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Comic Riffs: July 4, 2010 - July 10, 2010

COMIC-CON: Saturday's schedule is here -- and so, too, our early picks

By the time Saturday programming rolls around, geekdom at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 will reach a fever pitch of camping out and costumes and more lines than an R. Crumb crosshatch. Hollywood will unveil such projects as "Green Lantern"...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 10, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con  | Tags: San Diego Comic-Con 2010  
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COMIC-CON: Friday's schedule is out -- and so our early picks

The Friday programming for San Diego Comic-Con 2010 has just been released, and many of the expected Hollywood names are on the roster: from Guillermo del Toro ("Don't Be Afraid of the Dark") to Seth Rogen ("The Green Hornet"),...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 9, 2010; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con  | Tags: San Diego Comic-Con 2010  
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Behind the Lines: 'DOONESBURY's' Trudeau illuminates today's 'Sgt. Bitch' strip [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Newsday has pulled today's "Doonesbury" with a note that the strip "will return tomorrow," according to Gawker -- which concludes with the clucking "Oh silly, silly Newsday!" Click to see enlarged comic Is there a cartoonist working today...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 9, 2010; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists , The Comic Strip  | Tags: Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau  
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LIVE CHAT TODAY: 'Rhymes With Orange's' Hilary Price fields your questions

When Comic Riffs helped launch The Post's "America's Next Great Cartoonist" Contest, one of the dozen cartoonists we were quite pleased said "yes" to our invitation to guest-judge was "Rhymes With Orange" creator HILARY PRICE. Comic Riffs met Price...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 9, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  America's Next Great Cartoonist  | Tags: America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest, Hilary Price, Rhymes With Orange  
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DC Comics releases its entire Comic-Con '10 schedule

From Batman to Barry Allen, Superman to the Green Lantern, you could do far worse than just follow the likes of DC stars Grant Morrison and Geoff Johns whenever they're scheduled to speak. Fortunately for DC fans, Johns and...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 9, 2010; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz , San Diego Comic-Con , Superheroes , The Comic Book , The Graphic Novel  | Tags: DC Comics, Dan DiDio, Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Jim Lee, San Diego Comic-Con 2010  
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COMIC-CON: Thursday's schedule is here! (Comic Riffs's early picks)

It's here. It's here. After months of speculation and a long-ago sellout, San Diego Comic-Con today has just released its Thursday programming for 2010's event. . Here are a mere 10 promising highlights amid an embarrassment of nerdvana riches...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 8, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con  | Tags: San Diego Comic-Con 2010  
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Animator is a finalist for Post's 'Real Art D.C.' contest

The Post's "Real Art D.C." Contest has selected its fourth finalist and -- given his style -- both Gahan Wilson and Mike Judge might approve. The 27-year-old artist Adam Dwight (born Adam Griffiths), who works out of a Takoma...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 8, 2010; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General  | Tags: Adam Dwight, Real Art D.C. Contest  
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'Wimpy Kid's' JEFF KINNEY shares his path & partnership with 'Big Nate'

"Big Nate" cartoonist Lincoln Peirce met with Comic Riffs some days back, while appearing at the ALA Conference, and we shared his feel-good story of his professional mentorship of, and reconnection with, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" creator Jeff...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 7, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists , The Comic Strip  | Tags: Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney, Lincoln Peirce  
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'NEXT CARTOONIST' CONTEST: Let the final vote begin

The final round is here, the last of the challenge cartoons are posted and the poll is up. So: Let the voting begin. This morning, The Post's "America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest" shows you the final five cartoons --...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 7, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  America's Next Great Cartoonist  | Tags: America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest  
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THE META-POST: Ridley Scott to help guide global YouTube film

He's taken on aliens and replicants and Roman gladiators to great effect, of course. But is Ridley Scott ready to take on the entire world? We can hear the basso profundo voiceover trailer now: "One world. Six billion stories....

By Michael Cavna  |  July 7, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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SUPER SITES: The Top 10 COMIC-CON Links We're Likin' This Minute

Any day now, the geeked-out behemoth that is San Diego Comic-Con will announce its 2010 schedule. And because of that, thousands upon thousands check the official San Diego Comic-Con website daily, eager for even mere morsels of new information....

By Michael Cavna  |  July 6, 2010; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con  | Tags: Comic-Con International, Harry Knowles, Joss Whedon, Keep Comic Con in San Diego!, LatinoReview, Morgan Spurlock, San Diego Comic-Con, Stan Lee, Televisionary  
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If 'Airbender' is the year's worst film, why are fans turning out? [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Despite its critical drubbing and "C+" CinemaScore, "The Last Airbender" grossed $40.6-million over the three-day weekend and $57-million Thursday through Sunday, according to early studio estimates -- too soon to determine whether a sequel will follow. "Airbender" trailed...

By Michael Cavna  |  July 4, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  The Holly Word  | Tags: Avatar: The Last Airbender, M. Night Shyamalan, The Last Airbender  
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