Project Rooftop: Supergirl

Project Rooftop and are teaming for a week of Supergirl costume revamps, which a celebrity panel then judges: Starting today, Project: Rooftop is teaming up with Super. Girl., a project, to bring you a week-long Supergirl appreciation event! Here at P:R, we’re going to be reviewing our top picks from last month’s Draw […]

Anti-Semetic comic withdrawn in South Korea

Rhie Won-bok’s controversial manhwa has been withdrawn after complaints: A South Korean publisher agreed Thursday to withdraw a best-selling children’s book from stores after meeting with a prominent anti-Semitism watchdog group that accused the author of spreading messages echoing Nazi propaganda. The series of comic books, titled “Meon Nara, Yiwoot Nara,” or “Far Countries, Near […]

Fun Home and Blankets reshelved in Marshall?

The comics blogosphere and press has been closely following the situation in Marshall, MO, where complaints over content led to FUN HOME and BLANKETS being removed from library shelves. The library began a long, thoughtful process of public hearings to decide on a new policy, one of which was held on Tuesday. Now, a comment […]

TO DO Tonite: Shanower talks Troy

While everyone is abuzz about the hard fighting Spartans, Eric Shanower is still digging in to the Trojan War in his epic and gorgeous (and meticulously researched) AGE OF BRONZE. This afternoon he even talks about it. Award-winning cartoonist Eric Shanower will discuss Age of Bronze, his graphic novel retelling of the Trojan War, in […]

WWLA: Top Cow

Marc Silvestri, Eric Basaldua, Tyler Kirkham and many more — and more of those exlcusives, lead the charge at the Top Cow booth: Top Cow will offer three exclusive variants at the Wizard World Los Angeles convention. A brand new cover image by Wizard World Los Angeles guest Tyler Kirkham for Witchblade Takeru Manga #2 […]

WWLA: PUNKS the Comic

One more press release on PUNKS THE COMICS, a “sitcomic” nu Joshua Hale Fialkov and Kody Chamberlain — it does have a nice cover: PUNKS THE COMIC makes it’s world debut at this weekend’s Wizard World Los Angeles! The long-in-development/soon-to-be-released DaDa-inspired Sitcomic will make a debut with an exclusive Wizard World Los Angeles Ashcan Preview. […]

Wizard World LA: IDW

IDW has exclusives, Peter David, Gene Simmons AND son Nick, David Tischman, and many more! Complete list in the jump. Everything you needed to know about IDW’s WWLA plans March 16-19, 2007. Wizard World Los Angeles Con Exclusive Limited to 1,000 copies, IDW will be offering a special show-exclusive variant sketch cover version of TRANSFORMERS: […]

WWLA: Platinum Studios

What’s Platinum Studios Comics got cookin’ for WWLA? Why KISS 4K the WORLD’S LARGEST COMIC BOOK! They are also featuring HERO BY NIGHT (pictures) and sponsoring the DrunkDuck Pavillion in Artist Alley. Sounds like our kind of place. More info in the JUMP.

WWLA: Golden Apple Booth Signing Schedule

The Golden Apple booth (#707) has KISS, Eric Wight, Steve Niles, Bernie Wrightson, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, DJ Coffman, and many more. The entire signing schedule in the jump: GUEST SCHEDULE OF SIGNINGS FRIDAY 1:00 – 2:00 DJ Coffman (Hero by Night) 1:00 – 3:00pm Eric Wight (My Dead Girlfriend) Shannon Denton (Zapt!) 2:30pm KISS 4K Destroyer […]

To do this weekend: WW LA

Wizard World LA kicks off this weekend and the buzz is pretty subdued, but we’re sure folks will have a fun time anyway. The guest list is pretty extensive, there will be lots of nerdlebrities signing — including Virgil! — and we expect a lot of spy reports on attendance. We also have a few […]