For the years the creators behind these DC Animated films have been teasing fans with an animated adaptation of the critically acclaimed Batman story Gotham by Gaslight as a dream project high on their list. Well, dream has finally become reality as an animated feature Batman: Gotham by Gaslight has now been officially announced for […]
During New York Comic Con, I spent three days at the Javits Center. (Thursday was spent attending the professional programming at the New York Public Library!) This is the TWELFTH NYCC I’ve attended (yes, all of them!), so you might be wondering what I thought this year… Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat […]
Another New York Comic Con has come and gone! Now that the hoopla and humidity have settled, let’s reminisce about some of the coolest booths and most fun activations from this year’s annual gathering of the nerd tribes.
The Voltron Coalition was in full force last weekend at NYCC to learn the latest about the Legendary Defender and the struggle against the Galra Empire. On hand were executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, as well as voice actors Josh Keaton (Shiro), Kimberly Brooks (Allura), and AJ LoCascio (Lotor). Needless to say, much […]
Maybe it’s that it was Sunday and everyone was chugging vats of coffee to stay awake. Maybe it was just three days of horrible eating catching up with everyone. Whatever the cause, wherever I went the Sunday of this year’s New York Comic Con, everyone was talking about going to the bathroom. Planning a visit, waiting in line, or even fleeing the con in search of an available facility.
As reported here and confirmed for me by ReedPOP, This year’s New York Comic COn sold a record 200,000 tickets. That’s not quite 200K people, as I reported here, ReedPOP counts 1 ticket = 1 person, Since fans could only buy single day tickets and not four day passes, there were more individual tickets […]
Back in 2002, Nickelodeon aired an hour-long Hey Arnold! special entitled “The Journal” that ended with everyone’s favorite “Football Head” discovering a mysterious map of the fictional Central American country San Lorenzo that would at long last lead Arnold to discovering what happened to his parents. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, “the best-laid plans of […]
By Kerry Erlanger Sunday, The U.S. arm of Japan’s largest book publisher, Kodansha Comics, hosted the last in what was a series of panels by the publication at New York Comic Con. Unlike previous Kodansha panels at the con, the focus this time was less on Hiro Mashima and more on the future, specifically the handful […]
Once again, we’ve reach the completion of another New York Comic Con. As always, things changed, things improved, things went awry, and as always, Lance Fensterman and staff met to listen to show attendees express their compliments, criticisms, and concerns. So, what were people talking about? Here are the main points: Torsten Adair I’ve been […]
It’s been 45-years since Red Sonja and her iconic chainmail bikini first graced comic book pages. The sword-wielding fighter was first seen in the 1973 issue of Conan the Barbarian #23 by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith. Dynamite Comics began publishing Red Sonja in 2005, with writer Gail Simone joining in 2013 to spearhead a […]