SDCC ’15 Interview: Brenden Fletcher Gets in Depth about Miyazaki, Music, and Continuity in his Books

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By Harper W. Harris The Fletcher-Verse: this is what superfans like to call the little corner of the DC Universe that’s penned (or co-penned) by Brenden Fletcher, including Batgirl, Gotham Academy, and the new Black Canary series. I got a chance to sit down with Brenden to discuss his inspirations, approach, and general disregard for […]

SDCC ’15 Interview: Mariko Tamaki talks about “This One Summer”

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By Nick Eskey Mariko Tamaki is a Canadian born artist of mixed Japanese and Jewish descent. In school she studied literature and writing, later on publishing the book “Cover Me,” as well as graphic novels “Skim” and “Emiko Superstar.”  Her recent work is another graphic novel entitled “This One Summer.” Jillian Tamaki, Mariko’s cousin, did […]

SDCC ’15 Interview: Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, and Chad Hardin talk Power Girl and Harley Quinn

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By Harper W. Harris Down in the bustle of the DC booth, I got a chance to talk with Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Chad Hardin, the team behind the ever popular Harley Quinn series, as well as newer books Harley Quinn and Power Girl and Starfire.   Harper W. Harris: When you wrote issue […]

SDCC ’15 Interview: Tom King and Tim Seeley Chat About Grayson

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By Harper W. Harris Among the DC books that sparked a sort of revolution for the publisher in terms of new kinds of stories is Grayson, the espionage comic by Tom King, Tim Seeley, and Mikel Janin. In a nice and surprisingly quiet corner of the convention, I was able to sit down and have […]

SDCC ’15 Interview: Mark Waid Discusses Archie #1

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By Harper W. Harris Among his lauded superhero comics, Mark Waid is also writing the highly publicized Archie #1, which relaunches the flagship title of the publisher, featuring art by the 2015 best penciller Eisner winner Fiona Staples. I had a chance to speak with him in between signings and panels to get his take […]

SDCC ’15: New Eighth Doctor series and holiday special announced at Titan Doctor Who comics panel

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Titan releases Eighth Doctor series details, holiday special plans and upcoming covers and art at their SDCC Doctor Who comics panel.

Comic-con: Two old white men moaning about having to share

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Variety’s Statler and Waldorf, aka Peter Bart and Michael Fleming, have an inane piece up for Variety called — r u ready? – Comic Con, Neutered Male Performances And Ballsy Directors Ben Affleck & Luc Besson which argues that it’s over for the men: BART: Anyone out there notice the reverse sexism that’s afflicting Hollywood? I’m […]

SDCC ’15 Photo Essay – Cosplay Culture

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If you’re into cosplay, Saturday night is made for fighting the lines to get into the annual masquerade contest. Here are a few backstage pics from the show, along with a few other shots.

SDCC ’15 Interview: Mark Russell talks Prez, Politics, and Taco Drones

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By Harper W. Harris Of all the new DCYou titles that have come out so far, Prez by Mark Russell and Ben Caldwell may be my favorite. It takes a sharp, satirical look at the future and the American political process in a way that is a bit shocking to see in a DC comic […]

SDCC ’15: DC Comics Meets Lego Arts

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By Nick Eskey “Lego” is the toy that let’s allows kids and adult to build from premade manuals, or to create out of their imaginations. Complete miniature sized cities, even worlds, can be made. But what about a something larger than life?   Nathan Sawaya is the artist behind the nationwide touring exhibit “The Art […]

SDCC ’15: Hasbro Entertainment Brand Preview Breakfast

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By Nick Eskey Hasbro Entertainment, responsible for many of our favorite childhood toys, treated us press folk to a delicious breakfast accompanied by, of course, toys! Held at Café Sevilla in San Diego’s Gaslamp, the toy breakfast had not only a nice selection of food (yes, be jealous), but some great looking merchandise. Across the […]

SDCC ’15 – Comic Book People at Comic-Con

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SDCC ’15 – The Beat’s Panel on Ethics in Comics Journalism

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Reflecting on The Beat’s comics journalism ethics panel tonight at San Diego Comic-Con, my thoughts keep going back to the comics community – who we are, where we’re going, and what can keep us all connected however much we grow.

SDCC ’15: Lego Doctor Who and a September 19th season 9 release date among highlights from Doctor Who panel

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Many of the fans packed into Hall H on Thursday waited overnight on the street outside of the San Diego Convention Center for their chance to catch Peter Capaldi’s first appearance at SDCC since becoming the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who.

SDCC ’15: DC Collectibles Sneak Peak

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  By Nick Eskey DC Collectibles has another exciting line up for this upcoming year. We’ll be seeing much in the way of artist inspired work: from action figures, to statues. For the high-end collector, comic inspired artwork is typically high on the priority list. And what other company produces such detailed pieces from beloved […]

SDCC ’15: DC Collectibles shows off next Greg Capullo figures, new Icon line, Bombshells and BAS

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by Harper W. Harris One of the first panels of SDCC 2015 could have been for just hardcore collectors, but instead it was jam-packed with info on figures, comic series, and commercials along with loads of incredible giveaways. Among the exclusive announcements was the inevitable confirmation that the Greg Capullo line of figures will be […]