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European Comics Platform Izneo is Moving to the Switch

The European digital comics platform, Izneo, is moving to the Nintendo Switch in the near future. While the launch date is not yet set, Izneo will be the first comics platform on the portable game console when it hits within the coming weeks. The release window is November, however details on exactly when are still […]

Marvel Battle Lines Will Not Include the Liefeld Captain America Cover

Nexon and Marvel are working together on a brand new Marvel-based card game called Marvel Battle Lines which is something like card-based tic-tac-toe but with a three-by-four grid. Players have the option of playing through single player missions and multiple types of PvP matches. There is also a puzzle solving mode. Essentially, the game works in […]

LEGO DC Super-Villains Looks More and More Promising

Just before New York Comic Con I got a chance to sit down with TT Games’ executive producer Phil Ring to chat about LEGO DC Super-Villains which is releasing in just a couple of days. While the gameplay is pretty familiar for fans of the TT Games’ LEGO series, there have been some improvements. Additionally, there are […]

Yes, Just Cause 4 Will Let You Glide into a Tornado

In Just Cause 4, Rico Rodriguez’s biggest enemy is not the opposing AI militia forces he needs to take down, it isn’t himself. Rico’s greatest enemy is the weather. That said, he can still glide into the path of a tornado and live. Because otherwise existing around the extreme weather conditions of JC4 would be a bit […]

Tomb Raiding with a Friend in Shadow of the Tomb Raider is Weird

At a special New York Comic Con event, Square Enix held hands-on demos for the first DLC challenge tomb of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, The Forge. Those demos included the tomb’s co-op play, which is a weird way to go about tomb raiding considering what we’re all used to from the Tomb Raider series. That said, it’s […]

NYCC: Kneel Before Zod and the Superman II Zod Squad

Sometimes, the perfect cosplay presents its self when you’re not expecting it, which is what happened to >this< reporter during 2018’s New York Comic Con (NYCC). (Editor’s note: This article first appeared on Aggressive Comix.) It was my first time at the event, and aside from being COMPLETELY OVERWHELMED with the size of the Javits […]

Hasbro Reveals New Vintage Collection, Black Series Figures at NYCC

by Mike Sangregorio (photos by Luke Roth) On Sunday, during one of the final panels of the weekend, Hasbro unveiled their latest offerings from its Star Wars lines. As the Star Wars theme played, two Hasbro panelists came out wearing Darth Vader masks, Steve Evans, Design Director, and Patrick Schneider, Senior Brand Manager. They asked for […]

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Rick and Morty Vs Dungeons & Dragons: The Story of How it Came to be at NYCC

Written by Rich Epstein Rick and Morty versus Dungeons and Dragons writers Patrick Rothfuss and Jim Zub were joined by editors Sarah Gaydos and Chase Marotz for a panel at NYCC on Friday.  Rothfuss opened the panel by introducing himself as Neil Gaiman, while Zub began by explaining that Rick and Morty versus Dungeons and […]

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We Talk With the Cast and Crew of Constantine: City of Demons at NYCC

by Rich Epstein Producer Butch Lukic, writer J.M. Matteis, character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Damian O’Hare (Chaz) and Rachel Kinsey (Angela) were nice enough to sit down and answer some questions about their new animated movie Constantine: City of Demons at NYCC. When asked about the transition from CW Seed shorts to a feature-length […]

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Good Omens Comes to NYCC and is in Good Hands

Written by Amanda Gurall   “It may help to understand the triumphs and tragedies of human history to understand that they are caused not by people being basically good or basically evil but by people being basically people.” – Neil Gaiman Gaiman said that one of the greatest pleasures of creating Good Omens was getting the […]

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Walking Dead Will Bring Back Scott Wilson and Sonique Martin Greene

Walking Dead fans are currently in mourning over the impending loss of Rick Grimes. Unless you have been living under a rock, Andrew Lincoln is leaving the show this year after 9 seasons of zombie killing, meme-creating accents, and lots and lots of angry-staring into the distance. While that is sad, fans can also look […]

Relive the Magic Again at the Harry Potter Pensieve Experience at NYCC

The Harry Potter books might have wrapped up years ago but the universe is still very much around and kicking. We have the new movies with the latest of which coming out later this year. The Cursed Child continue to have a run on stage but there are other ways to experience the world of […]

We Spent Some Time Hanging Out With the Cast of Big Mouth at NYCC

by Amanda Gurall   Netflix’s Big Mouth returned for a second season October 5th and we sat down with some of the talented cast at NYCC to discuss the show. Jason Mantzoukas, Jenni Slate, Nick Kroll, Jessi Klein and Fred Arminsen were all hilarious and sincere. The first question seemed simple enough: What is it […]

Tom King Talks Heroes in Crisis, Punching Russians at NYCC Spotlight Panel

Hugh Sheridan reporting from NYCC for Bleeding Cool Batman and Mister Miracle writer Tom King shared his spotlight panel at NYCC 2018 with his frequent collaborator artist Mitch Gerads and moderator Constance Eza. King started the panel asking the crow of they had read Heroes in Crisis? Most audience members replied with a loud cheer, […]

Voltron Comes to NYCC to Say Goodbye, Final Season Debuts December 14

by Sofia Annunziata The Voltron Legendary Defender panel started off with the showrunners Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery addressing the controversial death of Shiro’s ex -fiance Adam. Fans were in an uproar over the death of an LGBTQ character and many felt that it strongly played into the “bury your gays” trope. The showrunners […]

SuperMansion at NYCC: Even Though its Bad, We Just Keep Doing it

Written by Amanda Gurall Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Breckin Meyer (Robot Chicken, Road Trip) hit the main stage ready to talk with fans and kick over chairs at NYCC Thursday evening. They were joined by SuperMansion creator and writer Zeb Wells (Robot Chicken, Marvel) and Executive Producer Matthew Senreich and vaguely moderated by the […]

“Where’s Your Moose?” In Conversation With Supernatural Actor Mark Sheppard

By Octavio Karbank No comic con feels right without the presence of the fan-favorite show Supernatural, and this year lucky con-goers got to experience an hour with actor Mark Sheppard. Though he’s been on many cult classic and geek-centric TV shows, Sheppard seems mostly known for his time on Supernatural as the demon Crowley. Because […]

Promoting the Shiny, New Batman: The Animated Series Blu-Ray Set at NYCC

By Rich Epstein On October 30th a completely remastered, limited edition box set of Batman the Animated Series will be released. To promote the set, Warner Brothers sent legendary producers Bruce Timm and Eric Rudomski and actors Diane Pershing (Poison Ivy), Loren Lester (Robin/Nightwing), Tara Strong (Batgirl), and the Batman himself Kevin Conroy.   First […]