SDCC’16: Batman The Telltale Series let’s play shows you how to be your Batman

001_BATMAN_Telltale_Logo

In a week full of special events, one took place at the Hard Rock which you might have missed out on. Telltale Games converted the Legend room inside the hotel into the most fun theater to be on Saturday night at Comic-Con. all to celebrate the upcoming launch of their upcoming game based on the Dark Knight, […]

Rokudenashiko events in New York

CdsMukgUsAALUnK

Arigato #rokudenashiko at #tcaf today! pic.twitter.com/EvfrJO83Jj — Shelley Savor (@shelleysavor) May 15, 2016 “Good for nothing” manko artist Rokudenashiko was the hit of TCAF and she’s in New York for a series of events. Tonights talk is sold out (DAMN IT ALL) but she’s also appearing at the Lady Tech Guild and at a Manko […]

Valiant gets into the splashy announcement game with #VALIANTSUMMIT 2016

VALIANTSUMMIT2016_FINAL.jpg

The game for comics news announcements has been seriously upped in recent years, with Image Expo and the DC Rebirth live streaming, Marvel press conferences and the like and Valiant is getting into the game with #VALIANTSUMMIT 2016, a live event and Periscope livestream set for Tuesday May 17th at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in […]

Azzarello, Bisley, and beer combine for Alpha King event

alphaking_lg

  Somewhere in the world it’s Friday afternoon, and someone somewhere may be counting the minutes to a happy hour brew. To get you in the mood, here are some exclusive photos of a recent event featuring Brian Azzarello, Simon Bisley, brewer Nick Floyd, 3 Floyds Beer and the new Image comic Alpha King, whose […]

To do May 19th: Preacher Screening at the 92nd Street Y with Ennis, Rogen, and the cast

preacher_lg.jpg

The Preacher tv show debuts on May 22nd on AMC. Now THAT’S a sentence I though I would never ever type, but it’s really happening, with Dominic Cooper as Jesse, Ruth Negga as Tulip and Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, with an ocean of character actors to play Herr Starr, Arseface, Quincannon and all your other […]

Meet tomorrow’s future comics superstars April 29th at SVA’s Fresh Meat

sva_fresh_meat_lg

Fresh Meat is the School of Visual Art’s annual in-house comics fair and it’s a place where many a comics star has been spotted in nascent form. This year’s event will be held April 29th, from 6 to 9 pm at the SVA Student Center located at 217 East 23rd Street. The event is organized by Cartoon Allies, […]

To do: Roz Chast’s chuckle-filled exhibit at the Museum of the CIty of New York

chast-sofa-hero_0.jpg

Well this is pretty cool, and has flown mostly under the radar of my usual comics sites: Roz Chast has an exhibit up at the Museum of the City of New York. It runs from April 14th until October 9th, so you have plenty of time to go see it…and you should. Best known for her 2014 award winning 2014 memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Chast’s droll cartoons capture urban foibles of dread, fatalism and UES (upper East Side, to non New Yorkers) neuroses with a levity that barely masks how deep they cut. One of the exhibits mentions that one of her biggest influences was Charles Addams, and it easy to see how Addams’ loose penwork and gallery of characters informs her work. She also shifted his emphasis on the lugubrious and horrific to internal anxieties over health, parental guidance, mid-life crises and geographic uncertainty.

C2E2 Diamond Retailer Breakfast: Valiant to introduce major new female character and more news

c2e22

Announcements from Diamond, Marvel, Action Lab, and Valiant Comics at the C2E2 Diamond Retailers Breakfast, including Civil War 2: Amazing Spider-Man #1, 300,000 in sales for Black Panther #1, and a major new female character for Valiant.