NYCC Dark Horse — #823

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New York Comic Con 2008 Signing Schedule! FRIDAY, APRIL 18th: 4:00 – 5:00 Star Wars: Rebellion; Indiana Jones and the Tomb of the Gods: Rob Williams Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic; Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull : John Jackson Miller 5:00 – 6:00 Hellboy, B.P.R.D.: Mike Mignola, Joshua Dysart, […]

Joe Simon, the last living legend

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The New York Times talks with Joe Simon, at 94 one of the last of the Golden Age creators. Simon, who once sued for ownership of Captain America, the character he co-created for Timely, has a few comments on the recent developments in the Siegel/Superman case: “That’s great,” the bespectacled Mr. Simon said. “Jerry Siegel […]

Ice Cream Break

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Batman flavored ice cream: Courtesy of Marion Vitus. What does it taste like? It appears mysterious, cool and aloof…like the man.

CBLDF/Aqua Leung Drink ‘n’ Draw

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A few quick photos from last night’s event which was a packed hoot with all the folks from Act-i-vate, ComicSpace, the CBLDF and assorted out of towners from Oregon, England, Italy and maybe even the Bronx. There was drinking but also drawing. You can see folks like Jeffrey Brown, Larry Marder, Paul Maybury and more […]

To Do Tonight 4/16: Jeff Smith RASL release

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Tickets are still available!: Toast the arrival of Jeff Smith’s new comic book epic RASL! Come meet Jeff Smith in person at his only New York City appearance of the season, enjoy an open bar, and get a takeaway bag of tons of exclusive RASL goodies. Only 100 general admission tickets and 26 VIP tickets […]

To Do: 4/16 FoL and WNBA panel

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No it’s not the LIberty. Friends of Lulu and the Women’s National Book Association presnet a panel with agent Judith Hansen, Abrams’ Charlie Kochman, artist/teacher Jessica Abel, artist Christine Norrie and publisher Dan Nadel. Frankly that’s as good a panel as it gets kids, so go on down. As graphic novels continue to increase the […]

NYCC: Who’s where

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A random assemblage of blog postings and what not on the doings of important folks at NYCC: The Daily Cross Hatch The Clone Wars Invasion Diamond Select Matt Loux Alex Robinson Joanna Estep Mike Dawson Dave Roman Jim Dougan Raina Telgemeier Marion Vitus Brian Wood Marc Bernardin

NYCC: Digital Manga — #1622

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SPEED RACER is the focus this year. Go, Speed! Go! If you are heading to New York Comic Con this week, don’t miss out on DMP’s exciting events over the weekend! And come see us at Booth# 1622 for cool giveaways and books! Industry Panel – Saturday April 19 @ 3:00pm Come see us in […]

NYCC: PROJECT HAIRCUT!

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Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino is shearing his locks for a good cause: The New York Comic-Con (NYCC) is coming on April 18th-20th at the Jacob Javitts Center. It’s a big nerdy convention that will be full of comic book folk and celebrities. CNI will again have a big booth in the Podcast Arena doing […]

NYCC: Friends of Lulu — #840

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We have a great lineup planned for our shared space with MoCCA, at table #840! Friday 5-6pm Women In Comics panel room 1E07 Gail Simone, Heidi MacDonald, Karen Green, Jennifer Grünwald, Shelly Bond and Becky Cloonan will discuss the State of the industry from their perspective, plus insight into their exciting current projects, moderated by […]

NYCC: Fanfare/Ponent Mon — #2343

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Those who say manga is for the kiddies have never read the output of Fanfare/Ponent Mon — anyone who is interested in intelligent, lyrical fiction in graphic format should definitely check out their booth at NYCC. Also note the new publications announced in the PR below: Award-winning international manga and graphic novel publisher Fanfare / […]

NYCC: Eisner bio screening

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Jon Cooke writes to tell us there will be a screening of his Will Eisner documentary, preceeding the Eisner tribute panel. (Click for larger version of flyer.) You are invited to a free screening of Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist The Full-length Feature Film Documentary on the Legendary Storyteller at the New York […]

NYCC: NBM — #1917

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NBM brings a few of its fine cartoonists to the fray this weekend: NBM Publishing is bringing some of its top writers and artists to the New York Comic Con. Meet them and see their new and upcoming work at the NBM-Papercutz booth (#1917). Among the stars at the booth: • TED RALL (SILK ROAD […]