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Phoenix Comicon in the News & Important Policy Change

Phoenix Comicon in the News & Important Policy Change

As many of you may have heard already, Phoenix Comicon was in the news today, and not for the type of stories that any geek would like to see. It wasn’t about superheroes, or comicbooks, art, cosplay or films. No it was the result of a man with multiple weapons being arrested.  Here are two of the stories about the incident: Man with 4 guns, knife arrested at Phoenix Comicon; costume props now banned Armed Man Arrested at Phoenix Comicon Having […]

SCORING THE FUTURE: WRITING MUSIC FOR SCI-FI Coming to WonderCon 2017

SCORING THE FUTURE: WRITING MUSIC FOR SCI-FI Coming to WonderCon 2017

A must attend panel at WonderCon is brought to us by Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and White Bear PR. This panel never fails to entertain and enlighten the audience on various aspects of music in the movies, television shows and video games we enjoy. In previous years the panelists had composers sharing stories of how the composers got started in the industry, inspirations for the music they compose, tips on working with the producers and/or directors, one panel even included […]

The Beauty of Horror, The Most GOREgeous Coloring Book of Last Year, Returns

The Beauty of Horror, The Most GOREgeous Coloring Book of Last Year, Returns

The Sequel To Alan Robert’s Smash Hit Horror Coloring Book Coming This September From IDW Publishing The color-crazed carnage continues with Alan Robert’s The Beauty of Horror 2: Ghouliana’s Creepatorium, Another GOREgeous Coloring Book! Nerdist hailed Alan Robert’s debut as being “The World’s Creepiest Adult Coloring Book” and it received critical acclaim in The Wall Street Journal, GQ, and BuzzFeed. The rockstar-turned-comics-creator follows up his Amazon #1 Best Seller with everyone’s favorite undead girl Ghouliana, as she mischievously attempts to […]

A Day at Long Beach Comic Expo 2017

A Day at Long Beach Comic Expo 2017

Even with one of Southern California’s most powerful storms in a number of years, the show went on. For those arriving Friday, the trip in was a bit of a challenge as the rain and wind made the roads hazardous. With high humidity but even higher spirits the brave souls that made the trek in started Saturday with an overcast sky and threats of more rain. Once within the convention center though thoughts of gloomy skies and flooding streets were […]

American Gods hitting your Comic Book Store March 15, 2017

American Gods hitting your Comic Book Store March 15, 2017

Neil Gaiman‘s American Gods will be hitting your comic book store shelves March 15, 2017. If you are anything like we are, you have been waiting for this since the news came out back in October that Dark Horse would be publishing American Gods. Dark Horse tapped P. Craig Russell (The Sandman: The Dream Hunters)—who, having worked on Coraline and The Graveyard Book, is no stranger to adapting Neil Gaiman’s work—to adapt and co-write the comic series, while Scott Hampton […]

Marvel’s Darth Maul #1 to Feature a Michael Turner Exclusive Variant

Marvel’s Darth Maul #1 to Feature a Michael Turner Exclusive Variant

Independent comic book publisher Aspen Comics is pleased to announce another exclusive release from their hugely popular www.AspenStore.com Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald variant cover series for Marvel Comics, this time for the release of their highly anticipated Star Wars comic book, Darth Maul #1. As a fan of Michael Turner’s art, I always get just a little bit excited to hear another piece of his work is coming out on a cover. We lost not only a talented artists […]

SLAYER: REPENTLESS #1 from Dark Horse Comics to Hit January 2017

SLAYER: REPENTLESS #1 from Dark Horse Comics to Hit January 2017

METAL ON METAL: DARK HORSE COMICS’ “SLAYER: REPENTLESS” #1 TO HIT JANUARY 2017 Legendary heavy metal band Slayer has teamed up with Metalocalypse writer Jon Schnepp and Twilight Zone artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, Slayer: Repentless, with covers by Eisner Award–winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell (The Goon), is scheduled for release on January 25, 2017. “It’s been my honor to chronicle the bloody road […]

There Can Be Only One Highlander Comic Prequel

There Can Be Only One Highlander Comic Prequel

The Origins of Highlander Will Be Explored in New Comic Series From IDW in 2017 Highlander, the epic action/adventure fantasy film starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery, will expand its legacy next year as a comic-book miniseries from IDW Publishing. Scottish fantasy writer Brian Ruckley will spin a new tale chronicling the events that led up to the opening of the classic 1986 feature film while casting new light on the battle between immortals throughout time. “In the 30 years […]

Sunday at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con

Sunday at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, previously known as Stan Lee’s Comikaze, may have changed it’s name in 2016 but that did not change this show. It is still one filled with comics, artists, toys, collectibles, cosplay, fans and a variety of other things that may even defy definition at times. It is a show where around every corner there is something else to find and even desire. Whether it is that book you have been wanting but hadn’t found […]

Stan Lee Autographed Flying V Guitar Set for Auction

Stan Lee Autographed Flying V Guitar Set for Auction

All music-loving attendees of Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con will be heading to the Main Stage of the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 PM where one lucky convention-goer will become the owner of a Gibson Flying V signed by Stan Lee – all courtesy of the Los Angeles Comic Con and Guitar Center. The one of a kind electric guitar will be auctioned off by the Los Angeles Comic Con with all proceeds generated […]

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