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This New KISS Comic Just Gave Me Herpes

Dem Boyz are joined by Pint Six Pack member and creator of entertainment blog Arguing With Myself, Chris Frodel. The results of Russell Crowe’s divorce auction are discussed, as well as the bizarre circumstances happening in Stan Lee’s life right now. Wind River and A Quiet Place are reviewed and The Jo(h)ns ponder what a possible Read More

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Bing Con 2017

Bing Comic-Con, Springfield, Massachusetts best one-day event. Pint O’ Comics will be there. Will you?

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The State of the Industry, August 2017

The market of comic books has always been volatile. One month may show a massive increase in sales across the board, another might show a huge drop. August sales were one of those drops, with a reported 20% fall from July. What is causing such a stunning fluctuation, so soon after great strides from DC’s Read More

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Sir Jon Reviews: (Brendon Small’s) Galaktikon #1

Albatross Funnybooks, Eric Powell’s (of The Goon fame, for those unaware) venture into comic book publishing, has risen to the attention of the Pint O’ Comics team, with brief reviews of some of their titles on the podcast. As such, when a new title with impressive cover art was solicited in June, I had to Read More

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Terrificon at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

Terrificon, Connecticut’s coolest mid-size comic book centric convention, returns again to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. Hundreds of comic book guests will be there to celebrate the life of Adam West, who sadly passed on before his scheduled appearance there. Join the Pint O’ Comics crew as they peruse the aisles and gather Read More

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Terrificon at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

Terrificon, Connecticut’s coolest mid-size comic book centric convention, returns again to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. Hundreds of comic book guests will be there to celebrate the life of Adam West, who sadly passed on before his scheduled appearance there. Join the Pint O’ Comics crew as they peruse the aisles and gather Read More

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Terrificon at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

Terrificon, Connecticut’s coolest mid-size comic book centric convention, returns again to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. Hundreds of comic book guests will be there to celebrate the life of Adam West, who sadly passed on before his scheduled appearance there. Join the Pint O’ Comics crew as they peruse the aisles and gather Read More

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The State of the Industry, July 2017

It’s been nearly a year since the last sales recap of State of the Industry, an unintentionally long respite between From the Hip and Pint O’ Comics. Your humble archivist apologizes, as these missives have become such an important part of at least one of you readers’ lives. Many changes have occurred during the year, Read More

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Sir Jon Reviews – Last Song #1

In the inaugural issue of LAST SONG, creator and writer of the title, Holly Interlandi explains in her afterward that she thinks “rock and roll is enough” when telling a tale about rock music stars in comic book form. She says that most people wait “for the punchline” of what else might be part of Read More

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Sir Jon Reviews – Your Black Friend

It’s been a few weeks since I read Ben Passmore’s YOUR BLACK FRIEND, a one-shot comic book that I couldn’t pass on ordering when it was solicited through AdHouse Books some months back. I’ve always enjoyed slice-of-life comics, especially done-in-one tales similar to Damon Hurd’s work like MY UNCLE JEFF. I gave YOUR BLACK FRIEND Read More

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State of the Industry – January 2016

A topsy-turvy tail end of 2015 showed that comic books are an extremely volatile medium, nearly as much as the commodities market. Hoping for a strong opening to the New Year, the top 300 list from Diamond Comics gave the impression of increases, though sales dipped overall. The top ten saw an increase to eight Read More

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