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ANNA BANANA AND THE CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION BY ALEXIS DORMAL, DOMINIQUE ROQUES: BOOK REVIEW

Anna Banana and the Chocolate Explosion Alexis Dormal, Dominique Roques ISBN : 9781626720206 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Una   Synopsis Anna Banana is at it again!  The lovable tyrant from Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! is up to no good, and so are all of her beloved stuffed animals. In … Continue reading

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‘TWILIGHT’, ‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ & ‘TRUE BLOOD’ HIT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON

The Casts for Twilight, Vampire Diaries, & True Blood hit San Diego’s Comic-Con Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi   Each year, Comic Con brings together the best in pop culture for a convention that is pure bliss for the movie, TV, or comic book fan, or your … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC NOVEL NEWS FOR JULY 25TH: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, THE STRAIN, TORN, WOMANTHOLOGY, AND ‘CROWDFUNDING’

Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire Being Adapted into a Graphic Novel via Dread Central Per Publishers Weekly, Yen Press, the graphic novel and manga imprint at Hachette, will adapt Rice’s Interview with the Vampire with the story being told by Claudia, a child who is transformed into a vampire … Continue reading

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RICHELLE MEAD STORM BORN COMIC BOOK RELEASE PARTY, CHAT & CONTEST

Our friends over at Bitten by Books have a fantastic event that is happening tomorrow! June 8th, 2011. It’s the Richelle Mead Dark Swan Storm Born: Volume 1 Comic Book Release Party Chat and Contest. This event goes up in the morning and runs into the evening. The guests will start answering questions at … Continue reading

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STUSSY AND MARVEL TEAM UP TO CREATE AMAZING COMIC BOOKS, POSTERS & CLOTHING

Stussy and Marvel Comics present a project featuring characters from the Marvel Universe that are transported into the Stussy world. The first series Stussy x Marvel The Ultimate Teamup was released on April 27th and combines vintage Marvel characters with definitive Stussy designs. These styles feature the looks from rare … Continue reading

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GRANT ALTER DARK SWAN GRAPHIC NOVEL & COMIC BOOK WRITER EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

As you may know, Richelle Mead’s Dark Swan is a recently adapted graphic novel by Grant Alter. OBS Staffer Rose had the opportunity to interview him in his VERY first interview ever! OBS is the first site to have Page 9 showing the transition from written word to comic page. … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR MARCH 4: ‘UNIMAGINABLE’

This week’s Comic Book/Graphic novel Highlight we bring you Arcana Comics ‘Unimaginable’ by Tom Pinchuk and Kurt Belcher. SYNOPSIS: Appointed ‘Problem Solver’ in a nightmarish city of monsters, the lost amnesiac Stump must pit street smarts against baffling dream logic to solve some outrageously bizarre ‘problems.’ But this smart ass may … Continue reading

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MOVIE HOT LINKS 2-21 CAPTAIN AMERICA, I AM NUMBER FOUR, ALYSON STONER FOR KATNISS, BRANDON ROUTH DYLAN DOG

comicbookmovie.com: What will Captain America wear?? Make sure to go vote on your favorite uniform. Which did you choose? stuff.co.nz: What happened to originality? I agree 100% with the writer of the article. I found Inception to be the most original movie I’ve seen in a very long time. Hollywood … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR 2/12: CHAT WITH STAN LEE AND LAST AIRBENDER COMIC

Chat with Comics Legend Stan Lee Source: undertheradar.military.com Comic book mastermind Stan Lee is not only legendary to the fanboy but to the millions of adoring fans of his work in print and onscreen.  He has created some of the most noted characters of our time like Spider-Man, the Fantastic … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR FEB 8: A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE AND GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR 2011

A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE Comic Book Coming This Spring Source: daemonsbooks.com Fans of George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Not only is HBO developing the Game of Thrones TV series, … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR FEB 2: DORIAN GRAY AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY IN COMICS

If The Picture of Dorian Gray took place in the future, it would be about cosmic vampires Source: io9.com Dark Horse Comics has provided us with a sneak peek from an upcoming hardcover edition of their Creepy anthologies. In “Dorian Gray 2001,” Oscar Wilde’s classic gets a totally gonzo space … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR JAN 22: WALKING DEAD AND JOSS WHEDON

Walking Dead Graphic Novels Have Legs Source: publishersweekly.com Launched as a periodical comic book series in 2003 by writer Robert Kirkman and Image Comics, the Walking Dead zombie series has grown into both an indie publishing sensation and a hit AMC TV show. The series has sold millions of copies … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS HOT LINKS FOR JAN 17: THE MIGHTY THOR COVER, CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE GREEN HORNET

This is the cover to the new ongoing Thor series by Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel, The Mighty Thor. bleedingcool The many lives of the Green Hornet. amazon Barnes and Noble launches sweepstakes in honor of the release of The Green Hornet film. barnesandnoble High resolution pictures of Captain America are … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR JAN 15: VAMPIRE LOVE

Graphic Books Best-Seller Lists: Vampire Love Source: artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com With so much loving going around for vampires, this collected edition was kind of inevitable: at No. 1 on the hardcover list this week is the first volume of the “Vampirella Archives,” published by Dynamite Entertainment. The earliest adventures of Vampirella, a … Continue reading

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HOT COMIC BOOK LINKS FOR JAN 6: BUFFY, MARVEL, STAN LEE AND MORE!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer may have stopped airing new episodes on television back in 2003, but fans still were able to turn to the comics to read up on their favorite characters. READ MORE AT GATHER HERE I was a huge Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan back in the day; … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR JAN 1: BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS OF 2010 AND MEMOIR

The 10 Best Graphic Novels and Comics of 2010 Source: shelf-life.ew.com It was a good year for a wide array of comics collections and graphic novels. From superheroes to memoirs of old age to vintage reprints, there was something for anyone — which is to say, everyone — interested in … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR DEC 25: COMIC CHRISTMAS CARDS AND MARVEL JANUARY COMICS

‘Tis The Season… For Christmas Cards From The Comics World Source: splashpage.mtv.com Every year around this time, the mail arriving at Splash Page HQ gets a little more, well… awesome. Given that there’s usually a steady stream of comics and movies crossing my desk, that’s saying a lot — but … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS DEC. 21ST: ECO COMICS & COMICS FOR PRESENTS

‘Groundbreaking’ Paperless Eco Comics Announced by Mohawk Media www.artdaily.org: British publisher Mohawk Media has announced Eco Comics, a range of environmentally-friendly, paperless comic books. The first digital comic book from the Eco Comics range available now to download or view online is Heroic High, an adventure set on an island … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS DEC. 18TH: JEFF LEMIRE, AKA JESSICA JONES & FEMALE COMIC

Jeff Lemire On Why Superheroes and Boys with Antlers are Equally Great www.publishersweekly.com: PW Comics Week spoke with Lemire recently about his accolades, the change from his creator-owned characters to DC superheroes and Sweet Tooth Volume Two, in stores now. PW Comics Week: Essex County has been named in the … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR DEC 15: HELLRAISER, KEVIN FEIGE INTERVIEW AND WESTWOOD

Kevin Feige talks Marvel Future Projects like ANT-MAN, IRON MAN 3, THE AVENGERS, LUKE CAGE, THE RUNAWAYS, More! Source: collider.com In an online chat on the L.A. Times website HeroComplex, Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios, answered a ton of fan submitted questions. While he didn’t reveal any major … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR DEC 11: STIGMA AROUND GRAPHIC NOVELS

Taste Imperative: The (Unwarranted) Stigma Surrounding Graphic Novels is Alive and Well Source: bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com One of the coolest science fiction sagas to hit the bookshelves in recent years is Christopher Rowley’s Netherworld trilogy (Pleasure Model, The Bloodstained Man, and the recently released Money Shot), the first titles from Tor’s Heavy … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS DEC. 9TH: TRUE BLOOD GETS NEW CO-WRITER

  ‘True Blood’ Actor Michael McMillian To Co-Write ‘True Blood’ Comic Book splashpage.mtv.com: If you haven’t been reading the “True Blood” comic book series, perhaps the direct involvement of a “True Blood” cast member might push you over the fence. IDW Publishing and HBO announced in a press release today that … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR DEC 6: MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC DIES AT 98 & BATMAN COMIC SALES

Source: newyorktimes MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC, DANISH ACTOR PALLE HULD, DIES AT 98 Tin Tin is not exactly supernatural but we felt this was a post worth sharing… Palle Huld, a Danish actor whose fleet, youthful and highly public circumnavigation of the globe as a cowlicked teenager is believed … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR NOV 27 – YOUNG JUSTICE, SPIDERMAN AND BATMAN LIVE

Jesse McCartney, the Voice of Robin Talks Young Justice! Source: comicbookmovie.com Young Justice featuring Robin, Kid Flash, Superboy, Aqualad, Artemis and Miss Martian premiered this evening on Cartoon Network with a two part pilot titled Independence Day. Jesse McCartney who provides the voice for Robin is a former member of … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV 17: THE DEATH OF SPIDERMAN AND BATWOMAN ART

Source: comicrelated THE DEATH OF SPIDERMAN Marvel is proud to announce Death of Spider-Man, the groundbreaking new story that forever changes the Ultimate Comics universe from superstar writers Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Millar. Kicking off with a prelude in Ultimate Spider-Man #153 and going into high-gear with Ultimate Avengers … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV. 12: TRUE BLOOD GRAPHIC NOVEL COVER REVEALED

First Look At The True Blood Graphic Novel Cover Source: EW Here it is, True Blood fans! EW is proud to exclusively reveal the cover to the new graphic novel True Blood, Vol. 1: All Together Now, which is the hardcover compilation of all six issues from the first comic … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV. 9TH: EXCERPT FROM STEPHEN KING’S ‘AMERICAN VAMPIRE’

Source: SlashFilm Excerpt from American Vampire DC/Vertigo Comics has given /Film an exclusive 7 page excerpt from the beginning of Stephen King‘s segment of the new graphic novel series American Vampire. Written by celebrated short story writer Scott Snyder and drawn by artist Rafael Albuquerque AMERICAN VAMPIRE is a new … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV. 5: LEGENDARY PICTURES STARTS LEGENDARY COMICS

Source: Collider Legendary Pictures Launches Legendary Comics Legendary Pictures has launched a comic book branch with Legendary Comics.  Veteran comic book editor Bob Schreck will head the company, which will “look to bring the newly-created comic-based IP produced by the venture to other entertainment platforms such as film and television.”  … Continue reading

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