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Max Brooks, Kieron Gillen And Mike Costa Go To Calgary Next Weekend

Calgary Comic Con is held at Stampede Park, Calgary, from the 24th to the 27th. I won;t be there. But Bleeding Cool publisher Avatar Press. And publisher William Christensen is bringing a few star names along with him. I mean, …

That ‘Fangirls’ T-Shirt Of Wondercon

This was a T-shirt design created last year on DeviantArt. In the safe, warm, misogynist community of the comment forum, there were welcoming quotes such as “Friend wore it to the cafeteria, where several Hambeasts occupy. Much laughs were had, …

Here Are The Eisner Awards Nominations For 2014

To be presented at San Diego Comic Con… here are the nominations for the Eisner Awards 2014. This is the year of Hawkeye, of Saga and of The Wake. Of Love And Rockets, of March Book One and Bluffton: My Summers …

Wanted, Brunettes With Overly Specific Bust Size To Work Barcelona Comic Con

The promotions agency NSH posted a job offer for hostesses to work at the upcoming Barcelona Comic Con. Translated? “We are seeking stewardesses to work on May 16, 17 and 18 in the Barcelona Comic Convention. Hours: May 16 : 4-7 pm; May  17: 11-14 …

Things To Do In Iowa This Weekend If You Like Comics

The University of Northern Iowa’s Rod Library is hosting its first “mini comic-con” this Saturday, March 29th, which will include panels by Ramzi Fawaz from the University of Wisconsin and Phil Hester. The mini comic-con’s Artist Alley will include Phil …

Lying In The Gutters – That Was London Super Comic Con That Was

I can’t stop running these photographs. So, yes, there was only one story going to be at the top of this week’s Lying In The Gutters. But I do hope you checked the followup… Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The …

Indiana Comic Con And Newcastle Comic Con, Twinned Via Overcrowding

Two comic conventions took place over the last week, a continent away. The Indianapolis Comic Con and the Newcastle Comic Con, in the US and the UK respectively. WTHR reported, So many people felt that way that show organizers experienced …

Selling Comics On Grindr… What A Brilliant Idea

Joseph Glass, occasional Bleeding Cool contributor, is selling his gay superhero themed comic book The Pride at London Super Comic Con in a rather novel fashion. He’s gone on Grindr, the popular gay dating/hookup app, found any gay folk attending …

Are You A Female Zenescope Reader? You Are, Apparently, Not Alone

Ralph Tedesco, publisher of Zenescope had a lot to talk about to comic store owners at the Diamond Retailer Day held in London on Friday. He first talked to the assembled comic book retailers about the history of Zenescope and …

47 Cosplay Shots From London Super Comic Con In The Sun

Yesterday, London looked like San Diego, the sun, the water, the cosplay. And some folk who rarely exposed that much sun to the skin, were basking in the bright rays on the walk up to the show. Here are a …

Live From The Marvelman Panel At London Super Comic Con (VIDEO UPDATE)

Live from the Marvelman panel at London Super Comic Con, Gary Leach, Alan Davis and Mark Buckingham have been talking about their experiences with Marvelman. Garry Leach talked about being art director on Warrior, wanting to move to more science …

The Look Of London Super Comic Con… 143 Shots Of Booths And Creators

Whether it be Charlie Adlard being attacked by zombies at A Place In Apace, Dan Slott’s impressive beard making its UK debut, Katie Cook’s line being as long in the UK as in the US, the impact that is Jonathan …

The Glory Of Dan Slott’s Beard And The Big Spider-Man Story For Autumn 2014 (UPDATE: Audio)

“I hate to ruin superior Spider-Man 30 and 31 for you, but you know Peter Parker’s coming back, right?” – Dan Slott SPOILERS! Dan Slott is no stranger to London, he studied here in his youth. We are, however, a …

IDW At Diamond Retailer Day, London – Bring Back GI Joe

Dirk Wood from IDW began “So I was told that My Little Pony is not a real comic book, sorry…” It wasn’t a great day. Their editor -in-chief, Chris Ryall, was being held by UK customs. Though twenty minutes after …

Jonathan Ross And Ian Churchill Talk Revenge At Diamond Retailer Day, London (VIDEO)

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con…  Jonathan Ross and Ian Churchill talk about their new comic book Revenge, as well as what they’ll be doing next. Jonathan has a number of …

Boom At Diamond Retailer Day, London, In Video!

Matt Gagnon, editor-in-chief of Boom! ran videos of many creators and many projects, running through the gamut of imprints and differing books that the company publishes. Videos from George Perez, “doing it right” for licensed comics, from Eric Powell for …

Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen And Max Brooks Talk Avatar Comics At Diamond Retailer Day (VIDEO)

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con… Avatar Press’ presentation to retailers, including Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen and Max Brooks talking about Disenchantment, Crossed, Uber and Extinction Parade. Sorry for blinding …

Rebellion At Diamond Retailer Day – The Return Of Robo Hunter And Rogue Trooper, New Zenith Art, More Dredd Movie Sequel Comics And Paul Grist’s Demon Nic

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con… Rebellion, talked through many of their 2000AD and Judge Dredd projects, including a heavily promoted jumping on point being supported by a poster campaign, …