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Saturday, October 23, 2004

Comics in the News -- Week of 10/17/04

Illustrator Says He’s Turning Book of Mormon into Comics
October 22, 2004
Tucson, Arizona
The AP sends out a short release on Mike Allred’s upcoming comics based on the Book of Mormon.
Read the full story from the Tucson Citizen.

With no Fanfare
October 22, 2004
Nashville, Tennessee
The Lifestyle section of the Nashville city paper takes a break from traditional book reviews and reviews the following graphic novels and comics: Bone One Volume Edition, Bighead, A Gentleman’s Game, Tokyo Tribes Vol. 1, The Complete Peanuts 1953 to 1954, Strangers in Paradise Treasure Edition, Ex Machina #5, The New Frontier #6, and Palookaville #17.
Read the full story from the Nashville City Paper.

Cousins Publish Lewis & Clark Comic Book
October 20, 2004
Turtle Lake, North Dakota
Cousins Orville Evjen and Diane Evjen Schell have self-published a 196-page graphic novel about the Lewis & Clark expedition, which will be featured at Lewis & Clark events at the University of Mary in Bismark. The article interviews the creators and gives information on ordering the book, which will be on sale beginning in November.
Read the full story from the Minot Daily News.

Die-Hard Fans of Spawn Hit Store
October 20, 2004
Tempe, Arizona
Todd McFarlane opens a new toy showroom in Tempe, which will feature exhibits that include original artist sculptures of Spawn; large action figures of KISS, Jimi Hendrix, and Motley Crue; and many other sports and Hollywood action figures, posters, and memorabilia.
Read the full story from The Arizona Republic.

New Comic on Gandhi’s Life in South Africa
October 19, 2004
Johannesburg, South Africa
A new comic on the South African heritage of Mahatma Gandhi has been published by the Gandhi Centenary Council to serve as an educational tool in South Africa.
Read the full story from the Hindustan Times.

Sox are Comic Book Heroes
October 17, 2004
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Three comic book creators in Lowell reissue their comics with special “Reverse the Curse” covers. Johnny Raygun by Rich Woodall, Ant by Mario Gully, and Samurai Raccoon by Kay Cornello will all don the Red Sox-themed covers.
Read the full story from The Concord Monitor.

New Yorker Magazine Charts Cartoon Course in U.S. History
October 17, 2004
Lansing, Michigan
The author provides a review of The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker.
Read the full story from the Lansing State Journal.


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