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ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal

ReedPOP and Syfy Wire are set to give fans who can’t make it out to Chicago, Seattle or New York City this year the next best thing to being there, with the editorial arm of NBCUniversal’s Syfy cable network striking a deal with the event producer to be the exclusive live-streaming partner for Chicago Comic & Entertainment […]

Dr Fredric Wertham Lied And Lied And Lied About Comics

The Illinois News Bureau reports, (with the most condescending and predictable headline you can imagine, even for Bleeding Cool) that Dr Fredric Wertham, author of Seduction Of The Innocent, the book that inspired government hearings about the content of comic books, saw sales plummet from the bad publicity, and eventually leading to the establishment of […]

Peter G Takes Doctor Whooves To Dan Con

Peter G writes for Bleeding Cool; Well, here we are at the Orland Park Civic Center in Orland Park, IL, home of the second DanCon comic convention. DanCon was envisioned as a convention for independent comic creators to help them get their stuff out. This year was much bigger than last year. Dan Royer worked […]

Hey Illinois, Who Wants To Be In Superman: The Man Of Steel?

Extras are needed for new Superman picture The Man of Steel. Men, women and children will be required this August and September for filming in the Plano and Chicagoland areas. Here are the wheres and whens of the casting sessions: Saturday, June 18th, 11a – 4p DePaul University’s Naperville Campus 150 West Warrenville Rd Naperville, IL […]