Monday, June 29, 2015

Comic Round-Up: June 29, 2015

X-Men (Good and Evil) by Carlos Dattoli

Part of the Dattoli's "Ode to my Childhood" Collection.

Event: Dark Horse: An Afternoon with Joss Whedon - a Comic-Con panel. This will be on the Saturday at 4:45pm in Hall H.

Event: Writer Cullen Bunn (Deadpool’s Secret Secret War, Magneto, The Sixth Gun, and many more) will sign at Comic Book Jones in Staten Island, NY on Wednesday July 1, 2015! RSVP on Facebook!

Interview: David Lloyd talks about Aces Weekly, the digital comics service he co-founded in 2012.

News: After twenty years, Top Cow is putting Witchblade out to pasture
News: Is Thanos not enough for you? Well, there’s a rumor circulating that Avengers: Infinity War will feature a second villain.

At 10 years old, Sasha Harmon Matthews has already completed a comic and gotten a lot of buzz on the Internet. Matthews made the comic, Sitting Bull: A Life Story, for a school assignment, and her father sent it to Boing Boing, which published it in full. Because of the interest that generated, they took the comic to a local independent bookstore, which is now carrying the comic and will also carry Matthews’ next work, Pompeii: Lost and Found

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum has announced two new exhibits, which will open July 25 and run through January 24: “Seeing the Great War,” a collection of World War I cartoons, and “What Fools These Mortals Be,” an exhibit of work from Puck magazine.

Comic-Con: 10 Must-See Comic Book Panels for the First Two Days

The digital service Trajectory has signed a deal with Image Comics to provide worldwide digital distribution for its work, launching with 324 graphic novels and then expanding to include single-issue comics. The deal will make the comics available to libraries (via services such as Overdrive and Hoopla) and e-book retailers in North America, South America, Europe and China.

First Reactions to Ant-Man Call It the'Most Human Marvel Film to Date, Confirm Two Huge Post-Credits Scenes

Hoopla, the digital comics service for libraries, has added DC comics to its offerings; the service launches with a list of graphic novels and single-issue comics that includes The Dark Knight Returns and V for Vendetta, and more are on the way.

The local public radio station covers the 20th-anniversary celebration of Alternate Reality Comics in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Marvel Is Going Even More Cosmic In Phase Three As Hinted By New Audition Info

Matthew Meylikhov rounds up 10 “OEL Manga” worth a look, although it’s worth noting that most of the books he mentions were never marketed as such.

Native American superheroes take comic books by storm

Niko Vercelletto explains why Midtown Comics is the best comic shop in NYC.

Rhymes With Orange celebrated its 20th anniversary last week, and creator Hilary Price blogged about the highs and lows of her two-decade run.

A Sequential Toy Story: Five Comics Where Toys Come To Life

What the Comics Tell Us About Captain America: Civil War

Which DC Comics Character Has The Most Ridiculous New Costume?

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