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    Tuesday
    Nov222011

    DigBoston and LeaguePodcast Comic Book Picks of the Week for November 23, 2011

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    Excelsior! Fifty years ago, Fantastic Four debuted as Marvel’s grounded in reality super family, sprouting from the minds of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. 50 years on, the selfsame World’s Greatest Comics Magazine celebrates 600 issues, natch! We hope will we finally see the return of the Human Torch! … Families have their share of complicated history in the Marvel Universe, and as you belly up to that Thanksgiving table, be thankful your twin brother isn’t in The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Catch Avengers Origins Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch over some pumpkin pie. … Terry Moore continues his nifty art school series this week with How To Draw #2 - Expressions. Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com.

    Archie Digital Comics - Graphicly

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    Wednesday
    Nov162011

    DigBoston and LeaguePodcast Comic Book Picks of the Week for November 16, 2011

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    An old enemy of the Waynes in Gotham City resurfaces as crime spikes, busying the Dark Knight with bat-famliy domestic disturbances in Batman #3. … British creator Paul Grist delights audiences with his adept cartooning and clever callbacks to comic book history. Welcome Grist’s teenage Mudman #1 from Image Comics into your home, but insist on leaving those boots at the door! … Superior and Kick Ass fans, get the Kapow Guinness World Record Special penned by over 50 creators in just 12 hours to benefit sick kids. … LeaguePodcast.com have reached a comic book milestone today - download or stream episode #100 today! Special shout-out from our nerd MC Frontalot here!

     

     

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    Graphicly Comics

    Sunday
    Nov132011

    Clay in the Boston Herald - FASHION today!

    Photo Credit - Nancy Lane, Boston Herald

    Photo Credit - Nancy Lane, Boston Herald. Niani Campbell, Emma Panda, Clay Fernald.

    Middle East gang models Newbury Comics fashion lines

    By Carley Thornell — carley.thornell@bostonherald.com [link]

    Retailer Newbury Comics seeks record-setting style sales

    By Carley Thornell  — carley.thornell@bostonherald.com [link]

    Thanks, Carley and Nancy! Big thanks to the gorgeous Niani Campbell and Emma Panda! I’m one lucky dude!

    Tuesday
    Nov082011

    DigBoston and LeaguePodcast Comic Book Picks of the Week for November 9, 2011

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    Manhattan is cured from the #SpiderIsland virus, thank goodness. Spidey gets to focus on his new role as a member of the Avengers in Avenging Spider-Man #1, a modern take on the Marvel Two-In-One stories of the Seventies! Brave? Sure. Bold? Uh-huh. Wise-cracking action? You can bet on it, Tiger! … House Of Night #1 follows chosen young ladies banished to the woods to survive a vampiric turn. Follow the fledgelings monthly from Dark Horse, in an adaptation and expansion on the NYT best-selling YA series! … What’s in your Magic Bag of Tricks? Something that’ll make you laugh, I bet! Catch a magic carpet ride to strange lands with Felix The Cat - Greatest Comic Book Tails softcover from IDW. Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com.

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    Wednesday
    Nov022011

    MC Frontalot Takes Rap ‘Nerdcore’ (11/9 @MidEastClub) from WBUR today!

    MC Frontalot Takes Rap ‘Nerdcore’

    Rapper MC Frontalot is at the forefront of a hip-hop genre that's being called "nerdcore." (Photo courtesy: Adam Merrifield, Flickr/Creative Commons)

    Rapper MC Frontalot is at the forefront of a hip-hop genre that’s
    being called “nerdcore.” (Photo courtesy: Adam Merrifield, Flickr/Creative Commons)

    MC Frontalot is a 30-something former web designer, graduate of Wesleyan University, and a current resident of Brooklyn. He’ s also at the forefront of the hip-hop genre known as “nerdcore.”

    MC Frontalot, also known as Damian Hess, describes himself on Facebook as the world’s 579th-greatest rapper. “This has been scientifically determined by scientists, using science,” he says.

    He also tweets, blogs, Tumblr’s, and hosts something called an “open source beat project” on his website, where he also recommends web browser extensions.

    MC Frontalot has just released his fifth studio album called “Solved,” and he’ll be performing at the Middle East in Cambridge next Wednesday, November 9th. Ahead of that performance, he spoke with Radio Boston from Jacksonville, Fla.

    Guest: Damian Hess, aka, MC Frontalot

    Wed 11/9
    LeaguePodcast.com, Rock On! and Leedz Edutainment Present:
    MC Frontalot
    Math The Band
    Brandon Patton Nabo Rawk
    Weird Die Young
    Hosted By Sly Young
    18+ $10 Advance / $12 Day Of Show
    TIX - Facebook Event

    8pm Doors