Podcast Crib Sheet for Feb 22, 2017

For those of our listeners who like to follow along and see what we’re talking about, these lists are occasionally (Side eye to Ephemily for not being more on top of things) published to make that easier.  Here’s the crib sheet for today’s episode of GNN.

THE SPLASH PAGE

  • ComicsPro … (as bleedingcool says) like the Bilderbergs of comic books (link)
  • DC Boycott and Marvel retail manifesto at ComicsPro (link)
    • And a rebuttal (link)
  • Boom Studios only 3rd comic company to get logo in front of major motion picture (link)
  • Marvel Announcements at ComicsPro
    • Alex Ross on Marvel Generations? (link)
    • Archie to publish Marvel Comics… digests (link)
    • Starlin and Davis on Guardians of the Galaxy (link)
    • Marvel big winner at retailer meeting, perceived as righting the ship (link)

FOUR COLOR FEATURES

  • Marvel finally gets around to telling us the FCBD selections (link)
    • [related] So is it a secret or not? (link)
    • [related] Zadarksy to go “back to basics” in worst titled Spectacular Spider-man (link)
  • DC Comics commercials coming soon to a theater near you (link)
  • GL giving up the gun (link)
  • Up for some hot lesbian Quasar action? (link)
  • More characters from New Universe trickle in (link)
  • Mark Waid makes his Archie (link)
  • Garfield/Grumpy Cat (link)
  • Death of Stalin is coming (link)
  • Marvel Zombies back(link)
  • MST3K gets Dark Horse Comic and Merch (link)
    • [related] try to get Legos made of MST (link)
  • You know who needed a 12 issue series? SA: Bane (link)
  • BAtman/Flash/Watchmen thing headed to Flashpoint (link)
    • This week in Variant covers:
      • Watchmen buttons lenticular covers (link)

Impression Management

  • Only 30% of comics news sites about comic news (link)

COLLECTIBLES CORNER 

  • Netflix wants in on that sweet sweet derivative works money (link)

MARKET DIGEST 

  • Fighting the good fight against Amazon (link) Also Larry’s Marvel Omnibus (link)
  • Ohio shop closes after 23 years (link)

THE SCENE 

  • Comics Creators having problems with promoter of convention (link)

POLITICAL CARTOONS –not those political cartoons.  

  • Bill Sienkiewicz definitely not encouraging people to assault the president for a free sketch (link) … Canadian Prime Minister gets first sketch (link)
  • Joe Simon’s daughter says he’d be excited that people find different meanings in the Captain America character (link)

THIS WEEK IN REAL LIFE SUPERHEROS

  • Captain America (twitter-)punches a (sorta) nazi (link)

CREATORS RIGHTS SEGMENT 

  • CBLDF signs petition against Trump travel ban (link)

BACK ISSUE BIN

  • Courtney Love could have been Harley Quinn and Coolio as Scarecrow (link) (link)
  • Kevin Smith forced to turn movies into comics (link)
  • More lady smurfs (link)
  • Crime Watch: Kurt Wolfgang in trouble for assault (link)
  • Dan Slott’s year-long one-sided conversation with Donald Trump on Twitter (link)
  • Buffy and Sailor Moon the same thing? (link)

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

  • Ethics of digital resurrection in film (link)
 

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