During the convention, there was an incident of sorts. Somebody at a movie site wrote about the comics industry collapsing. There was a quote mis-attributed to Jim Lee and all sorts of people got upset. But *something* really was said and we need to talk about it. This was about the DiDio/Lee co-publisher panel and […]
Marvel and DC are once more making digital announcements at Comic-Con. Marvel with a bit of gusto, DC more like NBC-era Paul Schaffer saying “Gee Dave, I don’t know if this is such a good idea.” We should probably talk about all this and the paths being taken. The bigger announcement being Marvel getting even […]
The X-Men will be making an appearance on Fox this fall with the new series The Gifted – a one hour drama by Matt Nix starring Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as the Struckers, parents of mutant children who have to take their family on the run to protect it. Though the show will be set in a distinct and separate timeline from the movies, it will still inhabit the X-Men universe and features characters like Blink (Jamie Chung), Polaris (Emma Dumont), and Thunderbird (Blair Redford).
By Gabriel Neeb Having received Eisner nominations for her work on Marvel’s HAN SOLO limited series and her series, MONSTERESS, Marjorie Liu was given a spotlight panel Friday at the San Diego Comic Convention. Introduced by writer David Brothers, Liu began describing her upbringing which started in Philadelphia, moved to Seattle, attended college in Wisconsin where she […]
The panel began on a bittersweet note with the news of Flo Steinberg’s passing. Many of the panelists have worked directly with Flo at some point in their Marvel careers, noting that she was more than Stan Lee’s assistant – she was the original Woman of Marvel, someone who forged a path for female comics creators and whose legacy will continue to do so.
By Rachel Maurer Star Wars books have never gone out of style, but with Rogue One still fresh in our minds and Episode VIII on the horizon Lucasfilm Publishing seems busier than ever. Friday’s panel gave us some face time with fan-favorite Star Wars authors and new blood alike as they discussed current projects and reminisced in […]
Look at what Marvel Tweeted: Todd Allen Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an NBA/WNBA Beat Writer, among other things. He’s the author of Economics of Digital Comics. You should probably read it. http://www.indignantmedia.com
By Andrea Ayres By 9:45 a.m. the line for Gay’s question and answer session was already snaking its way down the hallway. When Gay entered the room at 10:30, the audience erupted in applause. This was a crowd clearly familiar with her work beyond the comic-world. Gay’s previous books include Bad Feminist, Difficult Women and […]
As a “shockingly-scary” first, author R.L. Stine is attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con; The same R.L. Stine who has consistently scared children for around twenty-five-years, mostly with his highly-popularized Goosebumps book series. Even though this seventy-three-year-old writer doesn’t garner the same presence as he had in the late nineties and early 2000’s, that […]
By Gabriel Neeb Marvel Comics held a panel at the San Diego Comic Convention to preview and discuss their controversial story SECRET EMPIRE. The panel was moderated by Senior Editor Nick Lowe and featured Secret Empire writer Nick Spencer, Mark Waid (Avengers and Champions),editor Alanna Smith, artist Humberto Ramos and SECRET WARRIORS writer Matt Rosenberg. […]