews:

CBR – REVIEWS: “American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest,” “Detective Comics”

Blog Critics – Graphic Novel Review: The Homeland Directiveby Robert Venditti and Mike Huddleston

MTV Geek – Image Reviews: The Red Wing #2, Morning Glories #11, and Reed Gunther #3

Around the Tubes – SDCC Lag

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I’ll admit, I’m still dragging me feet after the whirlwind that was San Diego Comic-Con, but I can’t let that slow me down.  We’ve got a huge announcement coming later today.  But, leaving that tease hanging out there, here’s the news you might have missed.

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Jason Thibeault.com – Comic Books as a Reflection of Social IssuesInteresting and worth the read.

Comicvine – Frank Darabont Steps Down From The Walking Dead TV Show As ShowrunnerPretty impressive this didn’t break during SDCC.

The Globe Mail – Vancouver artist, guitarist takes major step with graphic novel – The graphic novel sounds pretty interesting.

Con Coverage:

ICv2 – It’s Not Easy Picking Winners at Comic-Con

iO9 – The Biggest Winners and Losers of Comic-Con 2011

The Beat – SDCC12: No pre-reg for 2013

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Ely Standard – Ultimate Captain America

Bleeding Cool – Wednesday Comics Review: Captain America #1 And Project Superman #2

Complex – Review: The Joker Is Back! What Else Do You Need To Know?

Paste Magazine – Comic Book & Graphic Novel Round-Up (7/27/11)

Check out the Latest Behind-the-Scenes Video from The Walking Dead Season 2

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The Walking Dead and AMC have been doing an excellent job of keeping folks updated and entertained while we all wait for the second season to hit television.  In the mean time, here’s the latest behind-the-scenes video featuring Writer/Director/Producer Frank Darabont, Andrew Lincoln (who plays Rick Grimes), Jon Bernthal (who plays Shane Walsh), Sarah Wayne Callies (who plays Lori Grimes) and Steven Yeun (who plays Glenn).

The First Image From The Walking Dead Season 2

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AMC has released the first image from the second season of their hit television series based on a comic book The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead Season 2

The image also comes with a statement from producer Frank Darabont:

At this moment, I’m standing on a stretch of post-apocalypse interstate in Georgia, littered with abandoned cars and blessing my good luck to be reunited with our amazing cast, and our fantastic directors and crew. Across the board, there are none better. It’s great to be shooting again. I think we’ve embarked on a great season.

The Walking Dead Nominated By the WGA

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Walking Dead CastAMC’s The Walking Dead based off of the comic book series with the same name has been nominated for Best New Series Category by the Writers Guild of America.  Series writers Frank Darabont; Charles H. Eglee, Robert Kirkman, Jack LoGiudice and Glen Mazzara are listed in the award nomination.

The shows competition includes, Boardwalk Empire, Treme, Men of a Certain Age and Justified.

The 2011 Writers Guild Awards winners will be announced during a ceremony on Sat., Feb. 5 simultaneously at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel-Grand Ballroom in Los Angeles and the AXA Equitable Center in New York City.

The Walking Dead Kills It’s Writers. Do They Get the Blu-Ray as a Parting Gift?

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Walking Dead CastAMC acknowledged that they “are making changes to the writing staff” of the hit television series The Walking Dead after Deadline reported that Frank Darabont the writing staff of the series instead going with free-lancers for the second season.  The rumor of course spread like the zombie plague.

AMC also announced that the first six-episode season of The Walking Dead will be available on DVD and Blu-ray from Anchor Bay.  Amazon has the release date as March 8th for both.

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