SDCC’16 VIDEO INTERVIEW: Carole and John Barrowman Tell All! Well, A Lot Anyway…

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Eventually we speak about their Torchwood comics, of course, but that’s an oversimplification of the interview which stretched way over time (thanks Titan!) and covered John’s not-so-secret costume to walk the floor of SDCC, how their familial relationship helps them be more honest about their work, and their intimate knowledge of each other’s bathroom habits. Try not to fall in love with these rambunctious siblings, I dare you.

Stars of comics and screen come out for the Suicide Squad premiere

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It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]

SDCC ’16: Camp Conival presents more nerdlebrity shenanigans

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  Call this not a con war but an offsite war and not even really a war, but…it’s getting so you can’t swing a cat without hitting some kind of nerdlebrity activation around Comic-Con. The best known is the long running Nerd HQ which this year wil; be held once again at the Children’s Museum just […]

Alan Tudyk’s Con Man to stream on Comic-Con HQ

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Comic-Con HQ, the SVOD launched by Comic-Con International and Lionsgate is having a big splash this weekend with a sponsorship of Free Comic Book Day and a launch of free codes to get access to a beta of the service. They’ve also just announced that they’ll be hosting Con Man, the behind the scenes of con […]

Wondercon’16: Chris Hardwick and Nerdist News Speak About Community and Nerdiness

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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 […]

It was Daryl. You know it was Daryl. But you can still go on a cruise with him.

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You know that Negan killed Daryl on Sunday night, right? It had to be. A “beloved character” died, they already killed Glenn and they want the comics to be different from the TV show. And no one’s death would cause such pain, agony and outcry. Plus attention. The Walking Dead is in its seventh season! […]

Nerdlebrity Babylon: Extreme fan bites Norman Reedus at Walker Stalker Con

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Fan favorite nerdlebrity Norman Reedus has become an icon as the zombie-stompin’ Daryl Dixon on The Walking Dead. But despite his amazing survival skills he was not able to repel a real bite attack by one of his greatest fans.

The greatest moment in nerdlebrity history: When Stan Lee met Grumpy Cat

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Grumpy Cat and @TheRealStanLee having a terrible #Halloween backstage @StanLeeComikaze @HotTopic #Comikaze pic.twitter.com/O0RL11eW7O — Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) November 1, 2015 It happened this weekend at Comikaze in LA. And hundreds have had their photo taken with Grumpy Cat, only Stan Lee was allowed to actually hold the cat. When the epic once in a lifetime […]

Nerdlebrity Babylon: $300+ Ron Weasley photo op saddens father

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The potential innate sadness and tawdriness of the “nerdlebrity autograph/photo op faire” aspect of contemporary “comic-cons” gets examined in this piece at The Walrus by Jonathan Kay entitled Ron Weasley Made Me Sad, in which a dad takes his kids to Fan Expo Canada and, unencumbered by the fannish enthusiasm that often overlooks just how […]

Treat Yo’self to a Secret Treasure Trove of Neil Gaiman Rarities

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  You’ve got your mimosas.  You’ve got your fine leather goods.  How about your rare, never-before-released Neil Gaiman Stories? The American Gods and Sandman author has teamed up with The Moth, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Humble Bundle to present the Humble Book Bundle: Neil Gaiman Rarities.  For the next two weeks, users can pay as […]