Tag Archives: north carolina

Councilman No Longer Wants To Help City Live Long And Prosper

The Charlotte Observer has the story of an Indian Trail councilman who resigned in a nerdy style. David Waddell let the mayor know of his intention to resign by sending a letter in Klingon. Waddell says he wrote the letter to …

Did Dan DiDio Apologise To DC Comics Creators?

Before the recent top-secret DC creative summit, Bleeding Cool ran a suggestion box, printing suggestions from actual DC comic creators about how they’d like to see things change. Whether it was because of that list, or because of those sentiments …

Opening The DC Comics Suggestion Box

Here are submissions by current working DC Comics professionals for Bleeding Cool’s DC Suggestion Box ahead of this weekend’s creative summit in Charlotte, North Carolina. An open bar during meetings. Don’t try to make a hero sandwich out of croutons. …

North Carolina Bound… The DC Comics Suggestion Box

This weekend sees DC comics creators from across the country head to Charlotte, North Carolina, for a creative summit, with editors and publishers on hand. That’s if they can escape blizzard bound New York. There will be workshops, brainstorms and …

More On The DC Creative Conference In Charlotte, North Carolina

Okay, so it’s not a writers’ retreat. It’s a creative conference. Artists and writers, cover artists as well, as evidenced by a workshop on cover art being led by Andy Kubert. Around seventy invites have gone out to DC comic …

North Carolina Comics Artist Arrested On Indecency Charges

Richard Lee Ketcham, 41, better known in the comics industry as artist Rick Ketcham, was arrested yesterday and jailed in North Carolina, on felony charges of Indecent Liberties With Children. There are no further public details, but I am led …

A Doctor Who Carnival Of Monsters Cover

  A flip covers for Doctor Who #1 by Andy Diggle and Mark Buckingham from IDW. The front cover by Charles P Wilson of Stuff Of Legends without logos or text, showing the Doctor’s Monster gallery with one hand holding …

Lobo Creator Roger Slifer In Intensive Care After Hit-And-Run

Lobo co-creator, Roger Slifer, appears to have been the victim of a hit-and-run driver. Writer Flint Dille has posted (via Jim Salicrup); Okay, here’s what I know. We had originally thought of keeping this quiet, because Roger is a fairly …

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. …

Greensboro Named “Comic Book City, USA”

I love how American towns stake “nicknames”. And vote on them and everything. Just like how Greensboro City Council of North Carolina have just voted unanimously to nickname the city “Comic Book City, USA” on Free Comic Book Day each …

Free Avengers Vs X-Men Day In North Carolina

Bleeding Cool has pointed out how, after increased discounts and valuable variant cover distribution, comic book retailers basically getting all their copies of Avengers Vs X-Men #1 without costing them a cent. Well Ultimate Comics of Durham, North Carolina seems …

Want To Be In Iron Man 3, North Carolina?

From May next year until January 2013, Iron Man 3 will be filming in Wilmington, North Carolina. And they need a thousand extras. And that’s where Premier Casting comes in. You want in? They need people of all ages, shapes, …

Free Comic Book Day At Acme Comics – The Live Webcam Feed

They’ve got over a hundred people camped outside overnight. They’ve been on the local news because of it. But Acme Comics in Greensboro, North Carolina has just opened the doors. And as the live webcam feed seen above, they have …

Wizard To Hypothetically Buy North Carolina Comic Com

Those of you who know me well know that I appreciate shameless huckstering in comics. From Stan Lee to Mark Millar, the ability to whip a crowd into a frenzy over basically nothing is a real skill and can be …