COVID-19

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issues a ‘mandatory’ stay-at-home order

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issues a 'mandatory' stay at home order - Bent Corner

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued a mandatory stay-at-home order beginning at 8 PM this evening. You can read the order here. You must stay at home unless you are traveling to or from so-called “essential activities.” Reading over the document, it’s clear the Maryland stay-at-home order is rife with giant loopholes so massive you could …

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Gerry Duggan is a champion of customer service in the comics industry

Perhaps when this COVID-19 pandemic is over, unprofessional comic book creators will begin treating customers better. For example, take a look at the following Twitter exchange: Newsarama tweeted a link to an article about a Summer cross-over event where all of the X-Men have swords. Aspiring comic artist Nate Niles responds to the tweet by …

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Diamond Comic Distributors is shut down, but it was not their choice

Self-proclaimed non-journalist Rich Johnston at Bleeding Cool “broke” the story that Diamond Comic Distributors is ceasing operations until further notice due to the COVID19 pandemic. That means they will no longer be distributing comic books for the foreseeable future.  The thing that makes this fact such a monumental step is that Diamond is the sole …

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It’s not safe to drive for Uber or Lyft during the coronavirus pandemic

It's not safe to drive for Uber or Lyft during the COVID-19 pandemic

I decided over the weekend not to drive for Uber or Lyft during the coronavirus pandemic.  For my personal safety, it just doesn’t make any sense. Uber and Lyft have been extremely slow enacting any type of safety measures in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency. One of the things they should have done …

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Wondercon postponed indefinitely due to CONVID-19

Organizers of Wondercon, one of the major comic conventions in the country, announced that this year’s event has been… postponed. This from the official Wondercon website: To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19, the California Department of Public Health announced a recommendation that gatherings and events of more than 250 …

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