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  • All Dark Horse Special  By :
    Now I could, without looking, tell you what Marvel, DC and Image have for sale this week: A bunch of super-hero comics, often with near-naked, female super-heroes on the cover. What does Dark Horse have for you this week?
  • The Process of Creating A Comic Book  By : Pamela Ravenwood
    Comic books have been around in the United States since 1934. The term "comic book" was coined due to the fact that the first books were actually reprinted humor comic strips.
  • The Value of The Comic Book Villain  By : Pamela Ravenwood
    A good story is only a good story if there is a hero and to have a hero, there must be villain. While the Hero is the person the reader identifies with, it is the villain who drives the plot.
  • Christian Comic Books  By : Charlie Reese
    My son has been reading Marvel comics for the past year or two, and I didn't really see anything wrong with them after casually perusing them. The ones he was reading have a very clear view of good and evil, and seem to teach him that a superhero " someone with unusual strength and power " should use that power to help the weak.
  • How To Properly Grade Your Comic Books  By : otto ruebsamen
    Understanding how to grade comic books is an essential skill for any collector. The grade of a comic book will determine its overall value. This makes grading a very valuable skill for both sellers and collectors of comic books.
  • How To Maximize The Value Of Your Comics  By : shojul
    How can you earn the most that you can from your comic book collection? How do you maximize the value of your comics? Here are a few ways for you to do just that
  • Daredevil Noir #1 review  By : Broray
    This is the third release in Marvel's Noir line. Were they able to pull it off with Daredevil?
  • The Anti-Hero  By : Vince Platania, Jr.
    In recent times, though, almost everyone is becoming an anti-hero. Wonder Woman now kills when she sees fit, Iron Man imprisons his own peers and creates a clone of Thor who kills a hero, and the list goes on.
  • Top Ten Comic Book Characters  By : Vince Platania, Jr.
    There are thousands of comic book characters in existence from past to present. Many are well known while the majority are more obscure to the general public. And while top ten lists are generally subjective and based on opinion, there are certain comic book characters that will be discussed in this article that are worthy of that distinction by most standards.
  • The Perception of Comic Books  By : Vince Platania, Jr.
    Look at an artist like David Mack who pushes the medium of comic books into another level with his use of paints and materials to create abstract beauty while still maintaining the comic form.
  • How to Contact Comic Book Artists and Writers  By : Jordan McAuley
    Although most comic book creators, artists, and writers will tell you where to send fan mail inside their publications, the comic book industry also takes great pains to make itself available to their fan base through conventions, expos, and fan events.
  • Comic Book Collecting, I Can't Get Enough!  By : Dave Gieber
    Have you ever read a comic book before? I imagine just about everyone, at some time in their life, has read at least one comic book. But do your interests and enjoyment level go beyond that? You may have said to yourself, at sometime or another, I would like to start comic book collecting some day.
  • Discover the Truth about Comic Book Collection; Nerdy Geeks or Shrewd Investors?  By : Dave Gieber
    It is unbelievable when one says, yeah, I collect comic books, what the general public response might be? Oh no, a slightly off the wall geek. Here is someone who has lost touch with reality. Or someone that is in his or her own little world. I think not. Yes, comic book collectors may sometimes march to the beat of a different drummer, but who says we all have to be cut from the same mold. Comic
  • Batman Comics - The Fascinating World Of These Marvels  By : Bowe Packer
    Batman was first introduced to the populace by Detective Comic in their book number 27. The character of Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. As the latest crime fighter Batman was a huge success. For this reason DC comics released the Batman comics as a separate comic book title in 1940. Since that period Batman comics have remained a favorite.
  • Marvel Comic Books: Superhero Portal To The Past  By : Daniel Wright
    This article explores the history of Marvel Comics and takes a look at several of the most popular Marvel superheroes.
  • Why Collect Comic Books?  By : Bernard McClay
    Part of the popularity of comic books comes from the fact that they are a great reminder of carefree childhood days when you could have a good laugh at the simplest of jokes. They are also much loved owing to the underlying cryptic messages that they send across while being laced with humor on the outside.
  • Iron Man! The best comic book ever!  By : Randell Rogfend
    Iron man has been the most popular of fictional comic book superhero of its times. Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck and Jack Kirby created this fictional character in March 1963. The character of Iron man has made a long journey since then and now you ca easily search for iron man DVD's, iron man movies , trailers, iron man magazines and even iron man lyrics!
  • Ghost Rider! The best comic book ever!  By : Randell Rogfend
    Are you interested in knowing some of the basics of what is the Ghost Rider movie is all about - well, the question is - what all would you do for your love? That is what the movie is all about! Mark Steven Johnson of Ghost Rider asks you - What can you sell for your love- your soul? Can you go through hell?
  • The Comic Book Specialist! Iron Man Experience  By : Randell Rogfend
    In 1966, Iron Man joined several other Marvel characters, including Captain America and Sub-Mariner, in a half-hour animated TV series, produced by Grantray-Lawrence Studios (Rocket Robin Hood). These lackluster and poorly animated cartoons were faithful to the comic books they were based on, but have little else going for them.
  • Want to know more about Comics? Start with Ghost Rider!  By : Randell Rogfend
    Are you a fan of the Ghost Rider? If you aren't, you probably should be! What a great comic, what a great film! Ghost Rider is the name of several fictional, supernatural anti-heroes in the Marvel Comics universe.
  • Comic Books - The Superman Saga  By : Michael Russell
    Superman started off as a comic hero. The character was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1933. Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1914 and was a big fan of science fiction. Shuster, who was born in 1914 in Toronto, Canada, moved to Cleveland where he met Siegel in school. The two became friends almost immediately and with similar interests, created the first Superman comic.
  • Batman Begins and the Mighty Fantastic Four. Who's Your Favorite?  By : David Gieber
    Well, it looks like Hollywood keeps it continual pot of
    revenue filled with, guess what, comic book heroes. Batman
    Begins and The Fantastic Four have been duking it out on
    Hollywood and Vine...
  • Comic Books - Exploring Your Imagination  By : Susan Jan
    A comic book, or comics for short, is a magazine or book containing sequential art in the form of a narrative. Since the formulation of the comic book format in the 1930s, young and old alike have enjoyed comics. However, the comic industry lost some of its popularity when it came down with a crash in the mid 1990s.
  • How To Properly Preserve Your Comics  By : Eric Mathieu
    In order to preserve the comics in your comic book collection and protect their future value, it is important that they are stored and protected properly. Many people overlook the proper storage techniques and are surprised years later just how poor of a condition their possibly valuable comic books are in.
  • Bronze Age Comics (1970-1985)  By : Comic Book Blog
    Comic books were a major source of entertainment for kids (and
    adults)in the 1970's. TV's only had 3 or 4 channels available,
    and Atari video game systems were only just beginning to make
    their way into homes.
  • About French And Belgian Comics  By : Anthony Benjamin
    Comics And Comic Books - France and Belgium are two countries with a long history of comics and comic books. They are called Bande Dessinée in French. Belgian comic books on the other hand were first printed in Dutch are greatly influenced by Francophone comics, but still have their very unique style.

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