Biggest NYCC post ever!

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TweetEvan Dorkin Brian K. Vaughan: Steve Niles Colleen Doran Joanna Estep Cecil Castellucci Act-i-vate Tania Del Rio Rivkah

Countdown to excitement

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Tweet Wizard and the solicitations broke the story on COUNTDOWN Monday, with Newsarama adding more to the mix yesterday. We didn’t have time to blog the big news, but in case you missed it: yes, DC is launching another line-spanning weekly comic, one with Paul Dini as head writer. What’s interesting about it, from our […]

Meanwhile back at the Civil War…

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Tweet CIVIL WAR wrapped up this week, and of course we haven’t had time to go find a copy, online or in a store, but we haven’t had time to read ANY issues of CIVIL WAR yet. We’re “waiting for the trade”, as they say on the inside. or people who like a denoument, Mark […]

To Do: Saturday 2/24: Beasts hits New York

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TweetDo you want to know where ELSE the cool kids will be? They will be at GIANT ROBOT! GIANT ROBOT NY and FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS PRESENT: BEASTS! With artists signing the new hardcover collection of nearly 100 illustrators depicting mythological and folkloric creatures. WHAT: BEASTS! book release signing WHO: Jesse LeDoux, Katy Horan, Keith Shore, R. […]

To Do: Saturday, 2/24 – Picturebox party at Rocketship

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Tweet Do you want to know where the cool kids will be? This is it. Alex Cox explains in his own way: In these cold and troubled winter months, the cruel North wind oft brings a chilling despair, settling deep in your hearts and bones. There is but one remedy for the cruel, icy darkness… […]

Podcast update: Ventures and Veitch

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Tweet The Sound of Young America interviews VENTURE BROTHERS creator Jackson Publick for this podcast. (Thanks to Ian Brill for the link.) Speaking of The Venture Bros, this weekend on Saturday at 4:30 at the NYCC (that AGAIN?) there will be a Venture Bros. spotlight with Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, James Urbaniak (Rusty Venture, etc.), […]

Comics Bakery rises

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Tweet Not content to satirize 70s movie posters, the John Green-Dave Roman-Raina Telgemeier-Marion Vitus comics comglomerate has announced they will henceforth be known as Comics Bakery.

Gramling takes over at Wizard

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TweetWizard has hired former FHM EIC Scott Gramling to take over as EIC of the entire Wizard Magazine empire. Hiring a former lad mag guy to take over is a pretty smart guy, and our magazine industry peeps all have good things to say about Gramling (who once worked at Wizard) so…this could be very […]

How low can you go

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TweetWell, this is disgusting. Basically, a “promoter” set up an anime con, promising the extra profits would go to breast cancer research, and the whole thing was a scam. The “promoter” cancelled the event and made off with all the money. AnimeFF and its breast cancer awareness turned out to be a scam of ridiculous […]

NYCC: Tokyopop

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TweetTokyopop is set up at booth #731 with creators including Eric Wight, Rivkah, Svetlana Chmakova, T Campbell, Amy Mebberson, Joanna Estep, Melissa DeJesus, M. Alice LeGrow, Federica Manfredi, Shannon Denton, Dan Hipp, June Kim, Frank Marraffino, Stuart Moore, James Barry, Joshua Ortega, Drew Rausch, Amy Hadley, Megumi Cummings, Steven Cummings, Jamar Nicholas, Rob Steen, and […]

NYCC: Image Comics

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Tweet Image Comics has scheduled a fine crew of comics creators during the New York Comicon, February 23-25, 2007. Featuring industry heavyweights like Kyle Baker, Brian Haberlin and Mike Oeming, as well as hot new creators like Rick Spears and Jonathan Hickman. Listed below are the times you can show up to get your books […]

NYCC: Dark Horse

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TweetSignings by folks like Bob Fingerman, Tara McPherson, Arvid Nelson and more highlight Dark Horse’s booth schedule. Times and details in the jump.

NYCC: Viz

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TweetWhere will you find Naruto, the nation’s #1 comic, at NYCC? Why at Viz! VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, announced a bevy of activities, events and new anime and manga offerings for all the hot properties fans are excited about at […]

NYCC: Del Rey

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TweetIn addition to showing off their manga line, Del Rey is bringing a bunch of prose authors to the show including, * China Miéville (Un Lun Dun) * Timothy Zahn (Star Wars: Allegiance) * Drew Bowling (Tower of Shadows) * Joe Schreiber (Chasing the Dead) * Charlie Huston (No Dominion) and * Tom De Haven […]

NYCC: Markosia

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TweetMarkosia is coming to New York with a giant monkey! This weekend in New York, the second annual New York Comic Con will be occurring – and Markosia will be right there in the middle! As well as creator signings, artist sketches, portfolio reviews and comic sales, Markosia will also be hosting the LIVE CONTRACT […]

Monkeys still controlling robots with brains

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Tweet The danger is still real.