It’s nice to live a long time, but when you outlive everyone who really cared for you, the result can be tragic. That’s what seems to be happening to Stan Lee right now.
The convention calendar is getting more and more crowded.
It had to happen.
And it happened at the Corn Exchange.
February 16-18, at Bartle Hall in Kansas City MO, the area’s largest pop culture celebration takes place, PLANET COMICON Kansas City. While fans will get to see nerd-lebrities like Jason Momoa and Khary Payton, the show still pushes the comic book industry. How do I know? Well, full disclosure, I’m part of the team of […]
§ Nice Art; Todd Galusha is drawing some kind of dinosaur-shark book for Oni Press. I don’t know what it is but it is nice. “Hey!”“What!”“I can’t remember!” pic.twitter.com/ImkGHaXQ3A — Taddman (@TaddGalusha) January 15, 2018 § The 650 Cent Plague blog has the best meta list of best of comics lists I’ve seen. My Favorite […]
Last week the trial of the year ended when a six person jury ruled for San Diego Comic-Con in their trademark dispute with the Salt Lake Comic Con. I haven’t had time to dig into this much, but luckily Rob Salkowitz has this covered here, with an overview, and here with analysis of what the […]
It was a big weekend for people who wanted to have their photo taken with Gal Gadot or Henry Cavill. The two stars rarely show up at conventions for signings and photo ops – I believe it was Cavill’s first time as a signer – and the added presence of their fellow Justice League stars […]
A lot is going on in convention world, so let’s get to it! § The trial of the month is now taking place in San Diego! The battle over the trademark for Comic-Con. On one side, San Diego Comic-Con which owns the trademark and is defending it against the Salt Lake Comic Con. On the […]
“This sort of festival imported from abroad exploits the weakness in their religious faith and their fascination with foreign cultures,” according to the RADA Special Deterrence Forces
Our Canadian neighbors have the reputation as being a friendly, generous folk but they are not immune from poorly run comic cons. Or at least that what webcomics creator Michael McAdam claims in a post about C4 Winnipeg. C4 stands for Central Canada Comic Con, and this year’s show, held last weekend, had some problems, […]