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Help The Comic Book Bin to Be on Wikipedia


By Hervé St-Louis
Jun 26, 2008 - 8:22

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We would have added our own entry ourselves, but companies entering their own entries in Wikipedia are frowned upon. That's not how it happens. Yet, we at The Comic Book Bin think that we deserve such an entry. But this effort has to come from you, our faithful visitors and supporters. We the staff of The Comic Book Bin cannot do it.

What do you need to know to get started on our entry?

What?

The Comic Book Bin is a Web publication about comic books that also covers action figures, fan films, video games, movies, books and offers interviews by industry professionals.

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Comic book Bin Logo 2002-2003


The site, started as a place where founder Hervé St-Louis wanted to list his large comic book collection, and post a few commentary articles, has changed from its initial concept into a press venue covering comic books.

Where?

The Comic Book Bin is a Canadian publication published in Calgary, Alberta. Before December 2006, The Comic Book Bin was based in Montreal, Quebec.

When?

The Comic Book Bin was started on August 8, 2002.

Who?

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Comic book Bin Logo 2003-2005


The Comic Book Bin was created as a side project of Toon Doctor ® animator Hervé St-Louis. He's been the publisher ever since. There are about 20 writers and editors at The Comic Book Bin, at any time.

In 2004, St-Louis, transferred The Comic Book Bin to his own company Coolstreak Cartoons Inc. (Toon Doctor ®) to facilitate business management and legal entity. Coolstreak Cartoons Inc. Is 100% owned by Hervé St-Louis, a registered Canadian federal corporation. Coolstreak Cartoons Inc. finances The Comic Book Bin 100%.

How?

The main components of The Comic Book Bin are its magazine area and its classifieds sections. From 2003 to 2006, The Comic Book Bin had a forum and a store which have since been removed.

Why?

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Comic book Bin Logo April 2005-present


The Comic Book Bin has a set of values that differentiate it from other Web sites.

1-There is a strong focus on professional coverage of news with strict guidelines.
2-The Comic Book Bin does not partake in rumours, gossips, personal attacks and industry chit chat.
3-A focus on informing our visitors whether they are comic book enthusiasts or casual readers with little knowledge about comic books.
4-Journalistic independence from vendors and other third parties.
5-Independence of writers and a willingness to expose diverging opinions.

Now, I know many of you are regular Wikipedia users, so please help make our entry into this large encyclopedia a reality. We cannot do it ourselves and this is why we turn to you, our readers. Obviously, you are free to dig your own information about The Comic Book Bin and interpret our history and significance as you see it.

Thank you.


Last Updated: Jun 26, 2018 - 9:28

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