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To promote the recent release of X-Men: Misfits, writers Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman held a live chat with fans. You can read the transcript, which includes art samples, or Deb Aoki has posted reorganized excerpts, which may be easier to read.

You can win a complete set of the Black Jack series by designing a cover for an upcoming volume. Wait! It’s not hard! Due to the cover arrangement, all you have to do is pick four main colors and a highlight that go together.

Don McPherson explores the deal for Image to publish King City, a book by Brandon Graham originally published as Tokyopop OEL manga. He also talks to some other creators about the possibility of a similar deal — which doesn’t look likely. In Graham’s case, it’s an example of finding a way to reuse already created material (much as they’re doing by posting other series online).

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