One of 2017’s best SDCC offsite events was an incredible look at the Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA, creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings. Thankfully, it’s back! They’ve returned for 2018 to the heart of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter with an all newer-than-ever LAIKA LIVE exhibit. Going on now through July 22nd fans can once again immerse themselves […]
Unable to wait for the start of San Diego Comic-Con, DC Collectibles has just announced new additions to their ever-growing library of figurines and statues. Headlining this news are three statues to be released based off the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures’ Aquaman film. Each one will be based off the actors’ portrayal of the comic book characters; Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, Amber Heard’s Mera, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta. Each will be done in great detail and stand at 12” tall. They are expected to hit store shelves November 2018, a month before the movie’s December 21st release date.
I’ve been a fan of Mike Choi’s art for a long time, but I’m even more so a fan of his musings about art and comics. His Twitter account is a treasure trove of thoughts on the nature and business of comic book art. I was thrilled at the opportunity to ask him some questions […]
The first wave in the line features the iconic trio in various different forms: Standard Edition (limited to 3,000 units); Black and White Variants (limited to 500 units); Zombie Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Hot Topic); Villain Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Gamestop); Glow in the Dark Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Box Lunch); and the San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives that come in Classic Variant (limited to 1,500), Flashpoint Variant (limited to 750), and Black and Gold Variant (limited to 300), all of which are exclusive to the Entertainment Earth booth #2342. Each figure, save for the Comic-Con exclusives, will retail for $40. Entertain Earth’s Classic Variant will go for $60, their Flashpoint Variant for $75, and their Black and Gold Variant for $100. DC Collectibles was gracious enough to send us the Hot Topic exclusive Zombie Variants.
You think you’re prepared for San Diego Comic-Con, but you have no idea. Even best laid plans go awry and require an unconventional approach to solve. From kid management to haute coffee, marketing to manners, or perhaps not going at all, this assembled Suicide Squad of a booth roadie, a con volunteer, exhibitors, and veteran attendees sneak […]
The developer will host multiple panels and signings over the course of the weekend.
The company will host signings and sell both exclusive items and products that are premiering at the convention.
This is the biggest week in the industry, not just because over 100k people are going to converge on the surface of the sun in San Diego for Comic-Con, but the most prestigious awards in the industry takes place as The Eisner Awards honor the best in comics present and past. Someone who embodies both […]
Over the last few weeks there’s been some concern that Italian cartoonist Zerocalcare wouldn’t get his Visa in time for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Zerocalcare – the pen name of Michele Rech – is one of Italy’s best selling and acclaimed cartoonists, with more than 1 million copies of his work in print. His Kobane Calling […]
Everything is awesome with the SDCC LEGO minifigs!