SD07: The final countdown

This is it! The trilogy ends! SD07 Report III starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, Mike Myers, Tobey Maguire and Johnny Depp. Third time the charm! Third time bloated and off the track Third time not as good as it used to be. Third time looking old and fat. Friday night was another madhouse. There […]

Conquest of SD photos

SUNDAY! And we’re outta here… Above, some times the wrong side of photos are the best.

WW Chi: Fangoria

FANGORIA COMICS will be appearing at Wizard World Chicago this weekend, August 9 thru 12, with a stellar line-up of comics and Hollywood talent! The crew attending will include: renowned actor Michael Madsen (RESERVOIR DOGS, KILL BILL, and co-creator of Fangoria Comics’ SHIFTER); film producer Patrick Durham (co-creator of SHIFTER; CABIN FEVER 2); actor Ari […]

Con talk back: David Glanzer responds

San Diego Comic-Con spokesperson David Glanzer sent a response to my epic post yesterday. I’m happy to post the whole thing — I think it is very informative and some of it clarified some things I’d long wondered about. In fact on one very important point, it directly contradicts what I wrote yesterday — and […]

Why is Robin kissing Superboy?

DirtbikeAcura RSX message boarders invade gay superhero film set and the results will make baby Jesus and Paul Levitz cry. Also, NSFW. I look down and see something that I wish I had never saw. Spider Man on his knees about to blow Venom!

Morning briefing: Gugino, Hulk

§ Sexy Carla Gugino will play Sally Jupiter/Silk Spectre in WATCHMEN. Gugino will play Sally Jupiter, a burlesque dancer-turned-costumed heroine and sex symbol the Silk Spectre who is part of the Minutemen, a group of heroes who preceded the Watchmen. She also is the mother of the new Silk Spectre (Akerman). Sources said Gugino will […]

Mark Millar dishes

Speaking of Mark Millar, he’s reporting on his travels for Newsarama and his drinking tales are always amusing: 5:00pm: Dinner at a place called Kettners (also very posh) in Theatreland. But somebody at Marvel screwed up and lots of people either not invited or accidentally sent elsewhere. Dinner is now for SIX: Me, Joe, Bogie, […]

WW Chi: DC Comics

This Friday, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will be on hand for Wizard World Chicago. Writers and artists scheduled to attend the convention include: • Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, LOVELESS, DEATHBLOW) • Joe Benitez (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) • Ryan Benjamin (GRIFTER AND MIDNIGHTER) • Jim Calafiore (COUNTDOWN) • Dennis Calero […]

WW Chi: Marvel

Marvel has set up its own page with all the panels and signings for Chicago. We’ve reproduced a bit of it in the jump, but you can get all the info you need here.

WW Chi: Hero Initiative, Jenkins and Pool

A word on challenging Paul Jenkins at pool: do so at your own risk! What a combination – Paul Jenkins and a pool table! Join The Hero Initiative as we kick off Wizard World Chicago with what is sure to be the con’s most talked-about event! Come to booth #140 to challenge Paul Jenkins at […]

WW Chi: Transfuzion launches

Well what have we here: A new comic book compant? This one is run by Gary Reed and Rafael Nieves and it’s called Transfuzion: Two comic book veterans with extensive background in writing and publishing have announced Transfuzion Publishing, a new venture that launches in August 2007 publishing books and graphic novels. Transfuzion Publishing was […]

WW Chi; BOOM! Studios

But where is the hot new Editor in Chief? Speaking of BOOM! Word on the street is that Tom Fassbender, once of UglyTown Publishing, has joined the company. They are really ramping up! BOOM! Studios announced the following signings at their booth (#548) during Wizard World Chicago 2007: Friday 10-11am – TAG & TAG CURSED […]

WW Chi: Top Cow

Top Cow Productions is pleased to announce its plans for WizardWorld Chicago taking place on August 9th through August 12th. In addition to bringing along the joint convention exclusives which debuted at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Top Cow will bring a few new surprises.

WW Chi: Silent Devil/Zenescope

ZENESCOPE will be at booth #124 along with SILENT DEVIL for Wizard World Chicago. We have a large 20 x 20 right next to SONY & MEZCO toys. We’ll be debuting SE7EN #6 by David Mack and Leif Jones, as well as FINAL DESTINATION #5, the concluding chapter of the hit mini-series. Willow Creek #0, […]


A bunch of comical types including Jose Garibaldi and Jim Mahfood will be providing some of the partying in Chicago. It’s that time of year, Wizard World arrives in Chicago this weekend and once again we throw our annual celebration. For those who’ve attended in 04 at the Metro or the Black Beetle in 05 […]

WW Chi: MIchael Golden

To celebrate his first appearance at Wizard Chicago, artist Michael Golden will be unveiling a limited edition, signed and numbered print in cooperation with Harris Comics, at the premiere show this next weekend. Limited to only 100 copies, this exclusive print was previewed as a mini-poster to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at […]