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European Invasion Of America In Full Force

June 17th, 2018

I’ve noticed a recent trend with comic book companies where they are offering more material from writers and artists, mostly artists, from Europe. American and Japanese comics are easy to find on the book shelf and I’m always looking to expand my reading habits. There are several companies that specialize in European comics. There are three British comic book companies that I see regularly on the stands. Rebellion is a British comic book company most famous for 2000 AD and it’s most famous character Judge Dredd. Rebellion also publishes video games; their most well know game is... Read More

Where Is The Comics World’s Don Draper?

September 20th, 2016

In a previous article I talked about NPR’s coverage of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being on the cover of Civil War Two: Choosing Sides #5 and how it seemed more like a Marvel PR stunt then official international news. This led me to wonder why comic books are so terrible at selling themselves. I can remember the first time I saw a television commercial for a comic book. It was about five years ago while watching Doctor Who reruns on BBC America. There was a commercial promoting Fables, a DC/Vertigo comic about how the Grimm Fairy Tales characters are adjusting to life in the 21st Century.... Read More

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