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The week before Halloween, over 1,400 comic book shops will be giving away over 1 million free Halloween themed comics and mini-comics during Halloween ComicFest. Diamond’s Director of Marketing, Dan Manser, said that there has been a 15% increase in the number of stores participating and comics ordered. “Halloween ComicFest is certainly growing in recognition...
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Supanova Pop Culture Expo is the closest thing you’ll get to walking around in the fandom-dominated parts of the internet. If you haven’t checked out the photos, do it! While the Pop Culture and Coke folks were there, we compiled a short list of the coolest stalls at Supanova Melbourne (completely subjective, of course). All...
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Mark Waid, a decorated comic book writer, took to Twitter today to raise awareness for a college-level course called ‘Gender Through Comic Books’. According to his tweets, this will be “the world’s first comics-related Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)”, which means it will be available online at no cost for anyone who is interested. The...
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Life is tough for a uni student living out of home. Rent, utilities, internet and food are hard enough to pay for, and that’s before the purchasing of comic books. Fortunately, we have (kind of) friends in high(ish) places, and I’m pleased to announce that All Star Comics have agreed to let us read new comics...
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Before I begin, know that this is in no way a definitive list of comic books you should read. I’m pretty Marvel-biased, and I also like my more youth-oriented and wacky comic books. Still, if you’re looking at getting into comic books, these are some good suggestions. 1. Sandman This comic book may not strictly...
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I love comic books. My Year 12 Media piece was a documentary called Comic Book Girl, and I wrote my first year Communications essay on the history and technology of comic books. I’ve amassed a few thousand dollars worth of comic books in my room, and also read them digitally. [vimeo 27236042 w=500 h=300] But...