SoCal fires threaten thousands

beat-default

Tweet

Marie Severin update

beat-default

Tweet

Inside the Otaku Generation

beat-default

TweetA couple of announcements from the upcoming New York Anime Festival. First the announcement of a number of web guests, and also an ICv2 conference: Pop culture publishing and consulting company ICv2 has announced its first ICv2 Conference on Anime and Manga: “Inside the Otaku Generation” at New York Anime Festival (NYAF), the new event […]

Nate Fisher Speaks

beat-default

TweetNate Fisher, the teacher in Eightball-Gate, has posted in our comment section, and in the interest of giving his comments equal prominence, here’s a link. While I’m well on my way in my effort to move on and I have mixed feelings about generating MORE press, I’d like to send out a note of thanks […]

News round-up

beat-default

Tweet§ Some changes at the New York Comic-Con as Greg Topalian is promoted and BookExpo America director Lance Fensterman also takes over as NYCC show manager. § Amanda Fisher , owner of Muse Comics in Misssoula, Montana has been officially hired for the newly created role as ComicsPRO’s Communication Coordinator. § The writers of SUPERMAN […]

Kibbles 'n' Bits

beat-default

Tweet § Writer Peter David recently portrayed Sancho Panza in a community theater presentations of MAN OF LA MANCHA. That’s him, above. § Lewis Shiner on Jack Jackson’s historical comics. § 70 SCAD students complete comic books in 24 hours § 24 Comic Day in Columbia, MO § Marjane Satrapi interviewed in the NY Times: […]

Bruce Campbell news!

beat-default

TweetMike Richardson and BRUCE CAMPBELL talk of many things at an Oregon appearance: Q. You each work in slightly different, though certainly overlapping, sectors of fandom. What have you learned from each other? BRUCE CAMPBELL: Well, I’ve learned that you’ve got to do comics and merchandising and everything else with your movies. It’s a better […]

Scream Awards bring all nerdlebrities together

beat-default

Tweet The Scream Awards were taped this weekend and Shock Til You Drop has a mega photo gallery . We like the above one the most. The gang was all there: Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Robert Rodriguez, BRUCE, Krisanna Loken, etc etc. Neil Gaiman received a special Comic-Con Icon Award from Spike-TV and the San […]

300 Halloween costume disappointingly modest

beat-default

Tweet Spartan Deluxe Adult. Also available: Spartan gal in long toga or an Immortal in a mask.

Wonder Woman Day II – October 28th

beat-default

TweetThe eagle-chested warrior will spearhead a benefit for victims of domestic violence, just like a hero should, and Octber 28th will be Wonder Woman day in portland, OR. Wonder Woman debuted in American comic books during World War II, and was the super-heroic star of a popular television series in the 1970s. Now, for the […]

ComicsPRO reaches historic accord with Wizard

beat-default

TweetUnless you closely follow retailer issues, you may not have been aware of an ongoing argument over Wizard’s shipping policies — basically they shipped unannounced special issues without any solicitation. But ComicsPRO, the retailer organization, has lobbied for a solution: ComicsPRO is pleased to announce that in response to feedback and lobbying from our retailer […]

Captain Billy's Whiz Bang returns

beat-default

TweetExciting yet offensive, like so much in life, About Comics is bringing back the legendary CAPTIAN BILLY’S WHIZ BANG: Its naughty nature and popularity made it the South Park of its day. Its legend has been kept alive by the musical The Music Man, which points to it as a corruptor of youth. Racy by […]

Dumbledore's Army fights Culture War

beat-default

TweetFollowing the bombshell of Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts headmaster, coming out of his magical slocet, perhaps no group is so stunned as Christians who had taken the Harry Potter series’s religious theme to their bosom. Travis Prinzi writes a very smart blog looking at Potter from the Christian perspective, and the reaction has been explosive in […]

Help came a little too late for this user

beat-default

TweetWouldn’t you know it, after we were sweating bullets about a month ago to cleanse our 98% full Gmail (resulting in a one day ban from using it due to excessive downloading) now they go and double storage space: Gmail will increase the free storage gradually in the next days. On October 23, you’ll get […]

Burning Castle

beat-default

Tweet SoCal fires rampage. Meanwhile, as the Colorado Rockies prepare to host the World Series, a couple of inches of snow fell on Coors field. Snow has never interrupted a game there, but then the Rockies have never been in the World Series before.