SD09: CBLDF presents Amanda Palmer

Party Poop! Friday! Featuring the fairly amazin’ Amanda Palmer: Amanda Palmer, the creative force behind Who Killed Amanda Palmer & The Dresden Dolls, is appearing at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con to benefit the First Amendment work of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! On Friday, July 24 Palmer will appear at two events to […]


We don’t usually run full press releases for movie/tv/video game channels or whatever, but we’ll make an exception for the BBC: As previously announced, in support of BBC AMERICA’s U.S. premiere of four Doctor Who Specials, the Doctor himself, David Tennant, will appear alongside writer/executive producer Russell T Davies at this year’s Comic-Con in San […]

SD09: Chiang, Cloonan, Thompson, Wood — #1322

We forget what they call their little booth group of Cliff Chiang, Becky Cloonan, Brian Wood, and Jill Thompson. Whatever they call themselves, they will be at booth #1322 and they’ll have neat things to buy. Jill will have copies of Magic Trixie, Magic Trixie Sleeps Over, and Magic Trixie and the Dragon for sale […]

Links about NYCC

No more, we promise, unless it’s really revelatory. § CBR talks to show runner Lance Fensterman, including the answer to what many were speculating about: We heard a rumor that Reed could be combining Comic Con and the Anime Fest here in New York. What are your thoughts on that on a scale of “A […]

Views of NYCC

[Photo via Brian Heater.] We have only a brief window between waking, coughing, and lunch, but here’s all you need to read. Discuss. § ICv2 highlights the fact that the show was an oasis of spending in the bleak economy: Nearly 77,000 (unique) fans thronged the Jacob Javits Center in New York over the weekend […]

Go find your VGA adapter!

The one lesson we have learned above all else from New York Comic-Con 2009 is to go find that funny little cable that came with our computer that we had no idea what to do with! Our two panels yesterday went awesomely but would have been enhanced by our slide selections…had we only known that […]

NYCC Day 2 report

We’re very sorry to not be blogging from the con as much as we should be. The reasons are bad internet connections, bad phone connections and our own enfeebled state. Saturday was mad crowded, San Diego or worse crowded, but good spirited. We hear (although we never saw it) that you have to line up […]