NYCC hits new benchmark!

Well, it’s official! 3 out of 4 people we surveyed today agree that New York Comic-Con has now become a midi-San Diego in terms of stress and anxiety! In fact it reached a plateau previously only hit by SDCC by inspiring anxiety dreams for The Beat days beforehand! Rock and roll! Lock and load! Hit […]

To Do tonight: Drink and Draw with AQUA LEUNG

This year’s New York Comic-Con related partying activities are more brutal than ever with the party scene kicking off TONIGHT! That’s TUESDAY! Holy cripes! But it’s so much fun. Benefitting the CBLDF and co=sponsored by ComicSpace and Image, this is definitely the pre-show, pre-red-eye place to get up to speed and hear all the party […]

RIP: Ollie Johnston 1912 – 2008

Ollie Johnston, the last of Disney “nine Old Men” animators, and one half of the famed “Frank ‘n’ Ollie” duo has died, taking with him another piece of history. The “Nine Old Men” were Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, Marc Davis, Milt Kahl, Eric Larson, Ward Kimball, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. As animators […]

NYCC: Harry N Abrams – #1825

Superstar Jeff Kinney appear Sunday only at the Abrams booth, while Mark Chiarello, Kyle Baker, Mark Evanier and legenadry Joe Simon appear throughout the weekend. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., is excited to announce their participation in New York Comic Con 2008. This year marks Abrams’ third year holding court at New York Comic Con, having […]

NYCC: Midtown Comics

From Garth Ennis to Jeffrey Brown, the Midtown Comics Booth is presenting it’s own little mini-convention wth a wide array of guests. The complete signing schedule can be found at the Midtown website.: Midtown Comics, a leading comics retailer, will be hosting top comic creators for autographing sessions at New York Comic-Con as well as […]

NYCC: Vanguard — #1857

Steranko, Carmine Infantino, Frank Brunner, Rich Buckler, KErry Gammill and Basil Gogos will be appearing at the Vanguard booth, along with J. David Spurlock. If you’ve never met one of these pioneers, you really should.

NYCC: AAM/Markosia – #1756

Multiple Eagle Award nominee AAM/Markosia will be at booth 1756 for New York Comic Con April 18 – 20. The publisher of acclaimed titles such as Starship Troopers, Kong: King of Skull Island and The Boy Who Made Silence will be featuring many top notch creator signings and a $5 sale on selected trade paperbacks. […]

NYCC: Virgin Comics — #1415

Dan Dare, Jenna Jameson, and Grant Morrison — Can you imagine the buddy pic? Morrison teams up with Virginonce more to announce an animation project with the company. More details in the jump. Here’s a taste of how you can experience Virgin Comics first-hand at the Con. Be sure to check out our various panels […]