Guest columnist Matt Maxwell is back with an old school con report – from breakfast to buying back issues to wandering around chatting to secret VIetnamese food. Along with observations on Wizard World Portland and this year’s powerful evolution at Emerald City. Face it, pilgrim, this one’s got it all!
I’ve been to dozens or scores of comic cons in my life, and I never thought I’d feel con envy again. BUt looking at all the amazing photos, tweets, subtweets, and enthusiasm pouring out of this year’s Emerald City Comic Con is…amazing. I think its peak comics. The energy and camaraderie of an SPX with […]
As announced this afternoon at ECCC, editor Shelly Bond is back big time with Black Crown, her own creator-owned line from IDW.
With this year’s Image Expo taken off the schedule due to Image’s move to Portland, the ECCC Image Panel was the scene of many announcements, including the concluding chapter of Matt Wagner’s 30+ years in the making Mage epic, and much more. So here’s the lowdown, cobbled together from various announcements: • Image Expo will […]
Hoopla digital is a FREE Netflix like comics streaming service that is available via libraries – more than 1300 of them across Canada and the US. All you need is a valid library card from participating systems and you can read a ton of comics TOTALLY FREE. They also offer eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more, […]
A bunch of new comics and other major news will roll out at ECCC over the next few days, and here’s an announcement of a new creator owned Dark Horse tilte: Bankshot by Alex de Campi, artist ChrisCross (Convergence: Justice League of America), and colorist Snakebite. It’s described as all out action by de Campi. The five-issue mini series launches in June.
Seattleish has a thorough report on a class-action lawsuit filed by volunteers, known as “minions” for the 2014 and 2015 Emerald City Comic Cons. Minions worked varius duties in exchange for access to the convention, an action that many joyfully accepted. However the use of unpaid labor to keep massive conventions running (ECC drew over […]
What sets Emerald City Comic Con apart from all the rest? Emerald City Comic Con seemed to grow so quickly, both in popularity and growth. That’s what I was curious about as a first time attendee. Since it was only my first time at Emerald City I took to asking the people who might know best.
Rounding up the news aout of Emerald City Comic Con which certainly seems to have become the spring news drop. In addition to the fine-looking new Tarzan/Planet of the Apes book we told you of earlier, Dark Horse had many announcements, including: § Biggest news of alll, details on the Mouebius LIbrary were released. As […]
The Comic Book Women, an advocacy group helping raise the profile of women working in comics, had a great showing at Emerald City Comic Con this year with several panels this year. This wasn’t a case of putting women on a panel and focusing on their gender perspective. It was about providing a group of talented women that could share their experience and provide insight into how to make it in the comic book industry—resulting in a panel for everyone. What secrets did they share on selling your comic book?