September 23, 2009 / / Collecting and Investing Tips Comments closed

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 02:36 pmKnow your investing goals! Before one starts investing in anything the person should have a clear picture of their investing goals. Are we investing long term, short term, somewhere in the middle or in all three time frames at once. Investing in comic books is much like investing in real estate or stocks. Short term speculators…

September 23, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 04:15 pmToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. Rob Liefeld Proof old…

September 23, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on October 27th, 2011 at 08:47 pmColm Feore has sort of forged quite a career for a Canadian actor. He’s played everything from a bumbling straight laced detective to a contract killer to a doctor in Face/Off. I’m joking, this guy has total chops as an actor, even when he slums it in crap-ass films like that Chronicles…

September 22, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

I have been waiting years to see this picture. Years. And now a I have: the Superman costume test featuring Nic Cage. The video below has lots of sketches and concept art you’ve probably seen before, and it only gets to the Cage pic at the end, but it’s worth the wait. I mean, that’s horrible looking – it looks…

Last updated on May 30th, 2013 at 01:55 pmStrange Tales Annual #2, Marvel Comics, July 1963 This comic contains an original story in which Spidey and Human Torch join forces to beat the bad guys. In what is now classic Marvel fashion our two heroes start off fighting each other. Spidey finally convinces Torch that he too is a good guy, just in time to…

September 21, 2009 / / Lethargic Lad Comments closed
September 21, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 07:51 amToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. kelly sue@mattfraction If you…

September 21, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on November 25th, 2014 at 11:48 am Marvel released today this teaser for a December event. We don’t know much about it so far except that Brian Michael Bendis will be scripting with artists extraordinaire Michael Lark and David Finch will be supplying art in some capicity. This is good news for fans of Doctor Doom and gives…

September 21, 2009 / / TCAF Comments closed

Last updated on May 2nd, 2017 at 02:54 pmChris Butcher (manager of the award winning comic book store Beguiling, the co-founder of The Toronto Comic Arts Festival as well as inspiration for Wallace Wells in the always amazing Scott Pilgrim series) has sent out some news for this year’s TCAF, Check it out all you aspiring comic book creators: APPLY…

September 21, 2009 / / Minutiae 5 Comments

Last updated on May 15th, 2013 at 08:55 am The Big event in Canadian Comic Book Awards are this Saturday September 26th, at University of Toronto’s Innis Town Hall with host Jonathan Llyr! Come out to see some stars of the comic book scene as well as your ever loving Comic Book Daily staff. Here’s the list of the nominees:…

September 21, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 3rd, 2014 at 11:32 am Second Printing examines why DC Entertainment’s 52 (The first of their weekly, year long series) was the Comic Event of this decade. The Invincible Super Blog pulls back the curtain of the Will Magnus Institute of Super-Science (“where we’re solving the complex death ray and robot-related problems of tomorrow”) Caleb of…

September 21, 2009 / / Comic Culture Comments closed

Last updated on June 3rd, 2013 at 11:47 amThat’s right, we’re here with the first installment of Comic Culture; a weekly radioshow on the comic book industry. Hosted by Walter Durajlija and Chris Owen of Mohawk College; their weekly insights into the industry are sure to knock your socks off. Comic Culture Sept 16 2009

September 20, 2009 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

That’s right, the heirs of Marvel great Jack Kirby have filed suit against the company. According to the Media Decoder Blog; the focus of the lawsuit seems very similar to the case that the Siegel heirs had. They have filed 45 seperate accounts to terminate Marvel’s hold over copyrights for characters their father helped create. Now, this has pretty massive implications for…

September 20, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Thanks to Neal for posting some beautiful pics on his website, along with this great little note: I have never been able to bring my “A” game to Batman, to my satisfaction.  Oh, a little here and there, but all out?  Never, never. On this project?  Yep.  This is the Batman I believe in. No, his costume isn’t all plastic,…

September 20, 2009 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

In his recent interview with Mania.com Alan Moore talks a bit about DC’s Blackest Night. Alan Moore: That’s it. It’s the paucity of imagination. I was noticing that DC seems to have based one of its latest crossovers [Blackest Night] in Green Lantern based on a couple of eight-page stories that I did 25 or 30 years ago. I would…

September 19, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on June 8th, 2012 at 08:53 pmSpecial thanks to Journalista! for directing me to this letter from the head of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists Ted Rall. It’s a really interesting look at how editorial cartoons were effected in 2008 and 2009. It really is funny, informative and well worth your time. Considering how important editorial cartoons…

September 19, 2009 / / Crazy Comic Covers 0 Comments

Action Comics #454 “Superman’s Energy-Crisis”     The Cover: Superman is hanging outside a Mcdonalds knock off using his superspeed to shovel as many hamburgers inside his gullet as fast as he can, proclaiming that if he stops he will starve to death. This leaves us to wonder…does he have a super-metabolism as well? As given the volume of food…

September 18, 2009 / / Forum Trolling Comments closed

Last updated on February 17th, 2013 at 04:15 pmToday(ish) in Twitter is a regular column wherein our staff  troll through the best of the 140 letter updates of the comic book world. ComicBookDaily is not responsible for the content of these tweets, but we will admit to laughing our collective bums off at some of them. Cameron Stewart: One thing…

September 18, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

The awesome gang over at SPOILER TV (Thanks for all the Lost speculation based on casting calls gang!) managed to get their hands on some exclusive character breakdowns as well as one or two plot points. Characters include Carol Ferris aka Star Sapphire, Abin Sur, and Villains Sinestro and Hector Hammond. This casting call provides us with a good look…

September 18, 2009 / / Minutiae Comments closed

Last updated on December 9th, 2012 at 08:44 amReading writer Andy Diggle’s Twitter feed today, I ended up at the twitter of Stringer Belle himself Idiris Elba. Who posted this cheerful photo of the film’s cast. The cast: (From Left to Right) Idris Elba (Rocque), Columbus Short (Pooch), Chris Evans (Jensen), Óscar Jaenada (Cougar) and The Comedian himself (and possibly…