SDCC 2012 – The Man of Steel Movie Poster

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There’s a new teaser poster for Man of Steel making the rounds at Comicon:

SDCC 2012 Marvel Movie Panel: Confirmations Galore

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OK, so it’s supposed to be the Iron Man 3 panel. And it is, but they started out by confirming a few thing for the second phase of the MCU. MCU? Marvel Cinematic Universe. What is there to be confirmed? Here’s a handy list:

SDCC 2012: Shaq Attack — Shaquille O'Neal Launches His Own Comics Line

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We always knew Shaq liked comics and it predated his turn as Steel on the big screen. Looks like he’s going to publish them. Come to find out, Shaq has two comics lined up for the “Shaq Comic Book Company.” This venture is a partnership between Shaq Entertainment and New Kingdom Entertainment. New Kingdom operates The Fanboy’s Guide website.

SDCC12: Watchtower: Photo Edition

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Here are some visuals from Comic-Con… I’m taking a break.

SDCC 2012: The Avengers Vs. X-Men Panel

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TweetBy Todd Allen As you might have guessed, there wasn’t a lot of new news at the Avengers Vs. X-Men panel.  Nobody wants to spoil the ending.  There’s definitely an epilogue in the form of the Consequences mini-series, which will also point the way to what comes next.  (The next Event?  Marvel Now relaunches?  I’m […]

SDCC 2012: The Age of Exclusive Contracts Is Over

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Looking for a theme at Comicon isn’t always the most sensible thing to do. It’s a big show and there’s a lot going on. I am, however, seeing some momentum being gathered — in force — from a trend that seemed to spin out of the Image convention this past spring. It’s a little bit more than a movement back towards creator ownership, though that’s certainly part of it. It’s about the era of exclusive contracts dying and an age of , for lack of a better term, playing the field coming back.

SDCC 2012 Image Announce Even More Comics Than You Could Ever Believe

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Image have announced at least seven more titles today, from creators like Emma Rios, Chris Roberson, Joe Casey, Darick Roberson, Greg Rucka, KellySue DeConnick, James Robinson and Matt Fraction.

SDCC 2012: Top Cow's Digital Adventures (Kickstarter and Thrillbent)

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Top Cow’s talking about their digital plans again. This has all been announced prior to Comicon, but I haven’t really commented on it yet and now’s as good a time as any. The two major pieces are a Kickstarter campaign to relaunch Cyber Force and moving Pilot Season over to Mark Waid’s Thrillbent site.

Quentin Tarantino Announces Django Unchained miniseries for Vertigo

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Quentin Tarantino jumped onto the Before Watchmen panel today, ran around on the table, and announced a new 5-issue miniseries based on his new film, to be published by Vertigo.

SDCC 12: Fantagraphics finally goes digital with Love and Rockets

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The last holdout has come in, and it’s one of the biggest and best. After years of staying aloof from the digital world, Fantagraphics has announced they are going with ComiXology to release digital versions of the Love and Rockets back catalog, as revealed today on the Love and Rockets panel. We caught up with Fanta’s associate publisher Eric Reynolds to get the who how what and why of bringing some of the greatest cartoonsits in the world to the digital platform:

SDCC 12: New, shorter Eisner Awards are a delight

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Whether it was the dropped categories or just fairy magic, the Eisner Awards came in at a trim 2 1/4 hours last night, an awards show running time that would fit comfortably on Nickelodeon or Spike.

SDCC 2012: Eisner Award Winners 2012

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SDCC 2012 – Friday Summary

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Trying to keep up with all the Comicon News and Announcements? Friday was probably the Comicon equivalent of a slow news day. No giant headlines like Neil Gaiman on Thursday. We’ve still got enough to keep you caught up on.