Thursday, June 09, 2011

PR: Super Art Fight RETURNS to DC!

Super Art Fight RETURNS to DC!

Saturday, June 18 at 9:00pm - June 19 at 12:00am

The Red Palace
1212 H St. NE
Washington, DC

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This past March, we at Super Art Fight had the honor and pleasure to make our debut in the Nation's Capital to a SOLD OUT show at The Red Palace.
On Saturday Night, June 18th, 2011 – WE'RE COMING BACK!

That's right, we'll be once again presenting a full Super Art Fight event at the Red Palace that evening, delivering DC everything that has made us known as the Greatest Live Art Competition In the Known Universe.

Talents signed so far for June 18th: Nick "Ghostfreehood" Borkowicz, Jami "Angry Zen Master" Noguchi, Kelsey "Killer" Wailes and the undefeated Brandon J. Carr!

Stay tuned to for more details (or on this event invite), including the full card, as they are announced. Tickets should go on sale soon at, and will be just $15.

Weldon on DC's latest reboot

DC al Fine*: The Great Superhero ... Reboot? Relauch? Revamp? Retread?
by Glen Weldon
National Public Radio's Monkey See blog June 9, 2011

PR: Heroclix Tournament Saturday June 11 at Beyond Comics

Beyond Comics

Beyond Comics Heroclix Tournament...

Saturday June 11th 

1:00pm to 5:00pm



Modern Age  


$2 Entry Fee

Prizes include $25 Gift Card, Limited Edition GSX Figures 

Find out more information or RSVP on Facebook...


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Upcoming Tournament Dates:

June 25th

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July 16th

(Captain America Release Event)

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At Beyond Comics

5632 Buckeystwon Pike Frederick, MD 21704  



(301) 668-8202



Two 'Peanuts' plays in Richmond this summer

Dog Sees God: Confessions of Teenage Blockhead Review
by Casey Menninger June 09, 2011


Truitt on Walking Dead toys and the New Avengers

'Walking Dead' toys invade store shelves this fall
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY June 9 2011
The New Avengers add a devilish new member
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY June 8 2011

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Publishers Weekly on Carla Speed McNeil's Finder

Adventures in Publishing: Carla Speed McNeil's 'Finder'
By Sasha Watson
Jun 07, 2011

Hilary Clinton comic book out from Bluewater

On newsstands: Hillary Clinton, the comic book
By BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press June 7 2011

Comic Riffs on Swamp Thing

DC writer SCOTT SNYDER calls the new Swamp Thing 'a labor of love'
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog June 8 2011

June 9: Nick Galifianakis at One More Page in Arlington/Falls Church


·  Thurs, June 9, 7 pm: A very fun evening with Nick Galifianakis, author of If You Loved Me, You'd Think This Was Cute: Uncomfortably True Cartoons About You.  We will have a wine tasting at 6 pm, leading up to the event with Nick, so plan to come early and join us!  2200 North Westmoreland Street.


July 8-10: Shore Leave con guests include comics authors

There are a bunch of comics authors (that also happen to write SF) attending the Shore Leave convention in Baltimore:


including Mike W. Barr, Keith DeCandido and Greg Cox that I recognized.


Tuesday, June 07, 2011

MTV Geek on Heroes Con panel

HeroesCon 2011: Evan Dorkin, Roger Langridge and Richard Thompson Talk Humor in Comics
 by Alex Zalben

- there's a nice photo of everybody too.

Former White House speechwriter reviews Walker's The Comics

 The Funny Papers: An Illustrated History of American Newspaper Comics, from the Yellow Kid to Dilbert.
New York Times Book Review June 5, 2011 p. 30

June 19: Washington DC Comicon

On June 19th, the Washington DC Comicon returns to George Mason University with Frank Cho, Larry "G.I. Joe" Hama and Ron "Green Lantern" Marz.

Shannon Gallant's a hit with a Heroes Con family

Click through to see a picture of Shannon Gallant drawing G.I. Joe and read more comments like:
WOW! he did an amazing sketch that is just.. yeah! It's awesome! THANK YOU! You made my 5-year old AND my husband very happy!

Day 2 of Heroes Con with another Gallant encounter is here.

PR: This Sun, June 12--Capicons Comic Con

Capicons Comic Book & Pop Culture Con
Sun, June 12, 2011
10 am - 3 pm

Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Hall,
2148 Gallows Rd, Dunn Loring, Virginia

Admission $3 - Kids FREE!

Opento the public from 10 am - 3 pm. Buy, sell & trade: Gold, Silver,Bronze Age comics; Indie & Modern comics, Publishers &Creators, TV & Movie Collectibles. Non-sport cards; Videos &DVDs; Horror/Sci-Fi; figures, toys; Star Wars & Star Trekmemorabilia; original artwork, posters and other comic-relatedcollectibles.

Tom Chillemi of Azure Press (Ninjas vs Zombies)
Dan Nokes of 21st Century Sandshark Studios
Tim Dzon, Former Marvel cover artist and inker
Carolyn Belefski and Joe Carabeo of Curls Studio

Directions to DLVFRD: 
Take I-495 (DC/Capital Beltway) to Exit 47A (Rt.7 West). Go 1/2 Mile, Left on Gallows Rd. 1 mile to 2148 Gallows Rd

To book a table, be added to our mailing list, request flyers, or for more info about our show, email

Thank you,
Jeff & Laura & Ed



Express on comic book movies

Crime Time: Comic Book Heroes Step Into the Real World
By Kristen Page-Kirby
 June 2, 2011

If I'm Not Mistaken: Beware the Ire of Comic Book Nerds

By Kristen Page-Kirby

June 3, 2011