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NYCC 2014

Con Report: New York Comic Con – Day 4

New York Comic Con 2014 came to a close today with the main floor closing at five o’clock. Before that, though, there was plenty of stuff to still be seen and done. There were panels like “Dothraki as a Living Language” [...]

October 13, 2014 Features
NYCC 2014

Con Report: New York Comic Con – Day 3

So day three of New York Comic Con, Saturday, was a big day for panels. That’s pretty much what I did all day, sitting through five panels in total, so I’m just going to dive right in and give some [...]

October 12, 2014 Features
NYCC 2014

Con Report: New York Comic Con – Day 2

Day two of New York Comic Con started off for me with with an immediate dash to the Marvel booth. They were having a drawing for a 75th anniversary signing event which featured 75 creators that have done work for [...]

October 11, 2014 Features
NYCC 2014

Con Report: New York Comic Con – Day 1

New York Comic Con officially opened at noon today, but DC decided to kick things off early. At 10:30, they held a joint ceremony with the US Postal Service to unveil the Batman Limited Edition Forever Stamps. Jim Lee and [...]

October 10, 2014 Features
The Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out #2

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips The friends and co-workers of Valeria Sommers gather at her funeral. Screen writer Charlie Parish takes note of everyone’s outward show of emotions. “Flapjack” Jones, a former child star, surprises Charlie by being closer [...]

October 3, 2014 Reviews
Thor #1 Cover

Marvel Comics Review: Thor #1 (Spoilers)

Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Russell Dauterman SPOILER ALERT A Roxxon sub explores the depths of the oceans in search of an anomaly when it is smashed by a giant hand. The undersea Roxxon home base gets stormed by a horde [...]

October 2, 2014 Reviews
Roche Limit #1 Cover

Image Comics Review: Roche Limit #1

Writer: Michael Moreci Artist: Vic Malhotra Roche Limit #1 begins with narration by Langford Skaargred, the billionaire responsible for constructing the titular space colony. He speaks of a future among the stars and how he worked toward that, but in [...]

September 26, 2014 Reviews
Supreme Blue Rose #3 Cover

Image Comics Review: Supreme Blue Rose #3

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Tula Lotay Minor spoilers ahead. As with the previous two issues, Supreme Blue Rose #3 opens with Diana Dane in a dream. She rides in the back of a limo that is travelling along a road between [...]

September 19, 2014 Reviews
Thor God of Thunder #25 Cover

Marvel Comics Review: Thor God of Thunder #25

Writer: Jason Aaron Artists: Esad Ribic | RM Guera | Simon Bisley The final issue of Thor: God of Thunder is comprised of three stories. They are held together by a framing sequence of Thor’s granddaughters in the “far future” of [...]

September 18, 2014 Reviews
Adult Swim

Adult Swim Floats into NYCC

This seems to be a big year for TV news at NYCC. Not to be left out of the excitement, Adult Swim announced a list of guests and programming for NYCC on Monday, including the “Adult Swim Tyranic Maiden Voyage,” [...]

September 18, 2014 Movies and TV
Constantine NYCC

Warner Bros. Announces TV Fare For NYCC

NYCC is just under a month away, and it looks like they are going to have plenty of great TV stuff in addition to comic book goodness. Warner Bros. announced Monday that they will be holding panels featuring cast and crew [...]

September 17, 2014 Movies and TV
Wizard World Richmond Con Report

Con Report: Wizard World Richmond

This weekend I drove up to Richmond for the latest stop of the touring comic convention Wizard World. While the con ran Friday through Sunday this weekend, I was unfortunately only able to attend on Saturday. I did try to [...]

September 14, 2014 Features
Author Page

Author Page: Newell Turner

Why should you care what I have to say about comics? Well, I’ve been reading them for around 22 years at this point. I go almost every Wednesday to my not-so-local shop, which is about 40 minutes away from where [...]

September 13, 2014 Author Page
Death of Wolverine #2 Cover

Marvel Comics Review: Death of Wolverine #2

Warning: Minor spoilers if you haven’t read the previous issue Writer: Charles Soule Artist: Steve McNiven The last issue started with THE END. Issue #2 of Death of Wolverine begins with POISON. Wolverine travels to Madripoor in order to get an [...]

September 11, 2014 Reviews
Wizard World Richmond

Con Preview: Wizard World Richmond

This weekend, the touring comic convention Wizard World will make it’s latest stop in Virginia’s capital: Richmond! Wizard World cons are all about comics and media and feature plentiful programming and guests from both worlds. Comic guests include legendary artist [...]

September 10, 2014 News