- Gary Phillips reflects on growing up on Marvel comics in the 1960s and the influence of dark skinned heroes like Black Panther and Luke Cage.
- In light of the original cover art for Herge's Tintin in America selling last week for $1.7 million, it should be noted that two more Herge covers will be auctioned off via Sotheby's in July.
- Jamie Gambell says that comics is a business, and you should pay people what you promised, on time. Seems like a simple, straight-forward principle but it's sadly not adhered to often enough.
- Gina Gagliano details what a publishing imprint is and, more specifically, how First Second relates to Macmillan.
- Matt Kuhns has some thoughts on Chip Kidd and his tackling Batman: Death by Design. It's not a review (Kuhns hasn't read it yet) but more a look at Kidd's willingness to try something different.
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