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Robert Kirkman Sings His ‘Oblivion Song’ at Image Expo 2018

With two weeks left before the new Image/Skybound sci-fi series Oblivion Song hits shelves, Robert Kirkman took to the stage of Image Expo 2018 to not only promote the book, but also to thank those in attendance for their support and explain why working on original material is important for an artist’s creative process: Here […]

2017 Joe Shuster Awards Honor Canadian Comics Creativity

The Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association have made their selections for the 2017 Joe Shuster Awards, with Awards Director Kevin A. Boyd announcing the winners on Friday. First established is 2004, the awards serve to recognize the works of Canadians home or abroad for their outstanding achievements in the creation of comic books, graphic novels, and […]

A Look Back At Flame Con 2017: Views From The Show Floor (VIDEO)

So good things do happen in threes, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this past weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC. The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of the LGBTQ geek pop […]

65 Cosplay And Event Pics From Flame Con 2017 (With Some Thoughts)

It would appear that good things happen in threes, too, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC. The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of […]

Hundreds May Have Used Counterfeit Hall H Wristbands At San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From Bleeding Cool reporter Will Romine: I just got out of the Hall H “talkback” panel. Like any successful organization, Comic Con International solicits feedback from their attendees. This year, attendee criticism focused on Hall H line management on Saturday. Hall H is the 6,000-capacity room which hosts some of San Diego Comic-Con’s most talked-about […]

Artists Keith Pollard and Ron Wilson Recipients Of Inkpot Awards

From Bleeding Cool reporter Joshua Stone: Artists Keith Pollard and Ron Wilson were both honored for their lifetime of work within the comic book industry with the Inkpot Award at the start of the That 70s Panel on Saturday at Comic-Con International (SDCC). Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics […]

Dark Horse’s Berger Books Spotlights Titles From Gibbons, Johnson, And Others

Bleeding Cool reporter Joe Glass writes: At SDCC, founding editor of DC’s Vertigo Karen Berger is on hand to explain the first projects revealed as part of her new Dark Horse imprint, Berger Books. Berger says she’s really happy to be here, and happy to be back in comics after taking a few years out. Panel […]

Image Comics Celebrates Excellence In Storytelling at SDCC

Bleeding Cool reporter Nick Kazden writes: Image Comics assembled some of the finest members of their writing and artist pool to talk storytelling and the comic-making process at SDCC on Friday morning. After quickly running down each of the panelists and introducing the books they work on, moderator David Brothers — Image’s branding manager — started asking […]

Dark Nights: Metal and Dark Matter Panel Talks Dark Multiverse Dangers

Bleeding Cool reporter Joe Glass writes: The panel to look at DC’s impending mega event, Dark Nights: Metal, and beyond at the Dark Matter line of titles, shapes up at SDCC 2017. With Metal’s creators Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, alongside Dark Matter contributors Steve Orlando, Philip Tan, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti and more […]

‘Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends’ Panel Talks Gwenom, Luke Cage

From Bleeding Cool reporter Jonathan Brendle: Today, we looked into the multiverse of Marvel’s Spider-Man [and friends] from a venomized Spider-Gwen to Miles Morales and classic Peter Parker. The panelists for this discussion included Marvel Executive Editor Nick Lowe, Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso, writer and artist Jason Latour, author Jason Reynolds, writer and novelist Cullen Bunn, […]

DC Universe: Rebirth Panel at SDCC 2017

From Bleeding Cool’s Joe Glass: The DC Universe Rebirth panel brings several of the creators behind DC’s Rebirth line of titles to discuss the work done to bring back hope and optimism to comics. It’s a packed room. I know because the guy behind me keeps kicking me in my side as he leans back […]


Jack Kirby And The Argo Caper: How The King Of Comics Saved Six Lives

From Bleeding Cool reporter Mike Sangregorio: Welcome to 2017 Comic-Con International in beautiful San Diego. This year is Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday, though he passed away in 1994, and the con seems intent on properly celebrating “The King’s” centennial. Literally one of the first panels of the show, Jack Kirby’s Consciousness, Roger Zelazny’s Lord of […]

DiDio, Lee Joke and Discuss The Future Of DC At SDCC Panel

From Bleeding Cool reporter Nick Kazden: DC Comics has been having a great couple of months with the success of Rebirth and the excitement building around the upcoming Metal event series. Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, co-publishers of DC, had a lively conversation with the audience that touched on everything from Batman/Elmer Fudd to a […]

Creators Discuss The Importance Of Libraries In Promoting Literacy

Bleeding Cool reporter Marilyn Weiss writes: Once again, the San Diego Public Library has partnered with Comic-Con International to bring back their special series of panels called Talking Comics with America’s Educators: The Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians. This is its own free five-day mini conference that takes play during Comic-Con. The series focuses specifically on […]

SDCC 2017: Saturday Schedule Is Now LIVE!

Another day, another announcement from Comic-Con International (SDCC) as the convention’s Saturday, July 22 schedule of events and panels was just released: (COLOR CODES: BLUE (all other programming) / YELLOW-GOLD (Comic-Con International Film Festival)) For those looking for what’s happening at the “big show” rooms, here’s the line-up for Saturday in both Hall H… …and Ballroom 20: […]

In Angoulême, An Obelisk Mounted In Asterix Creator’s René Goscinny’s Honour

Yesterday saw the comic book capital of the world, Angoulême, reveal an obelisk mounted in honour of René Goscinny,  the late writer and co-creator of Asterix and Obelix. Put together by Aymar du Chatenet, son-in-law and husband of Anne Goscinny, the monument measures 5.83 meters high, weighs 7 tons, making it the largest comic book […]

Saga #42’s Black Pages Were There To Mop Up The Tears

https://twitter.com/fionastaples/status/824285203988238336 Yesterday saw the release of Saga #42 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples from Image Comics. Was this the answer to life, the universe and everything? I really hope not. Cos it was a toughie. I'm nervous about reading Saga #42. It's the end of their current arc and I don't know if I […]

DC Comics Cancels Its Second Direct Currents Magazine

DC Comics recently joined Marvel and Image Comics in creating their own magazine to promote their upcoming comic books. After the success of the DC Rebirth volume, created by ex-staffers of Wizard Magazine such as Mike Cotton, who now work at DC Comics, the first proper issue came out at the end of the year. […]