NYCC: Del Toro and Morrison join Legendary


Legendary Comics unveiled a couple of new contributors: Guillermo del Toro and Grant Morrison. Del Toro will oversee a graphic novel based on his PACIFIC RIM neo-kaiju vs mecha film, which will be written by Travis Beacham , while Morrison is writing THE ANNIHILATOR, a Hollywood twist on the story of Faust where a man […]

NYCC12: Day One in Photos

(No, not where you check your coat.)  This is new, and I don't think ReedPop advised attendees.  This exists at every entrance.  Will it cause a backlog?  No idea, but either come early, or stroll in later.

Most of the first day was spent wandering the show floor from Three to Nine, checking out the big booths before the maddening hordes arrive tomorrow. Here are some photos.  Taken from my cellphone.  Sorry about the resolution. Any pics you’ve found online?  Feel free to share yours!

Scott Snyder and Jim Lee Confirmed on New Superman Title


DC’s Superman panel didn’t exactly have any surprises.  Andy Diggle and Tony Daniel were unveiled yesterday as the new Action Comics team, post-Morrison.  As widely rumored, Scott Snyder and Jim Lee were announced to be working on a new Superman title, though the actual title was not named.  We’ll see if it turns out to be Man […]

Asian American Creators Deconstruct Stereotypes


by Amy Chu Yellow Claw. Ming the Merciless. Wing How. A panel of Asian American comics creators talked candidly about racial stereotypes past and present in comics last night at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City’s Chinatown. Writer/artist Larry Hama, writer Greg Pak, and editors of the Asian American anthology Shattered […]

NYCC: IDW Announce Kill Shakespeare: The Tide of Blood


Fresh press release! Crisp and tender. IDW have announced that writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery will return to their acclaimed Kill Shakespeare series with a new five-issue miniseries debuting in February. Andy Belanger will return as artist on the miniseries, which follows up from the previous two books in the series.

NYCC: Bob Wayne covers Mad


Whereas for some groups, it’s Olivia Munn or Adrienne Curry who might be a a draw, for comic book retailers, DC’s VP of Sales Bob Wayne is a beloved figure, and his appearances at any retailing event is always cause for applause. At this morning’s Diamond Retailer Appreciation breakfast, following a sneak peak at an […]