Article Links For 01/11/2017 GNN

We at GNN talk.  Prolifically.  Some might even say there’s substance in there somewhere.

Here’s the Cliff’s Notes for how we wander between stories.  It’s like paint by numbers, only with more clicking.

THE SPLASH PAGE

Comic Conventions be crazy

  • Rob Salkowitz talks 5 trends at cons in 2017 (link)
  • Wizardwold battle heats up (link)
    • [related] Shamus’ were plotting to coup Wizardorld (link)
    • [related] I’m not saying “insider trading” but… (link)
  • Wanna pay to work at a comic-con? (link) (link2) (link3)
    • [related] Whistleblower banned from attending (link)
    • [related] Convention Director resigns over controversy (link)
    • [related] Dragon-Con also charges volunteers (link)
  • How about this Nerd Year’s Eve Con fiasco? Poor Stan Lee (link) (link2)
  • Mark your calendars for 3/4 /17 (link)

 

FOUR COLOR FEATURES:

  • Retailers asked to order $35 trade from Marvel – sight unseen as prelude to next event. (link)
    • [Speculation Related?] Thanos to kill Marvel Universe in “Zero Day” (link)
    • [speculation related?] Maybe it has something to do with “secret empire?” (link)
  • New Red Hulk (link)
  • Nick Fury and Bullseye comics coming (link) (link)
  • Brian Wood on Robotech (link)
  • Valerian comic getting a reprint ahead of film (link)
  • Dark Horse to publish translated French graphic novel version of translated Moby Dick. Dick. (link)
  • Make comics cheaper! Print them on newsprint! Someone listened. Now put your money where your mouth is fanboy. (link)
  • Wildstorm kickstarter to back book about oral history of company (link)
    • THIS WEEK IN VARIANT COVERS:
    • Marvel sends one per store USAvengers var. Cover no one saw before it arrived (link)

 

 

FROM Panels to moving pictures :

  • New DC TV show coming. (link)
  • NBC’s comedy about superheroes Powerless seemed completely divorced from the DCU- now is way deep into it (link)
  • Two-Words! EXTREME! RobLiefeldaverse! (link)
    • [related] EXTREME! Anthology coming from Image (link)
  • Gremlins 3 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: non-news (link – gremlins) (link – Buffy)
  • New Riverdale promo makes Archie look like villain of show (link)
  • Deadpool did better than BvS — in illegal downloading (link) China?
    • [related] Deadpool nominated by WGA for best adapted screenplay (link)
  • Wishful thinking -Marvel movies-
    • Jeremy Renner wants a Hawkeye/Black Widow movie (link)
    • Ryan Reynolds wants a Deadpool/Wolverine movie (link)
    • Matthew McConaughey passed on the MCU (link)
    • James Gunn wants a Moon Knight movie (link)

 

COLLECTIBLES CORNER

  • 21 inch Thor probably hits you in the face with that hammer (link)

 

MARKET DIGEST

  • People are buying golden age comics as a commodity (link)
  • Marvel gives retailers an extra 10% of comics. (link)

 

POLITICAL CARTOONS –not those political cartoons.  

  • Webcomic about being black in white spaces (link)

 

THIS WEEK IN REAL LIFE SUPERHEROS:

  • Stephen Bissette using art to help raise money for medical fees for friend (link)

 

CREATORS RIGHTS SEGMENT:

  • * Publisher submission guidelines for new creators (link)

 

BACK ISSUE BIN:

  • Marvel gets around to opposing trademark on Mr. Fantastic comic 7 months after the fact. (link)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch related to Conan Doyle (link)
  • We found out what’s in Stan Lee’s box. Meh. (link)
  • Ever wanted a drive thru comic shop? (link)

 

…And we close our segments portion with something to think about..
Thinkpiece of the week!

  • about comics as decent (link)
 

1 thought on “Article Links For 01/11/2017 GNN”

  1. Hi guys,

    Thank you for mentioning my submissions guidelines list.
    And yes – I’m in total agreement with you.
    1. Ultimately – go create your thing.
    2. Contact smaller publishers to see if there’s interest.

    -Jay

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