Take Your Kid to the Comic Shop Day

Seeing as how comic stores are so often accused of being unwelcoming to comic newcomers, women, and/or kids, it’s wonderful to see a place that’s getting it right. Carol & John’s Comic Shop in Cleveland, Ohio had me at “Hello.” As a relatively new resident of the Cleveland area, I had heard of Carol & John’s through […]

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Comics, Kids and Mark Millar

Comic book writer Mark Millar–creator of mature fare like Kick-Ass and Wanted–announced last week that he and artist Curtis Tiegs are co-developing a children’s book project called Kindergarten Heroes. By Millar’s own admission, it’s the last thing anyone expected of him. As someone in the comic book publishing field, and more recently as a mom, […]

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A Whole New DC Comics? Maybe

In the last 24 hours, the comic book industry has been abuzz about DC’s game-changing announcement: Beginning August 31, the publisher will relaunch its entire line of DC Universe titles with a total of 52 first issues. While rumors of such a renumbering have been circulating within the industry for some time, the real bombshell […]

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