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Keyword alerts for new comic books

Is there a service where you can get alerts when a new comic book is out featuring your favorite characters? For instance, I’m a huge Transformers fan. There are many many different Transformers series. There are at least 76 different series in existence. I like to be alerted whenever there is a new one. I’d […]

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Chicago Comic Shop Crawl

Chicago Comic Shop Crawl

I love this idea! Two of these shops have been on my “to visit” for way too long, and now this is just the incentive to get me to visit. From via Forget pub and bar and even zombie bar crawls….book crawls are where it’s at, specifically comic shops uniting for an inaugural […]

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Happy 732,951th day!: Sticky Note Comics

Today is day #732,951

Some thoughts on dates since January 1, 0001: October 1, 2007 would be day number 732,951 starting from the beginning of AD in January 1, 0001. It’s been 1,055,449,440 minutes. That’s just a tad over 1 billion minutes. (One billion minutes happened on Monday, April 28, 1902) Day #750,000 will occur on Friday, June 5, […]

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'Non Sequitur' comic strip gets into newspaper with 180 votes

‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip gets into newspaper with 180 votes

The Portland Press newspaper asked readers what comic strip they should run to replace the retired ‘Foxtrot.’ Here’s the results: “Wiley’s strip collected 180 votes, far outpacing the second-place comic – “Get Fuzzy,” with 92.” 180 votes. That’s it? Granted the Portland Press is a pretty small paper with a 68,100 daily circulation. (To be […]

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