During New York Comic Con, I spent three days at the Javits Center. (Thursday was spent attending the professional programming at the New York Public Library!) This is the TWELFTH NYCC I’ve attended (yes, all of them!), so you might be wondering what I thought this year… Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since […]
The Scott Eder Gallery, known for its shows of comics art and illustration, has a stunning new home at the Mana Contemporary Building Jersey City and tonight they’re having an opening of Tim Lane’s neo-hardboiled artwork. Sound like a grim and gritty time for all. OCTOBER 13- NOVEMBER 24, 2017 For more information please […]
Another New York Comic Con has come and gone! Now that the hoopla and humidity have settled, let’s reminisce about some of the coolest booths and most fun activations from this year’s annual gathering of the nerd tribes.
The Voltron Coalition was in full force last weekend at NYCC to learn the latest about the Legendary Defender and the struggle against the Galra Empire. On hand were executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, as well as voice actors Josh Keaton (Shiro), Kimberly Brooks (Allura), and AJ LoCascio (Lotor). Needless to say, much […]
Maybe it’s that it was Sunday and everyone was chugging vats of coffee to stay awake. Maybe it was just three days of horrible eating catching up with everyone. Whatever the cause, wherever I went the Sunday of this year’s New York Comic Con, everyone was talking about going to the bathroom. Planning a visit, waiting in line, or even fleeing the con in search of an available facility.
Sunday at New York Comic Con brought together five proudly self-proclaimed geeky authors at the Geeky YA FTW panel. Moderated by Kristin Hackett, the panel included Lily Anderson, author of The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You, Danika Stone, author of All the Feels and Internet Famous, Sarvenaz Tash, author of The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love, Brian Katcher, […]
After the success of Return of the Caped Crusader, the animated movie set in the Batman ’66 universe starring the 60s show’s original stars, Warner Brothers is following it up with another movie set in the same Batman ’66 universe. The first big news about this movie was the decision on the main villain, a classic Batman A-list […]
As reported here and confirmed for me by ReedPOP, This year’s New York Comic COn sold a record 200,000 tickets. That’s not quite 200K people, as I reported here, ReedPOP counts 1 ticket = 1 person, Since fans could only buy single day tickets and not four day passes, there were more individual tickets […]
Back in 2002, Nickelodeon aired an hour-long Hey Arnold! special entitled “The Journal” that ended with everyone’s favorite “Football Head” discovering a mysterious map of the fictional Central American country San Lorenzo that would at long last lead Arnold to discovering what happened to his parents. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, “the best-laid plans of […]
By Kerry Erlanger Sunday, The U.S. arm of Japan’s largest book publisher, Kodansha Comics, hosted the last in what was a series of panels by the publication at New York Comic Con. Unlike previous Kodansha panels at the con, the focus this time was less on Hiro Mashima and more on the future, specifically the handful […]