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Comic Riffs: March 28, 2010 - April 3, 2010

5 HOT LINKS: Of Marvel's iPad app & Neal Adams's new Batman

Catching up to five of our fave links of the week... 1. "APP-TAIN AMERICA": On the cusp of lines snaking around Apple stores on Saturday -- in search of the (allegedly) mighty mighty iPad -- Marvel Comics drops news...

By Michael Cavna  |  April 3, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Geek Buzz , The Comic Book , The Political Cartoon  | Tags: Batman, Bruce Beattie, David Horsey, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Drew Litton, Jerry Holkins, Marvel Comics iPad, Mike Krahulik, Mike Thompson, Neal Adams, Neil Gaiman, Penny Arcade, Seth MacFarlane, Tom Toles  
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The 'Riffs Interview: 'Secret of Kells' filmmaker TOMM MOORE

(GKIDS) The sod that TOMM MOORE calls home is Kilkenny, city of twin historic cathedrals. Now, though, the gifted Irish filmmaker is calling from a world away and apart -- Sunset Boulevard -- where he's set to celebrate one...

By Michael Cavna  |  April 2, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists , The Animation  | Tags: The Secret of Kells, Tomm Moore  
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RIP, Dick Giordano: Remembering a comics legend [UPDATED]

NOTE: Several more voices of remembrance have been added to this tribute, which was originally published Monday, It's difficult, if not impossible, to imagine a comic-book industry not graced and fostered by Dick Giordano. Giordano touched the field, the...

By Michael Cavna  |  March 30, 2010; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  The Comic Book  | Tags: Barry Kitson, Dick Giordano, Steve Ditko  
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Ka-ching! SUPERMAN breaks record again with $1.5M comic book

You know Batman couldn't knock down Superman without soon getting clocked himself with a haymaker. At least where the comic-book collectibles industry is concerned. A copy of the 1938 edition of Action Comics No. 1 -- in which Superman...

By Michael Cavna  |  March 29, 2010; 6:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  General , The Comic Book  | Tags: Action Comics #1 Superman debut, Batman Detective Comics #27, ComicConnect.com  
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