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It’s new comic book day! What are you all getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for shops to open up, here’s some comic news and a review from around the web.

The Comics Journal – Zineth 1: Small Press and Self-Published Comics in the Pandemic Era – If you’re interested in seeing how the pandemic has impacted the small press and self-published comics.

The Guardian – Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit

ComiXology Originals sponsors SPX 2018 & Spotlights Hit Reblog Print-on-Demand

ComiXology has announced that they will be featuring comiXology Originals’ new Print-on-Demand edition of Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire at Small Press Expo 2018. Megan Kearney, writer and artist of Hit Reblog will be signing FREE copies of the Print-on-Demand edition and a limited edition poster, on a first come, first served basis, Saturday 9/15, and Sunday 9/16, from 1-2pm ET at SPX table # J7A. There will also be a special Hit Reblog signing with Megan Kearny and Shen TFriday 9/14 at 7pm exclusively for SPX exhibitors, special guests, and volunteers. Megan Kearney will be tabling at #J7A all weekend long.

Fans not in attendance at the Small Press Expo can still order the Print-on-Demand edition of Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire, available Wednesday 9/12, exclusively on Amazon.com.

This year, comiXology Originals is the proud sponsor of this year’s Small Press Expo, which includes sponsorship of Programming PanelsComics Workbook Workshops, and more. Small Press Expo takes place September 15, from 11am-7pm ET and September 16, from Noon-6pm ET in Bethesda, Maryland at the Marriott North Bethesda Hotel & Conference Center.

Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire
Written and illustrated by Megan Kearney, edited by Hope Nicholson

Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire showcases the viral sensations of the webcomics world and the true stories behind their creators. Follow the ups and downs of internet fame, from IP theft to book deals, and all the trials of becoming an overnight sensation after gaining 10,000 reblogs in a single night. Learn about the origins behind the hit comic strips “This is Fine”, “All Houses Matter”, “No Take, Only Throw”, and frequently-viral webcomics such as Owlturd, Cyanide and Happiness, False Knees, and Poorly Drawn Lines. Each of the twenty artists featured includes a biographical intro by award-winning comic artist Megan Kearney (Disney Princess, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls).

Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire includes comics by webcomic superstars: Anelien, Joshua Barkman, Rob Denbleyker, Adam Ellis, Reza Farazmand, Nick Franco, Craig Froehle, KC Green, Ryan Harby, Maya Kern, Fran Krause, Dami Lee, David Malki!, Dave Mcelfatrick, Alex Norris, Branson Reese, Nick Seluk, Katie Shanahan, Brandon Sheffield, Shen, Kris Straub, and Zach Weinersmith, Kris Wilson. Edited by Hope Nicholson of the multi Eisner-award nominated publisher Bedside Press.

  • Collection 120pg – $6.99 on Kindle and comiXology
  • Free to read for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited
  • Available in print September 12th for $9.99 as a Print-on-Demand graphic novel exclusively on Amazon.com

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