Are Indies Selling More Now Than Ever Before?

I was talking to the owner of my LCS today about the state of the scene, or more specifically where Marvel is standing in the shop. When I said that perhaps the best thing to have happened to the indie comics scenes in recent years was Marvel's constant cycle of Events followed by a new …

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From The Archives: Where Are All The Superhero Books?

Every Friday, or at least some Fridays, I'm going to share a link to an article/post/whatever from the archives of Ramblings Of A Comics Fan, presented under the From The Archives tagline. These reposted features may be some of the more popular posts from Ramblings Of A Comics Fan's history, some of my personal favourites, or …

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Yearly Round Up: Looking Back At 2017

Now that 2017 is in the history books, it’s time to have a look back at some of the comics, movies and events that really stood out for me. These comics were all released this year, and in the case of a limited series if had at least two issues released this year (if a mini series began late this year …

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Just Because Bill Finger Was Forgotten For Decades Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Remember Him Now

A couple of days ago I was waiting for my wife to pick some things up by passing the time looking at the magazine rack in a Shoppers Drug Mart when I noticed there was a new magazine by Life about superheroes. Always a sucker for new printed material to read (I love you, Internet, …

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Thought Of The Day: Hey, DC Dropped The Rebirth Branding!

I'm not going to assume I'm the only person to notice that the big Rebirth logo has been removed from the front covers of DC's comics - especially since it started a week or more ago, and I'm incredibly late to the party. Aside from the  newly redesigned company and character info having a very …

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Thought Of The Day: Do You Ever Take Comics While Travelling?

After recently hopping on (and off) a couple planes I was left wondering something; when you take comics to read on a plane trip, what, if anything, do you take? Y'see usually I will take a book or two, maybe a magazine, but for some reason seldom will I take physical comics simply because I don't …

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Underrated: 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that's a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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Underrated: Lake Of Fire

This is a column that focuses on something or some things from the comic book sphere of influence that may not get the credit and recognition it deserves. Whether that's a list of comic book movies, ongoing comics, or a set of stories featuring a certain character. The columns may take the form of a bullet …

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