Drawing an exuberant crowd, the panel “Race & Sexuality: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Tee “Vixen” Franklin & Steve Orlando,” moderated by comics scholar Jonathan W. Gray, featured veteran comics writers and newcomers alike.
Geeky Friday: New York Comic Con Sets Record Attendance, DC Releasing Superman: Earth One, Vol. 2 in November, J.K. Rowling’s Naughty Bits
My feet have almost stopped aching from endlessly treading the Javits Center’s comfy cement floor at New York Comic Con last weekend. It was heaps of fun, and I’m still riding the high, but damn was it crowded! How crowded was it, you ask? Try 116,000 attendance over the four days, a new record—that’s a […]
Hey, gang, apologies for not posting daily, but by the time I was done loading and editing my photos, like Marty McFly I was OUTATIME! I’ll just post two days’ worth here. Completely MAD After the unexpected heavy start on Friday, the expected mayhem of Saturday didn’t seem that bad. Traffic jams sprang up everywhere […]
Following New York Comic Con’s fairly mild and sustainable Professionals day on Thursday, Friday, the first full day the show is open to the public, was the expected mob. Fanboys/girls of every size, shape, and color descended o n the Javits Center like it was the only dry ground in a flood. The show floor […]
New York Comic Con’s (NYCC) 2012 edition got off to a “brisk” start on a beautifully clear yet breezy, chilly morning at the Javits Center October 11. A cadre of librarians, teachers, publishers, and others falling under the umbrella of the “Professionals” category enjoyed a number of morning and early afternoon panels before the […]
Although New York Comic Con is oodles of fun, it’s not all celebs and cosplay. There’s a serious side, too, highlighted by a subconference dubbed the Comics Studies Conference (CSC), which is organized by the Institute for Comics Studies. The Missouri-based nonprofit group’s goal is “to promote the study, understanding, recognition, and cultural legitimacy of […]
Since I’m registered as a member of the dreaded press (boo, hiss), I’m being bombarded with press releases from New York Comic Con (NYCC), which will consume Manhattan’s Javits Center beginning this Thursday—woohoo! I’m Ctrl C/Ctrl V-ing the better ones (if you find typos, blame them, I make enough of my own), so you can […]
Geeky Friday | Wolverine 2 Images, Rowling’s Casual Hint, Expanded JAWS Memories, Titan Books at NY Comic Con, Clone Wars Alert!
The first publicity images from the new Wolverine flick are surfacing. Even though the initial Wolvie Origins was mediocre, fanboys/girls can’t get enough of Hugh Jackman rocking the claws. Here’s Logan ripped and ready to kick wholesale ass (I know HJ is in unbelievable shape, but those abs look suspiciously shopped): And another with him […]
Geeky Friday | Scammed Rowling Tickets Go Poof!, Adult Swim NY ComicCon Schedule, Scary Muppets, Indy Marathon Last Call
To promote her forthcoming book, The Casual Vacancy, which is being billed as her first title for adults, J.K. Rowling will be making a single appearance at Lincoln Center on October 16. Due to what is being categorized as a “security breach,” some crooked bastard tried to turn it into a double appearance by putting […]