July 30, 2011
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from July 23 to July 29, 2011:
1. Marvel's summary judgment against the family of legendary, late artist Jack Kirby granted
; summary judgment motion from the Kirby family dismissed.
2. Comic-Con International 2011 concludes in San Diego Sunday evening
with major stories including resurgence in pride concerning comics publishing's place at the show, a surge in digital comics initiatives and the establishment of the first major comics-related off-site event.
3. Comic-Con admits
to some uncertainty as to when and particularly where WonderCon 2012 will take place, as traditional site the Moscone Center will be closed for renovations.
Winners Of The Week
Your 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners
Loser Of The Week
Fans of Oh, Brother!
, the classy Bob Weber Jr. and Jay Stephens newspaper strip aimed at kids. It ceased production this week never quite having caught on.
Quote Of The Week
"People from New York have been calling, to see if I'm still alive. When I answer the phone, you can hear the disappointment in their voice." -- Maurice Sendak
today's cover is from the great comic book series Four-Color
posted 6:00 pm PST
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