Everyone in comic books has to start somewhere. Ram V has been talking about how he broke into comic books. At the end of 2016 armed with copies of Black Mumba, I pitched a book to Eric Stephenson at Thoughtbubble – which was the second comic convention I ever attended. That book was PARADISO which […]
Think Stranger Things, then replace the Upside-Down with flannel and demogorgons with the Goo Goo Dolls. Taking another nostalgic — yet safer this time — trip down pop culture memory lane, Netflix has released the official trailer and synopsis for their new '90s-set dramedy series Everything Sucks! The 10-episode, half-hour series comes from the creative […]
It's really was a busy comic con weekend. London Super Comic Con, ComicsPRO, Wizard World Portland, Long Island… Here's another look at Wizard World from a Bleeding Cool reader attending the show, in all its glory. Find their previous forty shots right here…. 40
Andrew Grossberg attended Wizard World Portland for Bleeding Cool, Pop culture retailers weren't the only ones who made a killing during Wizard World Portland this weekend. It's no secret that Marijuana is legal in Washington and Oregon. And maybe not such a secret that nerds get high. At last year's Emerald City Comic Con in […]
It's a busy comic con weekend. London Super Comic Con, ComicsPRO, Wizard World Portland, Long Island… Here's a look at Wizard World from a Bleeding Cool reader attending the show, in all its glory. More from the other shows – and this one – to come….
Andrew Grossberg writes, Press check in for Wizard World Portland was at Splash Bar, a beach-themed watering hole in Downtown Portland. Along with my wristband came drink tickets that acquired a very nice IPA brewed right at the front of the place. The only bad news was we have to spend three days wearing a […]
Chris Hemsworth of Thor, The Avengers and Ghostbusters is coming to Cleveland on Saturday February 27th for Wizard World. He'll be signing autographs, posing for photo ops, taking part in a Q&A panel,and possibly lifting women above his head. You never know. Hemsworth's third Wizard World appearance following Sacramento in 2015 and Philadelphia in 2012, he'll be joining Matt Smith and […]
Tyler Kirkham's design above, for the Wizard World Comic Con Box monthly subscription box in February uses the power of die cut to merge the New 52 Justice League of the modern day… …with those of 1960, reprinting the original classic comic book… You can sign up here.
Here's a look at some of the cosplay from Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, starting with a rather remarkable choice. Can we get a Hamburglar Loki anyone? Pic a friend took at @WizardWorld #NewOrleans. It's Ronald McdonalThor & his McHamner 😆 #Cosplay #Thor #HesLovinIt pic.twitter.com/szkLSwC84t — Nerdy Nicole (Candiss Nicole) is ready to 📸 […]
From Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, the How To Write Comics panel saw John Layman and Dean Haspiel in synchronised contemplation. I understand this will be a sporting discipline in the next Commonwealth Games. Here's what the boys were looking at.
Wizard World Gaming is a new conventon schedule from Wizard World Comic Con concentrating on the gaming communities. It was to start with a stand alone show in Atlanta on January 22nd to 24th. But now Bleeding Cool understand Wizard World Gaming Atlanta has been cancelled and all tickets are being refunded. Instead the first […]
For the last few years, Wizard World Comic Cons the country over have given away copies of The Walking Dead #1 with specially commissioned covers by guest artists at the shows. Well, with Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con running from January 8th to 10th, it's all change, for a Michael Golden cover of Civil […]
Black Friday: what I honestly think. RETAILERS, YOU DEMEAN YOURSELVES, AND WHAT YOU SELL. Plus it'll come back to bite you in the bum. — Page 45 (@PageFortyFive) November 26, 2015 Well not everyone feels that way… to wit, 100 people don't. Bleeding Cool has a couple of late stragglers joining the Black Friday Comic Book […]
Hotels have them. Retstaurants have them. Supermarkets have them. Coffee shops have them. And now comic conventions are about to have their first loyalty scheme. Wizard World Comic Con, who run more comic conventions that anyone else, are to launch a new loyalty scheme with Clutch, a consumer management platform producer. Incentives will include advanced admission purchase and […]
Directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War and The Avengers: Infinity War, Joe and Anthony Russo will be attending Wizard World New Orleans on the 9th and 10th of January, 2016. Whether they'll be bringing any of Civil War with them to show off has not yet been determined. […]
Chris Evans, Captain America from Marvel's recent films, will make his Wizard World Comic Con debut at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday, January 9th for Wizard World New Orleans. He'll be meeting fans, signing autographs, posing for photos with a live Q&A session. He'll be joined at the show in […]
You know the drill. A limited run of Walking Dead #1 with a new cover, this time by The Crow creator James O'Barr, used as a giveaway for people going to Wizard World – in this case Wizard World Louisville, from November 6th to 8th at the Kentucky International Convention Center. VIP attendees will receive an […]
By Cat Taylor Howard Chaykin at Wizard World Comic-Con in Nashville, Tennessee: He had a lot of opinions and wasn't afraid to share them. (Part 2, find Part 1 here) Despite presenting a somewhat "prickly" personality at his first panel, Howard Chaykin, delivered an enormous amount of information and was incredibly entertaining. Plus, he turned […]
By Cat Taylor Howard Chaykin at Wizard World Comic-Con in Nashville, Tennessee: He had a lot of opinions and wasn't afraid to share them. (Part 1) I knew it wasn't going to be a boring panel when Howard Chaykin marched into the programming room and looked around with mock disgust as he shouted, "Only eight […]
If you're in New York this weekend, hopefully you'll be going to the Brooklyn Book Festival, tragically scheduled at the same time as Small Press Expo, where you'll find many comics folks this weekend in Bethesda, Maryland. But if you're in Ohio, you won't be missing out on learning some cool things about comics and […]