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Xbox Live on Nintendo Switch!? Not so fast, says Microsoft

As we reported in February, rumors stemming from French gaming website Jeuxvideo indicated that Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live functionality to the Nintendo Switch. Xbox execs are now putting the kibosh on these rumors, stating that they have no “specific announcements” to share at the time being. Here’s how Microsoft’s Gaming Cloud Chief Kareem Choudhry puts it: “Our goal is

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Gary Shipman’s “Pakkins’ Land Omnibus” launches on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Gary Shipman launched a new crowdfunding campaign for Pakkins’ Land Omnibus, a girthy 415-page remastering of the Eisner- and Harvey-Award nominated series, Pakkins’ Land. Here’s Shipman’s synopsis of the Pakkins’ Land project taken from the Indiegogo page. Now for the first time ever the complete PAKKINS’ LAND comic series is offered in a large 11″ x 10 size, in it original Nori,

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Comic store owner “Perch” reflects on the industry’s February sales numbers

A lot of folks like to make hay out of comic book sales numbers every time new information is released. One of the more objective & insightful voices commenting on the comic book industry is Perch, an anonymous comic book shop owner who has appeared on several social media channels including the Larry King and Alterna Comics YouTube channels. Below

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Headshot Horror Publishing launches “Pistolera” crowdfunding campaign

On Friday, Headshot Horror Publishing launched a crowdfunding campaign for Pistolera, an all-new 32-page one-shot comic set in the 1800s. Written by Gilbert Deltrez (Lair) and featuring illustrations by Mateo Martinez (Jetpack Activate) and colors by J.L. Giles (Herbert West Reanimator), Pistolera is described as “a blood-soaked tale of scorn and vengeance.” Here’s a plot summary of Pistolera taken from

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SEGA abruptly removes “Judgment” from Japanese shelves, digital marketplaces

SEGA has removed Judge Eyes from all storefronts, both physical and the online PlayStation Store, following voice actor Pierre Taki’s arrest on cocaine charges. Japanese culture is much less tolerant of drug use than even western cultures are, and it is not unusual for entertainment products to be pulled following similar allegations. It’s not known how this will affect western

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Graham Nolan’s “Return to Monster Island” graphic novel now funding on Kickstarter

Earlier this week, renowned comic creator Graham Nolan launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new comic mini-series Return to Monster Island, a 96-page, 20-years-later follow-up to Nolan’s Monster Island. Nolan himself has a long history in comics, most famous for his work with writer Chuck Dixon on Batman, he is also known for his work on The Phantom and 2001’s

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