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December 12, 2009

CR Week In Review


The top comics-related news stories from December 5 to December 11, 2009:

1. Editor & Publisher to cease publication. A wounded industry moves forward without an industry bible.

2. Frank Frazetta's son accused of stealing several of his father's paintings; caught during attempt.

3. November numbers still reflect Blackest Night influence as DC announces new "universe" of standalone, serialized graphic novels.

Winners Of The Week
Tom Hart, Leela Corman

Losers Of The Week
All of us with interviewing skills who didn't realize Irv Tripp was still alive.

Quote Of The Week
"Malcolm X is real, and Spiderman is not. Both are products of writing, and frankly, I'm at pains to tell you which of the two had a larger influence on my life." -- Ta-Nehisi Coates


today's cover is from one of the great publications of the underground comix era

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