Topic: Other Cons
TODAY'S 'MAIN FEATURE':
I have had a few Facebook Friends ask me if I was going to publicize the upcoming 'Indy Comic Book Week'....
Which I am glad to do so here today. Here is the press release for the upcoming event:
"Indy Comic Book Week is not only an event, but also a call to action.
Diamond Comic Distributors announced they will not ship any new comics for the last week of December. This company is the primary distributor of comic books in North America. What some would call a sad week without our favorite mainstream titles, we are calling an opportunity. This vacancy allows independent and small press comic book creators to claim this week as their own.
We challenge writers and artists to self publish new material for this week, and offer it to their local stores. We ask for retailers to take this as an opportunity to showcase local independent talent on the new release shelves. We encourage fans to break from their buying habits and try something new.
Raise your fist and proudly declare that comic books are more than an industry, more than a handful of corporations – it is a creative outlet for independent-minded artists and storytellers. This last week of 2009 belongs to you. Power to the people. Right on."
I've been blogging about many indy comic books, both one-shots and mini-series, since beginning this blog back in June of 2006. So I am pleased to see others taking the lead in promoting indy comics at the end of this year!
I will be blogging about more indy comics series right here at ComicBookCollectorsBlog.com in the days to come, right into the New Year itself!
You can follow what is happening and how you can participate in 'Indy Comic Book Week' by checking out the details at:
For our part...Tina and I will be having all the independents comics / graphic novels that we have ready to be sold listed in our online store at:
My thanks to those that informed me of this upcoming event, including Jiba Molei Anderson, so I could blog about it here in my Blog today! Jiba tells me that his newest work: "The Horsemen: Book of Olorun" will be in stores Dec. 30 for Indy Comic Book Week. I am intending on blogging about his latest creation as well as others between now and then! For more info until then, check out his 'Horsemen Graphic Novel Facebook Fan Page'!
BTW, If YOU are a comics or graphic novel creator, and would like to possibly see Your work reviewed here in my Blog, please check this following link, where I tell you: "How To Best Submit YOUR Publication For Possible Review!"
AND... Thanks again to all of YOU reading our current and archived blog posts! We do blog usually on a daily basis during the work week on comic book creators, comic book reviews, comic cons, and other pop culture news and events including some TV shows and theatrical films as they are shown.
PLUS... Welcome to ALL of You that were reading the eBay Version of our Blog prior to eBay closing 'their eBay blogs platform' on October 31st, 2009. That version of our Blog had 1.37 MILLION page views before the closure...
However, This Blog version is the same Blog that has been published at the same time the eBay version was being published. I've been publishing this version since September 2007, so it has the same 'Fun Stuff' you are used to reading on the eBay version!
Speaking of eBay... Be sure to check out our own new listings of comics, graphic novels, Comic Con exclusives and more pop culture items for sale in Our online eBay Featured Store that our blogs are based on! It's due to sales at this online store that keep us going with the ability to post blogs like the one you have read here today!
~ Michael @ ComicBookCollectorsBlog.com