NYCC 14 update: good-bye Podcast Arena, hello Cosplay championship

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NYCC 14 update: good-bye Podcast Arena, hello Cosplay championshiphttp://ift.tt/1qH792y Tweet With the scars and thrills of San Diego Comic-Con faded to memory, it’s time to step into the arena for New York Comic Con, which kicks off October 9-12th. although Super Week events will run all week. Press reg was extended but closed Friday. Pro […]

Marvel celebrates 75th Anniversary with Deadpool variants

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Marvel celebrates 75th Anniversary with Deadpool variantshttp://ift.tt/1sq8EEf Tweet Of course they did. October Marvel is officially celebrating their 75th Anniversary (dating from the Timely era, when Stan lee was but a child) by allowing Deadpool to invade their covers. Remember that time Deadpool fought the original Human Torch? Or the time he helped form the […]

Revealed! Here are your sexualized male superheroes

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Revealed! Here are your sexualized male superheroeshttp://ift.tt/1vFUst7 Tweet Okay, unless the unforeseen happens I swear this is the LAST Beat post about Spider-Woman’s butt. But One of the bingo card arguments trotted out every time there is a kerfuffle of this nature is that “Oh but the men in comics are sexualized too!” which is […]

Games of Thrones: Season 5, Casts Bowen Marsh

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Games of Thrones: Season 5, Casts Bowen Marshhttp://ift.tt/1wrZ2PF Tweet by Pam Auditore Anyone who’s been keeping up with their reading of George RR Martin’s  A Song of Ice and Fire opus, knows  Bowen Marsh, the First Steward of the Night’s Watch, is one of those side characters who becomes a player.  It’s now confirmed by actor Michael Condron’s agency  to Watchers On the […]

Weekend con report: The kinds of cons that cartoonists avoid

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Weekend con report: The kinds of cons that cartoonists avoidhttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet RT @MikeCovers: The @interventioncon auction is about to kick off, the only auction moderated by Jesus http://ift.tt/1qha31p — Intervention (@interventioncon) August 24, 2014 While the legend of DashCon and its bouncy castle continues to elicit laughter and jokes as perhaps the worst run con […]

When a con HAS crap: Wizard World Chicago

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When a con HAS crap: Wizard World Chicagohttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet A happy camper @WizardWorld #ChicagoComicCon ! XX http://ift.tt/1vF1C0y — Elvira (@TheRealElvira) August 23, 2014 Wizard World Chicago was this weekend, a now four-day extravaganza of mostly nerdlebrity stuff, but still, and it’s said to be a great place to sell art to the midwest’s large and eager […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/25/14: This I believe

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/25/14: This I believehttp://ift.tt/1ntCIM9 Tweet § Many people gave artist Karine Charlebois grief for daring to redraw Milo Manara, but did anyone actually read why she did it? My point with this tumblr is not to put the men into sexy poses. No. I don’t have a problem with how the men […]

NYCC 14 update: good-bye Podcast Arena, hello Cosplay championship

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With the scars and thrills of San Diego Comic-Con faded to memory, it’s time to step into the arena for New York Comic Con, which kicks off October 9-12th. although Super Week events will run all week. Press reg was extended but closed Friday. Pro reg is all gone, and closed early, even though even […]

Marvel celebrates 75th Anniversary with Deadpool variants

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  Of course they did. October Marvel is officially celebrating their 75th Anniversary (dating from the Timely era, when Stan lee was but a child) by allowing Deadpool to invade their covers. Remember that time Deadpool fought the original Human Torch? Or the time he helped form the New Avengers? No? Well, that’s what these […]

Revealed! Here are your sexualized male superheroes

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Okay, unless the unforeseen happens I swear this is the LAST Beat post about Spider-Woman’s butt. But One of the bingo card arguments trotted out every time there is a kerfuffle of this nature is that “Oh but the men in comics are sexualized too!” which is so not true. I’ve written this a billion […]

Games of Thrones: Season 5, Casts Bowen Marsh

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by Pam Auditore   Anyone who’s been keeping up with their reading of   George RR Martin’s  A Song of Ice and Fire opus, knows  Bowen Marsh, the First Steward of the Night’s Watch, is one of those side characters who becomes a player.  It’s now confirmed by actor Michael Condron’s agency  to Watchers On the Wall.com  he will be playing the part in […]

Weekend con report: The kinds of cons that cartoonists avoid

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RT @MikeCovers: The @interventioncon auction is about to kick off, the only auction moderated by Jesus pic.twitter.com/Aeubu2D3Y5 — Intervention (@interventioncon) August 24, 2014 While the legend of DashCon and its bouncy castle continues to elicit laughter and jokes as perhaps the worst run con ever, it’s still a mixed bag out there. A lot of […]

When a con HAS crap: Wizard World Chicago

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A happy camper @WizardWorld #ChicagoComicCon ! XX pic.twitter.com/Jo4ZR63UGs — Elvira (@TheRealElvira) August 23, 2014 Wizard World Chicago was this weekend, a now four-day extravaganza of mostly nerdlebrity stuff, but still, and it’s said to be a great place to sell art to the midwest’s large and eager fan base. It’s also the show where nerdlebrities […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/25/14: This I believe

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§ Many people gave artist Karine Charlebois grief for daring to redraw Milo Manara, but did anyone actually read why she did it? My point with this tumblr is not to put the men into sexy poses. No. I don’t have a problem with how the men are drawn, usually. What occurred to me is […]