Measuring the Comics Convention Wave: Wizard World Sacramento Hits Local High Water Mark

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Measuring the Comics Convention Wave: Wizard World Sacramento Hits Local High Water Markhttp://ift.tt/1i4cH5y Tweet By Bruce Lidl As the on-going explosion of interest in comics and pop culture conventions continues seemingly unabated, companies like Wizard World are rushing to meet the demand. The first ever Wizard World Sacramento took place this last weekend, making it […]

Measuring the Comics Convention Wave: Wizard World Sacramento Hits Local High Water Mark

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Measuring the Comics Convention Wave: Wizard World Sacramento Hits Local High Water Markhttp://ift.tt/1i4cH5y Tweet By Bruce Lidl As the on-going explosion of interest in comics and pop culture conventions continues seemingly unabated, companies like Wizard World are rushing to meet the demand. The first ever Wizard World Sacramento took place this last weekend, making it […]

It’s Comic and Cartoon Art week April 1-6 in NYC

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It’s Comic and Cartoon Art week April 1-6 in NYChttp://ift.tt/1lTdOJf Tweet While it seems like EVERY week is comics week in New York, with its high concentration of cartoonists and illustrators, the Society of Illustrators is making it official with a whole week of activities leading up to MoCCA Festival. You will not know where […]

It’s Comic and Cartoon Art week April 1-6 in NYC

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It’s Comic and Cartoon Art week April 1-6 in NYChttp://ift.tt/1lTdOJf Tweet While it seems like EVERY week is comics week in New York, with its high concentration of cartoonists and illustrators, the Society of Illustrators is making it official with a whole week of activities leading up to MoCCA Festival. You will not know where […]

Inaki Miranda’s TRIBES to be re-released in deluxe edition this June

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Inaki Miranda’s TRIBES to be re-released in deluxe edition this Junehttp://ift.tt/1kfDTiF Tweet TRIBES the Dog Years is a SF graphic novel about a world where no one lives past he age of 30, that came out a few years ago. Written by Mike Geszel and Peter Spinetta, it featured gobsmacking art by Spanish artist Imaki […]

Inaki Miranda’s TRIBES to be re-released in deluxe edition this June

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Inaki Miranda’s TRIBES to be re-released in deluxe edition this Junehttp://ift.tt/1kfDTiF Tweet TRIBES the Dog Years is a SF graphic novel about a world where no one lives past he age of 30, that came out a few years ago. Written by Mike Geszel and Peter Spinetta, it featured gobsmacking art by Spanish artist Imaki […]

Measuring the Comics Convention Wave: Wizard World Sacramento Hits Local High Water Mark

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By Bruce Lidl As the on-going explosion of interest in comics and pop culture conventions continues seemingly unabated, companies like Wizard World are rushing to meet the demand. The first ever Wizard World Sacramento took place this last weekend, making it the first big comic convention in California’s capital city, and likely the biggest show […]

And here’s a quick first look at The Flash costume

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And here’s a quick first look at The Flash costumehttp://ift.tt/1lvJTnf Tweet A Flash pilot is on the way starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen—and here’s the first look at his costume. It was designed by Academy Ward winner Colleen Atwood, who also works on ARROW. (Her Oscars include Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha […]

And here’s a quick first look at The Flash costume

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And here’s a quick first look at The Flash costumehttp://ift.tt/1lvJTnf Tweet A Flash pilot is on the way starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen—and here’s the first look at his costume. It was designed by Academy Ward winner Colleen Atwood, who also works on ARROW. (Her Oscars include Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha […]

Interview: IDW’s Ted Adams “No 10-year-old is hanging out in the bookstore section at Target”

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Interview: IDW’s Ted Adams “No 10-year-old is hanging out in the bookstore section at Target”http://ift.tt/1lSI1ba Tweet [IDW publisher Ted Adams is one of the most personable executives in the industry, and one of the most forward looking when it comes to expanding to new markets. As IDW celebrates its 15th anniversary, we chatted with Adams […]

Interview: IDW’s Ted Adams “No 10-year-old is hanging out in the bookstore section at Target”

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Interview: IDW’s Ted Adams “No 10-year-old is hanging out in the bookstore section at Target”http://ift.tt/1lSI1ba Tweet [IDW publisher Ted Adams is one of the most personable executives in the industry, and one of the most forward looking when it comes to expanding to new markets. As IDW celebrates its 15th anniversary, we chatted with Adams […]

It’s Comic and Cartoon Art week April 1-6 in NYC

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While it seems like EVERY week is comics week in New York, with its high concentration of cartoonists and illustrators, the Society of Illustrators is making it official with a whole week of activities leading up to MoCCA Festival. You will not know where to go! Here’s the line-up — most of your party poop […]

And here’s a quick first look at The Flash costume

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A Flash pilot is on the way starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen—and here’s the first look at his costume. It was designed by Academy Ward winner Colleen Atwood, who also works on ARROW. (Her Oscars include Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha and Chicago.) This image says scarlet, it says foreshortening…does it say […]

Interview: IDW’s Ted Adams “No 10-year-old is hanging out in the bookstore section at Target”

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[IDW publisher Ted Adams is one of the most personable executives in the industry, and one of the most forward looking when it comes to expanding to new markets. As IDW celebrates its 15th anniversary, we chatted with Adams about the structure of the company, his background and how IDW has explored new outlets and products including digital, mass market and merchandising. One of IDW’s biggest recent success stories in their “Micro Fun Packs”—little goodie bags sold at mass market checkout areas which include a mini comics, stickers, foldout posters, and POG-like collectibles—an unusual move into merchandising for a comics publisher but one he thinks will drive readers back to comics shops. IDW’s successes also includes creator owned books like 30 Days of Night and Locke and Key and one of the industry’s best archival programs with the Library of American Comics and Yoe Books. Given his background in the maw of the “indie comics era” working at Eclispe, Dark Horse and Image, Adams has been able to put what he calls his entrepreneurial spirit to work on taking advantage of the expanding audience for comics. And he’s not done yet. Many thank to IDW’s Rosalind Morehead for setting up this interview.]