New Golden Age manga site reveals big conspiracy theory

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TweetEver reliable Love Manga points us to a rather interesting story today, in the form of a new outfit called Golden Age of Manga which hopes to go directly to manga-ka to license older, now unfashionable manga titles and put them on the web, while paying royalties. Here’s their idea in their own words: JOIN […]

Geppi goes Golfing

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TweetIt an exciting time for Diamond head Steve Geppi — not only is his long brewing entertainment museum slated to open in a few weeks, but he will sponsor the next Balitmore Celebrity Golf Classic: T he golf tournament, to be held Sept. 6-10, will bring 60 sports and entertainment celebrities to the Baltimore area […]

Pixar top brass in stock scandal?

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TweetWill Pixar director and animation messiah John Lasseter soon be wearing a sporty ankle bracelet just like Martha? Both Lassster and Ed Catmull, both of whom are huge players in the Disney’s newly reorganized animation division could be investigated in a huge brewing insider trading scandal, according to an article in Variety. John Lasseter and […]

Trouble in San Diego and Rosemont!

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TweetNo, not with comic book conventions, but with CITY GOVERNANCE. It seems both towns have severe malfeasance at the top. In addition to pension scandals, general econmoic turmoil and much more, San Diego is getting stunk up by a growing sewer scandal!: Representatives from Kroll Inc., who’ve been paid $20.3 million to sort out a […]

Video: Dave Johnson at Isotope!

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Tweet SEE Dave Johnson drink a giant glass boot full of beer! [Thanks to James Sime for the link.]

TO DO, 8/9 Kansas: Paper Museum 3 Release Party

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Tweet It’s not often we get to plug an event in the heartland, but we’re doing it now! Who: Jai Nitz (writer) and Wes Wedman (artist) Where: Elite Comics 11842 Quivera Rd. Overland Park, KS 66210 (913) 345-9910 When: Wednesday, August 9th, 11am-7pm (beers to follow at a bar around the corner) Why: For those […]

WWC new record: 58,000 souls

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TweetNewsarama has the press release on WW Chicago’s attendance, and to the shock of all it’s a new record! Wizard World, the country’s foremost touring event for pop culture and comic books, announced today that it once again exceeded attendance expectations with its tenth annual Chicago event at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, attracting […]

Jocks vs Nerds Chapter 1,524

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TweetSpeaking of cosplay, indispensable Anime News Network recounts an amusing anecdote from Otakon, where the convention center borders the Camden Yards baseball park, with sometimes jarring results: During YES Network’s coverage of Sunday’s Orioles/Yankees baseball game at Camden Yards (across the street from the Baltimore Convention Center), the announcers discussed Otakon cosplayers. They were perplexed […]

WORLD COSPLAY SUMMIT

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Tweet Do we have your attention NOW, sucka? Apparently, a pageant with representatives from nine countries was just held in Nagoya, Japan. Entrants had already won pageants in their home countries after a grueling series of showdowns. This was no poncing around in costumes — this was talented role players in peak condition working to […]