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Late Night Fun: If Coffee Was Like Comic Cons

Kilted Comics has put together a series of cartoons comparing working in a coffee shop to being at a comic convention. According to the website, the new web-comic If Coffee Was Like Comic-Cons was dreamed up while standing in line for …

ECCC ’14: Horns Up! Rick Spears And Chuck BB Talk Black Metal

Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool: Rick Spears and Chuck BB’s Black Metal is a comic that does exactly what it says in the title.  Two angst-ridden teenagers, the brothers Stronghand (was there ever a more appropriate name), find the …

ECCC ’14: Bill Willingham on the End of Fables

Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool: Fables has been the landmark achievement of Bill Willingham’s career.  For over a decade, he has reshaped fairy tale characters into an allegory of the modern world, and conjured some incredibly memorable and thought-provoking …

ECCC ’14: Mark Buckingham on the End of Fables

Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool:  For the last twelve years, Mark Buckingham has been the definitive artist on Vertigo’s Fables series.  Although not the series’ first artist, he has made the world and its characters as much his as …

Lying In The Gutters – 31st March 2014 – ECCC’d Out

From Ace-Continuado on DeviantART – who will give him his first professional job? So, that was the Emerald City week that was, plenty of new, commentary and late night filling in of DC surveys on laptops in the bar. I …

Stolen: Sketch Covers From ECCC – Batman/Superman And Amazing Spider-Man

Mico Suayan is one of a number of artists who sell their artwork on the sketch cover comic books created by comic book publishers. And he was doing so at ECCC. That’s until these two were stolen, right from his …

Deep Gravity And Pop From Dark Horse Comics

Announced at ECCC, Dark Horse is publishing Deep Gravity, a new four-part miniseries from Mike Richardson, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko. Welcome to Poseidon! Gilise MG452, a.k.a. “Poseidon,” is Earth’s deadly sister planet. A planet similar to ours, yet utterly …

Essential 8 Things About Emerald City Comicon – Day 2

Erik Grove, our “Essential 8″ columnist, reports for Bleeding Cool from Emerald City Comicon, – find his first day’s report right here. Saturday is the big day at the Emerald City Comicon and when I say “big” I’m talking about the …

Matt Fraction And Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Advice Book ‘Just The Tips’ Out For Christmas – And What’s Happening With Fat Bottomed Girls

Matt Fraction held a question and answer session at ECCC on Friday, in which he discussed his work, his career, and his audience. And slipped out a few gems… which I’m going to have to split up a bit I …

The Best Hats At ECCC: Part Two

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran a piece on the Lemmy fezzes being sported by D.J. Kikbride and Adam P. Knave, authors of Amelia Cole. Following up a promise, our Essential 8 columnist and Bleeding Cool reporter Erik Grove collected a number of contenders for the …

A New Spider-Woman Comic On The Way?

At the end of the Pint O’ CB Marvel panel today at ECCC, a number of folk asked if their favourite characters would be getting their own series at Marvel. Including a woman cosplaying as Spider-Woman asking if Spider-Woman would …

Batgirl – “Three Years Of Asking, It’s Finally Happening” – Gail Simone At ECCC

At the DC panel at ECCC, Gail Simone talked about upcoming issues of Batgirl from issues 32, 33, 34 as something that she’s been asking for since the launch of the New 52. And now, finally, is being allowed to …

The Elephant Steve In The Room – Marvel At ECCC

At the Pint O’ CB Marvel panel at ECCC, there was only one character on people’s minds. Initially at least. Elephant Steve, whose origin was in a  Mini-Marvels complaining about the elephant in the room “okay, I’ll leave”, he has …

The Ninth Generation To Launch From Top Cow In The Fall

At ECCC, Top Cow’s Matt Hawkins has announced a new comic, The Ninth Generation, a new series that will tie in together the original Aphrodite IX series, the recent version, and will crossover with the Aphrodite IX books and with …

Hand In Hand

Emerald City is hosting a wide array of comic book creators, media guests, and gaming opportunities in the Seattle area right now but a unique crossover is not happening on the comic book page. And some cosplayers at ECCC are …

The Magic Formula For Breaking Into Comics (The Marvel Way) At ECCC

Erik Grove writes for Bleeding Cool from ECCC in Seattle, Every comic convention I’ve ever been to has had a “breaking into comics” panel. It’s a no-brainer. When you ask creators what question they are usually asked most, most say …

ECCC: America, Comics And The Healthcare Gap

Bleeding Cool’s Gavin Lees is at ECCC. He writes One of the most unassuming panels in this year’s ECCC program was Comics and Healthcare — with a title that was hardly inspiring, it hid what proved to be one of …

Ben Templesmith To Greg Rucka, Bits And Bobs At ECCC

Bleeding Cool’s Gavin Lees writes from ECCC, in Seattle. Ben Templesmith would like everyone to know that he is alive and well. He promises that The Squidder will be released in May, and he has photos from his 4am drawing …