Hallmark Cards has always been geek-friendly, from selling Peanuts greeting cards in the 70s (and cards designed by MAD’s Paul Coker!), to offering Star Trek Christmas ornaments since 1991, to dozens of licenses currently (Disney! Star Wars! NFL! Animal House! The Walking Dead!)!
I continue with my wrap-up of New York Comic Con photos, this time featuring movie costumes and do-it-yourself costuming. Once again, DC and Warner Brothers staged a display on the south end of Javits during New York Comic Con. This year, it featured Wonder Woman, celebrating 75 years, and star of a major motion picture. […]
New York Comic Con supports the popular arts, and that is especially seen in The Block. The Block brings together art, design, collectible toys and fashion of the underground pop culture scene, along with the tastemakers, trend setters, artists, thinkers and the brands that they create. There’s lots of cool stuff to see, like an art […]
One of the biggest stories at New York Comic Con involved a confrontation between Rromani activist Vicente Rodriguez and comics writer Peter David at an LGBTQ X-men panel. You can read Beat reporter Elana Levin’s initial report here; David’s first response here; and Levin’s follow-up interview with Rodriguez here. While he had doubled down on […]
In what has become an annual tradition at New York Comic Con, Marvel held its members only panel, open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus subscribers and Marvel Mastercard cardholders. Ryan Penagos recruited A-List talent for the panel, which was comprised of Dan Slott, Robbie Thompson, Nick Spencer and Peter David. Fans were instructed to put all phones […]
Sunday Sunday Sunday! Alive but a little delerious, The Comics Beat is sitting in the Jacob Javits Center to bring you the latest news from the Lion Forge panel where the company is slated to make some major announcements about the future of their lineup. Guests at this panel include Rich Johnson (VP of marketing), […]