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LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

Yesterday’s recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries. A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics. Here’s how it looked on […]

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Date and Location Announced for Star Wars Celebration 2019!

In today’s video from Star Wars Today on StarWars.com, the time and place for 2019’s Star Wars Celebration was finally announced. There’d been speculation that it would return once again to the Anaheim Convention Center in August around D23’s dates, however that turned out to be wildly off. It turns out that it will be […]

STLV 2017: Star Trek Film Academy To Offer Courses In Fan-Filmmaking

One of the more interesting news items coming out of this weekend’s Star Trek: Las Vegas 2017 convention was Star Trek Original Series Set Tour owner James Cawley‘s announcement of the opening of the new Star Trek Film Academy. Set to open in Spring 2018, the academy is officially licensed by CBS and will offer […]

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Universal Fan Con Reaches Its Pledge Goal

Universal Fan Con (@UniversalFanCon) passed their pledge goal of $25,000 a just after 22:00 est. Jude Terror previously told you about the convention, which they’ll hold at the Baltimore Convention Centre, and has been setup with the goal (according to the Kickstarter) to be: First multi-fandom Con dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and […]

Compass Point: West – The New Comic And Game From IDW And Next Games

IDW Publishing have created a ten page comic book to launch a 3D mobile phone game, the wild western Compass Point: West. Next Games’ first mobile game, they will also be distributing the comic along with IDW. Compass Point: West is an engaging, free-to-play action strategy game featuring stunning 3D graphics, highly polished gameplay and a fun and […]



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. There are numerous locations from Corto Maltese spread throughout the city, along with guidebooks to […]

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 is not Wizard, none of this is true, he is just trying to scam people […]

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 the wildly popular Dragon Age series! David Gaider—the lead writer of the Dragon Age games—takes […]

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 the Hyatt at New York… ————————— Drinks for a Cure brought to you by iFanboy […]

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 book to look out for is Iron Man, in that it may be setting the […]

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 store, which runs the show. D.I.C.E being on a much smaller scale than most U.K […]

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 Machine Go!” May be acheivable for some to whom Las Vegas is just a little […]


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 are welcome to kick off their convention day with colleagues, coffee, bagels, and conversation. Bring […]

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. So many people had laid out the foundation for me before I had even arrived. […]

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 of the day was how the last hour was spent taking shelter from the tornado […]