SDCC ’14: Fairy Tale Remix Panel Recap

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By Matthew Jent The Fairy Tale Remix panel, moderated by author Shannon Hale, brought together more than half a dozen authors of young adult and fantasy fiction in front of a packed panel room. Hale a confident and fun tone, promising a fight to first blood by the panelists if things got boring. Full disclosure? […]

SDCC ’14: Dark Horse’s ‘Aliens, Predator, Prometheus and Beyond’ Panel

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By Kyle Pinion Dark Horse Editor in Chief Scott Allie has pulled together a wide array of young and up and coming talent for the upcoming four interlocking mini-series that revolve around the Aliens, Predator and Prometheus franchises entitled “Fire and Stone”. The majority of those creators joined him on stage for Dark Horse’s panel […]

SDCC 2014: Movie Poll!

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And now… time for a reader poll!

SDCC ’14: Fashion Shows on Trend

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SDCC ’14: Fashion Shows on Trendhttp://ift.tt/1ukgZie Tweet This year there are several high-profile fashion-related events and product launches at Comic-Con, which at the very least reflects how much the comics industry’s awareness of fashion has grown since the days when Batgirl was baffled by hemlines. As some of you may know, part of my work […]

Comixology Goes DRM-Free On Selected Publishers

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Comixology Goes DRM-Free On Selected Publishershttp://ift.tt/1tHo741 Tweet If you look at the history of digital music, the combination of a standardized format, moderate pricing (compared to CDs) and DRM-free files were what sparked sales.  Comics still doesn’t have a standardized format or a lower pricing tier for new issues, but DRM-free just turned up.  Comixology […]

SDCC ’14: Comixology announces DRM-free backups for Image, Top Shelf, Dynamite, Monkeybran, Thrillbent

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SDCC ’14: Comixology announces DRM-free backups for Image, Top Shelf, Dynamite, Monkeybran, Thrillbenthttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet With a line up of publishers yet unknown, Comixology has announced that from now on publishers will be able to choose a DRM-free option for their comics downloads. It’s both an acknowledgement of the reality of technology and a pretty forward […]

Transformers are going to get “Angry”

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Transformers are going to get “Angry”http://ift.tt/1Ad79Pu Tweet I’m pretty sure these Transformers would like some noms too. “Mom, what’s for breakfast?” “Well honey, we have pancakes, bacon, potatoes, Decepiticons…” If you were a kid from the 80’s, 90’s, or still a kid at heart, then you’re most likely familiar with Transformers. You know, “Transformers: More […]

Comic Con: Beyond the Panels

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Comic Con: Beyond the Panelshttp://ift.tt/1Ad7bXR Tweet By Hannah Lodge For some, the real glamour of San Diego Comic Con lies beyond the confines of the convention center. For four days, the Gaslamp quarter is transformed into an outdoor festival, with parties, guest appearances, live music, free food, and entertainment happening in parallel of the announcements […]

SDCC ’14: Avengers & X-Men: AXIS Panel Recap

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by Alexander Jones Marvel’s Avengers & X-Men: AXIS panel is officially getting underway here at San Diego Comic-Con International. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso is hovering near the stage about to get ready. In the background there is a line of people getting ready for the show. Name placards for the panel are all lined up […]

SDCC ’14: ‘All-New Captain America: Fear Him’ Digital Comic

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SDCC ’14: ‘All-New Captain America: Fear Him’ Digital Comichttp://ift.tt/1pgVN4x Tweet The first Marvel announcement from SDCC came today at their ‘House of Ideas’ panel, as the creative team of Dennis Hopeless and Szymon Kudranski will put together a six-issue digital series featuring Sam Wilson, the new Captain America. These six issues will all be released […]

SDCC ’14: Hall H shocker! No lines!

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RT @GeekSideShowing: @SD_Comic_Con @HallHLine is none existent pic.twitter.com/z6PdRyEPUC #HallH #SDCC — SDCC Unofficial Blog (@SD_Comic_Con) July 25, 2014 Whaaaaaaaaaat? Was it just a slow day in Hall H? Or were we more right than we even knew about this being the year things didn’t get crazier? Did the new wristband system—and the ban on tents, […]

SDCC 14: #comicsbeat Kneel before your god(zilla)

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SDCC 14: #comicsbeat Really top-notch Bee and Puppycat cosplay by @microcake !

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SDCC 2014: Spotlight on Bill Finger Co-Creator of Batman Panel Recap

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SDCC 2014: Spotlight on Bill Finger Co-Creator of Batman Panel Recaphttp://ift.tt/1pNnq6R Tweet by Alexander Jones It’s a packed room here at the Bill Finger Spotlight panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Lines are doubling, and people are finally starting to exit the crowded room from the last panel. A group of Halo Spartans then came to […]

SDCC 2014: Watchtower Thursday: Surfing the Tsunami Online

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*  We’ve won!  Politicians officially open Comic-Con! On Thursday, to mark the official opening of Comic-Con International 2014, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria harnessed their inner superheroes and flew through the air on a zip-line near the downtown Convention Center. Gloria was the interim Mayor after the […]

SDCC 14: #comicsbeat

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