Con season will be heating up very soon, and here’s the latest on the 2019 schedule.
§ Nice Art: Jules Feiffer has begun a new comic strip at Tablet magazine, American Follies. Feiffer, 89, finished up his graphic novel trilogy, and keeps on cartooning. § Speaking of Feiffer, Paul Morton in the LA Time Book Review looks at that trilogy and the final volume, The Ghost Script: A decent summary of the […]
Some convention news that has been brewing as the schedule continues to expand. • Ace Comic Con has announced a Midwest show, to be held at Chicago’s Navy Pier on October 12-14th, the week after New York Comic Con. The guest list includes Hiddleston, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz and recently announced Chris Evans. Many wrestlers […]
ACE Universe’s first outing in the Emerald City had something for everyone, though not all customers were satisfied with their experience.
This weekend the third ACE Comic Con takes place in Seattle, and while the original line-up was Avengers galore, two of them – Chrises Evans and Hemsworth – have had to bow out due to scheduling difficulties. Evans announced in May he would not be able to attend due to a family matter and Hemsworth […]
I know it’s crazy, but maybe this isn’t horrific but instead attractive and useful.
After two outings that were immense but plagued by scheduling problems, ace Comic Con is coming back, this time to Seattle June 22-24, with a bunch of Avengers cast members.
During the time I spent walking around in circles at ACE Comic Con in Glendale, AZ, I also had the great opportunity to chat several of the creators and exhibitors who set up shop. One of the most interesting and impressive was Clinton F. Hobart, a painter and licensed Disney Fine Artist with an impeccable artistic […]
Let’s just set the scene. This weekend’s ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Arizona took place at the Gila River Arena (where the Arizona Coyotes hockey team plays). The arena is part of a greater entertainment complex, a triumphant piece of mix-use development where chain restaurants, bars, and other distractions to empty wallets commingle. Across the […]
This weekend’s Ace Comic Con Phoenix was the second attempt to move the convention experience to an arena venue, in this case the Gila River Arena, home of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes (ironic, I know). The Beat’s AJ Frost was on the scene and will file his own report, but from reading the social media […]