Controversy swirls around the Wine Country Comic Con

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With the proliferation of comic-cons and nerd-themed events in every country of the globe, there’s also growing controversy about convention organizers who may be shady or ill-prepared to throw such events. One show that has received a great deal of scrutiny of late is the Wine Country Comic Con, which will be held April 23-24 in Santa Rosa, CA. The scrutiny has led to some exhibitors and guests pulling out of the show.

There’s a Cosplayer running for Arizona House of Representatives

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Cara Nicole, aka AZ Powergirl, has announced that she will be running for Arizona House of Representatives in district 26. Have no idea where that is? Neither does she. “It’s kind of in the Mesa, Tempe area with some of the out-lying places,” Nicole said in her official campaign Facebook video. “I’m actually running green […]

Cuddli hosted a Waffle Party Singles Brunch for Geeks at Meltdown

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  I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when I noticed Meltdown Comics tweeted a sweet picture of maple syrup bottles, butter, and waffle makers on Saturday. The image was accompanied with “#Waffle party prepping with @CuddliApp. Singles mingle, 11AM.” Naturally, I jumped from my mattress off the floor and got ready to eat some waffles in […]

Emerald City Comicon gets Philip Tan and Billy Tan confused

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Emerald City Comicon is a strong con. It’s right up there with San Diego and New York. Unfortunately, ECCC’s social media manager messed up bigtime The con announced that industry veteran Philip Tan is a special guest this year. Tan is among good company. Alex de Campi, Chris Burnham, Fiona Staples, and Sean Gordon Murphy […]

Boom! Studios green-lights ‘WE(L)COME BACK’ as an on-going series

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WE(L)COME BACK has been extended past a 4-issue mini to an open-ended series. Thx for all your support. Let's party! pic.twitter.com/zaZ6mQCag0 — Christopher Sebela (@xtop) October 22, 2015 We have good news for all you WE(L)COME BACK readers. Christopher Sebela, WE(L)COME BACK writer and Clown Hotel resident, announced on Twitter that Boom! Studios has agreed […]

Indie Portland comic book retailer and cafe launches GoFundMe to re-open after robbery

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Attention good Samaritans: a small Portland based hybrid cafe and comic book store needs your help to re-open after a vandal raided and robbed the shop. Adam Pool, The Spirtely Bean co-owner, and his wife launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $5,000 so they can replace damaged equipment, fix the store front, and to help […]