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DARK HORSE ROCKS THE EISNERS WITH FIVE WINS!

Official Press Release MILWAUKIE, OR, JULY 24—This past Friday, Dark Horse Comics, the number-one independent publisher in the industry, took home an impressive number of awards at this year’s Eisner Awards ceremony. Below is a list of the company’s wins.

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FAN ABOUT TOWN – An Indie by Any Other Name Is Still an Indie… Or Is It?

Mark Andrew Smith, the co-creator and editor of the Image anthology, Popgun, instigated some online chatter Monday when he released an open letter decrying the use of the term “Indie Comics” as a perjorative. Smith, a onetime Californian (he attended UC Santa Barbara before moving to Phuket, Thailand) has been creating comics almost exclusively through […]

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Forever Fangirl: Free Comic Book Day 2012

Now in its 11th year, Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where local comic shops throughout the country and around the world offer readers new and old an opportunity to sample new titles and new stories all for free! Whether you’ve been reading for years or you’ve never picked up a book in […]

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FAN ABOUT TOWN – GRAPHIC.LY? It’s more like “GRAPHIC.LIE!”

DIGITAL COMICS!  These are the watchwords of the day, as everyone from the BigTwo to Mark Waid contemplates what this new paperless format means for our beloved medium, not just in terms of distribution, but also in terms of new storytelling opportunities.  I mean, the future is limitless, right? At least, that’s what I thought […]

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FAN ABOUT TOWN – Interview with Karl Altstaetter

In keeping with our series of local Los Angeles comics talent, today we’re speaking with Karl Altstaetter, who has worked in various creative capacities on everything from early Image projects, to Marvel and DC work-for-hire gigs, to his current labor of love with MTV (more on that later).  As you will soon see, Karl’s years […]

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FAN ABOUT TOWN – Interview with Justin Peniston

One of the many great aspects of being a Small Press publisher in Los Angeles is the close proximity of all of the local talent.  As such, I’ll occasionally feature interviews with LA Indie Creators on this column. First up is the very talented and, as you will soon read, very hard-working Justin Peniston of Big […]

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