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Comic Booked Best of 2014: Jeff Hill’s Picks

Hey, friends!  It sure has been a crazy, fun, and exciting year to be a comic book fan, hasn’t it?  2014 had lots of gems, a few stinkers, and more than enough drama to keep us all on our toes. [...]

December 15, 2014 Features
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The Bee’s Knees: Book Art Centers

Centers for book arts are available around the nation -- wonderful ways for people to explore and discover various book arts. [...]

October 26, 2012 Features
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Bee’s Knees: Bookshelves

Hello, and welcome to the Bee’s Knees, the weekly column focusing on some of the many creative ways words and pictures can be combined! Whether it’s a world-class stash of Avengers issues or a collection of Jane Austen’s classics, most [...]

October 19, 2012 Features
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Geek Life: The Coolest Bookshelves of All-Time

  Sometimes, half the fun of a collection is finding an awesome new way to show it off.  Sure, traditional bookshelves packed with graphic novels and trades look cool–but imagine how much cooler it would be to have these  awesome [...]

August 9, 2012 DO NOT USE
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Blake Northcott-International Superstar Gets Comic Booked Part 1

Blake Northcott may not be a household name…yet. But she is an international superstar. Her books are number one on Amazon in both the US and the UK. Her first book VS Reality is super popular right now and is even making its [...]

June 27, 2012 DO NOT USE

Brian Michael Bendis Is Writing A Book for Random House

Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis has signed a deal to write a book for the publisher Random House. From The Hollywood Reporter: Titled Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Graphic Novels, the non-fiction book will be published in 2013 [...]

April 2, 2012 DO NOT USE
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Review: Luther- A Free Comic Book From Mark Waid

Mark Waid has released a digital comic book for us all to enjoy.  You’re free to view this as a gift, but also encouraged to accept it as an invitation.  The invitation is to join him on his quest to [...]

March 25, 2012 DO NOT USE
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A Comic Booked Guide To GetGlue

Social media is all the rage these days. With the popularity of websites like Facebook and Twitter, where people can interact with complete strangers and form bonds that they haven’t with even people they went to high school with, it [...]

February 28, 2012 DO NOT USE

I’ve Moved to a City of Madness! Arkham City

It really is hard to believe the wait is finally over. Just two short days ago (yes, I went to the midnight release party) I picked up my copy of Batman: Arkham City and holy crap, this game is amazing. [...]

October 21, 2011 DO NOT USE

Bullet Reviews #32: Green Arrow, Secret Avengers, Red Lanterns and More!

This installment is a short one. There were lots of other things going on and it was a pretty small week, but there’s something extra at the end for you! Annihilators: Earthfall #1, Caligula #4,  Green Arrow #2, Red Lanterns [...]

October 10, 2011 DO NOT USE
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I am GeekGirlCon, Hear me ROAR!

Way back at the start of the year, I came across a little card in my LCS for GeekGirlCon.  I checked out their website and instantly became excited about their convention and organization.  So much did I like and support [...]

October 4, 2011 DO NOT USE

How I Learned To Take Care Of My Comics

In the world of comic book collecting, there are casual collectors and there are hardcore collectors.  I find myself somewhere in the middle, but no matter what category you fall into, there are certain guidelines to take proper care of your comic [...]

August 16, 2011 DO NOT USE

Print vs. Digital: Can They Coexist In Peace?

“Print is dead.” – Egon Spengler, “Ghostbusters” Not yet, Egon, but those words definitely mean more in today’s publishing world than they did back in 1984. While concrete statistics vary depending on source and the increased availability of devices that [...]

August 8, 2011 Features
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Zenescope Announces Lucius Fogg

Check out the latest press release from Zenescope Entertainment about Dan Wickline’s new book!  He is one of my favorites from Zenescope Entertainment,  and now he is at it again, making magic! LUCIUS FOGG MAKES JUMP TO E-READERS Comic creator Dan Wickline (1001 [...]

July 18, 2011 DO NOT USE
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Interview with Emilie P. Bush: Self-published Steampunk Author

While vacationing in Portland a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a talk about Steampunk given by recently self-published author, Emilie P. Bush. Her first novel, Chenda and the Airship Brofman published for all eReaders, on SmashWords and in [...]

July 16, 2011 DO NOT USE

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