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      CommentAuthorLokiZero
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010
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    • CommentAuthorSolario
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010
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    Comics Alliance and Robot 6. Sometimes the rest of CBR, but that's a rare occasion. I make a point of avoiding Bleeding Cool because I'm really tired of Rich Johnston.
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    For what it's worth, I don't read any of them. If there's something new coming out by someone I don't actively search for I'm either out of luck or people post about it on the "Comics on Sale This Week" or "New Comics Talk" threads on here. Without this board I wouldn't've read anything by Brian Wood (DMZ was the first thing I knowingly read by him, now I have everything), Matt Fraction, or David Lapham, to name a few.

    The last time I took the time and went to various comic news sites it was either about the major two (which I don't want to read about), they were completely unnavigable, or they sounded like they were written by a hyperactive 8 year old drooling fanboy.
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      CommentAuthorPaul Sizer
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010 edited
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    MAJOR SPOILERS for mainstream comics/TV/movie news.
    io9 for more sci-fi based comics/media.
    THE BEAT for industry insider news.
    COMICS WORTH READING for female perspective comic news and because I like Johanna's writing.
    JOURNALISTA for the more cerebral side of things.
    BLEEDING COOL for an alternative look at the mainstream.

    I'll check out WHEN FANGIRLS ATTACK every once in a while to see what's in the hot seat.
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      CommentAuthortexture
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010
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    io9 for more sci-fi based comics/media.


    I love io9, particularly Charlie Jane Anders' posts.
    • CommentAuthor256
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010
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    I get all my comics news from here and the mighty mighty Comic Book Queers podcast.
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      CommentAuthorcelan
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2010
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    Really, I only read them when they are directly linked from Whitechapel or Warren's FB page...I am not the core constituency apparently.
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    Just Bleeding Cool and what I gather from Whitechapel. Pretty much suits all my needs.
    • CommentAuthorEmperor
    • CommentTimeAug 6th 2010
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    Forbidden Planet - good mix of British American and European comics news
    Down the Tubes - solid British comics focus
    CBR - for the American comic book news
    Bleeding Cool - for the news before it is the news (although sometimes it isn't news and sometimes it never becomes news)
    Bugpowder - used to check it out more often but it isn't updated too regularly at the moment
    Hypergeek - from time to time, seems to reflect my tastes more

    I had forgotten about Journalista (must have lost it in a computer changeover at some point)

    Good tip on Coverless, consider it bookmarked.

    I must admit I'd be interested in a comics news site somewhere between CBR and BC (with a smattering of the other sites I mentioned) - something that isn't just a mouthpiece for the comics industry where they are up for doing a little journalism (that Comics Journal study a while back concluded no one was really doing comics journalism, although Rich's journalism experiment from a few years back coming even close), where contributors can follow their interests and unearth gems that might not get the coverage they deserve but not somewhere that is arse-achingly hip, edgy or cool (more that you end up following a writer because you share the same interests or you are just curious about what they'll find next).
    • CommentAuthorEmperor
    • CommentTimeAug 7th 2010
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    Although thinking about my comments above I suspect I am really talking about more of an online comics magazine (a magazine about comics and not a "comics magazine") - no pressure to be the very first to announce some scrap of comics news but taking a bit more time to look at the large picture, consult sources and provide a more rounded and useful overview of events. Blogs and news sites compete to be the ones to break some story about the latest title a comic company has announced and that rather killed comics magazines like Comics International which can't hope to compete on that front. It'd still be providing news but a more rounded and insightful picture that I know I'd be more interested in reading, as opposed to ADHD comics news sites like CBR where I find myself sticking my hand out into the news-drizzle to see if anything catches my interest but I am increasingly relying on others to pass along interesting developments.
    • CommentAuthorFinal
    • CommentTimeAug 7th 2010
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    Comics Alliance, IO9 regularly
    CBR, IGN, GhettoManga less frequently
    Newsarama, ComicsVine when they cross my mind
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    Bleeding Cool and CBR everyday right when I get home from work.
    Newsarama I check everyday but usually only read their reviews/ con video interviews and some creator print interviews
    IGN on Wed/Thur strictly for their reviews
    Ain't It Cool News on Wed. for their reviews also
    • CommentAuthorcrwatkins
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2010 edited
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    I stopped reading most the comic news sites awhile ago. I used to read Comic Alliance & CBR though. Something I do catch more often is G4's weekly online web series Fresh Ink, though it's more a review format than news. Actually in their most recent episode they more or less down right fellate a one Mr. Warren Ellis over the release of Absolute Planetary.
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    Bleeding Cool
    i09
    CBR
    White Chapel & w.EllisDOTCOm (not news sites but you know...)
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      CommentAuthorbrittanica
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2010
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    Traded Bleeding Cool (which sends a lot of movie-related stuff out on the RSS, which I'm not really interested in AT ALL) for Comic Alliance. Just happened to be the first one in my radar when I decided I wanted something there besides BC.
    • CommentAuthorepalicki
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2010
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    CBR and Newsarama, although they're redundant, honestly.

    Bleeding Cool
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    • CommentAuthorColby
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2010
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    Just CBR, Newsarama, and comics continuum. Should probably find some more now that I think about it.
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      CommentAuthorcosta_k
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2010
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    CBR, The Beat, Comics Alliance, Daily Cartoonist, The Comics Curmudgeon, and one or two more that aren't coming to mind right now.
    • CommentAuthorD-
    • CommentTimeAug 12th 2010
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    @MarkSeifert you are awesome.