SDCC ’15: Dynamite Announces Two Panels and Exclusives; Variants of Will Eisner’s THE SPIRIT and Bob’s Burgers

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If you missed it, earlier today Dynamite made the following big announcements: They’re opening an office in Manhattan They’re partnering with Atari to reprint Atari Force and make new licensed comics They’re publishing A Train Called Love, a new creator owned series by Warren Ellis To wrap up the day, Dynamite announced their panel and exclusives […]

HeroesCon Interview: Evan “Doc” Shaner – Origins, “The Smiling Hero”, and the Merging of Two Very Different Worlds

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Evan “Doc” Shaner is quickly becoming one of the most sought after names in comics. After his critically acclaimed collaboration at Dynamite with Jeff Parker and Jordie Bellaire, Flash Gordon, took off, both Marvel and DC have come calling (with Convergence: Shazam! and an issue of S.H.I.E.L.D. respectively) and his very clean, meticulous and vivid […]

SDCC ’15: Art of Comic-Con, Sergio Aragones, and Announcement from Mayor Faulconer

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By Nick Eskey It’s one week and counting until the geek fest known as San Diego Comic-Con, a celebration of popular culture in television, comics, movies, cartoons and more, begins. Once known as “San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Con” which took place in the basement of U.S. Grant Hotel’s basement, the then three-day event has become […]

Image Announces Over TWENTY New Titles at Annual Expo— Kirkman, Albuquerque, Simone, Rucka, O’Malley & More!

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It’s a good day for Image fans. Today, the publisher took over the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and announced a huge number of titles.  Reboots of old favorites, deluxe hardcover editions, and brand new series abound!  See below for the full list of announcements.   INVINCIBLE: REBOOT THE WALKING DEAD […]

SDCC ’15: IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Comic-Con International 2015 Schedule

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From the PR…  [I’ve highlighted the more exciting events. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments!] IDW Publishing (Booth #2743) and Top Shelf Productions (Booth #1721) will host an amazing list of talent this year at both their booths. Come by and meet some of the biggest and brightest stars working in comics today!

Dark Horse Brings More Big Video Games to Comics

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Dark Horse Comics announce two new stories from the world of gaming.

*WEDNESDAY UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

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By: Nick Eskey Welcome back toy enthusiasts to the last installment of exclusive Funko toys for the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. Well known for their POP! line of figurines, Funko strives to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love with these stories in […]

Anime Matsuri showrunner accused of sexual harassment

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This has been alluded to over the last few days on social media, but the Houston Press sums up charges against Anime Matsuri head John Leigh, who, from multiple accounts, seems to be a serial sexual harasser. Anime Matsuri is held in Houston and is considered one of the top anime events in the US, […]

Titan at SDCC: Assassin’s Creed, The Blacklist, Heroes, Lenore and, of course, Doctor Who!

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Titan has announced their full line-up of SDCC activities, and there’s lots to choose from with ten signing sessions and two panels, as well as a bunch of exclusive covers, merchandise and sneak-peaks of upcoming series.

HeroesCon Interview with Michel Fiffe Part 2: The Possibility of Digital, Comparisons to Cerebus, and What’s to Come in COPRA

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  Continuing on from our first entry this past Friday, here is the second part of my HeroesCon interview with Michel Fiffe, creator of the self-published and much lauded action-adventure comic, COPRA. It’s funny, the way I discovered your work actually came through a friend of mine at first, as a word of mouth sort […]

Convention Center Scorecard: San Diego: Marriott Builds a New Ballroom

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As was mentioned in a recent Comic-Con blog post, the Marriott Hall in San Diego has been demolished to make way for a new, larger ballroom facility.

ALAAC15: Udon To Raffle Off Every Book In Their Booth on Monday!

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I received this email from John Shableski, the recently hired Vice President of Sales at UDON Entertainment.  In a bit of brilliance, instead of shipping their display titles back to Toronto, or dealing with the ravenous hordes hoping for free books, they’ll be GIVING AWAY every title at their booth to one lucky library!

*SATURDAY UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

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By: Nick Eskey Hello again toy enthusiasts, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love […]

*FRIDAY UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

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By: Nick Eskey Hello again nerds and nerdettes, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in […]

Mark Millar teases new book HUCK from IMage

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Mark Millar is at it again. Following a prolific period at Image with — Jupiter’s Children and sequel, Starlight, MPH and Chrononauts—he’ll have some new treats, having just sent out a teaser for a new book which will be announced, one presumes, at Image Expo next week. (Although he’s been blabbing about it on Twitter […]

HeroesCon Interview with Michel Fiffe Part 1: The Challenges/Merits of Self-Publishing and the Appeal of the Analogy

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For me, COPRA is the one of the few superhero comics that really matter. A few years ago, I was at a point where I had basically given up on everything produced within the arena of the “Big Two”. Sure, I enjoyed the occasional Grant Morrison comic when they would rear their head, but for the most part I […]