Friday, September 05, 2008

Random comic book ad: Superhero Pez

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Heroes season 3 promo pictures

NBC has released these new images promoting the third season of "Heroes."

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Read a rare Jack Kirby-illustrated suspense tale.

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Read a Dick Ayers-illustrated Ghost Rider story. (Back when Ghost Rider was a horse-riding Wester hero, not a Harley-riding, skull-headed horror character).

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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Scott McCloud Google comic spoofed

The other day, we mentioned the comic Scott McCloud did to help explain/promote Google's new Chrome browser.

Said comic is now the subject of a parody at the 4chan bulletin board. Warning: Some salty language has been added to McCloud's visuals, but I think it's pretty funny...

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Back to school time: Pop culture lunch box gallery

Remember when the first day of school meant a peanut butter sandwich in a brand new lunch box?

Here's a selection of groovy superhero and TV show lunch boxes from the past.

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5-page preview of Fringe comic online

MTV has posted a five-page preview of the comic book tie-in to J.J. Abrams' upcoming TV series, "Fringe." Check it out here. The first issue is in shops today. The series debuts on Fox on Sept. 9.

Read more about the show here.

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Dutch comics magazine named after Will Eisner to launch

Eisner, a Dutch magazine about comics and comics artists is set to launch in November, the official Will Eisner site reports. Here's a look at the cover.

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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Comics shipping Sept. 4, 2008

Click highlighed items to order discounted books from Amazon.

DARK HORSE COMICS

JUL080041 BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #18 $2.99

1595822259 Buffy Omnibus Volume 5
Author: Christopher Golden, Jane Espensen, T...; Buy New: $16.47

APR080048 END LEAGUE #4 $2.99
MAY080072 KUROSAGI CORPSE DELIVERY SERVICE TP VOL 07 $10.95
APR080141 UMBRELLA ACADEMY MAGNET $4.99

DC COMICS

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APR080307 BATMAN GOTHAM UNDERGROUND POSTER $7.99
JUL080177 BATMAN STRIKES #49 $2.25

1401218393 Death of the New Gods
Author: Jim Starlin; Buy New: $19.79

JUL080129 DETECTIVE COMICS #848 RIP $2.99
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JUL080196 FRINGE #1 (OF 6) $2.99
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IMAGE COMICS

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MARVEL COMICS

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078513381X Essential Thor Volume 2 TPB
Author: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby; Buy New: $11.55

JUL082277 ETERNALS #4 $2.99

0785125353 Immortal Iron Fist Volume 2
Author: Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, David Aj...; Buy New: $12.23

JUL082288 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #5 $2.99
JUL082287 IRON MAN GOLDEN AVENGER $2.99

0785134271 Iron Manual TPB
Author: Eliot R. Brown, Michael Hoskin, Stua...; Buy New: $13.59

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WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT

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COMICS

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1933160713 Beetle Bailey "The First Years
Author: Mort Walker;

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Author: Jaime Hernandez; Buy New: $10.19

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Back to school comic book ads

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Read the first, and only, appearance of Will Eisner's Wonder Man.

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Stan Lee and Stan Goldberg appear in a Chili #3, 1969.

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Deal alert: Beatles Help! DVD Deluxe Edition for cheap!

Normally $134.99, you can get the Beatles Help! DVD Deluxe Edition DVD set for $29.99 now from Amazon. Just click here. This is one of those short-time deals and a real steal.

Along with the remastered movie, the set comes with a copy of Richard Lester's annotated script, eight lobby cards, the film poster and 60-page book featuring rare photos.

Just bought mine!

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Star Wars: Clone Wars series debuts Oct. 3

The Cartoon Network will start airing "The Clone Wars" Oct. 3. Here are details on the initial eps:

Friday, October 3

9:00 p.m. Star Wars: The Clone Wars “AMBUSH” Jedi Master Yoda is on a secret mission to forge a treaty with the King of the strategic system of Toydaria when his ship is ambushed by Count Dooku. Yoda and three clone troopers must face off against Count Dooku’s dreaded assassin Ventress and her massive droid army to prove the Jedi are strong enough to protect the king and his people from the forces of the war.

9:30 p.m. Star Wars: The Clone Wars “RISING MALEVOLENCE” Creating panic throughout the galaxy, a devastating Separatist mystery weapon terrorizes the clone Starfleet. Anakin and Ahsoka race to save Jedi Master Plo Koon and his clone troopers in time.

CD new releases Sept. 2, 2008

B001BN732I That Lucky Old Sun - Brian Wilson
Buy New: $8.99

B001BN7328 That Lucky Old Sun CD/DVD - Brian Wilson
Buy New: $17.99

B001CW7MAQ B-Sides the Beatles - The Smithereens
Buy New: $13.99

B001E9EU5M Time Life Oldies But Goodies 10 CD Set
Buy New: $134.99

B001AX69DS Collectors Box - Pink Floyd
Buy New: $25.99

DVD new releases Sept. 2, 2008

Click links to order titles from Amazon.

B001AGXEBK Doctor Who - The Invasion of Time
Buy New: $23.99

B001AGXEBU Doctor Who - The Invisible Enemy / K9 and Company
Buy New: $23.99

B001B1878E The Next Avengers
Buy New: $14.99

B001AZIRV8 Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre Complete Collection
Buy New: $89.99