Faith Erin Hicks’ Fantastic Journal Comics from San Diego

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Oh yes, more from SDCC, you’re all going to be thrilled. But wait! This time round the reporting doesn’t come from anyone at The Beat – instead it comes from SDCC Special Guest Faith Erin Hicks, who has broken down her experience at this year’s convention into a journal comic. Picking up from the moment […]

SDCC’13: Heidi’s Sunday Podcast with Fantagraphics, Rick Geary and more.

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Live from San Diego Comic-Con, it’s More To Come! Heidi’s podcast from Publishers Weekly Comics World brings you special coverage from San Diego Comic Con. Interviews fresh from the convention floor, with new episodes daily during the con! In today’s episode,  Heidi interviews Eric Reynolds, associate publisher of Fantagraphics, on reconnecting with the market, and […]

SDCC’13: Titan Announce New Books from Larry Stroman, Victor Gischler and Pat Mills

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I said to keep an eye out on Titan, and it appears the company have announced a whole range of new titles to add to their current roster. Amongst them will be Pat Mills’ Accident Man, as well as new titles from creators including Victor Gischler, Lavie Tidhar, Larry Stroman and Carl Potts.

SDCC’13: South Park and the Stick of Truth

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By Nicholas Eskey This year at Comic Con International 2013, we were given a treat to have the South Park show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker make an appearance for a question and answer panel. Located in the 6CDE rooms, the two men sat down at the long table on the stage (oddly quite […]

SDCC’13: WWE and Mattel Bring The Action and The Insults to Comic-Con

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By Bob Calhoun The only thing missing from the WWE and Mattel panel at Comic-Con on Thursday was the pyro, because it had everything else: entrance music, trash-talking and even a surprise run-in. And the atmosphere there in Room 25 of the San Diego Convention Center was as raucous as a Monday Night RAW broadcast […]

SDCC ’13 On the scene: Who showed up to protest the Ender’s Game experience?

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By Bob Calhoun I’m making my way through the streets of San Diego’s Gaslamp District to the mammoth “Ender’s Game” tent that Lionsgate has erected across the street from Comic-Con. As I get closer to the tent, I hear the thunder generated by THX Dolby sound systems, but when I get closer still, I hear […]

SDCC’13: The X-Files 20th Anniversary Panel

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By Nicholas Eskey This year marks the 20th anniversary of a certain ground-breaking television series (which spawned two movies) called “The X-Files.” You might have heard of the program, unless you lived in the woods, under a rock. Any who, for those of us that have indeed heard of it and might have caught an […]

SDCC’13: Megan Byrd’s Incredible Thursday Photo Marathon

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Alright, we heard you. When you said you wanted HIGH QUALITY photos from the convention, we heard you – and that’s why this year we’ve sent the utterly brilliant Megan Byrd across to San Diego to cover the event. She has not disappointed! We’ve got Sharknado. We’ve got Lisa Hanawalt. We’ve got Pikmin. We’ve got […]

Titan Tease ‘The New Titans’

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Right! Back into it we go. Today will see the Titan panel at SDCC, as the company reflect on their very recent reinvention and new slate of releases. It looks like there will also be some new announcements on the way from the company too, judging from this teaser image:

SDCC13: The Chris Samnee Spotlight Panel

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By David Nieves Amidst his first special-guest-of Comic Con appearance, the opening day of SDCC held Chris Samnee’s first spotlight panel. Jovially introduced by his Daredevil partner and moderator Mark Waid, Chris talked about his influences and beginnings, and answered some questions from fans.

SDCC13: Marvel’s House of Ideas Isn’t Just Made of Cards

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By David Nieves Arune Singh, Ryan Penagos (Agent M), TQ Jefferson, Brian Michael Bendis, Axel Alonso, Ron Perazza and C.B. Cebulski talked to fans about Marvel Comics in the digital age showing why they are the House of Ideas.

SDCC13: DC Shows Off a Stellar Collectibles Collection

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By Nicholas Eskey DC Comics has some exciting things in the works for their toy line, which they revealed to the press in a swanky room at the Marriott Hotel adjacent to the Convention Center.

Monkeybrain Announce Five New Titles, Available NOW

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Monkeybrain have waited to make their big announcement for SDCC, but today’s the day – the company have announced five new titles, all of which are available for purchase today. Right now. Amongst the announcements are books from Jen Vaughn, Phil Hester, and Tyler Walpole. Also announced is a reprinting of Heartbreakers from Anina Bennett and […]

Comic-Con: A Sneak Peak

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By Carolina Cooney Arriving Tuesday as an exhibitor gives one a special portal into the magical world known as Comic-Con. Having been a show exhibitor for more than ten years now, Tuesday is my favorite day — yes, it’s hot, as the exhibitor hall has yet to turn on the air conditioning, but there is […]

SDCC13: Chris Hastings Will Be Announcing an X-Men Book on Sunday

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As you prep for SDCC over the next few days, I’ve been sharing a few tips and notifications. First was a mysterious new one-shot that Paul Cornell will be announcing at some point during the weekend. Now comes news that Christopher Hastings, creator of Dr McNinja, will be announcing a new book at the X-Men […]

SDCC13: Image Release their Signing Schedule

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Looking for an autograph from Brian K. Vaughan, Amy Reeder or Jimmie Robinson? I certainly am. But as I’m not at SDCC, you’ll have to get one in my absence. Image have released their signings schedule for the next five days, from A(smus) to Z(ub). Here’s the full list: