Hero Initiative and Marvel team up for Gene Colan

Some really nice news for a change: Artist Gene Colan has been one of comics’ favorites for a staggering seven decades. Now, as Gene is suffering illness, some of the characters Gene worked on are coming to save the day. The Hero Initiative in conjunction with Marvel Comics is launching a series of Gene Colan-themed […]


The Year of the Symposium continues with a one-day FREE seminar put together by the New York Institute for the Humanities featuring Lynda Barry, Art Spiegelman, Gary Panter, David Hajdu and Hope Larson among others. Jeez, twist our arm some more, will ya? It takes place in NYC the day before MoCCA, so everyone get […]

Kiel Phegley exits Wizard

News quickly rocketed around last evening that Kiel Phegley has been dismissed from his position at Wizard Magazine. Phegley has been co-writing the Indie Jones column for Wizard.com and spearheaded much of their convention coverage, and was a familiar face on the circuit so it comes as a bit of a surprise. However, with massive […]

Indy IV review

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull should just be called Indiana Matlock. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It was a lot of fun and very enjoyable. We liked the fake, Frazetta-esque backgrounds during the “Jungle Chase” sequence. We also liked Harrison Ford just fine, and loved Cate Blanchett’s villain. We […]