If the Spirit movie really looks like this…

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We’re all for it! CAT FOOD!!!!!!!

NYCC hits new benchmark!

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Well, it’s official! 3 out of 4 people we surveyed today agree that New York Comic-Con has now become a midi-San Diego in terms of stress and anxiety! In fact it reached a plateau previously only hit by SDCC by inspiring anxiety dreams for The Beat days beforehand! Rock and roll! Lock and load! Hit […]

To Do tonight: Drink and Draw with AQUA LEUNG

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This year’s New York Comic-Con related partying activities are more brutal than ever with the party scene kicking off TONIGHT! That’s TUESDAY! Holy cripes! But it’s so much fun. Benefitting the CBLDF and co=sponsored by ComicSpace and Image, this is definitely the pre-show, pre-red-eye place to get up to speed and hear all the party […]

RIP: Ollie Johnston 1912 – 2008

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Ollie Johnston, the last of Disney “nine Old Men” animators, and one half of the famed “Frank ‘n’ Ollie” duo has died, taking with him another piece of history. The “Nine Old Men” were Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, Marc Davis, Milt Kahl, Eric Larson, Ward Kimball, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. As animators […]

NYCC: Harry N Abrams – #1825

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Superstar Jeff Kinney appear Sunday only at the Abrams booth, while Mark Chiarello, Kyle Baker, Mark Evanier and legenadry Joe Simon appear throughout the weekend. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., is excited to announce their participation in New York Comic Con 2008. This year marks Abrams’ third year holding court at New York Comic Con, having […]

NYCC: Midtown Comics

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From Garth Ennis to Jeffrey Brown, the Midtown Comics Booth is presenting it’s own little mini-convention wth a wide array of guests. The complete signing schedule can be found at the Midtown website.: Midtown Comics, a leading comics retailer, will be hosting top comic creators for autographing sessions at New York Comic-Con as well as […]

NYCC: Vanguard — #1857

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Steranko, Carmine Infantino, Frank Brunner, Rich Buckler, KErry Gammill and Basil Gogos will be appearing at the Vanguard booth, along with J. David Spurlock. If you’ve never met one of these pioneers, you really should.

NYCC: AAM/Markosia – #1756

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Multiple Eagle Award nominee AAM/Markosia will be at booth 1756 for New York Comic Con April 18 – 20. The publisher of acclaimed titles such as Starship Troopers, Kong: King of Skull Island and The Boy Who Made Silence will be featuring many top notch creator signings and a $5 sale on selected trade paperbacks. […]

NYCC: Virgin Comics — #1415

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Dan Dare, Jenna Jameson, and Grant Morrison – Can you imagine the buddy pic? Morrison teams up with Virginonce more to announce an animation project with the company. More details in the jump. Here’s a taste of how you can experience Virgin Comics first-hand at the Con. Be sure to check out our various panels […]

NYCC: THE INDEPENDENTS screening

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Chris Brandt’s documentary about indie comics, THE INDEPENDENTS, years in the making,has a screening at NYCC and you can buy the finished DVD at the Top Shelf booth. More here.

NYCC: Manga/Anime highlights

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Movie screenings and guests like Justin Cook, Rachael Lillis, Jamie McGonnigal, Sean Schemmel, Mike Sinterniklaas, Veronica Taylor, Tom Wayland, Sean Michael Wilson, Steve Yun, and Tommy Yune highlight the extensive offerings fore the anime/manga crowd. There will be COSPLAY!

NYCC: Movie previews

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The first look at Frank Miller’s THE SPIRIT movie and big sneak peeks at HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY and THE INCREDIBLE HULK are the most sure-to-be-blogged about presentation at New York Comic-Con. It isn’t quite up to the level of San Diego’s star fest, but it’s getting there, for better or worse. All details […]

NYCC: ASP – #1713

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PR: ASP announces its plan for this year’s New York Comic Con (Apr 18-20). We’ll not only have creator appearances galore at our booth #1713, but also be participating in a few panels as well. Panels **A. David Lewis, hot on the heels of his Graven Images conference (http://www.bu.edu/luce/calendar/religionincomics.html), will be moderating a panel on […]

NYCC: Boom! Studios – #845

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Boom! rolls in with signings from: Rafael Albuquerque, cover artist on 2 GUNS, artist on SAVAGE BROTHERS Paul Azaceta, artist on POTTER’S FIELD Kevin Church, co-writer of COVER GIRL J.M. DeMatteis, writer and co-creator of STARDUST KID and HEROES SQUARED Michael Fiffe, artist on FALL OF CTHULHU Tim Hamilton, artist on DOMINION and FALL OF […]

NYCC: Hero Initiative #964

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Win lunch with Joe Quesada or breakfast with Guillermo del Toro, an autograph from Stan Lee and more at the Hero Initiative ebay auctions. Details in the jump. TALENT SCHEDULE All signings will be held at booth #964 with the exception of Friday’s Stan Lee and Saturday’s Romitas signings, which will held at the CGC […]

NYCC: Top Cow #1506

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PR: Top Cow Productions Inc. announced its schedule today for this weekend’s New York Comic-Con, a comics and pop culture extravaganza to be held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from April 18 – 20. Top Cow will set up shop at Booth #1506 and heads into the convention with a diverse […]