By Nicholas Eskey Taking his regular seat in front of the all too familiar line consisting of convention goers, Comic-Con International’s President John Rogers readies himself for the inevitable. The “Talk Back Panel” always signifies the end of a convention, giving the chance for attendees and vendors alike to voice their opinions on their experiences; […]
By Nicholas Eskey If you label yourself a “nerd” and wear it with pride, undoubtedly you already follow Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist News. The quick witted comedian and mega-nerd took heads the podcast driven news network for nerds with a wonderful collection of colleagues and special guests, discussing everything from the current state of all things […]
By Nicholas Eskey San Diego publisher IDW have grown steadily beyond their beginnings of comics. Though comics are still their main focus, the company in recent years has expanded beyond that and into other forms of entertainment. At this year’s Wondercon, IDW Entertainment represented by Dirk Wood, Vice Present of Marketing, David Hedgecock, Managing Editor, […]
I’m still in SoCal enjoying a few days of sunny skies and fresh produce, and I’ll have a full report on WonderCon for Publishers Weekly later this week. But a few quick observations: • The LA Convention Center is not very well planned as a convention center, but it has a full array of […]
by Pamela Auditore The Spawn of Satan arrived on Good Friday at WonderCon, —A&E’s Damien. You know Damien from the classic horror film The Omen. The chubby cheeked child, born of a jackal, who inspires nannies to hang themselves and Rockweilers to appear mysteriously, threatening to tear apart […]
DC pulled out all the stops for their WonderCon event on Saturday, announcing creative teams on more than 20 titles!
On Friday, in a small back meeting room of the Los Angeles Convention Center we talked for a few minutes with the executive producer Sam Catlin from AMC’s Preacher along with Jesse Custer and Tulip O’Hare themselves Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga. Along with development from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, executive producer Sam Catlin knows […]
By Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]
The great unsanctioned print crackdown we predicted a few weeks ago may be roaring down the highway. The following letter has been sent to exhibitors and Artist Alley tablers for next week’s WonderCon: Dear xxxx, WonderCon takes the issue of copyright infringement very seriously. Exhibitors who violate copyright law run the risk of arrest and […]
The entire industry is anxiously awaiting the unveiling of what’s behind the Rebirth curtain, and the big reveal is set for Saturday, March 26 at 9am PDT at a press conference during WonderCon that will be open to press and fans with valid WonderCon badges. The event takes place in in Petree Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center and every attendee will get a a limited edition DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH-themed lithograph, by Jim Lee. 9 am is a little early for some, but a lithograph should be all the incentive you need.