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Nice Art #1: I thought I would share a panel from Ty Templeton’s always hilarious BUnToons. This episode is called Secret Rebirth of the Legacy Empire! YAY! Many more amusing cartoons can be found in the link. § Nice Art #2: Cartoonist Jerry Ordway bought some old comics a at thrift shop the other day. Weirdly, […]
It’s con season! And how this weekend sees four big shows and probably some other ones I forgot. NYC is a ghost town because everyone is off at some con or another. If you’re going you probably already know it but a brief rundown: Heroescon Perhaps the most loved stop on the con circuit, […]
Disclaimer: I was a sponsor and paid guest for Awesome Con held last weekend in Washington, DC so considered this a sponsored post. That said, as you know, I write a lot about comic cons, and I am not a spokesman for Awesome Con. These are my honest opinions and if you have any questions please […]
Tomorrow Awesome Con in Washington DC kicks off, and The Beat will be there. In case you missed it, last year Awesome Con partnered up with Leftfield Media, the convention organization run by Greg Topalian, who founded New York Comic Con. Greg and I had a blast working on the very first NYCC together and […]
A new con conglomerate is on the scene with LeftField Media LLC, launched last year by Greg Topalian, founder of New York Comic Con and some colleagues. They’ve been jetting around teaming with some of the smaller shows on the circuit as opposed to launching new ones — which on the crowded con circuit would […]
When news that the Salt Lake City FanX last weekend claimed to be the third largest comic con in the US came out earlier this week, there was some questioning by some veteran con observers of whether this number was accurate, given the number of people shown in photos. I reached out to the show […]