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Yes, San Diego Comic Con, Mile High Comics *Will* Be Returning In 2015

Last week, Mile High Comics’ Chuck Rozanski was bemoaning San Diego Comic Con, blaming the rise of the high dollar exclusive items being sold on the show floor sucking away the dollars from people’s pockets, to the extent that after …

Waving Puppies, Poop Shirts, And Going Full-Jaden Smith: Interviewing The Guy Who Did Mushrooms At San Diego Comic Con

San Diego Comic Con has a no-smoking policy. But not, as yet, a no-shrooms policy. Joseph Kyle Schmidt writes, People plan their entire year around the act of crawling out of a cat’s butthole. For Anwar Newton, being a piece …

The Walking Dead Escape: When Bleeding Ain’t Cool For Four Reporters

When Bleeding Ain’t Cool By Aaron B. Hale While attending the 2014 San Diego Comic Con, myself and three fellow Bleeding Cool contributors were given the opportunity to participate as a team in Skybound’s The Walking Dead Escape. As a fan …

There’s A ‘T’ In Equality: San Diego Comic Con’s First Ever Transgender Issues In Media Panel

Liz Hey reports from San Diego Comic Con 2014 Amidst the exclusive movie trailers and big announcements this past weekend, history was made in an entirely different way. This year’s San Diego Comic Con was the first ever to hold …

Cosplay ≠ Consent (UPDATE)

Comic-Con International have been asked to make their any harassment policies more explicit rather then the general catch-all language they use at San Diego Comic Con. “Code of Conduct Attendees must respect common sense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, …

The Zombie Hit-And-Run Of San Diego Comic Con 2014

The regular Zombie Walk through downtown San Diego Comic Con was this year’s source of Convention-related serious injuries, and in a rather public fashion. These two videos have been the main source of reportage. The Wrap reported, A deaf family …

#JanetVanCrime

It began two days ago with this tweet, started by Amuly. @sirdefdot #JANETVANCRIME — EverybodyILoveDies (@Amuly21) July 27, 2014 It was a reaction to the San Diego news that Ant Man would not feature Janet Van Dyne, but a new …

Batman Cape/Cowl/Create Event Through Google Glass

Marq Romero writes, To celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary and the upcoming release of Batman: Arkham Knight, WB Interactive Entertainment held a one-of-a-kind exhibit at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Acclaimed artists from comics to tattoos to graffiti  gave their …

Live From The Dynamite Panel At San Diego Comic Con, With Quentin Tarantino

Okay, there’s Reginald Hudlin, Matt Wagner, Nick Barrucci here as well. But the massive crowd is here for Quentin Tarantino, to celebrate the publisher’s tenth anniversary, and a certain Django/Zorro crossover comic, the first sequel to any Tarantino work. How …

Look What The Hugo’s Could Have Won! Jonathan Ross At The Eisners

Remember when Jonathan Ross was castigated after accepting the invitation from Neil Gaiman to host this year’s Hugo Awards? It was quite a thing and made it onto the front pages of newspapers. Well, on Friday he was the final …

IDW Sells Out! But Establishes A Retailer Network

Paraded at the Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic Con, IDW showed off a bunch of comics that they had previously cold out of, including this week’s Ragnarok #1 from Walt Simonson. And then one that they were expecting to …

Comic Sales For 2014 Are Still 12% Over The 2012 Numbers

Reported from the Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic Con, Diamond Comic Distributors wanted to point out that, while sales may be a little softer in recent months, overall sales are still up 12% on 2012 sales so far. That …

Jesus, Satan, Godzilla And Galactus – The Protesters At San Diego Comic Con

By Nikolai Fomich Every year at SDCC, Christian proselytizers and counter-protesters gather outside of the convention to battle for the hearts and minds of the nerds attending. I spoke to both sides and asked why they were there. Nikolai Fomich: …

Dragon Ball Z To Get New Movie In 2015

A new Dragon Ball Z movie has been confirmed for Japan only in 2015. No word on an English dub at this time. Creator Akira Toriyama is personally credited with the original concept, screenplay and character designs of the new movie. It …

San Diego Comic Con Sends Cease And Desist To Salt Lake Comic Con

So here is a thing. According to the Salt Lake Comic Con, San Diego Comic-Con has sent them a cease and desist letter over their use of the phrase “Comic Con” Salt Lake Comic Con have issued statements in response …

We See The Footage From Ascension, Just As The Characters Do Every Year

Every year the crew of Ascension watch an old black-and-white film, from a German rocket scientist based on Von Braun, announcing the Ascension project. And now the audience at San Diego Comic-Con saw it too. “So the time has come …

Brian Michael Bendis To Star In Nailbiter

The Nailbiter is a big comics fan, but is not happy that Bendis killed Peter Parker, the Ultimate Spider-Man. Brian Bendis has agreed to appear in an upcoming issue of the Image comic Nailbiter, much in the way that Warren …

The Can’t Miss Panel Of This SDCC Was Mike Tyson Mysteries

Will Romine writes for Bleeding Cool: Mike Tyson Mysteries. Let that sink in for a moment. If you’re overcome with a sense of confusion and giddiness, don’t be alarmed. It’s is a perfectly rational response to a concept this outlandish. …