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G4’s Attack of the Show tackles comics creator rights

25 Aug

by Mike Hansen

Thanos

Thanos by Jim Starlin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I really need to catch up on my DVR…

On the August 1 episode of Attack of the Show on G4TV, guest host Baratunde Thurston dropped some knowledge about how the creators of comics characters in blockbuster movies (including Thanos creator Jim Starlin and Bane creator Chuck Dixon) are/are not compensated for their work. It references one of The Beat’s many recent articles about these issues.

I still can’t embed G4 videos on WordPress, so check out the segment here.

Comic-Con: This is ALSO how it felt

19 Jul

by Mike Hansen

Yes, there was a lot of FREE BEER.

Video: Phoenix Jones in action with the Seattle PD

12 Jun

by Mike Hansen

Real-life super-heroics need to involve heroism in addition to dressing up. I’d say that this might qualify.

PHOENIX JONES & SPD PEPPER SPRAY MAN WHO PUNCHES WOMAN

(This happened Saturday morning, right down the street from site contributor Orion! He attracts trouble wherever he goes… who knows what shenanigans he’ll create at Comic-Con next month?)

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