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Jack gets a poster, Supes gets a trailer, and more.
New animated poster for The Wolverine.
Scene on the Web Weekly: December 10-16, 2012
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Tony Isabella’s Bloggy Thing: I’M GOING TO COMIC-CON!Comic-Con has launched its new and incredibly cool website and, among the initial offerings on the updated site is information on 2013’s special guests. I’m one of them. I am incredibly excited and honored to be a guest of the convention.
#spiderman was photobombed by @marvelgirl91 @warpedtrish_ #friendsforlife #steelcitycon #legos #buffyJessica
Having fun at Steel City Con #cosplay #drwho #goth #pinup #christmas http://pic.twitter.com/duX5yBrDCy-Fi
Comics Legend Coming To VancouverVancouver’s 2013 Fan Expo is getting huge fan cred with the confirmation that Stan Lee will attend the convention. Reps confirm that Lee will visit his first-ever Vancouver comics convention April 20 to 21, 2013. Lee, 89, helped create some of the most famous comic characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and the Fantastic Four.
Celebrities announced for Niagara Falls Comic Con | Local | News | St. Catharines StandardNIAGARA FALLS – Flash Gordon, a Power Ranger and a Seinfeld character will be in town in June. It’s six months away, but planning for the third annual Niagara Falls Comic Con is underway. It will be held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre June 8 and 9.
Thumbs Up for Steel City Con 2012 ← The World is Nerdy HereSteel City Con 2012 was an absolute blast! After spending hours circling the Monroeville Convention Center and staring at piles of toys, I left with definitively lighter pockets and a fresh sense of nerdy happiness.
The ONE picture I managed to take at Yama-Congallybear
A Gravestone For Shel Dorf, The Founder Of Comic Con? – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsShel Dorf basically founded the San Diego Comic Con, now a massive media event event, bringing in billions of dollars. Dying in 2009, he is buried in an unmarked grave in Am Israel Mortuary. During the Detroit Fanfare convention, which hosts the Shel Dorf Awards, one group began raising money for a gravestone to commemorate the life of the man.
Man of Steel – Official Trailer #2 [HD]WarnerBrosPictures
Geek Backlash Against Women at Comic Con Unfair, but UnderstandableIn the last month or so following a string of comic book conventions, including New York Comic Con at the Javits Center in October, several prominent figures in the comic book industry, notably Tony Harris – the artist and writer of Ex Machina – have generated controversy with their harsh, public statements regarding the prevalence of women in revealing costumes flocking to these conventions.
more Awesome cosplayers at @Steelcitycon, #Deadpool & #Psylocke from X-force http://pic.twitter.com/cUCUtfTYSteven Moye
Report from the Steel City Con – Cool & CollectedThis past weekend was the event that my family and I (my wife may not fully agree with this, but for the article, let’s say she’s on board) feel is the start of the holiday season. It’s the December edition of the STEEL CITY CON.
100 Memorable Cosplay Images of 2012 – Houston – SlideshowsChristopher Morgan The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more Women of Denver Comic Con. 100 of the best, most creative or just plain memorable costumes we spotted at conventions from coast to coast.
A Year Of Comic Cons With Jesse James – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsJesse James writes for Bleeding Cool; This year’s Con season is over for me now. After over 52,000 miles of traveling on Planes, Trains, Automobiles-and one Moped, I dare say it was a great journey.
Superheroes, pop culture celebrities attend Steel City Con in…By Jim Dawson MONROEVILLE, Pa. – Comic book and toy collectors of all ages gathered in Monroeville for Steel City Con. Held at the Monroe…
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New Man of Steel and Star Trek Into Darkness posters! And it’s only Monday!
Scene on the Web Weekly: December 3-9, 2012
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The exclusive <a href="https://www.facebook.com/manofsteel" class="">Man of Steel</a> reward has been unlocked.The Dark Knight Rises
An upcoming cover.kurtbusiek
Villains and superheroes clash at Windsor Comic-Con – Windsor – CBC NewsWindsor was invaded by all sorts of evil villains this weekend and a few caped crusaders, too. More than 600 people attended the city’s first Comic-Con in more than 20 years. ‘Windsor is truly a creative hub’ -Michael Michalski Some came dressed in their favourite comic book characters such as Batman, the Joker, Bane and Scarecrow.
New Orleans Ghostbusters visit Children’s HospitalWho ya gonna call? The Children’s Hospital has made the call, The Louisiana Ghostbuster division arrived to make sure the children are safe and even found a recruit. The group is also gearing up for Wizard World Comic Con which kicks off Nov 29th.
11 year old featured at Comic ConSCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. – There is always a cast of characters out at the Lehigh Valley Comic Con, and this year was no exception. The Joker m…
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Lots more goodies for you this week with updates on the New Orleans Comic Con, MegaCon, and more.
Scene on the Web Weekly: November 16 – December 2, 2012
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Help wanted: IDW looking for new marketing helpIDW’s Chloe Zuanich is heading back to her native Peru for a while, and so they are looking for a new person for the marketing department: "IDW is actively seeking discussions with Comics Marketing and PR professionals.
Silver Circle Movie screening at New Orleans Comic ConIn school Davi refused to recite the pledge of allegiance until he understood what it meant. He was ordered to do as he was told. By college he was a socialist. Davi spent hours scouring through the congressional record trying to understand this strange machine. That’s where he discovered Dr. Ron…
Star Wars ‘Shoot-A-Trooper’ in King of Prussia PA!Patience Tew
Danielle Harris has canceled her appearance at MegaCon 2013.Christine Alger
LARRY NEMECEK (The Con of Wrath, TNG Companion, Trekland: On Speaker) Just added to the 2013 MegaCon special guest list.Christine Alger
Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 & @SirPatStew are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast #magneto #professorX More to come…Bryan Singer
The Reality of Mainstream Creator-Owned Comics | Zub TalesI’m absolutely thrilled to be working in comics. I’m even happier that one of my major projects right now is a creator-owned comic series I have control of. Writing/Creating Skullkickers and being published by Image Comics is a thrill and an honor. I want to make sure that’s all up front and very clear.
Comic Con, actor Michael Rooker of ‘The Walking Dead’ to appearActor Michael Rooker of the AMC series The Walking Dead will greet fans at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, a gathering of thousands of superhero, science fiction, fantasy and horror connoisseurs that takes place Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Tomodachi Fest 2012 -with the Fine Young Deviants!amugabbygirl
Marvel Mash-Up Ep. 1: Doctor Doommarvel
Grimm Fairy Tales #79 New Orleans Comic Con Exclusive by Zenescope <a href="http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fow.ly%2Ffk2ta&h=sAQHpS3BZ&s=1" class="">http://ow.ly/fk2ta</a>New Orleans Comic Con
NC Comicon Sets Attendance Records | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThe North Carolina Comicon was told, "No more" after only two hours into their show. Run by North Carolina’s Ultimate Comics retailer, Alan Gill, the show saw attendance of over 4,500 people in only its 3rd year and quickly maxed out capacity.
Remember, @WizardWorld New Orleans opens at 4:00 pm, friday, November 30, and JESUS SAIZ and I will be there at opening already! See you!!!davidmacho
KOLLISION Con 2012gidget04060
This coming weekend is Wizard World New Orleans! Looks like I’ll be getting autographs from Michael Rooker (especially on JFK!) and Michael Madsen (Especially on Kill Bill!) <br> Hope to see you there!Ethan Daniel Van Sciver
Babylon 5’s Michael O’Hare and Marc B. Lee with STARFLEET.fedconusa
Con(viction) – Anthology of the ConGothic City Press is raising funds for Con(viction) – Anthology of the Con on Kickstarter! Con(viction) is an anthology of short stories …
Keep checking back as reports come in for NC Comicon, ShadoCon, Geek-Fest, and more.
Scene on the Web Weekly: November 19-25, 2012
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This album is not close to done. We will be uploading throughout the week. Hope eveyone enjoys and please like :) — <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.511648775520041.123024.444793885538864&type=1" class="pronoun-link ">Shadocon 2012 – Sunday</a> (12 photos)Papanotzzi
Characters flock to ShadoCon in Tampa – Tampa Bay TimesBy Shelley Rossetter, Times Staff Writer In Print: Sunday, November 18, 2012 TAMPA – Ashley Sears walked into the ladies room at the Hyatt Regency on Saturday afternoon carrying a pink hot glue gun. As it heated up, she used a mirror to adjust the white bunny ears perched atop her head.
Cosmic Times – Geek Fest 2012CosmicTimes.net – South Florida Comic Book Publisher
RT @orbitalshift: Had a great time @nc_comicon Got a great sketch cover from the fantastic @thebernardchang http://pic.twitter.com/On1LVAUkbernard chang
Nc comic con panoramic from our booth, #nccomicon @NC_Comicon http://pic.twitter.com/VnwRPLi1Shawn Scott Smith
Boba Fett sketch card commission for a young fan. #nccomicon @NC_Comicon http://pic.twitter.com/cr0zcvKiShawn Scott Smith
Zam! Pow! Comic book fans pack hotel at beachDAYTONA BEACH – Whether they preferred Superman to The Amazing Spider-Man or the Fantastic Four to the Avengers, the hundreds of fans at …
Ephram got a G-Man sketch at NC Comicon. For me dvds: Operation Z so I can begin to prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse http://pic.twitter.com/Jlv2YnCmAndrew C. Oliver
Mentor’s Camper: CONVENTION REPORT: NORTH CAROLINA COMIC CON. THE NEXT "HEROES CON"?In the early days of the Started in 2010 by Alan Gill and Eric Hoover, the first venue was an outlet mall in Morrisville, just a short dr…
Comic book fans flock to NC ComiconAlthough some may think that comic books have a tendency to decrease social interaction, with the intimacy of comic book stores and with …
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World War Z gets a poster (and come back later this week for the 1st trailer), the comics industry aims to help Hurricane Sandy victims, reports from the Rhode Island Comic Con and Central Canada Comic Con, and more.
Scene on the Web Weekly: November 5-11, 2012
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4thletter! " Blog Archive " Comics Journalism: Applying PressureI got this email on Halloween about a comic. It was a comic produced by Percy Carey’s Arch Enemy Entertainment. I’ve been trying to get off basically every mailing list ever, since my inbox is a disaster zone, so I wrote back, in full, "Hi, please remove me from your mailing list."
Newsarama.com : UPDATE: Comics Industry Aims to Help Hurricane Sandy VictimsUpdate, 11/6 : Art for Sandy Relief has added several new pieces to their benefit auction, including work by Tony Moore, Rags Morales, Michael Gaydos, Stuart Immonen, Jason Latour and more. The full list of art currently up for bid is here.
Cause-Play: The Story Of Pink Deadpool | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsHey there friends! "Cause-Play" is the trend I’ve noticed of cosplayers taking the recognition and awards of a quality costume to do some social good. "Cause-Play" is the trend I’ve noticed of cosplayers taking the recognition and awards of a quality costume to do some social good.
X-Men – Bad Days – Ep5worldofheroes
First R.I. Comic Con draws celebrities, gamersAbout 15,000 people descended upon downtown Providence this weekend – among them stormtroopers, batmen, ninjas, superheroes, monsters and aliens.
Why do kids like Comic Con? ‘No one judges you’It may have been chilly outside, but Danielle Kayahara was toasty-warm inside her blue cloak of black magic. The Final Fantasy video game…
Sci-fi fun at Central Canada Comic ConSuperheroes, sci-fi characters, medieval knights and damsels and anime figures come-to-life have taken over the Winnipeg Convention Centr…
Thanks for the print and photo @Vamp at #LBCC #LBCHC http://pic.twitter.com/00NYFxHOJonathan Wai
Here is Joker on Batman blank cover illustrated with @copicmarker at @LongBeach_CC this weekend.#joker #copic #lbchc http://pic.twitter.com/J0zUFz1EPepe Melan
#InvisibleWoman on a #FF sketch cover. #LBCHC #LBCC http://pic.twitter.com/AQQutejVNorm Rapmund
Storm commission from #LBCHC http://pic.twitter.com/UM1q18A6Joel Gomez
Content from Long Beach Comic Con 2012Sets let you organize your photos on Flickr. Explore the 48 photos in this set.
Content from Long Beach Comic & Horror Con 2012Sets let you organize your photos on Flickr. Explore the 71 photos in this set.
CROSSING THE FINISH LINE… 2012 convention marathon finishes in Long Beach | ComicConMenLBCC is a local convention that JayCompanyComics.com exhibits with 4 booths, 2 endcap locations. Unlike true blockbuster events like San Diego Comic Con or even Wondercon, the necessity for going with large display isn’t necessarily to capitalize on hoards of fans walking through the doors.
the scariest Freddy i saw all weekend! @LongBeach_CCjahilianaire
Long Beach Comic Con 2012nerdreactor
The Most Amazing and Inspirational Cosplay from Long Beach Comic Con 2012!The greatest cosplay isn’t just a loving recreation of your favorite character (or item) from science fiction, fantasy, comics and games …
Long Beach Comic Con continues on today2012’s Long Beach Comic & Horror Convention kicked off yesterday at the Long Beach Convention Center with the usual plethora of celeb…
Long Beach Comic Con Cosplay Photos Part Two; NtF Con Next SaturdayNamtar here… The second and last day of the Long Beach Comic & Horror Convention saw a whole new group of attendees wearing costumes th…
Scene on the Web: Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2012 Digest #3
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Wizard World Austin 2012 – Part Onesquidfriends
VENOM commission I knocked out this past weekend @ Austin Comic Con.Snarling, booger eater… http://instagr.am/p/RfuGLUM6mm/Cody Schibi
Cover of the Week: Robyn Hood #2 (Wizard World Austin variant) by Anthony Spay (Zenescope) http://pic.twitter.com/itOSGiaCScott Bechtel
BLOG Star Trek: The Next Generation Reunion at Austin Comic Con | SFXLast weekend in Austin, Texas, eight Star Trek: The Next Generation actors came together for a weekend of fun and fandom. Sir Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and even Wil Wheaton all attended, and while the usual fan activities of autograph hunting and cosplaying were going on, the real fun was the three cast panels.
Austin Comic Con 2012 Photo GalleryAbout the Author I grew up on Kung Fu theater movie weekends, a lot of Top Ramen Noodles, G.I. Joe’s, Evil Knivels Stunt Cycle and Stretc…
The Blot Says…: Con Report: Austin Comic-Con 2012Last weekend The Blot traveled to Austin to attend Wizard World’s 2012 Austin Comic-Con. This is the second year in a row I’ve attended t…
Austin Comic Con 2012 – GudFit Recap!This was our third time showing at Austin Comic Con:Wizard World and the 3rd time was the charm. Every year it seems as though the show g…
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Which Comic-Con just had over 70,000 in attendance? Where can you meet the cast and filmmakers of “The Collection”? Which Valiant character will the USA Luge Team be adopting the look of? Find out all this and more in this week’s Scene on the Web Weekly.
Scene on the Web Weekly: October 29 – November 4, 2012
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Comic Con draws more than 70,000 for London show | Exhibition NewsMCM Expo Group said its latest show at Excel London "smashed all previous attendance records" and revealed plans to expand the event even further. Got a story for Exhibition News? Email us: email@example.com Europe’s equivalent to San Diego Comic Con, MCM London Comic Con reported 70,200 visitors (unaudited) compared to 64,000 in May, which was itself a record figure.
Lunch is over, time for dessert…it’s a @tonymoore sketch card! Tweet #tonymoorecontest to @CincyComiCon. Winner will be chosen Nov 1st.Cincinnati ComiCon
The Future of Star Wars Moviesstarwars
Disney to Acquire LucasfilmTheDisneyPost
Disney Buying Lucas Films for $4 BillionLOS ANGELES-The Walt Disney Company, in a move that gives it a commanding position in the fantasy world of film, said Tuesday it had agreed to acquire LucasFilm Ltd. from its founder, George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in stock and cash.
Man of Steel Logo Revealvisakh . s. vishnu
Superman – Bad Days – Ep 4worldofheroes
Sonja & the Wizard 1978Richard Pini
Scream For New ‘Collection’ Stills, Meet The Filmmakers/Cast At The Long Beach Horror and Comic Con!On November 30 LD Entertainment will open The Collection revealing all of the nasty items within. But before then, the cast and crew will be hitting up a few conventions to speak about the hotly anticipated sequel to The Collector.
Advance Ticket Sales end on Friday! Beat the rush and buy your tickets now at nccomicon.com!
ASK AXE COP | HALLOWEEN | ADHDAnimation Domination High Def
USA Luge Team To Dress Like X-O Manowar | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsValiant Entertainment are sponsoring the USA Luge team, by getting them to dress as X-O Manowar, paying them a figures estimated (in the low six figures). Designs can be seen below. You know, in the original X-O Manowar worshipped the god Lugh. This couldn’t be a really, really expensive pun could it?
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WOOKINI Shoot – LeeAnna Vamp – VAMP TVvamp
JASON DAVID FRANK – Official Fan Page
Costumes from Comic-Con 2012 London Pictures – CBS NewsView Costumes from Comic-Con 2012 London photos in CBS News’ Costumes from Comic-Con 2012 London photo gallery
Travel Channel’s Toy Hunter To Film At Rhode Island Comic Con | ComicBook.comThe first-ever Rhode Island Comic Con will play host to filming for the Christmas episode of the Travel Channel’s Toy Hunter, according t…
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: 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.