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2016 Favorites of the Year: Al Sparrow

Al Sparrow now adds his list of favorites as the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site each share a “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  … Continue reading

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Bob’s Top 10: San Diego Comic Con International 2016

I did so many great things at Comic Con International: San Diego this year! I went out of my way to focus on comics and only comics, so I had a different experience than almost anyone else there, since even … Continue reading

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Social Justice Warriors vs. Positive Body Image in Comics

I was prompted to write this blog by a recent click-bait article on BuzzFeed that has so far garnered in excess of 1.6 million views.  Go ahead and click above if you have not seen it yet, I’ll be here … Continue reading

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The Death of the Marvel Universe?

People have been talking about the “Death of the Marvel Universe” for months.  Mostly because Marvel has been hyping the death of their universe for months.  Said ‘death’ occurred in Marvel’s latest big event book, Secret Wars #1. I’m jaded.  … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2015 – When it’s done right it’s GREAT!

I’m a hard core comics enthusiast and I’ve said it before: Free Comic Book Day is my favorite holiday of the year. I have friends who like comics but invariably end up having other things to do on the first … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: A PhD Dissertation in Comics Form Changed How I Think About Comics

by Guest Blogger Joseph Manuel Nieves The first thing that struck me as I began to read Nick Sousanis’ Unflattening – the first doctoral dissertation in comics form accepted by Teacher’s College at Columbia University, and the first comic published … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Con Report – Comic Arts Los Angeles

Comic Arts Los Angeles (CALA) held their first show in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 10am to 6 pm (twitter @ComicArtsLA).  Any time there is a comic show here in the Los Angeles area, I try … Continue reading

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