Set Your Alarm Clocks! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Schedules a Three-Day Launch for Merchandise!

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So, you might have heard there’s this new Star Wars movie scheduled for December, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”…. You’ve probably not heard much, as Disney and director J.J. Abrams are keeping a tight lid on what gets revealed, when. Well…that’s all gonna change this week, as Star Wars schedules a massive reveal and release […]

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SPACE announces 2016 dates: April 9-10

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SPACE (Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo) , Columbus’s longest running die comics show, has announced its 20156 dates: April 9 and 10, 2016, as well as a new free admission policy. The venue will be the Northland Performing Arts Center. This year’s SPACE had a problematic date the weekend after the San Diego Comic-Con, […]

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Weekend con reports: Antony Esmond and Warren Ellis on Safari Comics Festival

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In the world of social media, no one does in depth con reports any more. Well, not quite true, Down the Tubes Antony Esmond has a quite detailed report on the Safari Festival 2015, the show organised by Breakdown Press and other forward looking UK comics types. Edmond’s report complete with reviews and photos (Such […]

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MoCCA Festival announces dates and new venue for 2016

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Update: the correct dates for the show are April 2-3, not 3-4 as I originally wrote. MoCCA Festival, New York’s largest indie comics focused event, has announced a new venue for 2016: Metropolitan West, an event space located at West 46th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue. Programming will be held nearby at Ink48, a […]

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SDCC’15: Aspen Comics Practice Santeria for Comic-Con

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Aspen Comics shows off new art at SDCC 2015

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Valiant and Twitter team to livestream announcements next week

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Valiant is getting in on the Bay Area comics announcements train with an event next Tuesday that will be live streamed via Periscope Twitter’s live streaming app straight from Twitter HQ. #ValiantSummit, as is hashtagged will feature Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, X-O MANOWAR), Jen Van Meter (THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE), Valiant CEO & Chief […]

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E3 2015: The Week That Was / 100 Exclusive Photos From E3 and Xbox Fan Fest

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The kiosks are torn down, the free shirts are all gone, and the YouTubers are in editing. Yep, another E3 is finally in the books. Now the hard part of waiting for the games on the show floor to find their way to our homes begins.  Now that the gauntlet of bouncing from appointment to appointment […]

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E3 2015: Wrap Up and the Possibilities of Comics in Video Games

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Who won E3 and some thoughts about the comics and gaming industries coming out of E3. Where one can help the other.

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E3 2015 Hands On: The Games of Indiecade, From Butt Sniffing to Texting.

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In a way Indiecade is the gaming industry’s version of Image Comics. They help bring the most unique experiences in video games to the fans who are tired of the same old thing, and we got to check out a few.

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E3 2015 Hands On: MIRROR’S EDGE CATALYST, Parkour Got an Upgrade

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Get ready to shatter the City of Glass in Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst.

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E3 2015 Hands On: LEGO MARVEL’S AVENGERS, How Will New York Rebuild? Legos!

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WB Games brings you more Marvel Cinematic Universe fun by adding Legos.

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E3 2015 Hands On: ROCK BAND 4, The Game That Invented Social is Back

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It wasn’t that long ago. Kid’s parties, high school sleepovers, adults getting drunk because it was Saturday; all these were once strung through by rocking with your friends in games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero. And why not. The fun of pretending to rock out with your friends to your favorite head banging tunes. […]

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E3 2015 Hands On: DISNEY INFINITY 3.0, Star Wars Cutest Battlefield Yet!

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Disney Infinity brings every Star Wars ever, except that Christmas special… and hopefully Jar Jar

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E3 2015: SKYLANDERS SUPERCHARGERS, The Original Name in “Toys to Life” Revs its Engine

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Since pioneering the “toys to life” genre in gaming, the Skylanders franchise has generated over $3 Billion and sold over 250 million action figures. It’s become a yearly franchise for the game’s publisher, Activision, and this year at E3 the franchised announced the next step in the game. This year it’s about giving fans of two […]

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E3 2015 Hands On: MAD MAX, Welcome Back to the Thunderdome

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Avalanche Studios lets you become Mad Max in their upcoming game.

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E3 2015: Thoughts About Day One on the Show Floor

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A few thoughts about day one on the E3 show floor.

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