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Comics Buyer's Guide cancelled after 4 decades of publication

January 9th, 2013 1:17pm by ComicList Email

Comics Buyers Guide #1702Media Release -- Krause Publications, a division of F+W Media, Inc., announced today the closure of Comics Buyer's Guide effective with the March 2013 issue. The Company cited general poor market conditions and forces working against the title's sustainability including the downturn in print advertising and the proliferation of free content available online for this highly specialized industry.

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Comics Buyer's Guide partners with iVerse and Comics+

August 9th, 2011 1:09pm by ComicList Email

Comics Buyers Guide #1681 Sep 2011Media Release -- The world's longest-running publication about comics, Comics Buyer's Guide, now offers its digital publications on the popular iTunes application, Comics+. Comics+ is a free iTunes application by iVerse Media that has over 5000 comic books formatted for easy reading on the iPhone or iPad. Download the app, here:

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Going for the Grant: Xeric Foundation Submission Strategies

October 27th, 2009 5:58pm by ComicList Email

Comics Buyer's Guide #1660Media Release -- Gary Scott Beatty's article in the current Comics Buyer's Guide reveals the steps he took applying and landing a Xeric Foundation grant to publish his done-in-one comic book "Jazz: Cool Birth," a murder mystery in a 1957 jazz club with art and typography inspired by '50s album cover design.

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August 15th, 2009 4:21pm by ComicList Email

Tales From The Starlight Drive In TPBMedia Release -- They like us, they really like us.

"TALES OF THE STARLIGHT DRIVE-IN" won the treasured BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL OF THE YEAR award in the 2009 Comics Buyer's Guide Annual Fan Awards!

The book handily beat work by giants like Alan Moore and Brian Azzarello and garnered a whopping 53 percent of the vote.

On behalf of myself and the dozens of artists, colorists, inkers and letterers who worked several years on the project, my humble thanks.

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Comic Buyers Guide Donates To Hero Initiative

December 8th, 2008 8:54am by ComicList Email

Per the latest Hero Initiative newsletter, everytime you click on a particular ad on, the Comic Buyers Guide will donate 10 cents to the Hero Initiative!

Hey! Click on over to, and then click on the Hero Initiative/Dime banner halfway down the front page. Every time you do this, CBGXtra will give Hero a dime at NO cost to you!

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Comics Buyer's Guide

May 31st, 2008 9:27am by ComicList Email

Suspended Animation Review

Rather than reviewing a comic book this time 'round, this review concerns a magazine about comic books. More to the point, a magazine covering the industry. I'm referring to Comics Buyer's Guide, the world's longest-running magazine about comics! And, what better place to cover it than in America's longest-running, syndicated comics-review column?

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The Acronyms List

AR -
Ask retailer for price
BD -
Blu-ray Disc
Collectible card game
CD -
Compact disc
Digital versatile disc
Free Comic Book Day
GN -
Graphic novel
HC -
HD -
High definition
Living Card Game
Mass market paperback
Polyvinyl chloride
Role playing game
SC -
To be determined
Trading card game
TP -
Trade paperback
Upper Deck Authenticated
Walt Disney Classics Collection
WS -

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