Video Blog #7: Farewell, San Diego

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Or as Walt Whitman wrote, Now finale to the shore. Now, land and life, finale, and farewell! Now Voyager depart! (much, much for thee is yet in store;)

Comics Foundry Video Blogs

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Well it seems video blogging is the new pink, as Tim Leong at Comics Foundry was maing his own vids guerilla style. Here he captues the con in all its glory including rare, precious footage of Spurge and The Beat sniping at each other on a panel! Here, always dapper Tim kicks it up a […]

SDCC 06: Photo Parade…um, Saturday

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We took a lot fewer pictures because we were … well, it’s hard to remember what we were doing. Watching panels, editing stories and taping vidblog pieces, actually. We avoided the main floor on Saturday, because it is usually the hottest, stinkiest day of the con, and this year was all that and a bag […]

San Diego Voices: Con talkback

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Between the Panels recounts the Talkback panel where folks get things off their chests, attended by 15-20 people. Now bear in mind, 20 people out of 120,000 is a pretty low percentage, and the geek-o-sphere is particularly given over to anal nitpickers who can never be happy, so take the following with a grain of […]

San Diego Voices: Mark Bernadin

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The former comics editor at EW has some pointed observations: 7. Some parents should just be ashamed of themselves. Adam and I crashed the giant ballroom a little early for the Snakes on a Plane panel, and caught the tail end of the Lucasfilm presentation. Needless to say, the 6,000 seat Hall H was filled […]

San Diego voices: Matt Maxwell

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Maxwell covers a day of ups and downs, including the fabled blogging panel in a post he likes to call A Sudden Sense of Bleakness – Friday: Butcher was passionate about his assertions regarding the independence of bloggers and the necessity of them facing down the big companies and calling their bluffs about media blackouts […]

Ghost Rider invents fire

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At SDCC movie panels, directors owned up to falling behind schedule because of having . to invent SFX along the way: Directors also apologized for slipped movie release dates, pointing to difficult visual effects for the delay. “We had to come up with a whole new program to create the fire, and to be honest […]

“Aquaman” and iTunes make sweet music

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Stymied by the stormy waters of the network TV schedule, the much buzzed about AQUAMAN pilot has been a hit on iTunes, where it launched yesterday as part of a content deal between Waner Bros. and iTunes. Aquaman is a hit–and this time iTunes, not Vincent Chase, can take credit. The TV pilot based on […]

SCANNER DARKLY GN distr’d via cell phones

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A few announcements that crept out during San Diego that no one blogged because they were at the show. Amp’d Mobile, Pantheon Books and Warner Independent Pictures team to bring ”A Scanner Darkly” to Mobile Phones: Amp’d Mobile, the pioneer of fully integrated mobile entertainment, Pantheon Books and Warner Independent Pictures announced today at Comic-Con […]

Recovery Zone continues unabated

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We’ll be going into radio silence in a couple of days, but until then we’re rounding up some of the more interesting links to stuff we’ve read, a not at all even remotely broad ranging account of crap that went down at this year’s Nerd Prom. We have more photos to post, maybe a few […]