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Dark Horse Comics and Slayer to Release “Repentless” Comic

Dark Horse Comics and Slayer to Release “Repentless” Comic

Dark Horse Comics and thrash-punk titans Slayer have joined forces to deliver a new comic series this holiday season! With full participation from the band and taking inspiration from Slayer’s recent Repentless music videos (filmed in support of their latest album, Repentless, on Nuclear Blast Records), disciple Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse) will pen the three-issue comic series with interior bloodlines drawn by Guiu Vilanova (Twilight Zone, Conan the Avenger, Weird Detective). Glenn Fabry’s covers reign in blood while postmortem Eric Powell […]

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Photo Book Out Oct 5

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Photo Book Out Oct 5

  Actress/Writer, Cassandra Peterson is known for her portrayal of one of pop culture’s most beloved icons, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. It has been 35 years since Elvira made her debut as horror hostess on a local LA television show. To celebrate the milestone anniversary, Cassandra combed through her personal archives to assemble a beautiful 240 page hardcover coffee table book titled, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. The book is filled with over 300 photographs, many never-before-seen, and commentary […]

Space Command Launches Premiere at San Diego Comic Con

Space Command Launches Premiere at San Diego Comic Con

Friday, 7/22/16, 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Public Library 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101 at 11th Avenue Google Map Take the Trolley or Orange Shuttle one stop towards Petco (Tailgate). Can also walk by pedestrian bridge south of Hall H. About Space Command: Space Command is a new and original science fiction franchise created by award-winning writer-director Marc Scott Zicree. Reminiscent of sci-fi’s optimistic past, Space Command follows the bold adventures in space of the […]

Announcing The Heroes Haven Lounge At Comic Con 

Announcing The Heroes Haven Lounge At Comic Con 

Gotham City Films invites SDCC attendees to visit the Heroes Haven Lounge at the Cat Eye Club, located at 270 7th Avenue, just steps away from the convention center, across from Petco Park. https://heroes-haven.com/

Hard Rock Cafe San Diego Hosts 3rd Annual True Hero Comic Drive For United States Marine Corps

Hard Rock Cafe San Diego Hosts 3rd Annual True Hero Comic Drive For United States Marine Corps

Calling all super heroes! As part of the San Diego Comic-Con convention, Hard Rock Cafe San Diego is hosting a comic book drive to send to the United States Marine Corps members who are serving overseas. Starting Monday, July 18, 2016, through Sunday, July 24, 2016, fans and Comic-Con attendees are encouraged to show their support by dropping off comic books at Hard Rock Cafe San Diego. The first 400 people to donate a comic book will receive a free, […]

Samsung partners with Warner Bros. Pictures for Suicide Squad VR Experience at Comic Con 2016

Samsung partners with Warner Bros. Pictures for Suicide Squad VR Experience at Comic Con 2016

Today, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Warner Bros. Pictures announced a collaboration that will bring Suicide Squad, one of the most anticipated films of the year, to life through exclusive virtual reality content and activations leading up to the release of the film August 5. Samsung will also have a presence at the Suicide Squad U.S. premiere and post-party. Using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, the VR content will debut at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21.  It will […]

Square Enix Experience Returns To  San Diego Comic Con 2016

Square Enix Experience Returns To San Diego Comic Con 2016

SQUARE ENIX® is once again giving fans the opportunity to participate in the Square Enix Experience, a themed outdoor area at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 celebrating some of the company’s leading franchises. The Square Enix Experience returns for 2016 with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided® – The Icarus Dash, FINAL FANTASY® XV – The Royal Race and a Rise of the Tomb Raider® Glacier Climb. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will host the Icarus Dash; FINAL FANTASY XV will allow fans to […]

Nuclear Blast announces SLAYER and EL SANTO signings at Comic Con 2016

Nuclear Blast announces SLAYER and EL SANTO signings at Comic Con 2016

SLAYER, the uncompromising super-heroes of thrash metal, is set to do a takeover of San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC). The occupation will begin on Thursday, July 21 with a special live performance at the intimate-capacity House of Blues. Show is sold out but Nuclear Blast will give away a handful of tickets. Stay tuned to SLAYER’s and Nuclear Blast social media for more details! “While Comic-Con has not focused on music, it is clearly a valued art form that oftentimes evokes emotional reactions and can transcend age […]

FX Announces FXhibition For 2016 San Diego Comic Con

FX Announces FXhibition For 2016 San Diego Comic Con

FX Networks is headed to the City in Motion, bringing innovative activations and live entertainment to San Diego this July. FX Networks will take center stage at Hilton Bayfront Park during San Diego Comic-Con July 21-24, 2016 with groundbreaking activations and installations of fan-favorite shows Archer, American Horror Story, The Strain, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. FXhibition will transport guests to each FX series through a visually arresting, one-of-a-kind interactive art space featuring the riveting American Horror Story […]

FX’s announces special ARCHER Live! performance at Comic Con

FX’s announces special ARCHER Live! performance at Comic Con

FX Networks brings a special one-night only performance of the famed touring show ARCHER Live! to San Diego aboard the Inspiration Hornblower yacht at the 5th Avenue Landing (located behind the Convention Center) on Thursday, July 21. The event kicks off with a deep dive into the universe of the beloved, Emmy®-nominated animated spy/P.I. comedy Archer, with an exciting live performance featuring the entire cast. Fans will enjoy live entertainment, food, drinks, giveaways, a photo booth and lounge while docked […]

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