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Freeze Frame 7/21/2017

From Dept.H #16 by Matt Kindt & Sharlene Kindt

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Freeze Frame 6/23/2017

From The Old Gaurd #5 by Leandro Fernandez & Daniela Miwa

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Freeze Frame 5/26/2017

From The Dying & The Dead #4 by Ryan Bodenhaim & Michael Garland

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Freeze Frame 4/21/2017

From Dark Horse Presents #33 by Ryan Browne

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Hess House Best of Intellectual Property 2013

I freaking love comics. So many comics. Too many to put in one single list. We all like different things. Some of us like big two comics. Other’s may prefer large publisher creator owned work while other’s dig the small press. I like all of that. I’ll cover my favorites from the different corners of comic book publishing over the month of December. 

For this week I’ll be covering Intellectual Property from outside DC and Marvel

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Being a publisher that doesn’t feature The Avengers or Batman is a tough sell. Engaging your audience with characters that exist outside of the mainline of traditional superhero’s can be an uphill battles. One way for companies to stay afloat or even thrive is to use intellectual property with a name recognition that keep’s the orders coming in and the lights on. It’s much easier to sell whoever your buyer is on a name with some kind of proven track record in pop culture then what can feel like a hit or miss investment on new creator  owned properties. This list is an approximation for all the non Marvel or DC mainline intellectual property comics that transcend what can appear as a blatant cash grab for excellent comic book product. Honorable mention to Valliant titles Archer and Armstrong, Eternal Warrior XO Manawar and Unity that just barely missed the cut mostly because I just started reading a lot of that in the last six months, Brian Wood’s excellent Star Wars ongoing, Layman’s and Sam Keith’s Alien series that was orginally printed in Dark Horse Presents before being collected in hardcover format, Joe Hill’s new mini series The Wraith and Howard Chaykin’s super fun PoliSciFi take on Buck Rogers Now on to the list

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FREEZE FRAME! The Weeks Best Moments! 11/13/13

SO MANY MOMENTS, SO LITTLE TIME

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THE WALKING DEAD #116: HERE WE ARE REMINDED WHY WE LOVE RICK GRIMES. THIS SIMPLE, UNDERSTATED, YET POWERFUL PANEL WAS LONG OVERDUE. THANK YOU KIRKMAN.

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