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Monday October 22nd, 2018: Cartoon #8090


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The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3 Recap

The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3 Recap Somebody has been killing the Saviors on The Walking Dead. Although it’s hard to work up too much sympathy for Negan’s former foot soldiers. Last week’s episode showed us the death of Justin, a Savior who really had it coming. But his buddies weren’t going to let his disappearance go, especially since he was only the latest Savior to go missing. In The Walking Dead season 9 episode 3, the survivors are going to get their answers…but they won’t like wh...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, The Walking Dead, Amc, Maggie, Recap, Carol, TV Recap, Gregory, Anne, Oceanside, Justin, Gabriel, Glenn, Alden


Full of Surprises

And more surprises. [Author: Doug]
Tags: Comics, Surprise, Relationship, Cartoons, Spider, Doug, 3x7, Misunderstanding


Tarzan #54 - Russ Manning art

Tarzan v1 #54, 1954 - Finding an underground cavern, Natongo and his Brother of the Spear search for an exit out of the secluded valley. Russ Manning continues to hone his craft on character faces and figures. More effort and detail are show on the final pages, coinciding with the cavernous settings. Other artists in this issue include Jesse Marsh. This is number 16 of 133 Tarzan issues with [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Russ Manning, Ted Ignacio, Jesse Marsh, Natongo


Tiny Screen


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Batman #255 - Neal Adams art & cover

Neal Adams Batman v1 #255, 1973 - Neal Adams' dominant image of Batman and the werewolf would have been extraordinary as its own cover. Sadly, the effect is diminished by the smaller mediocre panels. The cover story features a crackpot doctor who treats a desperate man with lycanthropic disease. Neal Adams' last work on the series is also among his finest. His sequencing of the werewolf's [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Batman, Neal Adams, Ted F, Neal Adams Batman


Header Bidding

You may be aware of that New York Times story about how "The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law." This is, quite obviously, hateful bigoted bullshit, and we should not stand for it. Call your representatives, donate to trans rights organizations, look o...
Tags: Comics, New York Times, Trump


Daredevil Season 3 Episode 4 Recap

Daredevil Season 3 Episode 4 Recap Daredevil season 3 episode 4 opens with Fisk staying one step ahead of the FBI. When Dex leads the agents into Fisk’s bedroom to search it first thing in the morning, Fisk is already awake and waiting for them. Fisk continues to take an interest in Dex, as he did in the previous episode. “Screw the Sidelines, We’re Going on the Offense” Foggy tells Marci all about his encounter with Matt. Foggy is freaking out that Fisk is coming to get him. Marci explain...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, Marvel, Fbi, Karen, Netflix, Daredevil, Recap, Ray, TV Recap, Matt, Fisk, Dex, ComingSoon, Marci


Secrets of Haunted House #1 - Alex Nino art

Secrets of Haunted House v1 #1, 1975 - Finding a fish-like creature on the beach, a couple adopts it as a pet, unaware of its power and ambition. Alex Nino lures in readers with an unnerving drawing style. On the first page, his humorous portrait of the narrator reeling in a fish serves as a metaphor for the creature and his hapless victims. As usual, Nino's drawings (often bordering on the [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, House, Ted F, Alex Nino


Nexus - Comic Shopping in Reykjavik

by RM Rhodes One of my great pleasures in life is visiting comic book stores in other countries when I am travelling. I recently went to Reykjavik and went out of my way to visit the local comic book store Nexus. Nexus is towards the outskirts of the city, away from the commercial city center. In fact, it's actually surrounded by apartment buildings and it comes across as a place where locals spend time.  Next door to the store proper are a couple of empty storefronts that are well-l...
Tags: Comics, Heavy Metal, Magic, States, Dc, Iceland, Reykjavik, Mike, Arlington, Taschen, Mike Rhode, Funko, Oletheros, Soffía Elín Sigurðardóttir


PC WEENIES turns 20 today!

October 21st, 2018 marks two decades my endeavor of making comics online. I started PC WEENIES while I was still working as a new engineer, fresh out of school. At the time, I was 27 years old, single, and had plenty of time on my hands. The idea for the characters and concept came about while in the midst of a shower. A few hours later, sitting outside with my sketchbook, I drew the very first versions of Bob, Pam and Milton. The very first strip was drawn in my sketchbook. You can see it in...
Tags: Comics, News, Milton, Plugs, PC WEENIES turns 20 years, Bob Pam, Microsoft Georgia Pacific


Sunday October 21st, 2018: Cartoon #1903


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Solar Man of the Atom #1 - Barry Windsor Smith art & cover

Barry Windsor Smith Solar Man of the Atom v1 #1, 1991 - Valiant Comics procures the rights to Doctor Solar, introducing the Gold Key 1960s hero to a new generation of readers. Barry Windsor Smith supplies the enigmatic cover, plus begins a new origin serialized over the first ten issues. Each story contains a different two-page illustration on the center spread, when combined with the others [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Barry Windsor Smith


Saturday October 20th, 2018: Cartoon #7817


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Spectacular Spider-man v2 #55 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-man v2 #55, 1981 - Spider-man reels from the explosive power of Nitro. Rather than using the more common radiating lines to simulate an explosion, Frank Miller opts to show the transformation from villain to detonation. While not entirely convincing, the impressionistic background makes this one of Miller's most artfully drawn covers. Other [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Frank Miller, Ted F, Frank Miller Peter Parker


Star Spangled War Stories #124 - Joe Kubert art

Star Spangled War Stories v1 #124, 1965 - Rescued at sea, a delirious GI recounts a tale of battling dinosaurs with his fellow soldiers. Joe Kubert appears to have contributed the soldier's face on the cover, but not enough to be significant. Inside, the story pages are rife with prehistoric creatures, drawn from different angles to emphasize scale. Admittedly, there's more visual interest than [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Joe Kubert


Netflix Cancels Marvel’s Luke Cage After Two Seasons

Netflix Cancels Marvel’s Luke Cage After Two Seasons For the second time this month, the ax has fallen on one of Marvel’s Netflix series. Luke Cage has been canceled, one week after Iron Fist was also shown the door at Netflix. Deadline broke the story about Luke Cage‘s demise, and added several additional details about how the end came about. As recently as last week, a third season order for Luke Cage was seen as a sure thing. The report indicates that the two sides grew far apart over the ...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Daredevil, Harlem, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Marvel Netflix, Cheo Hodari Coker, Netflix Deadline, Netflix Cancels Marvel


Steve Ditko biography

Steve Ditko (1927-2018) - Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Ditko studied at the Cartoonist and Illustrators School in New York City prior to entering the comics field. His first published work was actually his second paid comic story:  a romance tale in Daring Love #1, circa 1953. A decade later, he co-created (with Stan Lee) both the Amazing Spider-Man and Doctor Strange (within Strange Tales) [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, New York City, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Johnstown Pennsylvania, Ditko, Ted Ignacio, Illustrators School


Western Roundup #19 - Russ Manning art, mis-attributed Alex Toth art

Western Roundup v1 #19, 1957 - This one hundred page giant contains a herd of stories, but only one by Russ Manning. A group of women find themselves up against a gang of robbers, who ultimately find more than they bargained for. This Dale Evans tale is all-too-brief but confidently drawn. The demonstration of her roping skills on page five is especially good. Manning's art is attractive and [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Western, Dell, 1950s, Manning, Toth, Dale Evans, Russ Manning, Alex Toth, Ted F, Mis-attributed


Anchor Andrews - comic series checklist

Anchor Andrews v1 St. John 1953 1 - Matt Baker art - - - - - - - - - - Home / A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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News Post: PAX Aus 2018 Pinny Arcade Pin Quest!

Tycho: The task has fallen to me yet again, as Mork is in a plane or something.  But I know my way around these now - I’ve developed techniques.  There’s some really fun inside jokes being made in pin form here, and I love it. PARTNER PINS Margarita and Popper Pins [Giant Margarita] There will be daily giveaways with our “Beat the Devs Challenge” from 1pm - 2pm and the pins will also be available for purchase at the Giant Margarita booth PR31. Pixel Pin [Checkpoint] Available for sale at th...
Tags: Comics, Tycho, Mork, Popper Pins, Giant Margarita, Diversity Lounge


Nov 2: Animezing!: Metropolis

Come to the JICC to enjoy a FREE Japanese anime film! Animezing!: Metropolis The JICC celebrates the 90th anniversary of Osamu Tezuka with a special screening of Metropolis! ...
Tags: Comics, Japan, Washington, US, Washington Dc, Osamu Tezuka, Mike Rhode, Kenichi, Rintaro, Osamu Tezuka Astroboy, JICC, EDT Japan Information Culture Center Embassy, Japan Information Culture Center Embassy, Katsuhiro Otomo Akira, Rintaro Galaxy Express, Duke Red


Arlington County fire department uses Peanuts-style teaching

     Other beagles agree. [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Archie Cancels Marvel Digests

Archie’s Marvel digests, where they reprinted various Marvel comic stories in a smaller format, are ending. The Diamond Previews cancellation notices for November list Marvel Comics Digest #9, featuring X-Men and Wolverine, and Marvel Comics Digest #10, dedicated to Spider-Man, as cancelled by publisher. Could this be a side effect of Marvel’s deal with IDW? IDW is now putting out Marvel kids’ comics, but the difference is, Archie was reportedly strong in supermarkets (thus the digest format, wh...
Tags: Comics, Archie, IDW, Comic News, Marvel Comics Digest


A Warner Streaming Service Shut Down by New Owner

The glory days of video streaming, where one or two services could get you all you wanted to watch, may be coming to an end as more companies seek to monetize their own content. Now that AT&T owns Time Warner, they are shutting down DramaFever, a service dedicated to Korean drama and other Asian programming that launched in 2009 and was acquired by Warner in 2016. (This comes after the same division shut down Warner Archive Instant earlier this year.) [...]
Tags: Comics, Time Warner, TV News, Warner, AT T, Warner Archive Instant, Warner Streaming Service


NPR's Weldon reviews Sabrina tv show

'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Is Wicked, Good Glen Weldon NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour October 19, 2018 https://www.npr.org/2018/10/19/657536244/chilling-adventures-of-sabrina-is-wicked-good [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Sabrina, Weldon, Glen Weldon, Mike Rhode


Dead Reckoning's 2019 books listed on ICv2

DEAD RECKONING'S UPCOMING RELEASES FOCUS ON THE WORLD WARS Spring 2019 Catalog  by Betsy Gomez on October 18, 2018 https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41640/dead-reckonings-upcoming-releases-focus-world-wars [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Mike Rhode, Betsy Gomez