How low can you go

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Well, 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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Tokyopop 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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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 signed […]

NYCC: Dark Horse

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Signings 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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Where 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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In 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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Markosia 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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The danger is still real.

Things to do: 2/21-2/27

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Here are your comic events for the week! Thursday, February 22nd New York, NY at 8 PM Carousel at Dixon Place An evening of cartoon slide shows and other projections, hosted by R. Sikoryak. The presentation features Gabrielle Bell, Dale Goodson, Patrick Hambrecht, John Mathias, Tim Kreider, Karen Sneider, and Jim Torok. Doors open at […]

NYCC: Pop Culture Shock Party

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All guests of the 2nd Annual New York Comic Con are invited to the PopCultureShock / Illusion TV after party on Saturday Feb. 24^th at New York’s “Slate Plus” from 10pm – 4am. PCS and Illusion are throwing the premiere after party event of the NY Comic Con with exclusive trailers and preview issues from […]

NYCC: Indie After Party

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Attendees of the Second Annual New York Comic Convention are invited to attend the Second Annual Indie After Party on Saturday February 24th from 8-11 PM at The Twins Pub in New York City. Last year the party took place on the upstairs level of the bar. This year we have the entire venue and […]

News briefs: Marvel’s rent, Bratz evil, etc.

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§ Will Marvel have to move office again? According to this piece in the New York Observer, their office building has just been purchased by a new buyer who could be well advised to raise the well-below-market rents. 417 Fifth Avenue is an 11-story, 392,000- square-foot building at the corner of 38th Street and across […]

Separated at Arf?

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We often get on our old pal Craig Yoe because his brilliant, brilliant blog Arflovers does not have permalinks or an RSS feed. If it did, we would steal things like the above on a weekly basis. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t go there often and check out the naked ladies, old superheroes and […]

NYCC teams with MySpace!

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As you may have heard, MySpace has launched a comic book…area, I guess you could call it. Friend up, Cowboy! MySpace is also sponsoring the New York Comic-con, and we’ll have to leave you to write the punchline for THAT one, since we take money from both Reed and NewsCorp. MySpace.com, the leading social networking […]

Rebellion acquires Clickwheel

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A year or two ago, some noise was being made by Clickwheel, a UK venture which hoped to develop comics content directly for iPods, presumably in a downloadable form via iTunes. Everyone agreed it was a good idea, but at least over stateside, it never became much more than a rumbling. Now, the company has […]

NYCC: Nick Mag

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Get free 3-D glasses as Nickelodeon Magazine presents a Comic Carousel on Sunday February 25th at1PM in Room 1E16 Carousel: A series of cartoon slide shows and other projected pictures, presented by an array of comic strip makers, visual artists, performers, and other characters. Plenty of gags, goofiness, audience participation and 3-D action! Definitely for […]