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The Umbrella Academy Volume 1 Apocalypse Suite by Gerard Way

Sunday, Jul 06, 2008 at 12:06pm

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In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born by women who'd previously shown no signs of pregnancy. Millionaire inventor Reginald Hargreeves adopted seven of the children; when asked why, his only explanation was, "To save the world."

Categories: Reviews, SciFi & Fantasy, Graphic Novels

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Return of the Ghost Who Walks

Sunday, Jun 29, 2008 at 4:44pm

The rights to the comic character The Phantom have been acquired by Dynamite Entertainment. Dynamite, a company that has made a name for itself with other media tie-in properties such as Army of Darkness, The Lone Ranger and Battlestar Galactica, seeks to revitalize the character by bringing comic giant Alex Ross onboard to update the Phantom's costume. Ross, a fan favourite artist who has worked on such books as Marvels and Kingdom Come, also recently designed the new costume for Marvel Comics' Captain America.

Categories: SciFi & Fantasy, Publishing News, Graphic Novels

Horror's Brian Keene Resurrects Devil-Slayer for Marvel Comics

Sunday, Jun 01, 2008 at 12:44pm

At the Wizard World Philidelphia convention it was revealed that Brian Keene, author of notable horror novels The Rising and City of the Dead, will be reimagining the obscure 70's character of the Devil-Slayer for Marvel Comics MAX line.

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An Interview with Duane Swierczynski

Sunday, Apr 27, 2008 at 1:01pm

Duane Swierczynski is a rising force in both crime fiction and comic book writing. His latest novel, Severance Package, has just hit the shelves, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions through e-mail.

Categories: Interview, Mystery & Crime, Graphic Novels

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Graphic Novel Writing and Illustration Contest at Saskatoon Store

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 4:52pm

Write and illustrate your own 10-15 page graphic novel, with original characters, story, and artwork. Content must be appropriate for ages 10-14.

The contest is open to anyone ages 10-14.

Submission deadline is August 9, 2008. 1st, 2nd and 3rd-place winners will be contacted August 16. All submissions must be left at the Kids Desk in an envelope marked with the author/illustratorís name, age, address, phone number, and parentís name.

Submissions may be retrieved after August 16, 2008.

Have fun, and good luck!

To check out some inspiring graphic novels that have already been published, click here.

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