April 11, 2013 by Brian Pate Filed under California, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic-Con International, Convention News, Movies, New York, New York Comic Con, Television, Top Stories
Veronica Mars creator confirms SDCC 2013 signing, NYCC adds Marc Silvestri, and Stan Lee will be at the Frank and Son Collectible Show on Saturday. All that and lots more!
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David Steward II applies his father’s tech savvy to comic book businessThe son’s newest venture is modeled after his father’s success by embracing technology. Steward is managing director of Lion Forge Comics, which brings savvy with new media and new ways of developing and distributing media to the age-old experience of thumbing through a comic book.
‘Veronica Mars’ Movie: Rob Thomas Formalizes Comic-Con PlansWith less than two days to go before it ends, the Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter just passed $5 million — handsomely surpassing its $2 million goal. And as the updates come fast and furious from creator Rob Thomas, the creator announced Wednesday formal plans for programming at summer’s San Diego Comic-Con.
Kids Comic Con Returns May 11 to Bronx Community CollegeReturning to the campus of the Bronx Community College, the seventh annual Kids Comic Con will kick off on May 11 with more than 30 exhibitors, including Viz Media, Papercutz, Archie Comics, Jim Henson/Sesame Street and Scholastic Book Fairs, in addition to a slate of panels, film screenings and hands-on workshops on creating comics.
I create…excitement with cool announcements: Welcome @TopCow ‘s own @Marc_Silvestri to #NYCC! http://ht.ly/jVYv8New York Comic Con
CARGO – Tropfest Australia 2013 Finalist (TSI "Balloon")TROPFEST
Ghostbusters, R2-D2, and DC/Marvel artist to be at biggest-ever Flint ComixconFLINT, MI — If the 2013 Flint Comixcon is any indication, one thing is clear: Flint loves comics. Or maybe that should be "Comix." Celebrating the fourth year of Flint Comix — a local monthly newsprint publication featuring a variety of comics — Editor-in-Chief and local cartoonist Randy Zimmerman said the annual event is the biggest yet.
"Firefly" Hat Triggers Corporate CrackdownActor Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb. Joss Whedon: Here’s the thing about the hat. It’s tangible, it’s DIY, it’s not wearing an entire costume. You can have the hat and go to your day job. It’s everything that should work for cult… it’s the specificity and the fact that it’s got that homemade feel.
MoCCA Fest 2013! Yesterday I attended Mo…minussleep.tumblr.com
10 of the Most Bizarre Conventions That Boast Amazingly High AttendanceWhen it comes to fan conventions, it’s not always easy to find the baseline for what’s considered "bizarre." One of the common elements between most fan conventions is that they’re all a bit strange in their own ways.
New Parent Idea:1. Take pictures of you pulling baby out of spacecraft in forest.2. Hide pictures in attic for kid to find when he’s 10.Matt Roller
Elysium – Official Trailer (HD) Matt Damonjoblomovienetwork
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Caught Darth Maul himself posing with the 501st Legion! @planetcomiconinstagram.com
Planet Comicon: Cosplay Gallery 2 " Project-NerdPlanet Comicon took over Kansas City last weekend (April 6th-7th). Amongst the many in attendance were some amazing cosplayers; both amateur and professional. Many of the great attendants allowed our camera crew to take some photos of the great costumes to share with the world.
Venom on thunderbolts cover commission from @planetcomicon http://pic.twitter.com/Dm6PWw0MTCtwitter.com
Doctor Who cosplay at this year’s…capncarrot.tumblr.com
MoCCA Awards of Excellence Winners 2013 and show wrap-upNaked honesty: I’m too wiped out from this weekend’s MoCCA Festival to write much about it. It was a blast. But here are the winners of the inaugural MoCCA Awards of Excellence, as chosen by judges Karen Berger, Gary Groth, Nora Krug, David Mazzucchelli, and Paul Pope.
"Many a monster wears the form of a man; it is better of the two to have the heart of a man & the form of a monster" http://pic.twitter.com/SNS1zckYY8twitter.com
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Rush Official Trailer #1 (2013) – Chris Hemsworth, Ron Howard Racing Movie HDmovieclipstrailers
Cosplay – London Super Comic Con – Cosplay Music Videosneakyzebra
Fire marshal turns away hundreds at packed Tampa Comic ConTAMPA – The crowd started building in the morning. By noon Sunday, it was clear to organizers of Tampa Bay Comic Con they needed a bigger venue.The lobby at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel was swamped. A line snaked out the door to the parking lot. Hallways clogged with vendors and costumed fans.
Tampa Bay Comic Con draws capacity crowdTAMPA – Lisa Szarleta gave an important piece of information to St. Petersburg artist Nigel Williams. In a small corner inside the Westshore DoubleTree on Sunday, she told Williams that a caricature of her 13-year-old daughter Hannah should be in the form of a zombie.
Massive crowds turn out for Tampa Comic Con, ‘Walking Dead’ stars and cosplay PhotosThe Doubletree in Tampa was overrun with comic book, Sci-Fi and pop culture fans as the lines for the Tampa Comic Con stretched outside the hotel. "We are on massive overload," the convention organizer Stephen Solomon told The Global Dispatch. "I guess we’re headed to the (Tampa) Convention Center."
Cosplayers killing it at Planet Comicon….signalsfromsaturn.tumblr.com
Tampa Bay Comic Con offers speed dating for real charactersTAMPA – Jeremy Mosher sat down and introduced himself to the woman opposite him. "Hi, I’m Scarlet Spider," he said. "It’s nice to meet yo…
Wesley Snipes released from prison after tax sentenceSnipes was convicted in 2008. He was released Tuesday and placed under home confinement…
Asbury Park Comic Con RisesWhile Comic-Con International’s WonderCon in Anaheim, Calif., attracted an estimated 40,000 pop culture fans this past weekend, Asbury Pa…
The always dapper Ben @Templesmith at @P…davidgolbitz.tumblr.com
“Behind every great hero, there are a whole lot of villains.” – Geoff Johns
NEW DOCUMENTARY NECESSARY EVIL: VILLAINS OF DC COMICS
LEGENDARY VILLAIN CHRISTOPHER LEE NARRATES
BURBANK, CA (March 26, 2013) – The Joker, Bane, Deathstroke, Darkseid and Lex Luthor — the scariest and most menacing villains in DC Comics’ universe — take center stage in a brand new full-length documentary from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and DC Entertainment (DCE). The joint announcement was made today by WBHE and DCE.
Christopher Lee, who has played the villain more times than almost any other actor, will provide his unique voice as narrator. His roles in more than 200 films include star turns as Dracula, the Mummy and Frankenstein’s monster in Hammer horror classics, Count Dooku in Star Wars, and Saruman in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit films.
In this new documentary film, the malevolent, sometimes charismatic figures from DC Comics’ hallowed rogues’ gallery will be explored in depth, featuring interviews with the famed creators, storytellers and those who have crafted the personalities and profiles of many of the most notorious villains in comic book history.
Production begins March 30, to coincide with WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center March 29-31.
Noted Geoff Johns, best-selling author and DCE’s Chief Creative Officer, “DC Comics is known for many things, but chief among them is the compelling, diverse and legendary society of super-villains who populate its universe. From the monstrous Solomon Grundy to the brutal Black Adam to the charismatic Sinestro, there is no single greater collection of villainy in all of fiction. These villains are hugely popular comic book characters in their own right and, quite honestly, many are often times more popular than some of our iconic super heroes.”
Jeff Baker, WBHE’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Theatrical Catalog, added “The DC brand is enjoying a huge resurgence thanks to the entire leadership team at DC Entertainment which is driving opportunities not only for new theatrical properties, but for brand extensions as well. This new documentary will reinforce this evolving strategy and leverage DC assets across the entire studio landscape.”
Johns also reiterated that this year’s initiative will be a turning point for DCE. “It’s time we deconstruct these complex and sinister antagonists and celebrate the role they play as the engine and energy of some of the greatest storytelling in comics. 2013 is the Year of the Villain at DC Comics.”
On Saturday, March 30th, fans attending WonderCon are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite DC Comics’ villain for an opportunity to be featured in the documentary Fans can join DCE at WonderCon at booth 801 with filming to take place Saturday from 10:30am – Noon. To find out more about where and what time to meet in the WonderCon DC Entertainment booth, keep checking the DC Comics Facebook (
Facebook.com/DCComics) and Twitter sites ( @DCComics).
Participation in upcoming ‘cons’ (Comic-Con International: San Diego and New York Comic Con) is anticipated, with a full release scheduled for later in the year.
More interviews and more photos!
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Me with X-Force at NYCC – http://twitpic.com/b72rd2Rick Remender
Huge fan of Emma Frost. Phoenix Force Emma from #AvX only makes it better. Best of show #nycc @jessiepridemore #cosplay http://pic.twitter.com/AorpmjX8RateMyCosplay
Best eyes of #NYCC http://pic.twitter.com/86yEdxaiJoshua L. A. Jones
Phoenix quickie sketchbook sketch #nycc http://twitpic.com/b762onDaniel Govar
Leftover NY Comic-Con photo? Don’t mind if we do!! #NYCC #BeautifulNightmare http://pic.twitter.com/BxUy2zBICold Slither Podcast
@grantmorrison and myself at NYCC again! http://pic.twitter.com/YfhzpYVSJosh barrett
Crimson Viper from Capcoms #StreetFighter series sporting sweet shades and lots of attitude. #VideoGame #cosplay #nycc http://pic.twitter.com/s2dUif3ZRateMyCosplay
Amazing picture by @burly_adopter of my Castanic #cosplay from #NYCC. Love it!!! @Atari @En_Masse_Ent @TERAOnline http://pic.twitter.com/pEcEMiioAni-Mia
Was great meeting @Punchbrand at #NYCC. They saved me from being cold at the con with kawaii hoodies they gave me =^.^= http://pic.twitter.com/DhWl16K3Miss Hannah Minx
@NerdCaliber The photos you took of me in my Catwoman at NYCC are GORGEOUS!! Thank yoooouuuu! http://pic.twitter.com/cT5V9O6LLisaLou
We haven’t posted a Black Cat #cosplay all week. Its in our contracts, we have to. Seriously who doesn’t love her #nycc http://pic.twitter.com/9xnIPTOZRateMyCosplay
Spy vs Spy cosplay at New York Comic Con@lfensterman #NYCC #madmagazine http://pic.twitter.com/kfhhMusWRandall Ensley
Brian Wood talks THE MASSIVE @ NYCC 2012videofromnewsarama
BRIMSTONE talks BRIMSTONE AND THE BORDERHOUNDS @ NYCC 2012videofromnewsarama
Mike Pellerito talks LIFE WITH ARCHIE @ NYCC 2012videofromnewsarama
Alan Robert talks KILLOGY @ NYCC 2012videofromnewsarama
Joe Prado at NYCC!nycomiccon
Rod Reis at NYCC!nycomiccon
What’s next for New York Comic ConBy most accounts, this past New York Comic Con was a success, giving fans access to all kinds of stars, comics and otherwise, and presenting a news fusillade on many topics. It was also crowded, congested and teeming with people.
NYCC 2012: JAMES ASMUS Talks Gambit, End Timesvideofromnewsarama
Ivan Reis at NYCCnycomiccon
Star Wars Lego Build at NYCC 2012 + Tardis, Hall of Justice, Sentinel and more!THINKAboutTheINK
The Best Booster Gold Cosplay Everpatrickhwillems
Pipeline: NYCC Wrap-Up, Todd McFarlane and…the XFL? – Comic Book ResourcesPreviously at New York Comic Con 2012, I gave a rundown of Artist Alley, lots of pictures, and how cosplayers gave me the warm and fuzzies. We continue this week with the leftover bits, the names not yet dropped, some new resolutions, and more hilarity.
NYCC 2012: JESSE BLAZE Talks Evil Ernie Rebootvideofromnewsarama
NYCC 2012: Childrens Hospital Interviewvideofromnewsarama
NYCC 2012: LANCE HENRIKSEN Talks To Hell You Ride, Aliensvideofromnewsarama
NYCC 2012: ASHLEY ECKSTEIN Talks The Clone Warsvideofromnewsarama
New York Comic Con With the Minions, Day Three and Wrap-Up | GeekMom | Wired.comBy the time Saturday of New York Comic Con rolled around, my younger kids (13) had run out of patience for dealing with the crowds. But they came away with much swag and said they’d love to do it again. If you’re planning on trying it next year with kids, here are some suggestions.
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NYCC – San Diego In Disguise? | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThere was a moment on Saturday of New York Comic Con that I walked down the stairs and turned left instead of right. I needed to go right to where I wanted to go… but in San Diego I would have turned left. Suddenly I forgot where I was.
Cosplayers at New York Comic Con 2012midtowncomicstv
Back into the Fray: New York Comic Con’s Expansion – Arts – The Wesleyan ArgusThe eighth annual New York Comic Con was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Oct. 11-14, and this year the event was bigger than ever. This is my third time attending NYCC, and the convention almost seemed like a different place this time around. Cartoon Network was noticeably absent.
New York Comic-Con 2012 http://pic.twitter.com/zwq8WaRjErika Fong BR
Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2012PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here.
Behind the mask: being yourself as someone else at New York Comic ConOne of the best parts of any New York Comic Con is the walk to the Javits Center, when hundreds of people dressed as superheroes, alternate universe Victorians, and anime characters descend on Midtown Manhattan.
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The Best Costumes From New York Comic ConThe New York Comic Con took place at the Big Apple’s Javits Center this past weekend, and we went to check out the fun. Here are some pictures of our favorite attendees. Because what would Comic Con be without the cosplayers? Just a convention of really talented and interesting people talking about comics and nerd stuff.
NYCC: Everybody is out to get Joe Quinones!Artist Joe Quinones tries his hardest to make friends and network at conventions, he really does, but for some reason everybody who comes into contact with him develops a murderous blood lust. Revealed today in a harrowing series of portraits on Quinones’ blog, a full display of cosplayer brutality has now come to light.
NYCC in audio with Morrison, Ennis, etc.Jamie Coville recording a bunch of panels from New York Comic Con and here they are for you listening pleasure: New York Comic Con 2012 (October 11 – 14) – 126 Photos Irwin Hasen Spotlight (51:21, 47mb) On the panel was Irwin Hasen, Al Jaffee, Arnold Roth and Paul Levitz.
Impressive Superhero Body Paint At Geekenheim’s Booth [NYCC]Every kind of costume was on display at New York Comic Con – including the painted on kind. Geekenheim launched their new online boutique at the convention, and they set up some great body paint costumes to help promote it!
Superheroes, Mutants, Fans and Stan Lee Meet at Comic ConCOPY EDITOR This weekend, I, dressed alternately as a Star Trek expendable and a Batman villain from the Court of Owls, went to one of the greatest and fastest-growing annual events the city has to offer: New York Comic Con.
New York Comic Con With the Minions, Day Two | GeekMom | Wired.comThe second day of New York Comic Con confirmed it: I was very, very wise to buy four day passes to the event so we could enter on Thursday. Because while Thursday was a busy day, the attendance was at a level that was busy but not crazy.
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Filling out the NYCC exhibitor survey has me torn. I did well, but it still feels like the Artist Alley stuff wasn’t put together well.Jim Zub’s-a-witch
NYCC 2012: Cosplay Gallery – Comic VineYou can’t have a comic convention without Cosplay. Well, you could but would you really want to?
The Absolute Best Cosplay from New York Comic-Con 2012New York Comic-Con is officially over, but the glorious cosplay images live on forever! We saw a whole heap of crazy innovative costumes …
The Zombie Walk starts at the Rosen Centre this year. The Rosen Centre is located at 9840 International Drive, across the street from the Hilton. Gathering at the Rosen Centre will start at approximately 12pm for all of you who would like to get your makeup done. There will be food and drink specials all afternoon for Spooky Empire attendees. The walk starts at 4pm! We want to see as many zombies as possible, so drag your carcus over there and join the fun. Let’s make this one the biggest one yet!
For more info on the Zombie Walk and all other thing during the Ultimate Horror Weekend check out the
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Doctor Who and Sherlock cosplay abound at NY Comic Con 2012New York Comic Con (NYCC) was held this past weekend at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. The convention has been running since 2006 and has gradually progressed to epic proportions, coming closer every year to rivaling the San Diego Comic Con in size and celebrity appearances.
Broadway’s Spider-Man Swings Into New York ComicCon – Theater News – Oct 18, 2012Star Reeve Carney, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man, sang "Boy Falls From the Sky" from the musical, which performs on Broadway at the Foxwoods Theatre. Afterwards, Spider-Man resident choreographer Jason Snow led an interactive presentation and demo for kids in the audience. And numerous costumed Spider-Men interacted with fans at the convention.
A New York Comic Con Slideshow – ForbesCosplay allows fans to become part of the show – it’s a self-reinforcing loop of "that’s awesome!" and "wow, that must have taken forever to make" that spurs more and more people to dress as their favorite characters each year. The New York Comic Con also benefits from its proximity [...]
New York vs. San Diego: A Comic Con Throwdown – ForbesCap doesn't like the way you're looking at him. Photo: Pitroick Hanson/Madd Pencilz The San Diego Comic-Con has been known for decades as the gold standard of comics fandom get-togethers and is considered something of a mecca to the devoted – a place to which the true geek must make a [...]
Scarlet Witch by Olivier Coipel @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/QvfZDSHkgJ/Eddy Choi
Frank Castle and Travis Bickle by Eduardo Risso @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Qw4Y8yHkhz/Eddy Choi
Captain America by Steve McNiven @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Q7tyW_HklN/Eddy Choi
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Supergirl & Powergirl by Mark Bagley @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Q8CykHnkmm/Eddy Choi
An overhead view of Saturday morning’s crowd @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC #whereswaldo http://instagr.am/p/Q8Nq_tHkhI/Eddy Choi
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Batman by Olivier Coipel @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Q8fJHpnkh2/Eddy Choi
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Toy Hunting With Jordan Hembrough at NYCCattackoftheshow
The Hot Sellers of NYCC 2012 | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsLouis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool; The New York Comic Con isn’t all about book announcements, parties, sketches and cosplay. Believ…
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Dinosaur at NYCC 2012 New York Comic Con T-Rexkeyporthobbies
NYCC 12: NYCC Team addresses cosplay, crowding, first aid kitsAt one of the last panels of the day, Lance Fensterman and his executive staff sat down and received criticism, kudos, and suggestions from convention attendees. The panelists (biographies from ReedPop): Lance Fensterman is Group VP of Reed Pop which means he oversees the team and events on a day to day basis.
New York Comic Con more about comics than you thoughtWith some perspective from really only following the show via the internet, this year’s New York Comic Con seems to have been another huge, hectic success. While crowding seems to have been an issue yet again, despite show promotion that featured media guests over comics, comics publishing announcements dominated the news cycle.
NYCC 2012: Kick-Watcher at NYCCBy: Henry Barajas One of the main reasons why I started writing about Kickstarter projects is because I care a lot about independent creators trying to do their own thing. If you have ever considered making something and putting it out there for the world to judge; a project that will either make or break you then you understand the risks and courage involved.
Tyler Posey Does Gangnam Style & Talks "Teen Wolf" At NY Comic Conclevvertv
Slipknot Singer Geeks Out at New York Comic Con 2012fuse
Comic Con’s Best Couple Cosplayers! : Knickerbocker LedgerFounded in New York City, combing the minds of nerds, geeks, and gamers for the sole purpose of creating a venue for unbiased and thought-provoking questions, ideas, and thesis about video games while promoting female and male positive representation via news, events, fashion, and articles. Email:GirlGamerVogue@gmail.com
New York Comic Con 2012 @ Javits Center (review) – Home – Fake WallsTuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:34 PM By: Terrance Pryor Over 110,000 people came to the Javits Center last weekend for the 2012 edition of New York Comic Con, which sold out weeks ago. NYCC is one of NYC’s largest events and attracted attention from people all over the world.
New York Comic Con 2012: Why Dressing Up Is CoolI always had an enormous box of costumes in my house growing up. When I started doing musicals in high school, the period shows with glittery flapper dresses and big hoop skirts were always the most fun.
METALLICA KIRK HAMMETT MEETS FANS AT COMIC CON FOR BOOK & TOY LINEartisannewsservice
Mike Gold: Little Ole New York Comic Con – ComicMixMike Gold: Little Ole New York Comic Con ComicMix associate editor Adriane Nash and I knew we were in for it when, on Thursday morning last, there were nine other people waiting for the same commuter train who clearly were headed not to work but to the New York Comic Con.
Long Islanders in costume at New York Comic-Connewsday
Stolen From NYCC: Doctor Who Sketch Cover | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThis original art Doctor Who sketch cover by Brian Kong, was stolen from behind his table at New York Comic Con between Saturday night and Sunday morning. If you see it offered anywhere, do please get in touch… http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151119569039608&set=a.270760974607.145671.537584607&type=1&ref=nf
As I go through all the NYCC images I will add to this album, please if you could can you SHARE the album so everyone can see what they missed out on :)SuperHero Photography by Adam Jay
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New York Comic Con! – Destructoid Community Blog by TroyFullbusterYep, Saturday was my first con of anything and what better to start than New York Comic Con! (Which I heard is like the most medicore of …
A Day at Comic-Con NYFollowing in nerd tradition, I went to Comic-Con at the Javits Center in NYC this past Saturday. I consider myself a Trekkie (TNG and Voy…
Chevrolet Tries to Spark Curiosity at New York Comic-ConFred R. Conrad/The New York Times Last weekend, Chevrolet wagered that the Boba Fetts wandering New York Comic-Con would need a new set o…
The reports from the NYCC 2012 are still coming in fast and furious! Stay tuned for more.
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PHOTOS: Cosplay And Cuties At New York Comic Con 2012 / QueertyBlowing up to San Diego Comic-Con proportions, the east coast’s falltime geek brouhaha, NY Comic Con, jam-packed the city and Jacob Javitz convention center with all sorts of costumes and get-ups (aka "cosplay") inspired by comics, TV, movies, manga/anime, and video games, from pint-sized Dr. Who’s to a super beefy Prometheus engineer (and a chubby, or chubbier version of pretty much every character you can think of).
20 Cosplay Photos from New York Comic Con 2012, part 2 – ForbesThere were so many cosplayers at New York Comic Con that it was impossible to fit them into one gallery. So here’s part two, below. And in case you missed it, here’s part one for you. see photosMarco LemosClick for full photo gallery: The Costumes of New York Comic Con 2012, [...]
Photos: NY Comic Con 2012, The Adventure ConcludesNew York Comic Con wrapped up yesterday, and instead of colorful superheroes the Javits Center will go back to hosting corporate conferences and company parties hosted by C-rate comedians. Luckily for us, Jessica Lehrman was there to catch the waning hours of fantasy. Look, someone even dressed up as Lens
New York Comic Con 2012 floods city with costumed geeks, cartoon fans | Brooklyn Daily Eagleundefined
New York Comic Con expands | CliqueClackNYCC came. NYCC saw. NYCC conquered me. After a harrowing weekend covering ‘The Following’, ‘Haven,’ ‘Person of Interest,’ ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Venture Brothers’ and ‘Voltron Force,’ I’m glad I’m home. But, I’d be remiss if I didn’t give an NYCC overview and cosplay photos.
New York Comic Con 2012: More than just a conventionAlex Widen,Brooklyn Comic Books Examiner Alex Widen has spent twenty seven Earth years examining the medium of comic books around the Brooklyn area. Through extensive research and habitual buying, Alex is able to deliver all your comic news needs. Alex welcomes your feedback at email@example.com.
Nets’ Lopez Visits Comic ConBrooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson gave his players the day off Sunday, before the onslaught of the NBA regular season. Nets center Brook Lopez decided to hang out with Boba Fett, Captain America, Catwoman and others at Comic Con.
Gallery: Cosplay Eye Candy From New York Comic Con | Underwire | Wired.comTo make his alluring portraits, photographer Senén Llanos follows a few simple rules.
Instagram Round Up: New York Comic ConIf you see a Wookie in the streets over the next few days, don't be alarmed. It's probably just a hard-core Star Wars fan living …
The Good, the Bad, and the Goings on at the New York Comic Con | TheCelebrityCafe.comI started early, 7:30 AM on Thursday morning, to attend the Diamond Comics Retailer Appreciation Breakfast. The first thing I noticed was massive construction around the front of the Javits center. While that can’t be held against the promoters of the show, it sure limited the comings and goings as the days wore on.
11 Wacky and Expensive Costumes from NY Comic ConPhoto: The Fiscal Times/Lori Kinney The Comic Con event this weekend in New York was the second largest comic book and pop culture gathering in the country (after San Diego’s Comic Con), and representatives from the worlds of video games, comic books, anime, fantasy, and science fiction were on hand in the Big Apple to satisfy every American geek’s fantasy – and, of course, boost profits.
Betabeat Takes Its First Trip to New York ComicCon"What is… going on here?" asked Betabeat’s confused cab driver, as we bore left onto W. 37th street and the entire block began to fill up with people in costumes. Since we had never been to ComicCon before, we found ourselves at a loss to explain to him the scene that was unfolding before us.
Column: Comic Con Can Help You Sell… Everything"Looka that guy!" shouts a construction worker on the corner of 35th and 11th. "It’s fuckin’ Optimus Prime!" Sure enough, there’s a gentleman clad in an astonishingly elaborate do-it-yourself Optimus Prime costume, decked from head to toe in carefully painted PVC and cardboard with metal accents, recreating the look of the character from the Michael Bay movies.
NYCC12: Day FourSo I got to bed at Three AM (yeah, late night blogging…I lead such a glamorous life), and got out at Eight. Napping on the subway, my subconscious woke me up at Times Square, and I had to wonder… had I slept through to Monday?
On the Scene: NYCC 2012 Day Four: Happy 50th Spider-Man!It wouldn’t have been appropriate to hold a New York Comic Con this year without acknowledging the 50 th birthday of Marvel’s flagship hero, and there was plenty of merchandise on hand from the con to commemorate it, including a tote bag, t-shirt, and sweatshirt.
New York Comic Con: A Foodie Perspectiveby Amy Chu Food sadly often takes a back seat at comic cons for pros who are working the shows. But by the time the floor closes everyone’s usually ready for something that’s not a lukewarm hot dog or power bar. Fortunately New York Comic Con is close to some of the Big Apple’s tastiest neighborhoods.
Getting Stan Lee A Chair – A Confession From NYCC | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors(Author’s note, photo attached is from a previous encounter with Stan the Man from 2010!) As Bleeding Cool previously reported, Stan Lee did attend this year’s New York Comic Con. I’ve ran into Stan at 2 separate occasions at conventions this past year alone, so the sense of wonder kind of wears off after awhile.
NYCC 2012: Cosplay Roundup | SuvuduUsing a careful, scientific method that I like to call "eyeballin’ it," I’ve determined that the 3 most commonly seen costumes at NYCC 2012 were: 1. Deadpool 2. Jake (Adventure Time) 3. Waldo Which did you see most frequently? What were your favorites? Did you dress up?
Psylocke sketch from #NYCC http://pic.twitter.com/Gl1URJTVYildiray Cinar
NYCC ’12 – Sunday Cosplay Photos – leetNEETAlas, New York Comic Con has ended just as fast as it had began, but that doesn't mean we will forget about it once we return to our…
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RT @thepuffytaco: Met @HannahMinx today! Super Kawaii! And very nice! #NYCC #fb http://pic.twitter.com/chAmta1vMiss Hannah Minx
@kyledhiggins #NYCC 2012 http://twitpic.com/b3qzvmD ^.^
This CarolDanvers CaptMarvel piece will be at tonight’s @NY_Comic_Con charity auction for St.Jude’s. #NYCC http://twitpic.com/b3r47zTodd Nauck
NYCC Friday commission: other viking mouse Inked at breakfast & done! http://twitpic.com/b3r4vxDavid Petersen
Wow…People waiting to get into #NYCC. http://pic.twitter.com/iJl6AWC5Jeanette Aulet
This is the youngest cosplayer we have seen at #NYCC…this little guy is only 3 months old and dressed as Robin! http://pic.twitter.com/s0pH3qPeDC Comics
My #NYCC schedule for today: 11a-12n Artist’s Alley Table K9 12:30p-1:30p BIG announcement at @IDWPublishing panel Rm1A21 3p+ K9 again.Fred Van Lente
NYCC 2012: Jim Lee and Scott Snyder Invade the Superman Paneldcentertainmenttv
Here is what is going on at the
DC booth today including a cast signing for Person of Interest:
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