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MegaCon 2014 makes their first guest announcements, Geoff Johns hints at SDCC media announcements for DC, and Free Comic Book Day reports come in. All that and more in this week’s Scene on the Web!
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Scene on the Web Weekly: May 6-12, 2013
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Meet Stan Lee? Grand Blanc Spider-man artist isn’t sure he’ll get the chance at Motor City Comic ConGRAND BLANC, MI — He may have been the artist to launch the latest Spider-man comic book series, but Grand Blanc’s Ryan Stegman isn’t sure if he’ll get to shake the hand of the comic’s creator, Stan Lee, just yet.
Jessica Nigri is the Chivette of the Week (27 Photos)Say hello to Jessica on her Twitter Machine. Jessica’s massive Facebook Page.
Countdown to San Diego Comic-Con 2013 at Entertainment EarthJoin our countdown celebration to SDCC! We will reveal Comic-Con exclusives, giveaways, or mystery items every week leading up to the show.
Kevin Feige Talks THE AVENGERS 2, DOCTOR STRANGE, JUSTICE LEAGUE, and More | ColliderWhen you get to talk to Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, you never have enough time. After all, he knows everything that’s going on behind-the-scenes at the studio, including which projects are getting ready to be announced.
Geoff Johns Talks Future Projects, GREEN LANTERN, Comic Book Day, MAN OF STEEL, and More | ColliderA few minutes before DC Comics Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns was scheduled to sign at Golden Apple in Hollywood on Comic Book Day, we sat for an exclusive interview.
Mike Vogel, Vice President of Development for Hasbro Studios, Talks TRANSFORMERS PRIME, and More | ColliderIn what sounds like a truly awesome job, Mike Vogel has headed all development for Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production division of Hasbro, Inc., since March 2011, shepherding many of the studio’s well-known brands from inception through success on The Hub, a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications, and on networks reaching more than 160 countries, globally.
Motor City Comic Con caters to fans with guestsThe Oakland Press is your source for all Pontiac and Oakland County 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View daily weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with Oakland County’s News and Oakland County local Sports. Find Oakland County restaurants, entertainment, cars, homes and jobs at theoaklandpress.com.
Student Profile: Elisa Luevanos Comic-Con QueenComic-Con is a melting pot of creativity; from video games to graphic design, this infamous San Diego convention brings in bank for numerous professionals. Student and professional graphic designer/illustrator, Elisa Elaine Luevanos, 30, has recently had the opportunity to see her work at Barnes and Noble, thanks to the program here at Palomar College.
Show Your Mutant Loyalty With We Love Fine’s X-Men Design Contest WinnersX-Men fans pulled out all the stops for We Love Fine’s latest design contest. The grand prize winner of this one, Antony Rozwadowski, won himself a trip to San Diego Comic-Con to boot! Check out the fun new designs now available for purchase and if you want to play along, they currently have a My Little Pony vs.
Gillian Anderson coming to ComicconWhat: A pop culture convention for fans of sci-fi, comic books, horror, video games, movies and TV that features exhibits and guest stars such as Gillian Anderson, Nathan Fillion (ABC’s Castle), Manu Bennett (Spartacus); Michael Shanks (Saving Hope and Stargate SG-1); Burt Ward (Robin on TV’s Batman); and LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) When: May 10-12 Where: Ernst & Young Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr. Information: ottawacomiccon.com The Citizen will be there: If you are at Comiccon this weekend, drop by the Ottawa Citizen’s Digital Lounge, have your picture taken and turned into a free personalized front page.
Making the Most of A Comic Con’s Kids’ Day – Comic Book ResourcesMaking the Most of A Comic Con’s Kids’ Day – Sunday Kids’ Days at conventions has given parents the opportunity to share their love of comics with the next generation of fans — or wear them out by trying to fit it all in, theme-park style.
Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: "The Challenge"AudiofAmerica
C2E2, Stumptown, Calgary and beyond: comics culture takes over North AmericaC2E2, Stumptown and the Calgary Expo are all far behind in our rearview mirror, and I meant to write this up last week, but even as everyone is scrambling to get ready for TCAF, I felt like this year’s C2E2 in Chicago-the fourth one-finally defined it as a show that serves a local need and belongs on the comics calendar, and the confluence of a weekend when two other major shows in other categories were taking place demonstrated the strength of not only fandom but the creator contingent.
Deadpool vs Free Comic Book Day 2013mercwiththemoves
Westport Library’s Comic-Con draws on teens’ super enthusiasmThe Westport Public Library and its teen volunteers are organizing a May 18 all-day Saturday comics’ fan event they hope will rival the fun and fantasy of similar gatherings that routinely draw costumed throngs around the nation.
First guests of MegaCon 2014 -Mike Zapcic & Ming Chen of AMC’s Comic Book Men, Richard Hatch & Herbert Jefferson Jr. of Battlestar GalacticaChristine Alger
In Your Face Jam: Lessons Learned at the Stumptown Comics Festival – Comic Book ResourcesComic Book Resources – In Your Face Jam: Lessons Learned at the Stumptown Comics Festival – Brett returns from a trip to Oregon for the Stumptown Comics Festival and is ready to unpack both his suitcase and his thoughts about Portland, the comic book capital of the United States.
The Comics ReporterBy Tom Spurgeon * here are a few notes about Stumptown Comics Fest 2013, held in the great comics city of Portland, Oregon over the weekend just past. * to be clear about something right up front: I accepted the offer of a hotel room from the convention organizers for the majority of my stay at the show.
InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOMGreen Mustard Entertainment is raising funds for InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOM on Kickstarter! Invader ZIM fans unite! Help make the ultimate fan experience happen *one last time* with InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOM!
Appleseed Comic Con almost hereFORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Appleseed Comic Con will be coming to Fort Wayne’s Grand Wayne Center on Saturday, May 11. Zack Kruse, of Appleseed Comic Con, stopped by First News Sunday to talk about the upcoming convention.
Boba Fett figure to debut at Comic-Con, with Solo in towDetailed ‘Star Wars’ toy from Hasbro comes packaged with the ultimate accessory: Han Solo in carbonite. A ‘Star Wars’ Black Series set of Boba Fett and Han Solo in carbonite will be available exclusively at Comic-Con in July. (Photo: Hasbro) Boba Fett is coming to San Diego Comic-Con in July, and he’s bringing a friend.
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From fiction to reality: Creating a real Iron Man suitThe much-anticipated "Iron Man 3" blasts into theaters Friday, predicted to shatter box office records around the world and bring with it…
‘The pay was pretty good, but they treat you like s**t': Man Of Steel Henry Cavill recalls the acting advice Russell Crowe gave him at age 16By J J Anisiobi PUBLISHED: 11:01 EST, 29 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:39 EST, 30 April 2013 Henry Cavill’s real life tale from school boy to …
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