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26. DC Reborn Review– WONDER WOMAN #1 Hits a Home Run for Long-Time Fans

WWBannerLastly, Alex Lu and Kyle Pinion debate the merits of this week's new beginning for Wonder Woman's latest volume

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27. DC Reborn Week Four– The Round Up and Buy Guide!

WWBannerAnother week, another round up!

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28. DC Reborn Week Four– The Round Up and Buy Guide!

WWBannerAnother week, another round up!

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29. Cerebus returns in collage comic Cerebus in Hell #1

cerebusinhell1.jpgCerebus, the controversial comics masterpiece by Dave Sim, is returning in a one shot that, perhaps inspired by Mike Mignola’s latest Hellboy saga, shows us how the earth pig will be doing in Hell. The issue goes on sale in September and if successful will be followed by a four issue mini-series. Cerebus died in […]

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30. FlameCon Announces Gun-Free Cosplay Policy Following Orlando Massacre

FlameconbannerFlame Con, New York City’s first LGBTQ comic con, has announced that the second year of their event will be “(toy) Gun-Free” in the wake of the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando.

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31. ComicBlitz expands with more publishers and online access

There’s still life that thar “Netflix of Comics” race, as ComicBlitz has just expanded from an iOS app to a desktop site. An Android app is in the works as well. It’s also expanded its offering with a library of comics that has doubled in size and 23 publishers, including Dynamite and Valiant. To introduce […]

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32. INTERVIEW: Ulises Fariñas on Buño, the Trials and Tribulations of Starting an “Indie Publisher and a Half”

LightCover (1)"I don’t want to worry about paying for those big names but I’m starting a publisher because I also want the freedom to put forward my ideals forward. After a certain size, your idealism becomes a liability if you’re looking to make money."

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33. REVIEW: SNOTGIRL #1 Will Blow Your Nose Off!!!

snotgirl_lgAlex Lu takes a look at SNOTGIRL #1, the first ongoing comic from SCOTT PILGRIM writer Bryan Lee O'Malley that introduces the singular Leslie Hung on art!

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34. DC Reborn Review– THE FLASH #1 is Loaded With Visual Wizardry

FlashBannerAlex Lu and Kyle Pinion dig into the Scarlet Speedster's new #1!

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35. Wizarding World Employee Luis Vielma Honored with Custom POP! Vinyl Figure

A fellow Potter fan recently created a custom POP! Vinyl Figure in honor of Luis Vielma, a victim of the Pulse nightclub shooting and former employee at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando. The figurine is shown below, courtesy of Mugglenet.

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The fan behind this creation–Brandon Anderson of Colorado Springs, Colorado–took advantage of Funko Pop’s custom vinyl figure creation feature on its website, which allows individuals to purchase blank figurines and customize however they wish.

 

In addition to this touching tribute, Potter fans raised their wands outside the Wizarding World attraction where Vielma worked, and J.K. Rowling personally sent a handwritten note and floral wreath to Vielma’s funeral.

 

 

Our thoughts continue to be with the friends and family of Luis and others affected by this tragedy. Read more about the POP! figure at Huffington Post.

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36. Coming and goings: Bernardi, Leong, Pereyda, Abel, Khoo

Lots of bold faced names have been moving around over the last few weeks — congrats to all. • Mark Bernardi (above) will replace Michael Martens as Dark Horses’s v-p of book trade and digital sales Bernardi will be on hand at the American Library Association annual meeting that opens June 23 in Orlando this week. […]

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37. Podcorn Podcast 06/22/16 — Dive into DC Rebirth with SUPERMAN & BATMAN Audio Reviews!

BMBannerJoin Alex Lu and Brandon Montclare as they discuss the new DC Rebirth books live on the air!

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38. Certain Songs #572: Guns N’ Roses – “Pretty Tied Up”

guns pretty tied up Album: Use Your Illusion II
Year: 1991

My favorite Guns N’ Roses song is subtitled “The Perils of Rock ‘n’ Roll Decadence,” but since someone announces the song as “The pearls of rock ‘n’ roll decadence” at the outset, it’s once again Guns N’ Roses trying to have it both ways.

And given it’s written by my man Izzy Stradlin, its no surprise that “Pretty Tied Up” argues a pretty good case for both pearls of rock ‘n’ roll and the perils of decadence.

Opening with the sound of an electric sitar weaving in and out of an circular riff, “Pretty Tied Up” alternates dreamy, psychedelic verses with a cowbell-driven footstomping chorus straight out of the glam-rock playbook.

Speaking of rock ‘n’ roll decadence, Slash adds his own with the first wah-wah solo that actually worked since the back half of Jimi Hendrix’s second solo on “All Along The Watchtower.”

After that solo, the song halts for a second so that Axl can gather himself to top the BDSM imagery that had dominated the first verse with some true decadence:

Once you made that money it costs more now
It might cost a lot more than you’d think
I just found a million dollars
That someone forgot
It’s days like this that push me over the brink
Cool and stressing

“I just found a million dollars that someone forgot.” I’d call it the first humblebrag, but of course, it’s just a straight-up boast, all the more so because I seem to remember reading somewhere that it was actually true.

After the final chorus, all sorts of madness breaks loose, as they repeat the end of the chorus again and again while Slash overdubs about 15 more wah-wah solos until the fade.

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39. INTERVIEW: Natacha Bustos Reveals the Secrets Behind MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR’s Gorgeous Art

MGDDBanner"The strength of a work commands interest more than where it's from." We celebrate Natacha Bustos, artist on MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR!

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40. PREVIEW: Archie Visits the Middle Ages and Channels 007 in WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #60

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41. Barnes & Nobles loses $24 million in fiscal 2016, set to open restaurants

barnesWith the Nook dragging down profits all around, Barnes & Noble reported a 3,1% revenue fall for fiscal 2016, with a net loss of $24.4 million. In 2015 B&N had a profit of $36.6 so that is…a $50 million swing. Ouch. Actual book sales were still strong however. Revenue in fiscal 2016 was $4.16 billion, down from […]

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42. DC Reborn Review– DETECTIVE COMICS #935 is Definitely Beautiful, But is it Overwritten?

DetectBannerJoin Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu as they dive into DETECTIVE COMICS #935!

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43. Justice League #1 Gets Aspen Store Michael Turner Variant

JL-TurnerCover1DC Comics Rebirth has renewed fans love affair with their stable of characters by bringing back much of what we missed about super hero comics. It’s also brought another group of fans out in full force; followers of the late Michael Turner, who passed away in 2008 after a long struggle with bone cancer. The artist […]

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44. DC Reborn Review– Like Land and Sea, We Stand Divided on AQUAMAN #1

AquamanBannerAlex Lu and Kyle Pinion examine the latest attempt to launch a solid AQUAMAN story.

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45. Emma Watson Stars in a New Clip from “The Colony”

Yahoo Movies UK has released an exclusive clip from Emma Watson’s upcoming thriller The Colony (also known as Colonia). The Colony, which will be in cinemas and on demand on 1st of July is directed by Florian Gallenberger. The film is based on the true story of the Colonia Dignidad, which was a sect and an agricultural commune (often described as a cult) of German immigrants in the south of Chile. According to Yahoo Movies UK The Colony was filmed with input from survivors of the German sect.

In The Colony Emma Watson plays “Lena, a woman who infiltrates a cult in 1970s Chile in a bid to rescue her boyfriend Daniel (Daniel Brühl) from the clutches of cult leader Paul Schäfer (Michael Nyqvist).”

The clip released by Yahoo Movies UK features Michael Nyqvist as the cult leader Paul Schäfer talking to Watson’s Lena about her decision to come to the Colony. The short clip does not reveal much, but manages to provide a very intense snapshot of the upcoming film.

The clip can be accessed from here.

And here is the official UK trailer for The Colony:

 

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46. Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 6/22/16: Fun Home is closing in September

§ Nice art: Inkbrink #5 is an anthology of poetry comics available for preorder now. There are many contributors and you can see them all (and more art in this link. Yet again our submission pool brought us more excellent work than we could hope to print, and as a result this will be our largest […]

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47. INTERVIEW: Natacha Bustos Reveals the Secrets Behind MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR’s Gorgeous Art

MGDDBanner"The strength of a work commands interest more than where it's from." We celebrate Natacha Bustos, artist on MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR!

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48. Review: Patrick Kyle invites you to force your way into his work

Sometimes it’s better to just give yourself to something rather than to seek out its meaning. Not everything has to have one clear meaning, and in some cases, to bring concrete meaning to a work might mean imposing clarity on something that was not meant to have any. That imposition might actually come off as […]

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49. Daniel Radcliffe Shares His Donald Trump Story & Talks about His New Play “Privacy”

Daniel Radcliffe shared his story of meeting Donald Trump on the Late Night With Seth Meyers before talking about his new off-Broadway play Privacy. 

Radcliffe tells that he met Trump while visiting New York City for the first time as an 11-year-old for an appearance on the Today Show. According to Radcliffe he was marched over to meet Trump and when the presumptive Republican presidential nominee asked how he was doing, Radcliffe told him that he was nervous about what to talk about in the show. Radcliffe states that Trump’s response was the following:

“You just tell them that you met Mr Trump!”

Radcliffe also talks about his new off-Broadway show Privacy, which is co-created and written by James Graham and Josie Rourke. According to Broadwayworld.com “Privacy is a timely exploration of the digital age that will feature a cast of seven, including Radcliffe as “The Writer.”” In addition to Radcliffe the cast includes De’Adre Aziza, Raffi Barsoumian, Michael Countryman, Rachel Dratch and Reg Rogers.

Broadwayworld.com writes:

“Inspired by the revelations of Edward Snowden, Privacy explores our complicated relationship with technology and data through the funny and heart-breaking travails of a lonely guy (Daniel Radcliffe), who arrives in the city to figure out how to like, tag, and share his life without giving it all away. The play uncovers what our technological choices reveal about who we are, what we want and who’s keeping track of it all. This provocative theatrical event will ask audiences to charge their phones, leave them ON during the performance and to embark on a fascinating dive online and into a new reality where we’re all connected…for better or worse.”

Privacy will begin previews for a limited engagement on July 5th in the Newman Theater. The official press opening of the play will be on Monday, July 18.

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50. DC Reborn Review– ACTION COMICS #958 Turns the Volume Up to Eleven in the Most Metal Superman Story Yet

ACBannerThe world has been reborn. Last month’s release of DC Universe: Rebirth #1 kicked off a new era of storytelling for the publisher.  The house that gave us Batman and Superman is looking to make up for the mistakes of the New 52 canonical reboot, reinstating old plot points that were erased from their timeline and even bringing back […]

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