The doctor that delivered me from my mother’s womb knew two things about me when I was born. One, I was awesome. And B, I was a dork. For the past 38 (sadly almost 39) years of my life, I have been living a dual role as both awesome AND a dork. A lot of times, and my jerk friends from middle and high school and even college might have seen more of the dork side versus the awesome side. Rarely did the two sides manifest at the same time.
Sometimes awesomness and dorkiness combine to...Read Full Story
Yes, here’s another reason to go to Comic-Con — or just another reason to be jealous of anyone who can go if you can’t. Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas shared more good news with his film backers, beyond the news that the Kickstarter campaign is over $5 million (!) at this point. He e-mailed (via E! News) that Veronica Mars is working on having an official San Diego Comic-Con panel, but at the very least there will be a special “Veronica Mars Fan Event.”...Read Full Story
Holy Merchandise, Batman!
Warner Bros. Consumer Products officially launched the highly anticipated Batman Classic Television Series licensing program, inspired by the classic DC Comics 1960’s Batman television show, last week at an exclusive event co-hosted with Junk Food Clothing at the famed comic store mecca Meltdown Comics in Hollywood.
Mattel showcased a 2013 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive – a six-inch Batusi Batman figure from the Batman Classic TV Series line.
The artwork for the...Read Full Story
This was the year that the New York Anime Festival officially folded into the New York Comic Con... but, fear not, lunatics! There was still
plenty of anime/manga cosplay to behold on the con floor - - it was just freely
mixed in with the plethora of costumes inspired by comics, video games, movies,
TV and whatever else could float your boat.And it’s worth it
to note how that convention floor was especially
packed for this go-round. I don’t have
any official statistics, but the word around...Read Full Story
All the New York Comic Con media, articles, and photos have been online for a good while now that the con finally wrapped up. Now’s the time I’d like to talk about it and how social media plays a role, my overall con experience, and where I think this is headed. There’s going to be a bit of a debate here, but that’s a good thing and I encourage it. If you love something you should vocalize your passion for it, especially if you think it’s in danger. And frankly, New York Comic Con is in some...Read Full Story