The Panel



The Comic Book Club of Ithaca
208 Ridgedale Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Fan sites

Kerry Callen Does Stuff is a long-running blog with some interesting stuff; it's the source of the animated cover of Amazing Spider-Man #33 used on this page.
The Grand Comics Database is an attempt to index every comic book ever published.
The Periodic Table of Comic Books is an index into the use of the chemical elements in comic book stories.


The National Cartoonists Society official Web site.
USS Accord was Ithaca's Star Trek fan club.

News & Reviews

News from ME is frequently-updated blog by comic book and television writer Mark Evanier.
Comic Book Resources has news and columns of interest to comic book fans.
Convention Scene offers information about and links to conventions.


The Comics Archives is a great resource on the Justice Society of America and a good starting point for research on the Golden Age DC characters in general.
Flash: Those Who Ride The Lightning is the place to go if you want to know about the speedsters!
Elfquest.com includes information about the Elfquest characters and the comics, the creators, and writing, plus offers merchandise for sale and has links to fan pages.


Eight Ball Graphics is creator Jim Coon's site. Jim is a frequent guest at CBCI shows.
Scott McCloud created Zot! and wrote Understanding Comics.
The New York Times Education Life supplement for January 9, 2000 featured a column by long-time Marvel artist Herb Trimpe that is well worth reading; it describes some of the upheaval in the comic book business that happened in the closing years of the 20th century.
Exploring the Golden Age The late Alvin Schwartz, Golden Age comics writer and former Ithacon guest, wrote a weekly column that covered a wide variety of topics, from anecdotes of the Golden Age to the future of comics to the nature of reality.
Tony's Online Tips Tony Isabella, comic book writer, novelist, and Comics Buyers Guide columnist, also wrote a (mostly) daily column from 2001 through 2010.

Last updated February 23, 2017