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• The bad news at Borders Group continued yesterday as the chain cut 742 employees at its Borders Superstores and Waldenbooks locations nationwide.

• Cartoonist Ted May has announced he's delaying the release of the third issue of Injury until he can figure out how to work around Diamond Comic Distributors' new minimum-order policy: "With no large scale distribution, it's not feasible for Injury to continue in its current format. It was basically engineered for the direct market. I haven't yet decided how we'll proceed."

Tom Spurgeon has some solid commentary on the subject.

SF Weekly reports on efforts by customers to keep Al's Comics in San Francisco from closing. A "Save Al's" benefit has been organized for March 22.

• Rob Felton, the former associate publisher who was one of Wizard Entertainment's first major layoffs back in 2007, has been hired by art-toy company Kidrobot as vice president of marketing.

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