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3 CBR Exclusives
This week: the Declaration of Independents; what's new in superhero comics, and the dark, unexpected secret between two major rival series; and lots of notes, including "What If?" tales, "Wanted," the unproven RIAA, a new Comics Cover Challenge and more.
3 CBR Exclusives
A potpourri, including the problem with late comics, the real status of creators in the new indie comics, assessing "Countdown," suffering through remakes, plus comics reviews, "Southland Tales," on the road with John McCain and other culture notes.