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Doctor Who Getting Own Official Anniversary Con Courtesy Of The BBC

The BBC have announced a three day Doctor Who convention for November 22nd, 23rd and 24th this year. They’ll be setting up at the ExCeL centre in London’s docklands, down where the MCM Expo happens.

Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese – A Pop Culture Hound Goes To Malta

Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool; My love affair with Hugo Pratt‘s Corto Maltese really took hold on my most recent trip to Italy. Although beloved by the French, Pratt was an Italian who spent his formative years in Venice. …

Comics Conman Josh Hoopes Moves Wizard Scam To ConceptArt.Org

It was pulled from People Per Hour after Wizard Entertainment complained. Now it seems that Josh Hoopes has set up the same scam at ConceptArt.org, again posing as someone called Greg Garwood and providing an e-mail address too… Remember, this …

A Hell Of A Lot Of Dark Horse Announcements

We’ve been giving plaudits to Dynamite for NYCC announcements, and just ran a batch of Image ones, but Dark Horse have been pretty nifty too. Here are just a few… *Dark Horse is pleased to announce the third installment of …

Friday Night Parties At NYCC

These are just a few of the parties happening tonight… indeed some have already started! I’m going to head to Multiversity, then My Little Pony, then… well, probably The Landsdwowne Road. It does seem to form the same function as …

Okay Then, Let’s See Some More Marvel Art…

A mix of X-Men and Marvel Now art that wasn’t in the Marvel Preview earlier. I get the word that Indestructible Hulk is going to be a very different book than we might expect from Mark Waid, but the real …

Ultron War For Spring/Summer 2013 – The News From D.I.C.E.

Colin O’Mahoney writes for Bleeding Cool; After a four year hiatus, Ireland once again has a comic convention. Dublin International Comics Expo took place over the weekend in a pavilion erected in Dundrum town centre, just opposite The Big Bang …

Grant Morrison – From Las Vegas To Dundee

This year’s Dundee Comics Day appears to have a certain Grant Morrison theme – making it the third such event this year. As their Facebook page describes “Unfolding into a hologramatic hypercontext near you soon… Dundee Comics Day 2012! Time …

Marceline & The Scream Queens Get A New Baltimore #1 Variant

Yes, I’ll run this blatant PR piece showing off the Baltimore Comic Con variant cover of Marceline & The Scream Queens #1 from Boom! on Bleeding Cool. Why? Because everyone loves a bit of Adventure Time.

TFI San Diego Friday!

It’s San Diego Friday in two weeks. And here’s what you might be doing… 9:30-10:20 ComicsPRO “Fresh Start”— Your day at Comic-Con gets off to a friendly and professional start with ComicsPRO, the retailer trade association. Retailers, publishers, and distributors …

Heroes Con Gets Jesse Jamesed

      Jesse James went to Heroes Con in Charlotte, North Carolina. They even let him in! Dear Bleeding Cool, This week I attended Heroes Con in Charlotte N.C. for the first time. It was very high on my bucket list. …

A Day At The Kankakee Fantasy Con 2012

Peter G writes for Bleeding Cool; Well, here we are in Kankakee, Illinois, at the Kankakee Public Library (SEVEN STORIES TALL!!!) for the second Kankakee Fantasy Con. The first year had over 500 attendees, although the biggest memory I have …

Calgary Comic Con Forced To Turn Thousands Away

It’s a problem that once comic conventions never thought they’d have to face. Too much success. This weekend, the Calgary Comic And Entertainment Expo (at which Avatar are appearing) did their best impression of the first year of New York …

When Rorschach Proposed To Deadpool

From the Anime Boston Con last weekend. And I quote. So Friday afternoon outside the dealers room my friend Logan (Rorschach) proposed to her boyfriend Kyle (Deadpool). He said yes, in case you were wondering. :p Can’t wait to see …

All Aces Entertainment – The Latest Rick Olney Thing

Rick Olney, the man who hired a bunch of comic creators to work on an anthology that he never paid, then threatened legal action against when they told people (although no one has ever heard from his non-existent lawyer) and …

When Rod Blagojevich Went To Comic Con

This week, ex-Chicago governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to fourteen years for corruption. Which gave me thought to revisit the time he came to Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. And the time I got the chance to ask him if …

Manga Vs Models At MCM London Expo

A couple of years ago, the MCM London Expo was held at the Excel Convention Centre at the same time as a Mission Of Peace And Light, attempting to unite the divisions caused by the Sunni and Shi’ite Islamic denominations. …

Leading London Comic Con Organiser Pleads Guilty To Creating Indecent Images Of Children

Rob Barrow, one of the more prominent names in British comics fandom, responsible for early London comic book marts and conventions in the seventies and eighties, pleaded guilty to creating indecent images of young children in court last month. The …