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Over on the CBR mothership, Sonia Harris has an extensive and art-heavy report on Top Shelf Productions’ panel at the San Diego Comic-Con. In addition to a look back at a fairly momentous year for the independent publisher — from Nate Powell’s Swallow Me Whole Eisner win to the release of the film adaptation of The Surrogates to the company’s “Swedish Invasion” initiative — the panel covered a plethora of upcoming releases, including the much-anticipated alternative-manga anthology AX, Kagan McLeod’s webcomic collection Infinite Kung Fu, and more. Here on Robot 6, of course, we covered the ‘Shelf out of the TS line-up, from Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlement Vol. III: Century #2 -1969 on down.