Beyond the Page: A Digital Comics Roundtable [C2E2]


Anyone fascinated by the emerging world of digital comics was in for a treat at C2E2, thanks to a panel made up of a group of very diverse, very qualified professionals from the field. The discussion hosted speakers Mark Waid (Co-Founder at Thrillbent), Jen Brazas (creator of the Mystic Revolution webcomic), economics entrepreneur Jordan Plosky […]

C2E2 2016: ReedPOP Announces the Winners of the Crown Championship of Cosplay


ReedPOP stages fan events around the world, and almost every one has a cosplay contest. Those regional winners are then flown to Chicago, to participate in the Crown Championship of Cosplay finals at C2E2. Who won?  Here’s the PR: ReedPOP Names Winner of C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay Competition March 20, 2016 In Front of a […]

C2E2 2016: All That Jazz


The seventh Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, AKA C2E2, was held last weekend in Chicago, and nothing unusual happened. Cosplay was as amazing and varied as last year, and rivals many larger shows. Artist Alley featured a diverse selection of creators, many of them repeat attendees, many of them with long lines all weekend. While there […]

C2E2: Viz Media Announces Amano, Miyazaki, and New Streaming Line-up


Viz media announces new Yoshitaka Amano and Hayao Miyazaki art books, in addition to picking up Terra Formars and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure for their streaming collection.

C2E2 2016: How To Get Around

Art by Phil Noto

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, also known as C2E2, is set to begin Friday! If you’ll be attending, here are some helpful hints on how to make your way to the South Building of McCormick Place! (Same place as last year… and probably for the foreseeable future… it’s HUGE.) First, here’s the official link […]

C2E2: Robbie Thompson on Supernatural, Spidey and Fandom


Robbie Thompson first came to prominence in the nerd sphere as a writer on the long-running Supernatural TV series, but recently he jumped into the comics fold. He’s doing no less than three titles in the Spider-Man corner: Silk, Venom: Space Knight and my favorite, the all-ages Spidey. I spoke to Robbie about the transition […]

Valiant going all in at C2E2 with panels, parties, beverages


The major convention circuit kicks off next week (!!!) with C2E2 in Chicago, and Valiant is going in in a big way with convention-only exclusives, signings, programming, panels, and the debut of the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AMERICAN PALE ALE with Arcade Brewery.  Some highlights: § TA&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE VARIANT […]