industry Best Collected Editions Links This Week by Chris Marshall • October 5, 2012 • 0 Comments Here are some of the best posts/articles regarding comic book reprints and collected editions that I have retweeted on @ChrisCCL, Facebook, Google+, and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Almanac Michael O’Hare (May 6, 1952 – September 28, 2012) was an American actor, best known for playing Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. Announcements / PR The Frank Book by Jim Woodring – hardcover reprint back in stock! – you can never have too much Woodring on the shelf. I’m glad this is back in print. The deal with the Pogo slipcases – This is wonderfully great news!! A quick look back at Camelot 3000 and a look forward to Faster than a Speeding Bullet: the Rise of the Graphic Novel due in October The next two EC volumes, following Al Williamson (50 Girls 50) and Jack Davis (‘Taint the Meat, It’s the Humanity”) will be a Johnny Craig crime volume (“Fall Guy for Murder”) and an Al Feldstein SF collection (“Child of Tomorrow”) – This is shaping up to become a really great collected edition series. Pippi Longstocking is in stores! – The first book in a three-volume set from Drawn & Quarterly. Awards Junot Diaz & Dinaw Mengestu Win $500,000 Genius Grants – I’m sure they’ll put it to good use. British Fantasy Awards Interviews Josh Williamson on Captain Midnight – Oh hell yeah! Law / Business Todd McFarlane Sues Al Simmons Over “Spawn” Biography – I met Al Simmons back in ’97 when I worked a Marriott. He checked in and I instantly knew his name and joked that he was Spawn. He then corrected me and told me he was Spawn. I was floored! Michigan Batman Arrested For The Second Time – this guy is giving us Michiganders a bad name. Kevin Freeman takes over Action Lab – All my best to past president Shawn Pryor. Sales Charts: Barnes & Noble Graphic Novel Bestsellers: October 2012 – more lists, if you like that sort of thing. I know I do! Dave Sim’s October surprise – I’m tired of this story already. News IDW launches IDW Limited line of direct to consumer deluxe projects – I blogged about this yesterday. I hear that they are already sold out! Anonymous Corporate Citizen Patriot Donates 10,000 Copies of Tea Party Coloring Book – this is just bizarre. There will be 10 new pages in Absolute Final Crisis, a huge battle scene formerly cut. New Final Crisis pages feature “Captain Carrot fighting zombies” etc. – Thanks Rich, Bleeding Cool Reviews The Phantom: The Complete Series – The Charlton Years – Volume One (Hermes Press) Batman: The Dark Knight: Knight Terrors HC (DC Comics) Hugo Tate (Blank Slate Books) Alien: The Illustrated Story (Titan) The Complete Rainbow Orchid (Egmont) …and at the end of the shelf: The Surprising Science of Why It’s Dark at Night, Animated Be sure to keep current with all the latest and best Comic Book Collected Edition news by subscribing to the Collected Comics Library’s RSS feed.