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April 17, 2013 by Brian Pate Filed under Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Illinois, Movies, Top Stories
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Man of Steel gets a new trailer, Agent Smith reenters the Matrix, and Diamond Select Toys prepares for C2E2…all in this week’s Scene on the Web Weekly…in progress.
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Scene on the Web Weekly: April 15-21, 2013
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The Comic Books Of Monsterpalooza – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThere weren’t a ton of new comics on sale at Monsterpalooza. The emphasis was definitely on amazingly creative sculptures, models, props, special effects makeup, masks, and animatronics. But what there was, was high quality indeed, and beyond that there were a number of great artists who have worked in the comic book field selling sketches, prints and books of their art.
Diamond Select Toys to Exhibit at Chicago’s C2E2 April 26-28Diamond Select Toys certainly does get around. New York Toy Fair brought them to the East Coast in February, and San Diego Comic-Con will have them headed to the West Coast in July, but in between they get to spend a fun-filled week in one of their favorite cities, Chicago!
Aurora Rise officially founded, will appear at Denver Comic ConA non-profit group originally started as a one-time event to help victims of the Aurora movie theater shootings will be appearing at Denver Comic Con this spring. On Tuesday, Aurora Rise announced it has become a permanent group and will be appearing at comic book conventions.
Man of Steel – Official Trailer 3 [HD]WarnerBrosPictures
Star Wars: Admiral Motti actor has died’Star Wars: Admiral Motti actor has died’ on Yahoo! Movies UK. After defying Lord Vader aboard the original Death Star, Admiral Motti became a symbol of the Empire’s over-confidence. But the actor Richard LeParmentier has become a favourite amongst fans… and now, has sadly passed away.
Electrode and Astrio – Octanis Cosplay Music Video ALA 2013 CMVtwistedmangalive
Timothy Anderson Art: Star Wars Spaghetti WesternsI decided to take a brief break from the pulp series to combine another two series/genres that are near and dear to my heart: Star Wars and spaghetti westerns. These are posters re-imagining the classic Star Wars trilogy as old Italian-produced westerns of the late ’60s.
Sgt Slaughter and I at NYCBM!!instagram.com
After cancellation last year for work, Eve Myles (best known as Gwen from Torchwood) is excited to join us for 2013. http://ow.ly/i/1U1xODragonCon
Boston Comics Community Reports In Following Explosions – Comic Book ResourcesComic Book Resources – Boston Comics Community Reports In Following Explosions – Comics professionals and local stores continue to confirm their safety in the wake of two large explosions at the Boston Marathon’s finish line today, with Boston Comic Con still scheduled to occur this weekend.
Boston Comic Con Scheduled A Few Blocks Away From Explosions – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThis weekend, the Boston Comic Con is scheduled to go ahead at Hynes Convention Center. As the news is reporting, with US network TV making way for live reports, there were explosions just over an hour ago at the end of the Boston marathon, mere blocks away from the Convention Center.
My New View of Mocca Fest 2013By Dre Grigoropol I have always been a fan of the Society of Illustrators. When I found out they were taking the Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art permanently under their wing, I felt positive. After seeing what the museum is like at the SoI compared to its old space I would have to say I like its fit at SoI.
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Exclusive Teaser TrailerTheHungerGamesMovie
Stand Up At C2E2 For Eliot Rahal – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsEliot Rahal writes for Bleeding Cool; Eliot Rahal here… co-creator/writer of Dark Horse’s newest, most drunken, private detective Hunter Quaid – Who is crash landing on shelves in Dark Horse Presents, May 22 nd! Oh… Wait… So, you don’t know I am? Well, do you at least know my writing partner/emotional enabler Donny Cates?…
Cosplay Con: A Celebration Of Playing Dress Up – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsDavid Nieves writes; Over a thousand fans of comics and cosplay gathered at the giant fanboy warehouse known as Frank and Son’s Collectible in City of In
Freaky Like Cons Used To Be At The New York Comic Book Marketplace – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsTracing the historical antecedents of the New York Comic Book Marketplace is like trying to decide how many times removed you are from a bizarre cousin who still turns up at weddings and may or may not have been invited.
Comic fans suit up for CosplayEven before Frank & Son opened, comic-hungry fans gathered en masse, all hoping for a chance to meet the likes of their favorite comic book artists and writers. In attendance was Humberto Ramos (comic book penciller known for his run of Spider-Man), Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld, artist J.
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YOU ARE NOT ALONEWarnerBrosPictures
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