Emerald City Comic Con founder Jim Demonakos announced he’s leaving ReedPOP, destination unknown, on a FB post. Demonakos has served as Global Director of Comic Talent for ReedPOP since they acquired the show a few years ago. (ReedPOP in the event company behind NYCC, C2E2, ECCC, and many other fan evens worldwide.) In his statement, Demonakos said […]
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At C2E2, Marvel unveiled its new publishing initiative dubbed “Marvel Legacy” that promises to be a celebration and renewal of the Marvel Universe. Marvel Legacy will kick off in the fall with MARVEL LEGACY #1, an oversized 50-page one-shot written by Jason Aaron and art by Esad Ribic. Besides reuniting Aaron and Ribic who previously […]
Okay, it’s time for my annual post on how to navigate your way to C2E2 at McCormick Place. Once again, it’s in the South Building, so if you attended before… well, then why the heck are you reading this?!? You already know how to get there! But for those who might have forgotten, or wondered […]
I haven’t been to C2E2 in Chicago since 2013, the last time the Diamond Retailer summit was held there, but the summit is back…and so is the Beat! Yeehaw! Can’t wait to have some authentic Chicago dogs. Tireless Torsten Adair has yet to post his “How to Get Around” notes for 2017, but here’s the […]
by David Seidman [Conventions are coming fast and furious and if you’re involved in comics at all you’ll probably be either moderating, appearing on or sitting in the audience of one soon. Here’s some tips on making them more interesting for all from an industry veteran.] A lot of comic-con panels offer only a few […]
This week it’s C2E2, the big ReedPOP extravaganza in Chicago. The show proper is preceded by Diamond’s retailer conference and several publishers are showing up who haven’t been to the WIndy City in a while, including IDW making its FRIST appearance as an exhibitor. The schedule is below but the focus is on the Wynonna […]
A round-up of the Doctor Who television, comic and convention news. We’ve got comic previews, show announcements and awesome convention cosplay.
So there’s a few different topics I want to get to in the coming weeks: best punk bands, my apology to the Nintendo Switch, E3 predictions, etc. While I need a bit more time to do some journalizm on some of those future reads, I’ve been itching to talk about programming at conventions. Cards on the […]
Two Birds of Prey and one pigeon of Portillo’s Hot Dogs sat down at WonderCon to talk comics and be all -around fabulous. Shawna and Julie Benson are the sister creative team currently writing Batgirl and The Birds of Prey. The pair also serve as story editors on The CW network’s best show The 100. Yes, it’s […]