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Legal | A circuit judge in Macomb County, Michigan, will decide early next month whether retailer and convention organizer Michael George will be released from jail while he awaits retrial in the 1990 murder of his first wife. [The Detroit News]

Awards | The deadline for the 2009 Harvey Award nomination ballots is Friday.  [The Harvey Awards]

Retailers | Heidi MacDonald follows up on last weekend's annual meeting of the direct-market trade organization ComicsPRO. [PW Comics Week]

Conventions | High Moon writer David Gallaher files a report from the first New England Webcomics Weekend -- aka "Webcomics Woodstock." [PW Comics Week]

Creators | Kiel Phegley chats with Guy Davis about The Zombies That Ate The World, B.P.R.D. and The Marquis. [Four Color Forum]

Creators | Cartoonist Stan Sakai requests help in identifying the creature in a drawing, and announces he's working on Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai, a fully painted graphic novel due in November from Dark Horse. [LiveJournal]

Creators | Deb Aoki interviews Nina Matsumoto, who rose to Internet fame with her manga-style drawing of The Simpsons before landing a gig with Bongo Comics and then Del Rey Manga. [About.com]

Pop culture | A firefighter in Bangkok donned a Spider-Man costume to coax a frightened 8-year-old autistic boy from a third-floor ledge. [BBC News]

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