It was a full day of activity at the first day of New York Comic Con. Some quick observations: View this post on Instagram @comixace live from Artist Alley at #NYCC #NYCC 2018 #beatnycc18 A post shared by The Beat (@comicsbeat) on Oct 4, 2018 at 11:19am PDT • The new Artist Alley in […]
The first wave in the line features the iconic trio in various different forms: Standard Edition (limited to 3,000 units); Black and White Variants (limited to 500 units); Zombie Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Hot Topic); Villain Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Gamestop); Glow in the Dark Variants (limited to 1,000 units and exclusive to Box Lunch); and the San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives that come in Classic Variant (limited to 1,500), Flashpoint Variant (limited to 750), and Black and Gold Variant (limited to 300), all of which are exclusive to the Entertainment Earth booth #2342. Each figure, save for the Comic-Con exclusives, will retail for $40. Entertain Earth’s Classic Variant will go for $60, their Flashpoint Variant for $75, and their Black and Gold Variant for $100. DC Collectibles was gracious enough to send us the Hot Topic exclusive Zombie Variants.
Exhibiting at a comic-con, particularly in Artists Alley, can be fun and lucrative — or it can leave you frustrated, exhausted, and broke.
In addition to many numerous author events and signings, the annual conference of the American Library Association also features an Artist Alley! It’s located at the back of the Exhibits Hall, near the Zines pavillion and just past the graphic novel publishers, near the Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage! Many of these creators will also be signing at various publisher […]
When asked how his art has changed and evolved over the last 30 years, Jurgens said, “The changes to my art are influenced by what I write. The best way to tell a story also changes over time.”
Cartoonists and publishers reacted with scorn and alarm to the announcement that Wizard World would be scouring its Artist Alleys for potential Sony movies. But should they have?
PW’s annual New York Comic Con issue is online, and in an exhaustive main story Rich Shivener details the good the bad and the I’m going to cry. We all knew that losing the airy clime of the Javits North Hall for Artist Alley was going to hurt, but according to show runner Mike Armstrong, […]
In addition to many numerous author events and signings, the annual conference of the American Library Association also features an Artist Alley! It’s located in aisle 1100, just past the graphic novel publishers, near the Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage! Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since […]
Artist Alley applications for New York Comic Con 2017 have just gone live, and as feared, Artist Aley is moving to a downstairs hall, in this case Hall E. In the ast this has variously been used for meeting rooms and demonstrations. Last year it was VR. Javits North, where AA was located for the last few years, […]
The future of artist alley is uncertain. What will cons of the future look like?