Jonathan Rich writes for Bleeding Cool GeekOut 2016 took place Aug. 12-13 and saw not only a change of venue for Western North Carolina’s annual celebration of nerd culture for its fifth year, but a sharper focus on cosplay among the sci-fi aesthetic always on display at the annual gathering. Three previous iterations of “Asheville’s… Read more »
Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg’s new AMC series Geeking Out is a lot of fun and they’re getting some amazing guests. In the scene below, the two hosts talk with director J.J. Abrams about getting into the film industry and how he is connected to Steven Spielberg. Geeking Out airs Sundays at Midnight on AMC.
Valiant is heading into the Baltimore Comic-Con, the home of the 2016 Harvey Awards, as the most nominated publisher and they’re planning on making the most of the weekend. September 2nd through 4th, the publisher will be set up at booth #2008 and giving away free copies of Faith #1 (second printing) that includes the… Read more »
On August 28th marks what would be Jack Kirby’s 99th birthday. To celebrate the comic legend The Hero Initiative and Jillian Kirby, founder of Kirby4Heroes campaign have put together a “Wake Up and Draw” that will feature more than 50 artists doing just that… waking up and drawing. All the drawings will be featured in… Read more »
Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire, courtesy… Read more »
Jeremy Konrad writes, I have always wanted a Captain America shield. Ever since I was a kid, buying my very first comic, Captain America # 381, and seeing Steve Rogers stand heroically on the cover, throwing the shield through the air, holding it up in triumph; It has called to me. Since the MCU started… Read more »