SDCC’16: Watchtower Saturday: Hollywood Goes South, as Marvel Battles DC for the Hearts and Dollars of Fans

Saturday? Sunday? We’re headed to the finish line, with the Dead Dog Party on the horizon! We’ll have more posts today, tomorrow, and the next week. For now, here are the highlights from Saturday, and lots of pictures! Enjoy! Who won the battle of the fans Saturday? Marvel or DC? Marvel v DC: Who Walked […]

The Second Annual In-Store Convention Kick-Off is Go in T-Minus 25 Hours


The Second Annual In-Store Convention Kick-Off is taking place this weekend at comic book shops spanning different states and time zones. The event is broadcast from participating comic book shop owners through retailers (hence the name). Numerous publishers across the industry are participating including Marvel, DC, Valiant, BOOM!, Dark Horse, Dynamite, IDW, Top Cow and more. Kevin […]

Bitch Planet hardcover, Welcome to Showside and more unveil Local Comic Shop Day variants


Local Comics Shop Day is the latest holiday on the comics calendar, to be held November 28th, the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The date has been promoted as “Small Business Saturday” for a while, but this new date and focus will allow comics shops to tie in to the desire to shop locally and support small […]

DeConnick’s and De Landro’s “Bitch Planet” to Receive Limited Edition Hardcover Treatment for Local Comic Shop Day


In a special push to celebrate Local Comic Shop Day on November 28th, writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, artist Valentine De Landro, and Image Comics have partnered with ComicsPRO, a retail association comprised of comic book shops, to release a special limited hardcover edition of Bitch Planet‘s first volume. The dystopian series, which focuses on a group of women imprisoned off-world […]

HeroesCon: Deconnick to End Run on Captain Marvel; Milkfed Criminal Masterminds Talk New and Upcoming Issues

Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Christian Ward, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Chip Zdarsky discuss upcoming comics

by Harper W. Harris One of the most fun and unique experiences at HeroesCon today was the Milkfed Criminal Masterminds panel, which featured Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue Deconnick, and co. discussing all their various projects while keeping the audience consistently laughing. After speaking briefly on the Charleston shooting and holding a moment of silence, they […]

Don’t miss Matt Fraction on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’


Here’s the part where you support your favorite comic book creators almost as much you endorse the films they help make possible. Kelly Sue DeConnick’s husband, Matt Fraction, will be making his first appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers this Thursday, May 21. The other guests on the show include America’s Got Talent’s Heidi Klum, […]

The importance of the Captain Marvel movie to one fan


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By Chandler Banks– Kelly Sue DeConnick is a long time hero of mine. I met her at NYCC this year, and my heart melted when she looked me in the eyes and talked to me about the importance of non-compliance (that’s a big thing in her upcoming series, Bitch Planet). She’s important to me, and her characters are so dear to my heart I wear a Captain Marvel necklace every day.

Dragon-Con: When Kelly Sue DeConnick Met Congressman John Lewis

kelly sue meets Congressman Lewis

By Kyle Pinion For those unaware, I’m a part of the Dragon Con Comics & Pop Arts Programming Staff. Our job to pull together panels of interest to the attendees on a variety of topics be it fan-based, academic, guest-spotlighting, or a blend of the three. One of the most exciting moments, personally, of Dragon […]