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Chestnut Street, west from 3rd Street
The area of Chestnut Street between 2nd Street and Independence Hall at 5th was often called Bankers' Row. Two famous buildings by architect Frank
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Internet Public Library
: The Internet Public Library's guide to graphic novels, including the history of graphic novels, anime and manga, webcomics, and more.
Publishers of Graphic Novels and Comics
: Publisher of alternative comix, classic comics, and graphic novels from creators like Peter Bagge, Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Ellen Forney, and Chris Ware to name just a few.
: Home of Spider-Man, X-Men, The Avengers, Daredevil, Fantastic Four, and many other legendary comic book characters. Excelsior!
: Image is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by seven of Marvel Comics’ best-selling artists. Since that time, Image has gone on to become the third largest comics publisher in the United States.
Dark Horse Books
: Home of Buffy, Conan, Hellboy, Frank Miller, Star Wars, and more.
: Home to Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, The Flash, Green Lantern, The Watchmen and many other classic comic book superheroes.
: DC Comics imprint that publishes content for mature readers with horror and supernatural themes with titles like The Sandman, Hellblazer, Swamp Thing, V for Vendetta, and Preacher.
: Publishes comics and graphic novels by authors and artists such as Alan Moore, Craig Thompson, Nate Powell, Alex Robinson, Jeff Lemire, and Matt Kindt.
Drawn and Quarterly
: Candian publisher of independent and alternative graphic novels from artists like Lisa Hanawalt, Joe Sacco, Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, and Tove Jansson.
: Home of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Locke and Key, Star Trek, Transformers, G.I. Joe, and My Little Pony
: Website of Shojo Beat
magazine, manga for girls.
: Lots of goodies from the leading manga magnet.
: Information on the comics industry updated daily.
Philadelphia-Area Graphic Novel and Comic Conventions
: The Philadelphia-area Anime Convention.
: Philcon, the Philadelphia Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy.
: The Convention for "the otaku generation" focused on anime, manga, and all facets of Asian pop culture. Held every summer in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Awesomed by Comics
: A blog hosted by a husband and wife team of journalist comic book fans in NYC, complete with a weekly podcast round-up on happenings in the comics world.
The Beat: News Blog of Comics Culture
: Comic blog from Publisher Weekly, with extensive links
: News, reviews commentary and more on all types of fantastic media, from comic books television and movies to video games and more.
Comics Worth Reading
: Comprehensive news and reviews of graphic novels, manga, comic books, and indy comics.
The Mary Sue
: Comic book and pop culture news site highlighting women in the geek world and providing a prominent place for their voices.