SDCC ’14: Image Comics Is for Inception Recap

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San Diego Comic-con continued on Friday and amidst shouting audiences, teetering lines, and twitter-announced exclusives, Image Comics held their second panel all about collaboration in making comics. Anyone keeping a trained eye on Image’s goings-on will know they’re pushing hard to change the comics industry for the better, but sometimes it can be easy to […]

SDCC ’14: The Multiversity Enrollment with Grant Morrison

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By Kyle Pinion Grant Morrison’s Multiversity has been a long gestating project aimed to spin-off of his Final Crisis event from 2009. The “Scottish Shaman of Comics” has been teasing this event and artistic collaborators ever since. Finally in recent solicits, Multiversity is becoming a reality with the release of The Multiversity #1 on August […]

SDCC ’14: Where is the Love? The Strange Disappearance of Romance Comics — panel recap

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By Matthew Jent Friday morning, thoughts of weird love and doomed romance took over room 28 of San Diego Comic Con. Moderator Douglas Wolk was joined by author Michelle Nolan and Colleen Coover for a discussion on the Strange Disappearance of Romance Comics. Wolk offered a quick walkthrough of the romance genre’s past. First appearing […]

10 Steps to Make Your Creations Real

Douglass Neff instructing on what constitutes as attainable.

By: Nick Eskey The thing about fandom is that on some level, we all wish we be a part of what we love: We want to write a hit novel because we love to read; we want to draw a comic book because we love to draw; we want to be a filmmaker because we […]

SDCC ’14: For Love or Money: Creating Personal & Professional Art — panel recap

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By Matthew Jent In a quiet panel room on Friday afternoon, in the far reaches of room 28, moderator Mark Waid led a panel about striking the balance between creating art that is personal and art that is strictly for hire. The panelists were Mimi Pond, a cartoonist for the National Lampoon, Village Voice and […]

Composing for Heroes: Continuity and Emotions

Composers Tyler Bates, Christophe Beck, Blake Neely, John Ottoman, and Brian Tyler.

By: Nick Eskey There are many pieces that go into creating a successful movie and television series, especially when trying to bring something to life from a printed medium. There has to be a solid script, right choice of actors, a fitting venue, and of course perfect music score. All of these aspects paint a […]

SDCC 14: Brian K Vaughan “The Greatest One Man Show Ever”

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By David Nieves There’s no spotlight like a BKV spotlight and today at SDCC faithful companion of Hamburger K Vaughan, Brian, indeed delivered a fast paced hour Q&A that delighted a packed house. BKV took on about 35 questions from inquisitive fans ranging from animals to gin cocktails. We’ll post the full audio in the […]

SDCC 14: #comicsbeat They’re not even waiting til we leave. #SDCC

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SDCC 14: #comicsbeat The year the shoe broke. Does anyone have duct tape? Srsly. Calling all cosplayers. #sdcc #sdcc2014

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