Comics Kick A** Week – What Do Comics Mean To You?

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Our friends over at BSI Comics in New Orleans want to know what comics mean to you.  They have designated this week as Comics Kick A** Week.  Leading into Free Comic Book Day on May 4th, BSI Comics are asking bloggers, podcasters, artists, and you to post something explaining what comics mean to you.  You can leave a comment... more →
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Hero Picks: Week of April 24, 2013

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This is the best New Comic Book Day that I can remember in a while.  It was hard to narrow down the field this week as there are a lot of great books out, but these are the books we recommend you pick up.   East of West #2 Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Nick Dragotta   I often struggle with how to best describe Hickman’s... more →
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Confessions Of A Comic Book Virgin: There’s A 1st Time (Reading) For Everyone

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I never imagined I would one day be sitting here writing an article about why I love comic books and how they have become a very significant part of my life. These books filled with vibrant art and stories trapped in little bubbles seemed like a creation that was only for those who were superhero lovers and the self proclaimed ‘geeks”... more →
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Announcing Our First Retail Partner: Metropolis Comix

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A little over a month ago, Comics For Heroes was contacted by one of our long-time supporters, Shane Holden.  Shane works at Metropolis Comix in Sacramento, CA and wanted to know if we were interested in partnering with them as they are always doing charity and fundraising events.  We had never received such an offer before and... more →
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Hero Picks – Week of April 17, 2013

We are trying out something new and sharing what we are looking forward to the most in the world of comics this week. The Black Beetle #3 Dark Horse Comics No one draws in a classic pulp style better than Francesco Francavilla and no series has done something new, pulpy, and noirish like The Black Beetle.  It is a combination... more →
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Comics For Heroes Is Looking For Writers (and a few other things)

We’re currently looking for writers.  If you’re interested, submit a writing sample to us at comicsforheroes@gmail.com.  Please tell us a little about yourself and why you want to write for us.  If you don’t want to write for us but want to help in some other capacity, let us know how you think you can help.   Below... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: METAPHASE

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We are always excited to see new comics being made that are trying to make difference in the world. These types of comics take several forms. They can educate you about an issue or they can be inspirational. The inspirational ones are what we love to talk about most, because they encourage people to overcome different obstacles... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: ACTION HEROES BATTLE MS

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Multiple Sclerosis or (MS) is a chronic, often disabling autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Symptoms may be mild, such as numbness in the limbs, or severe, such as paralysis or loss of vision. The progress, severity, and specific symptoms... more →
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Comics Making A Difference: READING WITH PICTURES

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Reading With Pictures does amazing work promoting comics in the classroom.  In short, they get comics into schools and get schools into comics.  RWP is a nonprofit organization that advocates the use of comics in the classroom to promote literacy and improve educational outcomes for all students. They work with academics to develop and... more →
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What We’re Reading

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On this New Comic Book Day Eve, I thought I would take the chance to let you all get to know us a little better by sharing what makes up our current pull lists.  Let you have a little glimpse into what we’re reading and what our tastes are.  I’ll feature myself this week and in the coming weeks we will show you what... more →
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