Scene on the Web Weekly: March 25-31, 2013

Lots of new movie trailers, movie posters, convention recaps, convention previews and more in this week’s Scene on the Web.


Scene on the Web Weekly: March 25-31, 2013

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Preview: WonderCon Anaheim | KPBS.orgAired 3/27/13 KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando previews this year’s WonderCon, which returns to Anaheim for a second year. Transcript If you were unable to buy tickets for this summer’s Comic-Con then you might want to consider WonderCon, Comic-Con’s little sister. But don’t wait too long because WonderCon tickets are selling out as well.
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Cosplay At PAX East – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsThanks to new Bleeding Cool cosplay correspondent, Anna Fischer, for these rather wonderful shots from PAX East this past weekend… he
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I Love Nerd Girls – LoneStar Comic Con 2013 – LeeAnna Vamp – Jessica Nigrivamp
RECAP: Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con > insideSTL.com – St. Louis Sports, Music, Entertainment and Nightlife > STL Movies – Reviews, Previews and MoreKari Williams posted on March 25, 2013 09:52 Anything can happen at . Wizard World Comic Con and that was definitely the case this weekend in St. Louis with the Firefly fanatics, sci-fi buffs and comic book geniuses out in full force – one of whom proposed to his girlfriend in front of Stan Lee.
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Photos from St. Louis Comic Con: Stan Lee, Henry Winkler and Billy Dee Williams – St. Louis – News – Daily RFTJon Gitchoff Comic book hero creator Stan Lee, now age 90, was in St. Louis on Saturday for the Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con at America’s Center. The man who helped shape Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and Thor, among others, met with fans bright-and-early for a Saturday, 9 to 9:45 a.m.
2013 Comic-Con Tickets: How You Can Still Get Passes For This Year’s EventGetty Images 2013 Comic-Con tickets are sold out. That’s the bad news. But all hope is not lost for those dying to attend Comic-Con – there are still options for scoring passes to Comic-Con 2013 and we’re going to show you how.
On the Scene: MegaCon: Three is A Magic NumberBy Amy Chu Last week’s MegaCon in Orlando marked my third convention in three weeks. Seattle’s Emerald City and Toronto ComiCon were fantastic, but I was looking forward to some warmer weather down South. MegaCon is the mama bear of the three conventions – bigger than Toronto, smaller than Emerald City, and just about the size of Chicago’s C2E2.
MEGA-INTERVIEW: Cliff Galbraith on the Meteoric Rise of the Asbury Park ComiconIf you’ve been following the history of the Asbury Park Comicon, which opened only a year ago in March of 2012, you know it’s been a strange, yet rather astonishing ride, but imagine how much stranger it must be for founder and indie comics creator Cliff Galbraith.
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Best PAX East 2013 Cosplay Ever – Day 3 – ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviewsAs you know from our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature , we are big fans of cosplay at ComicsAlliance. With the much-anticipated Penny Arcade Expo in Boston — better known as PAX East — in full swing this weekend, we sent our own Bethany Fong to document the costuming talents within the gaming masses at the sold out show.
Best PAX East 2013 Cosplay Ever – Day 2 – ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviewsAs you know from our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature, we are big fans of cosplay at ComicsAlliance. With the much-anticipated Penny Arcade Expo in
Best PAX East 2013 Cosplay Ever: Day 1 – ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviewsAs you know from our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature , we are big fans of cosplay at ComicsAlliance. With the much-anticipated Penny Arcade Expo in Boston — better known as PAX East — in full swing this weekend, we sent our own Bethany Fong to document the costuming talents within the gaming masses at the sold out show.
‘The Mortal Instruments’ set for Comic ConNatalie C. Markey has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Public Relations. She is a freelance journalist and an avid reader/writer of YA lit. She covers all things The Mortal Instrument and its related topics in this column. You may reach her at NatalieCMarkey@gmail.com.
COMIC CON INTERVIEW: Jason David Frank > insideSTL.com – St. Louis Sports, Music, Entertainment and Nightlife > STL Movies – Reviews, Previews and MoreKari Williams posted on March 25, 2013 09:27 Mighty morphin’ mixed martial arts fighter Jason David Frank has made giving back to fans part of his life’s mission. JDF, known to many as Tommy the Green Ranger, took time to speak with each fan who approached him, pose for photos and – among the organized chaos that is Comic Con – chat with InsideSTL about life after Power Rangers.
Photos: Here are 50 Women in Awesome Costumes at St. Louis Comic Con – St. Louis – News – Daily RFTHere’s one way to break the stereotype of comic-book readers as uncool, overweight men. At America’s Center this weekend, a bunch of awesome women showed up in full force — and costume — for the first-ever Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con.
Scenes from Wizard World St. Louis Comic ConPhotographer Jon Gitchoff brings back these photos from Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, held…
Asbury Park Convention to Focus on Comic BooksASBURY PARK, N.J. – "Back to basics" could be the theme of the third installment of Asbury Park Comic Con, to be held at Convention Hall on the Boardwalk here on March 30. Robert Bruce, one of the founders of the event, said fans should not expect to meet the "Star Wars" character Chewbacca, for example.
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Aw, nuts! Artist turns peanut shells into detailed celebrity caricaturesAlex Dieterle Steve Casino found a peanut, found a peanut. Then he cracked it open (gently). But he didn’t eat it. Instead, the 46-year-old toy inventor decided to paint a face on the peanut shell … and thus a hobby, and a lucrative second profession, were born.
The Women of St. Louis Comic ConThe 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. That much was evident this past weekend at the first-ever Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, held at America’s Center (701 Convention Plaza).
PICTURES: Wizard World Comic Con St Louis 2013The Annual Wizard World Comic Con cam to St Louis this weekend at America’s Center. Thousands of fans – most in costume – lined to aisles the see stars from the big and small screens such as Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk), Dean Cain (Superman), Bill Dee Williams (Star Wars) & Laurie Holden (The Walking…
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St. Louis Comic Con Sunday Schedule, Morena Baccarin and Billy Dee Williams Among Guests12:00 – 12:45PM FIREFLY, HOMELAND AND BEYOND W/ MORENA BACCARIN Join the lovely Morena Baccarin as she graces the stage at Wizard World St. Louis to discuss how she went from a budding student at the prestigious Julliard School for the Performing Arts, to Jessica Brody in the Showtime series Homeland.
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Denver Comic Con announces more TV guestsKimberly Pierce recently graduated from the University of Colorado, with a Masters degree in Art History. Her educational film history emphasis, continues a fascination with entertainment that started while watching F-Troop reruns as a child. A classic film and television buff, she studied Cold…
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Dark Horse Announces WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Schedule

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Press Release:

DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2013 SCHEDULE!

MARCH 22, MILWAUKIE, OR— Dark Horse Comics is headed to California’s must-attend event on the comic book convention schedule – WonderCon Anaheim!
Join us for signings at booth #819! Free comics and/or prints with each signing while supplies last.

Tickets for signings at the Dark Horse booth will be distributed from the opening of WonderCon on Friday, March 29. Please note that lines may be capped or tickets issued for any signing as needed. Inquire about your favorite signings as early as possible. Some restrictions apply. All events are subject to change.

Comics, books, and collectibles will be available for purchase from Dark Horse or your favorite retailer.

DARK HORSE SIGNINGS
FRIDAY, MARCH 29
12:00 p.m. BEANWORLD signing with creator Larry Marder
-Free Beanworld action figures and sketch cards

2:00 p.m. CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT signing with writer Josh Williamson
-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Felipe Massafera

3:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang
-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru
TICKETED EVENT

5:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI signing with inker Dan Parsons
-Free Dawn of the Jedi #1 while supplies last

6:00 p.m. USAGI YOJIMBO/47 RONIN signing with creator Stan Sakai
-Free 47 Ronin #1
Check out the Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin iOS game

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

10:00 a.m. HUSBANDS signing with cocreators Jane Espenson and Brad Bell
-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Ron Chan

11:00 a.m. NUMBER 13 signing with artist/writer Robert Love and writer David Walker
-Free Number 13 comic

12:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang
-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru
TICKETED EVENT

1:00 p.m. X signing with artist Eric Nguyen
-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Eric Nguyen

2:00 p.m. BUFFYVERSE signing with artist Georges Jeanty, writer Andrew Chambliss (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and writer Christos Gage (Angel & Faith)
-Free Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 and Angel & Faith comics, Angel and Spike buttons, and Whedonverse wristbands

3:00 p.m. STAR WARS signing with artist Carlos D’Anda and colorist Gabe Eltaeb
-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring a dramatic panel by Carlos D’Anda and Gabe Eltaeb from the upcoming Star Wars #4 issue
TICKETED EVENT

4:00 p.m. THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS signing with creator Gerard Way
-Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Becky Cloonan
TICKETED EVENT

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

10:00 a.m. THE ART OF REMEMBER ME signing with DONTNOD art director Aleksi Briclot, DONTNOD creative director Jean-Max Moris, and Capcom producer Mat Hart
-Free 11” x 17” The Art of Remember Me print

11:00 a.m. MIND MGMT signing with creator Matt Kindt
-Free 11” x 17” MIND MGMT print

12:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DARK TIMES signing with writer Randy Stradley
-Free Star Wars: Dark Times—Fire Carrier #1

1:00 p.m. THE LAST OF US signing with Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann
-Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Julián Totino Tedesco from the upcoming comic The Last of Us: American Dreams

3:30 p.m. STAR WARS: LEGACY VOLUME II signing with writer/artist Gabriel Hardman and writer Corinna Bechko
TICKETED EVENT * Limit five comics per person

DARK HORSE PANELS
FRIDAY, MARCH 29

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Avatar: The Search for Zuko’s Mom, Room 208AB

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Geek & Sundry Panel of Awesome, Room 300DE

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Comics Arts Conference Session: Focus on Matt Kindt, Room 210BCD

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: From Comic to Music and Back Again! Room 300AB

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Buffy Season 9: The Final Arc! Room 207BCD

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Spotlight on Jane Espenson with Brad Bell, Room 207

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Star Wars Comics in 2013! Room 207 BCD

Valiant Takes the Harbinger Wars to WonderCon Anaheim 2013 with Joshua Dysart

Press Release:

VALIANT Heads West For WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2013!

Valiant TeeThis March, Valiant is bringing the Harbinger Wars to the West Coast!

Valiant is proud to announce its debut appearance at WonderCon Anaheim on March 29-31, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center – and we’re bringing along a ton of free giveaways, show exclusive products, and special guests to celebrate!

Visit Valiant at booth #710 all weekend long to get a sneak peek at the future of the Valiant Universe inside the pages of the Harbinger Wars Sketchbook – a FREE first look inside the biggest Valiant event of the summer! And look for signing sessions throughout the weekend with New York Times best-selling author and Harbinger Wars co-writer Joshua Dysart!

Valiant will also be debuting new “Harbinger Wars blue” Valiant logo t-shirts for sale, alongside a complete selection of Valiant comics, trade paperbacks, hardcovers, and blank convention-only flip books.

And don’t forget to join us on Saturday, March 30th at 4:30 pm in room 208 for the “Valiant 2013: Harbinger Wars and Beyond” panel – the only place to find out everything you need to know about the Valiant Universe in 2013!

With the opening shot of Harbinger Wars just weeks away, get ready to discover the secrets that will put Harbinger and Bloodshot on an inescapable collision course – directly from a panel of Valiant insiders, including writer Joshua Dysart (Harbinger, Harbinger Wars), Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce, Valiant CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani, and some special surprise guests!

For information, visit ValiantUniverse.com or Comic-Con International’s WonderCon homepage.

We’ll see you at WonderCon Anaheim!