Cartoonist Connor Willumsen’s LICAF report should break the internet


A few days ago I told you how Whitney Taylor’s convention reports are the industry standard, and I stand by that statement for factual reports that weigh the industry impact and success of a show. However, I must say, for presenting the miasma of emotion and anxiety that attending a show entails, in an expressionist way that […]

To Do: Kunzle and Sandlin at the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium next week


  The NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium is a weekly series of lectures organized by the great Ben Katchor covering a vast range of topics on comics history and craft. Next week they’ll have three events instead of of their usual one, and while this isn’t affiliated with that weekend’s Comic Arts Brooklyn Festival, it can be […]

Wizard World announces 16 events for 2017


Wizard World has announced a somewhat streamlined schedule of 16 conventions for next years, mostly concentrating on major metropolitan areas. Here’s the list: New Orleans, January 6-8 Portland, February 17-19 Cleveland, March 17-19 St. Louis, April 7-9 Minneapolis, May 5-7 Des Moines, May 19-21 Philadelphia, June 1-4 Sacramento, June 16-18 Albuquerque, July 14-16 Columbus, August 4-6 […]

NYCC’16: Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts, and Costuming!


I continue with my wrap-up of New York Comic Con photos, this time featuring movie costumes and do-it-yourself costuming. Once again, DC and Warner Brothers staged a display on the south end of Javits during New York Comic Con. This year, it featured Wonder Woman, celebrating 75 years, and star of a major motion picture. […]