Anime Expo this weekend

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It’s the biggest anime/manga fest of the year, highlighted by the epochal appearance of CLAMP! Pata has an entertaining run down of panels 1:00-2:00 pm CLAMP Panel Seating. Yes, the pre-event seating counts as something major, because I would like to see this just for the catfighting that will inevitably ensue. A cosplay Kamui will […]

ALA in perspective

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Robin Brenner, Creator & Editor in Chief of Noflyingnotights.com, wrote to give us some much needed background on the graphic novel panel at the recent ALA show which Neil Gaiman reported on and we quoted: First, just to say, we were all thrilled that Neil Gaiman took the time to attend our panel. Both the […]

Hollywood sure is swell!

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The New York Times looks at the “Slick. Young. Hip. Powerful.” world of studio execs, a lizardlike world where face and ritual rule and knowledge is powerless and truth is a rumor. This generation of players may be slick, hip and powerful, but they still like their comic books, as we witness the primal scene: […]