Sometimes it feels like every interesting property in the U.S. has already been made into a movie or TV show, but there’s a lot of ripe material from Japan that would translate well into for American audiences. I certainly wouldn’t mind a TV series based on the manga series Monster and Pluto, or a big-budget Sword Art Online movie. J-CREATION […]
ReedPOP responds after many notable comics professionals receive NYCC badge rejection emails
How do we make comic conventions better and prepare for the future of this growing cultural phenomenon? A team of researchers hopes to find out.
Snotgirl is getting highlighted for the bookseller and library worlds.
This week, ReedPop once again takes over (most of) the Javits Center, with the BookExpo trade show and BookCon consumer show scheduled from Wednesday through Sunday. Whereas BookExpo once occupied both floors of Javits (trade booths in 1A-1C, 3A-3E), it, like the general retail market, has shrunk considerably in recent years. Book fandom is still […]
A fairly huge story has been brewing on the convention scene all month regarding FanX – the huge pop culture event held twice yearly in Salt Lake City – its co-founder Bryan Brandenburg and how he handled complaints about a guest harassing other guests from a well-known children’s author. And it’s ended with Brandenburg […]
Last year the world of comics events was stunned when a heavily armed man was detained at the Phoenix Comicon, allegedly with plans to stalk Jason David Frank. The event spurred a lot of scrutiny regarding security at conventions, and since then, going through metal detectors is a regular feature of most comics show. This […]
Stan is best known for his long-running Usagi Yojimbo feature.
I’ll be journeying to my ancestral homeland in this weekend to East Side Mags in Montclair, NJ. IT should be a lively talk with the super smart Joan Hilty and Martha Donato on hand to be quizzed by The Beat. You can find more about the event here, but here’s the log line. C3 Presents: […]
A little belt tightening, and some strong shows and Wizard World has shown a profit in Q1 2018 for the first time in a few years.