No room at the Con II: Friday sells out

Kitty bar the door! Friday is going to be as bad as Saturday! According to a press release from Comic-Con’s David Glanzer, Friday at the show is completely sold out, a n hour previously reserved only for Saturday. Comic-Con, the nation’s largest comic book and pop culture event announced that Friday admissions have sold out […]

The Trailer

For nerds not in San Diego, the biggest news of the week is probably the release of the Simpsons movie. But, maybe more important than that is what you can see before the movie: the trailer for THE DARK KNIGHT movie. Of course, it’s 2007, so someone who saw a preview has already put it […]

What’s up with Cloverfield?

Now that Harry Potter is passed, what’s the next thing for Nerd Nation over which to obsess over? How about CLOVERFIELD aka 1-18-08, the new film project headed up by ALIAS/LOST maestro J.J. Abrams? You’ve already seen the trailer. You’ve been to the website. What’s next? Well, this week’s “Entertainment Weekly” (Harry Potter cover) has […]

Ed Burns and Palmiotti take on DOCK WALLOPER

New York filmmaker and actor, Ed Burns (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan) is creating a new series of comic books, it was announced today by Burns at Comic-Con, the industry’s annual super-festival in San Diego. The series, entitled Dock Walloper, debuts in comic shops and online comic retailers in November. The complete 144 page Dock […]

DC to publish HEROES comic

Some would say this license is hardly a surprise! DC Comics, the world’s largest English language comic book publisher and home to Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman announced plans to publish a hardcover collection of graphic novels based on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe nominated “Heroes,” the #1 new series on television for the 2006-2007 […]

SD07: Dark Horse signing schedule

Yikes! Somehow this never got posted THURSDAY, JULY 26: 12:00 – 1:00 Joshua Dysart: Conan and the Midnight God 1:00 – 2:00 Tara McPherson: Lonely Heart 2:00 – 3:00 Will Vinton & Andrew Wiese: Jack Hightower 2:00 – 3:00 Chris Grine: Chickenhare 3:00 – 4:00 Matt Wagner: Celebrating 25 years of Grendel! 4:00 – 5:00 […]

Day 0 report

Not much time to blog, alas. The crowds were as big as a Saturday, some said. Freebies were snatched up at an alarming rate, the most popular being an oversized cloth Smallville bag and a cardboard shield for 300. The big evening event was a screening of some 20 minutes of BEOWULF, the Robert Zemeckis-directed […]