Despite not even having an official opening date planned, the former Hall of Champions Sports Museum and the future home of the Comic-Con Museum opened its doors for the first time to the public for the Maker Faire weekend.
The exhibit features over 300 pieces on display, including original comic book art and movie props and costumes.
In 2008, at the dawning of what was supposed to be the era of a “post-racial” America, writer Mat Johnson and artist Warren Pleece released Incognegro. A gripping (and often disturbing) piece of graphic fiction, the book followed the work of Zane Pinchback, a Harlem-based journalist who exposed the brutality of commonplace racism in the […]
Well, here’s an interesting industry position that just came across the wire. The folks over at Humanoids, Inc. are looking for a Sales and Marketing Assistant for their growing office in Los Angeles. Pertinent job details: Sales & Marketing Assistant Humanoids is seeking a multitasking individual to serve as Sales & Marketing Assistant under the general direction of the […]
Another closing of a comic shop; another end to a piece of one’s comic community. For the last six and a half years, Villainous Lair has served as not only a comic and game store, but a hub for many comic book and popular culture fans in San Diego, California. Villainous Lair Comics first opened […]
If you have a vehicle, my first suggestion would be to either: A) Make sure your hotel comes with complementary parking, or B) Don’t bring your vehicle at all. Not to say that there isn’t parking to be had near San Diego Comic-Con, as every couple of blocks through downtown you’ll run across the likes […]
2017 will bring us yet another new year of comic conventions. When one thinks of San Diego and comics, it’s not difficult to summon images of San Diego Comic-Con, one of the largest celebrations of comics and popular media in the entire world. But there’s more to San Diego than just Comic-Con. This year signifies […]
Upon reading the news, I immediately burst into tears and sobbed; crying on and off for nearly an hour. If anyone would understand this reaction, I think it’s you.
While ensconced at The Beat Annex located in mainland New York City for what will be a nine-day weekend, I had to use my wits to keep from going stir-crazy from cabin fever. Yet fevers can be inspirational, and when I heard that the New York City Marathon was canceled yesterday, inspiration struck! I had […]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, one of the most august art institutions in the nation, has put out a call for comics: This fall LACMA will open Heroes and Villains: The Battle for Good in India’s Comics, an exhibition that will draw connections between ancient Indian epics and contemporary India’s booming comic book […]