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January 26, 2013

CR Week In Review

imageThe top comics-related news stories from January 19 to January 25, 2013:

1. PictureBox Inc. announces a manga line, cementing the recent boom in boutique and small publishers striking up arrangements through which to publish important manga.

2. The culture surrounding the North American comics industry hashed through an increasing number of issues as the shape and direction of comics as a business never seemed more up in the air if not outright elusive.

3. The Angouleme Festival looms, as the North American convention season gets underway with a show in Phoenix. That wasn't a very long break at all.

Winner Of The Week
Your 2013 ComicPro Industry Appreciation nominees.

Loser Of The Week
My wallet.

Quote Of The Week
"I had to take back all the negative thoughts I had been sending Dave Stewart's direction. Each panel and page looked great."-- Jim Rugg


today's cover is from the all-time series Classics Illustrated

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