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Baturday: Convergence Week 2

This week, Convergence visited a few worlds from the pre-New 52 universe and as someone who grew up and began his lifelong love affair with comics (specifically DC Comics) in the 1990s, I was beyond pumped to see the Wildstorm [...]

April 18, 2015 Features
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Baturday: Convergence Week 1

Welcome back, Bat fans!  This was a fun week for those who miss the pre-Flashpoint era of the DC Universe.  That being said, I’m going to spice things up a bit for the next two months.  You may have guessed [...]

April 11, 2015 Features
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Secret Cosplay Lair FOUND in Indiana!!!

FOUND: One secret cosplay lair in remote location – rural Indiana.  Individuals present at said lair were noted as multi-talented cosplayers and highly trained photographers and videographers – partners in their dedication to the art of cosplay handiwork and documentation of [...]

April 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Costumers With A Cause – Cosplay at Volo Auto Museum

On 29 March, 2015, Costumers With A Cause (Midwest) President Scott Whipple and Volo Auto Museum teamed up and provided an incredible day of Superheroes and Princesses for Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin residents to enjoy with a portion of the [...]

April 2, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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DC Comics announces Matter-Eater Lad Ongoing

This is not the kind of book you would normally see DC announce. The character in question, Matter-Eater Lad is a relative obscurity in the canon of the DC Universe, relegated to being a side character in the Legion of [...]

April 1, 2015 News
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Baturday: Endings, cliffhangers, and bats!

Convergence begins next week.  Batman Eternal concludes next week.  Earth 2: Worlds End comes to a halt next week.  And The New 52: Futures End, well, ends next week.  But as things are wrapping up and going crazy, let’s all [...]

March 28, 2015 Features
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Chi-Fi at Palmer House – Bertha would be proud!

When Bertha and Potter Palmer created the fantastic hotel (originally. the 1st Palmer House was built as a wedding present for Bertha), little did they know it would become a haven for Chicago’s very own Chi-Fi (an all fandom convention)! [...]

March 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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What Are These Things Called Comics? March 25, 2015

I heard some profound news this week. There are these things, paper and staples and ink, that people buy, take home, and read for entertainment. Can you believe this? I just find it amazing that people actually still read things [...]

March 23, 2015 News
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The End of the Planet… a week later…

Everything that has a beginning must have an end…sayonara Planet…   Interestingly tho, never thought this article would begin – let alone end either…  Con crud, swallowing massive amounts of gum laughing too hard and camera SD card issues almost [...]

March 22, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Baturday: A few more books end

A few titles ended this week from DC Comics, and to be completely honest, I’m sad to see them go.  Especially Batwoman, one of the most consistently strong titles on the stands.  At least we get an annual to wrap [...]

March 21, 2015 Features
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DC Cancels Batgirl #41 Variant Cover

After days of controversy, this week DC announced it would pull the variant cover of Batgirl #41. Slated for a June release and illustrated by Rafael Albuquerque, the variant cover referenced Alan Moore’s 1988 The Killing Joke as part of [...]

March 17, 2015 News
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Why Superman And Wonder Woman’s New Costumes Suck

This summer, DC is making some changes. Changes to their most iconic characters. Here I am thinking that when something is “iconic,” well there are reasons for that. Part of what makes superheroes so iconic is their familiarity and their [...]

March 17, 2015 Features
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Planet Comicon – Cosplay Shangri-La Day One!!!

Planet Comicon, Kansas City’s fabulous comic convention rocked it friday!  Cosplays and intense costumers filled the halls and brought down the house!  So much creativity in Kansas – always breath-taking!  Iron Brothers of Topeka represented in their Marvel Iron Man, [...]

March 15, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Erik Larsen Criticizes “Practical” Female Costumes

Art is subjective. Comic books are no exception, and this is especially true of comic book superhero costumes. Designs come and go with trends and tastes, some more successful and enduring than others. While it’s common for fans to debate [...]

March 15, 2015 Features
Baturday

Baturday: A light week before the madness begins

It was a pretty light week in the world of Batman.  No episode of Gotham.  No movie/TV news worth reporting.  And only six comics featuring everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader.  But which was your favorite?  Here are my reviews, as per [...]

March 14, 2015 Features

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