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The Fifth Color | Forward Into the Past: Marvel in June 2010

Hello Handsome.

Hello Handsome.

Okay, all the way back to December of last year, the Marvel solicitations for March 2010 had information about the exciting new two-issue mini-series, BREAKING INTO COMICS THE MARVEL WAY! I talked about it last week and, while it was not exactly what I was looking for, it was a fun little book that was more like a ‘Broke Into’ than a ‘Breaking Into’ book.  No matter, says I!  There’s always issue #2 and who knows, maybe they saved all of the, and I quote, “step-by-step submission information and a sample Marvel Comics script” for the next issue!

Yeah, not so much. No script, some important but pre-twittered intel on how submissions are handled, four tips big font and a ‘go get ‘em, Tiger!’ letter at the end from Mr. Cebulski. I’m not saying this wasn’t useful, but it’s not exactly the step-by-step guide they promised.  Maybe after they realized they hired 114 new freelancers, they decided to keep the best secrets for themselves.

Anyhoo, that’s in the past and this week’s present, let’s talk about the future!  June 2010 solicitations are out, so let’s remember this all now so when June rolls around and there’s any disappointment, we can all say we told ourselves so.

Okay, that was mean. Let’s go enjoy some comics.
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