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October 20, 2015

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

image* Alex Abad-Santos writes about attempts at DC Comics to bring more diversity to the line, in a mostly positive that suggests that there may be some difficulties in getting conception to completion on a plan like that one.

* the FanBros talk to Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. Alex Randolph profiles Paige Braddock. Ziah Grace profiles Javier Rodriguez.

* Aidan Koch and Sam Alden are going to teach this year's SAW spring workshops.

* not comics: that's a lot for a comics page, but TinTin pages would seem to me to be one of the original art subsets to retain its values for years to come.

* Rob Clough on twenty small press anthologies of note. Zainab Akhtar on Fantasy Sports #2 and Ghost. Chris Sims extols the virtues of Aztek. Johanna Draper Carlson on Step Aside, Pops!.

* fake news story with a creamy comics center as conservatives take umbrage at the idea of a political Captain America that would be anti-conservative, when that's pretty much been his identity for the bulk of his long supheroing career. It wasn't Hubert Humphrey that blew his brains out in the White House.

* here's Inés Estrada with a comics shelfie at Comics & Cola. Man, there's some cool lurking around in those photos.

* finally, an excerpt from Mama Tried.
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