April 7, 2012
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from March 31 to April 6, 2012:
1. The civil case brought by Zunar against police and government official in Malaysia for their actions regarding the publication of his books has closed after reopening again this week
. A decision is due in May.
2. The Eisner Award nominations are announced
, with a lot of attention as to who didn't
get a nomination. This includes Jaime Hernandez and his much-lauded story from 2011, "The Love Bunglers."
3. Graphicly shuts down its storefront
to focus on a different aspect of their business, basically leaving comiXology in sole possession of a meaningful comics-related digital storefront.
Winners Of The Week
Those involved with Emerald City Comicon
, an organization that announced 53K in attendance for the three-day show and an expanded slate of Friday activities for next year's version. That's how you celebrate a 10th anniversary.
Loser Of The Week
Quote Of The Week
"It was a busy week, with not enough comics-making." -- Dylan Horrocks
today's cover is from the small-press and independent comics scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s
posted 10:00 am PST
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