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February 9, 2013

CR Week In Review

imageThe top comics-related news stories from February 2 to February 8, 2013:

1. Bill Schanes will end a 40-year career in comics with a move from full-time work at Diamond to an advisory role.

2. New International postal rates could cause great harm to all domestic book publishers that count on mail-order business to Canada or abroad.

3. An end game for the Siegel/Shuster Families suing for a return of copyright for Superman begins to take shape.

Winner Of The Week
Four-way tie: Spain and Mort Meskin; Willem and Akira Toryiyama.

Loser Of The Week
The NRA, for their weird anti-gun list.

Quote Of The Week
"Later that night, Crackajack tries to teach the Hulk to eat with a fork but the Hulk ends up eating the fork also." -- the greatest thing I ever read


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

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