Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gems from DC’s Convergence

I’m sure fan opinions widely vary on DC’s Convergence event, like they will for any comic, book, movie, TV show, etc.  Personally, I had cooled on DC recently and skipped their Convergence event entirely, but my local shop recently had … Continue reading

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Jack Kirby Fans: Visit Los Angeles before Oct. 10th, 2015 If Possible

I visited the Gallery Show “Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby at California State University, Northridge this weekend.   It was my first time back on campus since I graduated with my BS degree back in 1985 and … Continue reading

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Visiting IDW Publishing

When a comic book publisher asks me if I’d like to stop by their offices some time, I can think of only one answer: YES, PLEASE!!!! When I was talking to the IDW VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood, at the … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Review of CLZ Comics App for iOS

Bob here:  I’ve been meaning to get a survey of different solutions for tracking/maintaining records about your comics collection for some time.  Personally, I use ComicBase, so I’m not going to be able to give a balanced set of information … Continue reading

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Guinness World Record Updated: 101,822 Unique Comics!

I got the e-mail this morning confirming my updated Guinness World Record.  The number to beat is now 101,822. Dear Bob Bretall We are thrilled to inform you that your application for Largest collection of comic books has been successful … Continue reading

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Visiting the San Diego Comic Art Gallery

San Diego is a gorgeous city.  Sun, beaches, great restaurants, and a comics Mecca for a week in July during Comic Con International.  Now there’s a year-round destination for fans of comics to check out when they hit this city … Continue reading

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