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8 SERIES THAT PROVE CREATOR-OWNED COMICS ARE BETTER THAN CORPORATE ONES

8 SERIES THAT PROVE CREATOR-OWNED COMICS ARE BETTER THAN CORPORATE ONES
Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by Michael Byers

This article originally appeared on Salon.com. From “Nailbiter” to “Krampus” to “Sex Criminals,” the comics you should be reading instead of Spider-Man and X-Men by Mark Peters Comic books have traditionally been a tough place for writers and artists seeking to own — or profit from — their creations. Though he’s apparently well-compensated by Marvel, […]

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Sean Talks… THE APOCALYPSE!

Sean Talks… THE APOCALYPSE!
Posted on: July 9th, 2014 by Michael Byers

The Apocalypse is Nigh! So we all know that the end times are upon us. That at any moment the Earth as we know will be torn asunder and our lives will be irrevocably changed forever! Few will survive and even fewer will be able to thrive in a new hostile world. Whether this post-apocalyptic […]

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Welcome to the All New, All Different Comic Stop Online!

Welcome to the All New, All Different Comic Stop Online!
Posted on: July 1st, 2014 by Michael Byers

Hi everyone! Michael Byers, owner and General Manager of The Comic Stop, here. Starting today, you’ll see the first of several changes we’ll be implementing here at The Comic Stop Online. Simply, we want to be the place you come for all your comic book related news. To that end, you can expect frequent updates […]

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Sean Talks…Do It Yourself!

Sean Talks…Do It Yourself!
Posted on: June 30th, 2014 by Todd Jones

So you’ve always wanted to create a comic but you never really knew how to go about it. You’ve seen the U-District Comic Stop’s extensive selection of local and independent comics and thought to yourself, “Wait a minute, I can do this!” Well let me be the first to say, YES YOU CAN! Don’t allow […]

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Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 3: Spider-Man

Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 3: Spider-Man
Posted on: June 30th, 2014 by Todd Jones

You’ve seen the movies. You loved them. You’re hooked. You love these characters based on what you’ve seen so far, but you need more. You’re ready to start reading the comics, but there’s a problem. Some of these characters are really old, and you have absolutely no idea what to look for. Well, fear not, […]

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Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 2: Batman

Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 2: Batman
Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Todd Jones

You’ve seen the movies. You loved them. You’re hooked. You love these characters based on what you’ve seen so far, but you need more. You’re ready to start reading the comics, but there’s a problem. Some of these characters are really old, and you have absolutely no idea what to look for. Well, fear not, […]

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Sean Talks…Alejandro Jodorowsky

Sean Talks…Alejandro Jodorowsky
Posted on: June 24th, 2014 by Todd Jones

Jodorowsky may be better known for his esoteric and surreal film ventures but these efforts pale in comparison to the breath of comics he has written. If you’ve ever desired the literary experience of say a David Lynch film then Jodorowsky’s comics are as close as it comes. Bold and stranger subject matters with theological […]

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Superhero TV Shows: We Need More

Superhero TV Shows: We Need More
Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by Todd Jones

Marvel may be dominating the big screen, but DC is looking to get close to you on the small screen. Shows like Smallville and Arrow have shown great success and the upcoming offerings of Flash, Gotham, and Constantine are going to capitalize on those successes and push the boundaries even further. Marvel has entered that […]

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Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 1: Avengers

Help! I Don’t Know Where To Start! Part 1: Avengers
Posted on: June 19th, 2014 by Todd Jones

You’ve seen the movies. You loved them. You’re hooked. You love these characters based on what you’ve seen so far, but you need more. You’re ready to start reading the comics, but there’s a problem. Some of these characters are really old, and you have absolutely no idea what to look for. Well, fear not, […]

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Sean Talks…GODZILLA VS ______?

Sean Talks…GODZILLA VS ______?
Posted on: June 17th, 2014 by Todd Jones

Part 30 in the ongoing series titled Godzilla VS _____ brings you the next installment of Godzilla VS Marvel Universe. For those not already aware Godzilla spent a glorious 24 issues rampaging through the hallowed Marvel Universe cutting a swathe of destruction from the Pacific to the Atlantic, just wreaking havoc across America. There is […]

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