Peter Jackson unveiled this poster for The Hobbit over at his Facebook page. It’s one of two posters—Pacific Rim is the other—that WB will be giving away at some point, so add this to your con logjam list.
Archives for 07/09/2012 10:30 am
By Matthew Petz — For most of my adult geek life I’ve know about the San Diego Comic Convention. It’ s essentially the Superbowl for comic fans. So whether it was money or just being an east coaster all my life, I’ve always done this from a far…but not this year…Oh no…this year, I’m actually going.
God help me.
Okay here’s one of the more interesting booths if you’re into art and South Park…and they sent along a fun graphic as well.
There’s a new Kickstarter on the block—well it will be on August 1st that is. Jamal Igle, artist on more DC books that you can shake a stick at, is starting a campaign for Molly Danger, a four book, hardcover graphic album all-ages action adventure series which he describes as “Astroboy meets the Powerpuff Girls”. The project comes with a big price-tag— $45,000. More details:
You can squarely file this one under hype, but it is also of interest for you sales chart followers. The original digital comic THE LOOKOUTS, by the Penny Arcade crew of Tycho and Gabe, Cryptozoic’s Cory Jones, Ben McCool, and artist Robb Mommaerts is currently the number #3 digital comic at comiXology. Here are the top ten as of midnight Sunday:
For the past week or so we’ve been getting emails about Neocomimi, a product which offers electronic cat ears which purport to be activated by our brain waves to show emotions. Like, when you want more Fancy Feast they go down, and when you hear the Fancy Feast can being opened they perk right up. That kind of thing.
As the urgent tide of con-related PR flows into the small hours, it seems like we already know everything about the upcoming show, which kicks off in a here 2 and a half days. Gleeps. Anyway here’s our picks for what people will be taking pictures of and tweeting the most on Preview Night: