SD07: Marvel Comics

Not only does marvelcomics have a booth this year, breaking a long, long tradition, but they have signing schedules and panel listings up on their website! We’ve reproduced the signing schedule below the jump but here are other Marvel links of interest: Comic-Con 2007: Event Schedule Comic-Con 2007: Panel Schedule Marvel at San Diego Comic-Con […]

KIbbles ‘n’ Bits

We’re a little verklemmt here at SBM today. Basically twice as much activity must be crammed into half the time normally available. Some quick hits before we go out: § Robin Bougie vs Joe Chiappetta with his butt: Back in 1998, I was a little jealous that Mr Chiappetta was getting so much attention for […]

RIP: Weekly World News

The Weekly World News, home of Ed Anger and BatBoy is joining the big newsstand in the sky: as it is shutting down. Hopping mad columnist Ed Anger was a big inspiration on us here at Stately Beat Manor, and Bat-Boy inspired a musical and a comic strip, first illustrated by Peter Bagge then Danielle […]

SD07: No room at the con–Saturday sells out

The unimaginable has happened. Comic-con has sold out for Saturday, If you show up without a ticket, you WON’T BE ABLE TO GET IN. It was announced that four-day memberships had sold out two weeks ago. The image of shady guys in Members only jackets hanging out over by the railroad tracks saying “Tickets, tickets, […]

DC to publish WORLD OF WARCRAFT comic

DC had to WoW license for toys, so this isn’t much of a stretch, but it is a potentially very popular franchise. DC Comics, the world’s largest English language comic book publisher and home to Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman announced plans today to publish a new comic book series based on World of Warcraft®, […]

Chubby comic set to play Green Hornet

Judd Apatow repertory player Seth Rogen will take a break from getting KNOCKED UP to write and star in The Green Hornet, various entertainment sources are reporting. . Commentators who are as wise as they are prescient are predicting that the resulting film may have a comedic tinge, as opposed to portraying the drama inherent […]

SD07: TwoMorrows (#1215)

TwoMorrows Publishing will make their lucky 13th consecutive appearance at Comicon International: San Diego from July 25-29, and this year’s slate of panels and signings further builds on their reputation as the industry authority on comics history and creation. The “TwoMorrows Publishing” panel takes place on Thursday, July 26 at Noon, spotlighting the company that […]

Harry Potter R******* (spoilers)

Do not read this post if you do not want spoilers about HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS! I am serious! NO JOKES. s p o i l e r s! You have been warned. Proceed at your own risk. (Although I will put the worst spoilers in white text just for the sake of […]