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Did You See Joker? Here's A New Way to Break Into Comics in Portland, Oregon

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 […]

Thankfully, Nothing Sucks About Netflix's 'Everything Sucks!' Trailer

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 […]

40 More Shots From Wizard World Portland Comic Con!

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

Wizard World Potland Comic Con Boom

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 […]

40 Shots From Wizard World Portland Comic Con

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….


Chris Hemsworth Comes To Wizard World Cleveland At The End Of The Month

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 […]



The Wizard World Chin-Holds Of Dean Haspiel And John Layman

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 Switches Walking Dead For Civil War At New Orleans Comic Con

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 […]

100 Comic Book Sales On Black Friday – Including 25% Off Wizard World Tickets

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 […]

Wizard World Comic Con Launches A Loyalty Program Next Year

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 […]



James O'Barr Draws Walking Dead #1 Cover For Wizard World Lousiana

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 […]

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 2)

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 […]

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 1)

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 […]

Celebrate The Spirit's 75th With Jeff Smith At Wizard World Ohio This Weekend

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 […]