Monthly Archives: April 2014

WonderCon 2014: An Aptly Named “Wonderful” Comic Convention

CREDIT: All photos by Bob Bretall.  All characters and comics copyright their respective owners. WonderCon is really a great convention.  You generally hear a lot of folks in the Bay Area lamenting about how it was wrenched away from them … Continue reading

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WonderCon 2014: Sketch Covers

I love to get at least a couple of sketch covers “filled out” at every comic convention I attend and WonderCon 2014 this weekend was no different.  I got 3 done at this con.  Once thing you should do is … Continue reading

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Music Inspired by Don Rosa’s “The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck”

Musician Tuomas Holopainen, founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish, has long had his mind filled with music when he would read his favorite comic – The Life and Times of Scrooge, a story that is also … Continue reading

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Chase/Variant Follies: Araña, Conan, & Medusa

I’ve gone on record as saying that I’m not a fan of the possible effect chase covers can have on the industry, but at the same time, there are some damn cool covers out there and I will pick them … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: April 2014

This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for what comics will be on … Continue reading

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