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When Reporters Repeat

Brian Hibbs

So, the Dave Sim / IDW press release went out wide, and several sources are specifically reporting the story as though this means that IDW is publishing a paper collection of Cerebus comics. I do not think this is correct.  In fact, I’m sure it isn’t. Read the release again, slowly — this HAS to be for a DVD (?) collection of  the digital files, not a print book. (Edit: they’ve changed the title at AMOC, indicting it IS a DVD. Toldja!) Heidi also pitches it as being “rare and expensive” from “IDW Limited”, which might be one component of it — but given that “IDW Limited” items are NOT sold in stores, and the rest of the release talks…  Read More…

Prose is a Five-Letter Word

Brian Hibbs

(that title somehow made sense in my head) Like I mentioned the other day, between school restarting, working on our September DC relaunch plans, a possible store remodel, us repainting the downstairs at our house, and what seems like 47 other “big” things happening at once, I’ve had a less time for reading comics. It also doesn’t help that giant chunks of prose have been chucked at my head recently as well! So, below the cut, some not-comics reading, even if it is related-to-comics!

Sorry for delay

Brian Hibbs

Sunday and Monday I had a store project I needed to finish and forgot about until zero hour. All done, though. I just got back from the store (doing THIS week’s books), so let’s wrap LAST week by talking about all of the BOOKS you should go and pick up and your local funnybook emporium when you stroll in tomorrow. In friendly alphabetical order (Or, at least, Alpha by Diamond listings): B KRIGSTEIN COMICS HC: Yes it is pricey, but damnation, it’s worth every penny. Krigstein was a genius, and even the slightest story in this big-ass volume is pure gold. My one quibble: despite it being in the first, biographical volume, I think they missed a big boat by…  Read More…