SDCC’16: Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-Artists

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Scholastic Graphix, publishers of perennial bestselling authors such as Raina Telgemeier, Jeff Smith, and Kazu Kibuishi, announced today a contest to find up to five new, never-before-published comics creators. The winner(s) will be awarded a $15,000 advance; $5000 at the announcement, $5000 for the final manuscript, and $5000 upon publication. That also will require signing the publisher’s standard […]

#SDCC ’16 American Gods: Kristin Chenoweth joins cast and trailer debut

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Kristin Chenoweth stole the show at the #SDCC ’16 American Gods panel, announcing she would join the cast. The panel also premiered the first trailer for the series, see it here!

#SDCC ’16 Courage and Openness for LGBT in Comics

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By: Nicholasville Eskey Predominate over this last decade, there have been great discussion, controversy, and positive changes in the LGBT community. It is sad that such advancements for those that identify as queer has taken so long, such as being recognized as legally eligible for marriage rights and benefits. As a gay man, this topic […]

SDCC’16: Injustice 2 introduces new characters and a returning Tom Taylor

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Announced today during the Injustice 2 panel at SDCC; two new characters would be joining the game’s roster. First the returning Wonder Woman was announced to the delight of fans. Joining the game for the first time is the Jaime Reyes version of Blue Beetle {Note: it was not officially confirmed Jaime would be the […]

SDCC ’16: Luke Cage Cast Interview – “Let’s face it: there aren’t a lot of black superheroes”

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The latest in a line of critically successful commercial hits for Marvel Television and Netflix, Luke Cage brings Mike Colter’s invincible Defender-in-the making to the forefront in his own series that sees him trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, particularly after the explosive events of Jessica Jones. But trouble finds him soon […]

SDCC ’16: Comic Book Women Discuss Their Roles as Letterers and Colorists

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By: Nicholas Eskey Often in the comic book industry we focus our admiration on the artist, shortly followed by the writer. But what about those unsung individuals that separate comic books from just fancy drawings? I’m talking about the colorists and the letterers. Yesterday in room 24D of the Convention Center, 5 people in those […]

SDCC’16: Watchtower Thursday: No Major Headlines, Just the Unusual Stuff That Happens Every Year

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One day down! Three more to go! What happened? Lots! Let’s get to it! The top news of the day: Comic-Con 2016: Mayor, city officials welcome attendees to ‘Starship San Diego’ Donning uniforms from the original “Star Trek” television series, city officials Thursday helped open the 47th annual Comic-Con International by welcoming attendees to “Starship […]

​#SDCC San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Hasbro Brings the Toys and Food (Just Not the Chairs)

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By: Nicholas Eskey Hasbro Entertainment, the fine purveyor and partner to franchises like; Transformers, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Nerf, and Magic the Gathering, has continuously been growing and developing their branding. So loved are their toys that there’s always a run on something deemed even remotely collectible. I along with the other press […]

SDCC 2016: DC Collectibles Round-Up – The Rise of the Wonder Woman!

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By Nicholas Eskey I didn’t need to attend this year’s DC Collectibles’ Press Room to know that this is an exciting year for both DC Entertainment and DC Collectibles. I did attend, though, so I could get up close with some live merchandise (and free food of course). Though the jury is still out critically […]