James Sime

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The Comic Pimp - 6/21

Mon, June 21st, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

Standing in memory of Douglas Adams, CrossGen bankruptcy news, an unused Brian Hitch "Ultimate Fantastic Four" cover, how much say do the new X-Creators have on the title, Diggle and Yu on Wildstorm title and much, much more. Updated

The Comic Pimp - 6/17

Thu, June 17th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

How can a publisher receive the love of a comics retailer? James gives you some examples on what publishers have done for him and how publishers and retailers can learn from those collaborations.

The Comic Pimp - 6/13

Sun, June 13th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

Listen up comics publishers, James wants your time for a few moments to talk about comic covers. Which ones work and which ones don't? You might be surprised by his list.

The Comic Pimp - 6/04

Fri, June 4th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

Zombies take over a San Francisco comic shop and we've got the pictures. It's the aftermath of the "Remains Zombiefest" with loads of pictures from the event. What do azombified Steve Niles and Kieron Dwyer look like? We've got the evidence.

The Comic Pimp - 5/28

Fri, May 28th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

This week James shares with you how to throw a comic signing for the undead, plus a chat with "Remains" creators Steve Niles and Kieron Dwyer.

The Comic Pimp - 5/21

Fri, May 21st, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

The zombie contagion has hit comics big time! James takes a look at some of today's top comics featuring those walking corpses like "The Walking Dead," "Remains," "The Goon," "El Zombo," "Shaun of the Dead" and many more.

The Comic Pimp - 5/14

Fri, May 14th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James Sime takes a look at the return of Atomeka Press and talks with Atomeka partner Ross Richie about the company. Plus, loads of exclusive artwork from "The Dave Johnson Sketchbook."

The Comic Pimp - 5/07

Fri, May 7th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James shares with his readers an account of his experience at WonderCon this last weekend as well as pictures from his latest in store event hosting a party for "Supernatural Laws" Batton Lash.

The Comic Pimp - 4/30

Fri, April 30th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James sits down for a chat with the International Comic Arts Association's Executive Director Erik Enervold to find out more about this new comics trade organization.

The Comic Pimp - 4/23

Fri, April 23rd, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James sits down with AiT/Planet Lar and "Planet of the Capes" writer Larry Young to talk about the new graphic novel and gives you a behind-the-scenes look at early work on the series.

The Comic Pimp - 4/18

Sun, April 18th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James Sime returns with some thoughts about the cancellation of "Wildcats" and "Stormwatch," a look at what led to the cancellation of these titles, what's happened to the Wildstorm line and much more.

The Comic Pimp - 4/02

Fri, April 2nd, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James gives you an introduction to a new comics trade organization, the International Comic Arts Association.

The Comic Pimp - 3/26

Fri, March 26th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

Titled "When World Premiere Television and Funnybook Shops Collide," James tells the story of another very unique in store event held only the way James knows how.

The Comic Pimp - 3/19

Fri, March 19th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James Sime remembers comic artist Martin Emond ("White Trash," "Lobo") by recounting his own personal experiences with him and a look at his body of work.

The Comic Pimp - 3/12

Fri, March 12th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

A look at what in-store contests can do for your store and the different ways of implementing them, plus a look at "Vogelein: Clockwork Faerie" and "Hel On Ice."

The Comic Pimp - 3/05

Fri, March 5th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

"Whether intentional or accidental, the evolution of comic selling has brought the culture of comics to the forefront of retailing." What's James mean by this? Read on to find out. Plus an interview with "Hench" artist Manny Bello, one of James' homegrown heroes.

The Comic Pimp - 2/27

Fri, February 27th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

"Comics need more fun, dammit." So says James Sime. This week he gives you a look at the events that happened in and around this years Alternative Press Expo with a massive gallery of pictures and images from the various parties held at the store.

The Comic Pimp - 2/20

Fri, February 20th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James gives us all a look into a day in the life of a comic pimp, errr, retailer. While this may not be a typical day, it's an eventful one. Plus, a look at a new original graphic novel called "Hench" coming from AiT/PlanetLar.

The Comic Pimp - 2/13

Fri, February 13th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

James sets the Valentine mood with a look at a selection of great romance comics with varying degrees of sweet and sour. Books include 'Preacher,' 'Jinx,' 'Love Hina,' 'Blankets,' 'Kill Your Boyfriend,' 'Marmalade Boy,' 'True Story Swear To God,' 'Ultimate Spider-Man' and 'Clumsy.' Plus, follow-up to last week's column on the YASLA Library list.

The Comic Pimp - 2/06

Fri, February 6th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

There are many worthy awards to win as a comic creator, but getting on the Young Adult Library Services Association list of Best Books for Young Adults is a big one. James tells you more about this award, why you should care about it and what you can do as a creator to be considered.

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