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Amazing Arizona Comic Con Aims To Beat Kapow’s Guinness World Record – Down In Robotown

A couple of years ago, the North London comic convention Kapow won two Guinness Book Of World Records for the fastest produced comic book and the most creators on a single comic book for a special issue of Mark Millar‘s …

Your Full Black Friday In Comics, State By State And Online (Walking Dead UPDATE)

Split by region and then online, here is the biggest guide to Black Friday Comics Sales we’ve been able to put together, from past columns and new ones. Go spend money, and celebrate America. Isn’t it the same thing? UPDATE: …

More Cosplay And Comic Pros From Set Up And The Opening Of Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon opened yesterday. A casual, laid back Thursday ahead of the tumult to come… Saturday is especially rammed! Here’s a look at the show before it opened, and then as the hordes entered… Queues were long and heavy for …

Stan Lee, Too Ill For Arizona?

It’s a dangerous thing to suggest that Stan Lee may be too ill to appear at a comic book show, he has a tendency to drink milkshakes at you. But the Amazing Arizona Comic Con on this weekend tells us; …

The Last Bleeding Cool Supper

Clicky for biggy. Thanks to Jesse James of Jesse James Comics of Arizona for this one.

The Fallout Of Atomic Comics

Chris VB, out new Arizona Correspondent, writes for Bleeding Cool; The first time I visited an Atomic Comics store, I was convinced that I had found heaven on Earth. You see, my parents had very recently split and my mom …

Baseball And Cosplay, The Perfect Combination

The day before the Phoenix Comic Con, Phoenix baseball team the Diamondbacks played the Los Angeles Dodgers, and won. But also had quite a lot of cosplay action to deal with…

FCBD 2012: Arizona Comic Mini Expo At Samurai Comics East, Mesa

We’re continuing to look at comic stores that are going above and beyond for Free Comic Book Day this year. On May the 5th, at Samurai Comics East in Mesa Arizona, Atomic Robo’s Ryan Cody is putting on a one …

All About Books And Comics And/Or Samurai Comics Step In For Atomic Comics Customers

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on the closure of all four Phoenix branches of Atomic Comics earlier this week, after owner Michael Malve declared bankruptcy, to the shock of the industry. It also came as quite a shock to its customers, …

Online Comics Retailer Has His Guns Taken Away

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool broke the story that a blogger who had made a number of incendiary comments in the immediate light of the Arizona shootings, specifically “one down, 534 to go”, was the owner and founder of Arlington-based …

How Attending The Amazing Arizona Comic Con Pays For Itself

A Two Day Weekend Pass To The Amazing Arizona Comic Con was $25. One Day was $15. The variant edition of Walking Dead #80, limited to the first 1000 attendees is now selling on eBay from between $36 to $51. …

Video And Pics From Amazing Arizona Comic Con

The Amazing Arizona Comic Con on this weekend.. Pokewoman by Grant Brummett The Walking Dead panel by Matthew Noteboom. Adrian Lopez takes a shot of people wondering why they didn’t decide on Batman… The Rob Liefeld/Jeph Loeb panel from organiser …

The First Comic Con Of 2011 – Amazing Arizona

That’s the Walking Dead #80 variant restricted to the first 1000 attendees fo the Amazing Arizona Comic Con taking place this weekend. Guests include Robert Kirkman, Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefeld, Victor Gischler, Jon Layman, Cory Walker, Marat Mychaels, Andy Kuhn, …

Hulk Smash Puny Immigrants

Don’t make him xenophobic. You wouldn’t like it when he’s xenophobic. Lou Ferrigno, better known as the Incredible Hulk, even better known as that guy who goes to every Wizard World (and, seriously, hasn’t everyone who wants a signed photo …