It seems there is another convention at the Oakland Convention Center/Marriott today. Another “image” convention.
TweetBy Todd Allen Vaughan says he missed doing a monthly series and Jay Faeber had been on him to do something at Image. Vaughan had earmarked Fiona Staples as someone he might like to work with from the Hawksmoor comic at Wildstorm (*cough* sorta/kinda/Image *cough*). Vaughan had been discussing artist choices with Steve Niles, who [...]
Day two and attendance is up a bit. I’m hearing a couple long time residents talking about how much larger the crowds at Wonder Con were, the last couple years it was in this venue. To me, it looks about right for the first year of a new show. the amount of space to move around on the floor is roughly what you’d be looking for at a business to business show (as opposed to consumer shows, where you pack them in like sardines). You could add maybe 20% before it started getting to be annoying trying to move around the floor.
One of the new books announced at the Image Expo, CHIN MUSIC, by Steve Niles and Tony Harris, via.
After a year of endless speculation—would it be Michael Rooker? Tom Savini? John Hawkes?—the role of The Walking Dead’s ultra-badguy The Governor has finally been cast : English thesp David Morrissey. As we say at Stately Beat Manor, when in doubt, go Brit. Morrissey is a BAFTA-winning actor who has starred in a number of UK productions such as Meadowlands, State of Play, and The Deal.
Pedro Delgado and Brendan Tobin are at it again, for the fifth year in a row. Can you afford not to partake in MARCH MODOK MADNESS? They are accepting submissions now!