Interview: Paul Levitz on Unfinished Business from Dark Horse


Unfinished Business HC

Unfinished Business HC


A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar… But this is no joke as their lives, or more accurately their deaths, depend on taking care of some Unfinished Business in this original graphic novel by Paul Levitz and Simon Fraser from Dark Horse. Levitz gives you more of the setup for this intriguing story.

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Interview: Paul Levitz on Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel


Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel cover. From the collection of Ronald S. Sonenthal.

Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel cover. From the collection of Ronald S. Sonenthal.


Take a new look at legendary creator Will Eisner in Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel by Paul Levitz and published by Abrams ComicArts. Levitz tells us what we’ll find in this fantastic new volume!

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Markley’s Fevered Brain – Don’t Shoot Me, I am Only the Writer


Doctor Solar, Man of the AtomWayne Markley follows the illustrious career of the legendary Jim Shooter, from his early days with DC’s Adventure Comics and the Legion of Super-Heroes, to his stint as Editor-in-Chief at Marvel Comics, his start-up efforts at Valiant Comics, Defiant Comics, Broadway Comics and Acclaim Comics, and his eventual return to Legion of Super-Heroes and the resurrection of Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom; Magnus, Robot Fighter; and Turok, Son of Stone.

Over the last forty plus years, one of the best writers

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Fifth Degree: Random Link Blogging with Commentary


By Josh Crawley

While sometimes there are some noteworthy going-ons in the world of comics, there isn’t really all that much newsworthy. Combine that with my lack of anything else to ramble about this week and it looks like we’re going to be on an adventure of not-so-mythic proportions!

How it works: I’ll pretty much scan some comic book websites, sometimes click on links (and share them with you), and babble a bit about what I see and read!

Legion Annual #1 Interview

Legion Annual #1 Interview

But before I start (since it’s been lots of places before I got this idea), Scott Pilgrim’s six volumes have been printed in over one million copies total. That’s pretty awesome. Sidebar: I wonder how quick it would take digital sales to reach that number. Even more so, I wonder how it would look on a Kindle or a Nook.

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Roger’s Comic Ramblings: Feeling Nostalgic


Amazing Spider-Man #217

by Roger Ash

I’ve been feeling nostalgic recently; nostalgic for a time when the world made sense and people weren’t at each other’s throats if they disagreed with each other. When I’m feeling nostalgic, certain things bring me comfort – Disney films, grilled cheese sandwiches and chocolate milkshakes, and comic books. I think the recent passing of Fess Parker exacerbated my nostalgia as his portrayal of Davy Crockett in the Disney films and Daniel Boone in the non-Disney TV show were a pleasant part of my childhood.

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Markley’s Fevered Brain: 2009, The Year in Comics


Disney's Hero Squad
by Wayne Markley

2009 has been a very interesting year in the comic book business. It has been a time of changes in both creative and the business ends of comics. There have been some excellent books and there have been a number of flops. Marvel and DC continued with their major epics (Dark Reign and Blackest Night) and superheroes dominated the comic book world. What follows are some random thoughts about the comics book industry in 2009. They are not in any particular order or topic. And they are all just my opinion and do not reflect the opinions of Westfield or anyone else. So away we go.

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KC Column: LLL!


Adventure Comics #4

by KC Carlson

This originally was going to be a much different column. Then all hell broke lose in the comics world in the last week or two.

First off, The Walt Disney Company bought Marvel Comics. Then, in reaction, Warner Bros. Entertainment announced the reorganization of DC Comics, making it part of the newly christened DC Entertainment.

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