Original Comic Book Art Appreciates

Comic-book collectors like their numbers. They know that the first issue of X-Men, which introduced Marvel’s mutant superheroes, was published in 1963 and had a cover price of 12 cents. They also know that today a copy of that issue, in near mint condition, is worth $16,500. (Parents, take note.) And while the market forContinue reading “Original Comic Book Art Appreciates”

Stephen King’s The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant Covers

Today both The Stand Sketchbook and Sketchbook Variant will be in comic book stores. This provides your first look at September’s landmark release adapting Stephen King’s seminal novel. The covers are below.      The Stand Sketchbook Cover   The Stand Sketchbook Variant Cover

Watching the Watchmen By Dave Gibbons

Voted among Time magazine’s 100 Best Novels from 1923 to the present, a perennial bestseller over the past twenty years and widely considered the greatest graphic novel of all time, WATCHMEN is a gripping, labyrinthine piece of comic art, which has earned an acclaimed place in modern literary history. Now, you can enjoy the ultimateContinue reading “Watching the Watchmen By Dave Gibbons”

Kevin Smith Has Seen The Dark Knight And Raves About It

Director Kevin Smith just saw The Dark Knight and he raved about it on his blog. He says: “Courtesy of Peter Sciretta over at SlashFilm.com, I caught an early screening of “The Dark Knight” yesterday evening. Without giving anything away, this is an epic film (and trust me: based on the sheer size and scopeContinue reading “Kevin Smith Has Seen The Dark Knight And Raves About It”

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