X-POSITION: Nicieza Body-Slides From "Age of Apocalypse" to "Deadpool & Cable"
Retailing | Tallahassee, Fla., comics store Secret Headquarters has announced it is refusing to sell Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’ Neonomicon #2 “due to pornographic content,” and will no longer carry the Avatar Press series: “Secret Headquarters is deeply dismayed that Alan Moore continues to use his reputation as a quality comics author to promote his bizarre sexual philosophies.” [Bleeding Cool]
Comic-Con International | It’s that time of year again: Memberships for Comic-Con 2011 go on sale at 9 a.m. PST Nov. 1. Note, though, that four-day memberships with Preview Night sold out on the last day of this year’s convention. [Comic-Con International]
Retailing | Cincinnati-area retailer Kendall Swafford will finally get his store’s 900 copies of Superman #703 today. The Cincinnati suburb of Cheviot has declared today “Superman Day” in anticipation of the issue, which depicts the Man of Steel visiting the region during his cross-country walk. [WLWT.com]
Crime | A man who allegedly tried to steal a handful of vintage comics — among them was a copy of Whiz Comics #1, worth $11,000 — at New York Comic Con was stopped thanks to the intervention of retailer Matt Nelson. [New York Post]
Publishing | Douglas Wolk offers a brief history of Marvel’s Strange Tales titles, from 1951 to the present. [Techland]
Creators | Eva Volin posts video interviews with Atomic Robo collaborators Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener and cartoonists Dave Roman and Raina Telgemeier, both from last weekend’s New York Comic Con. [Good Comics for Kids]