‘Surrogates’ underdeliver, Shuster and Ignatz Awards, and other ComicMix Quick Picks
Quick Picks for a slow Sunday:
- Today was former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter’s 58th birthday. Thanos was unavailable for comment.
- Comic book movie Surrogates flopped in theaters, earning only $15 million over its opening weekend–which is nothing for a big-budget movie like this.
- They announced the winners of the Ignatz Awards, given for achievement in comics and cartooning, at the Small Press Expo; and the winners of the Shuster Awards, given to outstanding Canadian comic creators, at the at the University of Toronto as part of the Word on the Street National Book & Magazine Festival.
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