In a move similar to the system San Diego went to a few years ago, New York Comic Con just announced that they will no longer sell 3 and 4 day passes. The news came in an email alert along with other announcements for this year’s ticket sales, including fan verification opening on April 19th and […]
Todd Nauck currently has over 91,000 followers on Instagram. The Nightcrawler and Deadpool: Too Soon artist also has over 21,000 fans on Facebook, over 15,000 followers on Twitter and over 19,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. I had the opportunity at NYCC’16 to sit down with Todd at his table in Artist Alley and talk about his use of social media in his career.
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!)!
My photo journal of New York Comic Con continues, this time with lots of toys and figurines!
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 […]
Normally, I’d post daily journals of what I saw at New York Comic Con, but it’s a week later, it’s all a blur, and, to be honest I (and most of you) don’t really care. So, instead, I’ll be posting a few photo blogs, by topic. This one: Legos! Specifically, DC Superhero Girls, and the […]
It’s taken me a week to recover from New York Comic Con, as usual, although my brain is still a little fried. This despite the fact that I hid out in the press room for most of three days, and only ventured on to the floor a few times. I really missed most of the […]
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 […]