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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Wednesday's What Up With Comics

Here at Indie Club, we like to keep track of the happenings all across fandom, so to that end here are some things that are popping on the internets...


New Comic Day TUESDAY?!?! My world is rocked.
iFanboy The Beat Comics Alliance

Parents Are Up In Arms Again:
'Bone' Isn't An All-Ages Book?
Boobs in a 1987 Spectre comic? Inappropriate!

I'd Still Go See A Spider-Man Theatrical Performance...
Alan Cumming Drops Out of Broadway Spider-Man

DC's Preventative Measure Against Image 2.0
Artists Become Writers at DC Comics

I Like To Think My Comic Writers ARE Pop Stars
Pop Stars Writing Comics

Here's A Perfect Example...The COMICS DESTROYER himself...
Paul Pope Q&A @ AICN

Oh Snap...Ebert Hates On Qbert.
Video Games Will Never Be Art by Roger Ebert

We Really Should Be Doing More To Support the CBLDF
New Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Website

Above swiped from the forerunner of Comic News The Beat.

Some Of The Best Fake Viral Comic Covers
Great Comics The Never Happened

Fan Passion Can Lead To A Dream Come True
Serenity Fan-fiction Webcomic Gets Published, w/Exclusive Strip

Above from my new favorite comics site COMICS ALLIANCE

Never Read The Series, Not A Big Rucka Fan, But JH's Art...*shivers*
Batwoman Ongoing Series - Rucka steps down, JH steps up

Comics Alliance Interview with J.H. Williams About Writing Batwoman

Read It Online Or If You're A Disciple Go Purchase This...
Warren Ellis' Print Edition of his Bleeding Cool Column 'DO ANYTHING' ships today

TOR Seems Pretty Interesting, This Bears Further Investigation.
Tor.com Kicks Off Ongoing Webcomic: Dan Goldman's 'RED LIGHT PROPERTIES'

And as always check out DC's blog THE SOURCE, Marvel's NEWS, the badass BLEEDING COOL, and for all your C2E2 information (there's a LOT) check COMICBOOKRESOURCES & NEWSARAMA.

Oh, and for lots of Comic Creator Twitter Highlights and tons of comic movie news, check out MTV's SPLASH PAGE.



Tim Gunn Crits Superhero Costumes

Batman: Under the Red Hood trailer
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Marvel vs Capcom 3 trailer



Midtown Comics Grand Central store is hosting a signing on April 22nd from 4-6PM featuring Brian Wood, Rebekah Isaacs, and special guest Becky Cloonan. And over at their Times Square store there's a Gilbert Hernandez signing on April 24th from 2-4PM.

Over in Brooklyn, Desert Island will host Bjorn Copeland, from Black Dice, for an Artist Music Journal release party and signing on Wednesday April 28th from 7-9PM.

In just a week and a half it'll be FREE COMIC BOOK DAY once again. We'll try and keep track of the events at various comic stores in the NYC/Brooklyn area.

Fresh from his Facebook status, Matt Loux will be signing at Rocketship Comics where you can get a FCBD version of Salt Water Taffy, which will make you want to buy the first three volumes of the book published by Oni Press from him as well.

Over at Bergen Street Comics from 5-7PM they have some activities for kids planned to celebrate First Second's new Young Reader titles.

There's also Forbidden Planet, St. Marks Comics in Brooklyn & East Village (who's site seems woefully out of date), and Cosmic Comics.

Seems my favorite NYC comic store Jim Hanley's Universe is having a comedy night the night of May 1st, which is pretty cool, with "some huge signings and events for Free Comic Book Day set to announce in the coming days". They're also running a buy-one-get-one-half-off trade paperback sale this weekend.

If there's anything we should know about, an event, news, a new artist, comic, band, book, game, movie, etc. hit us up and let us know, or feel free to leave your opinions in the comments section below.