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CBR's 10 Biggest News Stories of 2013

CBR's 10 Biggest News Stories of 2013

With another newsworthy year complete, CBR looks back at the stories and trends that had the biggest impact on the comics industry in 2013.

Harrison Ford on the Cultural Relevance of

Harrison Ford on the Cultural Relevance of "Ender's Game"

Harrison Ford spoke with SPINOFF about the relevance of "Ender's Game" when viewed against the backdrop of today's political climate and technology.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Ender's Game"

Gavin Hood's adaptation of "Ender's Game" has tremendous production and special effects, but ultimately asks more questions than it can answer.

Shelf Life - 10/31/2013

Shelf Life - 10/31/2013

With the "Ender's Game" movie in theaters tomorrow, Ron Marz says he's avoiding the film because of author Orson Scott Card's history of homophobia.

Butterfield and Steinfeld Discuss the Challenge of

Butterfield and Steinfeld Discuss the Challenge of "Ender's Game"

"Ender's Game" stars Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld talk with SPINOFF about the difficulties they faced in bringing the beloved sci-fi novel to the big screen.

SDCC: Harrison Ford Addresses Orson Scott Card

SDCC: Harrison Ford Addresses Orson Scott Card "Ender’s Game" Controversy

"Ender's Game" star Harrison Ford attempted to separate the anti-gay views of Orson Scott Card from the forthcoming science fiction opus, saying that the author admits "he lost that battle."

"Ender's Game" Boycott Organizers Respond to Lionsgate Statement

The group behind the "Ender's Game" boycott asserts that Lionsgate's public rejection of author Orson Scott Card's anti-gay views and reaffirmation of its own support of the gay and lesbian community doesn't go far enough.

Lionsgate Responds to

Lionsgate Responds to "Ender’s Game" Boycott Threats

With increasing attention paid to a boycott of "Ender’s Game" due to author Orson Scott Card’s opposition to same-sex marriage, Lionsgate has released a statement underscoring its support of gays and lesbians.

Sprouse Exits Orson Scott Card's

Sprouse Exits Orson Scott Card's "Adventures of Superman" Story

Artist Chris Sprouse has exited DC Comics' "Adventures of Superman" story by Orson Scott Card due to the media attention surround the project stemming from the writer's public stance on marriage equality.

Orson Scott Card Superman Controversy Could Draw In

Orson Scott Card Superman Controversy Could Draw In "Ender's Game" Movie

The backlash to DC Comics hiring gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card for a Superman anthology could create ripples felt beyond the comics industry, affecting Summit Entertainment's "Ender's Game" promotions.

Comics A.M. - The Growth of India's $22 Million Comics Industry

Comics A.M. - The Growth of India's $22 Million Comics Industry

Rise of graphic novels in India luring young-adult readers! More on the Orson Scott Card backlash! Geoff Johns talks "Justice League of America"! Diamond promotes Chris Powell! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Draft of Unfinished

Comics A.M. - Draft of Unfinished "Barefoot Gen" Sequel Discovered

Widow of "Barefoot Gen" creator Keiji Nakazawa finds 16 more pages from unfinished sequel! More on Orson Scott Card backlash! Van crashes into Green Brain Comics! Wilfred Santiago talks "Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade"!

Gay Sci-Fi Author Asks DC For Balance, Offers To Write Superman

Gay Sci-Fi Author Asks DC For Balance, Offers To Write Superman

In response to DC Comics' hiring of Orson Scott Card to write "Adventures of Superman," openly gay science fiction author David Gerrold has asked DC for balance -- and a job.

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's "Adventures of Superman"

At least three more retailers have decided not to stock the first issue of the DC Comics anthology "Adventures of Superman," which features a story by sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card.

Comics A.M. - National Organization for Marriage Responds to Card Backlash

Comics A.M. - National Organization for Marriage Responds to Card Backlash

National Organization for Marriage president calls Orson Scott Card petition "completely un-American"! The importance of comic shops courting teens! Mark Waid speaks at Tools of Change! Gail Simone on fans and Batgirl!

In Your Face Jam - 2/13/2013

In Your Face Jam - 2/13/2013

The response to the Orson Scott Card controversy has given writer Brett White a peek at what the real comic book community is like.

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics has issued an official response to the growing backlash over its hiring sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card to contribute to its "Adventures of Superman" anthology.

OPINION: Orson Scott Card Hiring Sends Mixed Signals to DC Comics' LGBT Fans

OPINION: Orson Scott Card Hiring Sends Mixed Signals to DC Comics' LGBT Fans

In the wake of DC Comics' hiring Orson Scott Card as a writer on "Adventures of Superman," Brett White discusses how damaging the author's anti-gay views are, to the project and society as a whole.

DC Comics Targeted for Hiring Anti-Gay Author to Write Superman Story

DC Comics Targeted for Hiring Anti-Gay Author to Write Superman Story

Days after announcing its latest digital-first anthology "Adventures of Superman," DC Comics faces a growing wave of criticism for hiring author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card to write the first chapter.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Announces New Date for "Formic Wars" ComicsPRO Launch Party

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel and ComicsPRO Team Up for Early Launch of Orson Scott Card’s "Formic Wars: Burning Earth"

PRESS RELEASE: Orson Scott Card Tells the Tale of the "Formic Wars"

Aaron Johnston Enters The Dragon Age

Aaron Johnston Enters The Dragon Age

IDW and EA are launching a new ongoing "Dragon Age" comic series based on the popular roleplaying game. Series co-writer Aaron Johnston spoke with CBR this week about how the book will tie into the "Dragon Age" universe.

Fan Expo: Black Talks “War of Gifts”

Fan Expo: Black Talks “War of Gifts”

Marvel’s newest “Ender’s Game” one-shot, "War of Gifts," will be hitting comic book stores in December. Writer Jake Black spoke with CBR to shed some light on what fans of the series can expect in his upcoming adaptation.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel releases "Ender's Game" preview

CCI: Marvel Comics unleashes

CCI: Marvel Comics unleashes "Ender's Game"

Marvel Editor Nick Lowe, writer Christopher Yost and artist Pasqual Ferry share some thoughts with CBR News about bringing Orson Scott Card's classic sci fi novel, "Ender's Game," to comics.

PRESS RELEASE: Orson Scott Card talks "Ender's Game" comic on Marvel podcast

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel plays "Ender's Game"

NYCC: Make Mine Marvel Panel

NYCC: Make Mine Marvel Panel

CBR reported live from Saturday morning's Make Mine Marvel panel at the New York Comic Con. Among other announcements was the news that Marvel will be adapting Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game."

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