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I Remember Superman

After seventy-five years, the Superman we know and love is about to start a new chapter. Will Man of Steel change anything?

Superman: Corporate Icon

Arguably his most important role (depending on who you ask).

“An Ideal to Strive Towards” – The Man of Steel Returns

After many years writing about Superman, Mike takes a deep breath and waits for Friday.

‘Man of Steel’: I Want To Believe, Sort Of

Are reservations about the Man of Steel and his movie played out? Should the nervous and the naysayers take it outside for the next few days?

Imagining Booster Gold…the TV Show

Booster Gold on TV? It could very well happen. What will it look like? What should it look like?

David Accampo: My Life in the Direct Market, Part 3

Despite his best efforts, Dave’s comic didn’t quite reach the audience it needed to sustain a print run, though Sparrow and Crowe still have a future in digital distribution. So what’s next for the direct market, for comics and for Dave?

Transportation of The Superhero Variety, Part 2: Vehicles

Pimp my ride… with powers!

David Accampo: My Life in the Direct Market, Part 2

Dave embarks on a marketing blitz and his book becomes a reality. Then things get real.

“The Funnies” – Seriously Important

Mike is reminded that comics are “fun” and wonders if today’s kids will get the chance to feel the same.

David Accampo: My Life in the Direct Market, Part 1

Diamond’s Previews catalog highlights oodles of comics each month, but with so many titles vying for attention, it can get pretty overwhelming. Here’s one creator’s efforts to traverse the crowded direct market.