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  • New ALIEN: COVENANT Behind-The-Scenes Still Gives Us Our First Official Look At Katherine Waterston’s Character - Here's your first look at Katherine Waterson as the captain of The Covenant, Daniels. 20th Century Fox released the offcial Alien: Covenant behind-the-scenes snap along with the caption, "nowhere to run", suggesting Miss Daniels is hiding from something nasty. The original Xenomorph and facehugger aliens have been confirmed to appear along with some new creatures, so take your pick. “Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the ‘synthetic’ David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.” Alien: Covenant stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demien Bichir and Danny McBride, and is set to hit theaters on August 4, 2017.
  • Bryan Singer Teases X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Deleted Scenes; Reveals There Will Be No Alternate Cut - It's been exactly 2 years, 5 months, and 20 days since director Bryan Singer officially announced X-Men: Apocalypse as the follow-up to his critically acclaimed blockbuster X-Men: Days of Future Past and the day we've all been waiting for is finally here! With previews set to being at 7 PM tonight, Fandango has released another excerpt from their lengthy chat with Singer where the director teases some of the additional content we'll see on the Blu-ray/DVD release later this year, namely the deleted scenes. He starts out by assuring fans that while there will be plenty of deleted scenes to enjoy, there won't be any sort of alternate or extended director's cut this time around: "There will be nothing like the Rogue Cut or anything like that. I'm not a big fan of director's cuts or extended editions, I never have been. In the case of Apocalypse, I removed what would be considered a conventional amount from the movie to protect what
  • SUPERHEROSTUFF: Memorial Day Sale - Hooray for Memorial Day! A big thank you to all of those who have served. Actually, not to be confused with Veterans' Day, Memorial Day was actually founded after the American Civil War in order to decorate the graves of the fallen. That makes sense considering the causalities of that war were almost 600,000. There's your history lesson for the day...and the reason why most of us have us on Monday so there's your answer if anybody asks in a drunken stupor. That is to be expected, no?   Of course I'm not here to teach you guys, I'm here to let you know about SuperheroStuff's Memorial Day Sale! You knew that was coming, right? Everybody has off and business celebrate with sales. Why? I'm not entirely sure...I think we all got together and decided that at our Reptillian Conference on the Moon. We decided that we shall all have a sale on Memorial Day and temporarily cease our transmissions from Black Knight
  • DC REBIRTH: Has The Cast Of WATCHMEN Already Started Appearing In The DC Universe? - DC Rebirth #1 featured the shocking reveal that Watchmen's Dr. Manhattan is responsible for stealing a decade's worth of history from the DC Universe and possibly creating that world in the first place. However, will some familiar faces from the classic Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons series join him? While it's possible that these are the original versions of the rest of the team (particularly in the case of Ozymandias), chances are that Dr. Manhattan could have inadvertently recreated his old friends in very different roles, and based on some of the evidence and theories you'll find below, it seems as if writer Geoff Johns may have been sewing the seeds for a reveal like that for quite some time now... Ozymandias - This mysterious hooded character first appeared in Geoff Johns' short-lived Superman run and could be seen monitoring the Man of Steel and claiming to have played some sort of role in the hero's training. However, Clark never had a
  • Zachary Quinto's 'Spock' And Anton Yelchin's 'Chekov' Get The Spotlight On New STAR TREK BEYOND Character Posters - The first couple of Star Trek Beyond character posters gave us new looks at Karl Urban as Dr. McCoy and Sofia Boutella as Jaylah, and now we have Zachary Quinto (Heroes, American Horror Story) as the iconic First Officer Spock, and Anton Yelchin (Green Room, Fright Night) as "Russian whizkid", Ensign Chekov. The posters are courtesy of Sci-Fi Now and Games Radar. After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. Star Trek Beyond reunites Jon Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin, with Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Lydia Wilson, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Joe Taslim
  • WONDER WOMAN Makes History As One Of The Few Female-Directed Films With A $100 Million + Budget - The upcoming Wonder Woman film has had plenty of buzz after a mostly positive reception to the character upon the release of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. Not only will Wonder Woman be the first female-led superhero movie in over twelve years, but it has also set a new milestone, joining the club as one of the few films with a $100 million budget to be helmed by a female director (in this case Patty Jenkins). Other movies on this list include K-19: The Widowmaker (directed by Kathryn Bigelow) and Jupiter Ascending and Cloud Atlas (co-directed by Lana Wachowski). The DCEU adaptation was discussed at the Cannes Film Festival, featuring Athena Film Festival’s artistic director Melissa Silverstein and European Women’s Audiovisual Network head of research and PR Francine Raveney, who discussed the state of women in film as part of Variety and Kering’s Women in Motion chat. “We have our first female superhero movie coming out in 2017, Wonder Woman. I'm excited
  • Scarlett Johansson's GHOST IN THE SHELL Adds THE WOLVERINE Actress Rila Fukushima - The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Rila Fukushima has officially signed on for DreamWorks' Ghost In The Shell, which is the first live-action film adaptation of the popular Japanese manga of the same name. The report provided no further details on her character, but there's a chance she could be one of the members of Section 9. She'll join a cast headlined by Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: Civil War) as the Major and that also features Pilou Asbæk (Game Of Thrones), Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire), Takeshi Kitano (Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen), and Juliette Binoche (Godzilla). Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) is directing with a script from Jonathan Herman (Straight Outta Compton) & Jamie Moss (Street Kings). Fukushima is undoubtedly best known for her work in James Mangold's The Wolverine, where she starred along X-Men mainstay Hugh Jackman. She also appeared in the fifth season of HBO's hit fantasy drama Game of Thrones as a Red Priestess and most recently as Katana in the third
  • New Posters For INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Head Straight For The Landmarks; Plus New Stills - With Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse set to arrive in the United States this weekend, with previews beginning tonight, 20th Century Fox has slowly been rolling out the marketing campaign for their next blockbuster summer release - Independence Day: Resurgence. We've heard Jeff Goldblum's David Levinson quip in the trailers that "they like to get the landmarks" and these new international posters showcase Earth's alien adversaries doing just that as they knock off the Statue of Liberty (New York), the Washington Monument (Washington D.C.), the Eiffel Tower (Paris), Big Ben (London), and the Marina Bay Sands towers (Singapore). Check them out below: Plus, here are a ton of new hi-resolution stills: We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the
  • COMICS: Best Look Yet At [SPOILER]'s New Costume; Geoff Johns Talks In Detail About His Shock Return - Wally West is finally back, and with his cousin Wally (no, that's not a typo) now serving as Kid-Flash, he obviously needs an identity of his own. That starts with a brand new costume, and you can see it below. Needless to say, it's a great look for the fan-favourite character, and nicely pays homage to both his classic look and the period he was suited up as the Scarlet Speedster following Barry's death.  Also below is a new episode of DC All Access which sees DC Rebirth writer Geoff Johns discuss bringing back Wally, reuniting him with The Flash, and making Watchmen's Dr. Manhattan a key figure in the DC Universe moving forward. It's an exciting time for this world with these status quo shifts, and while Johns is taking a break from comics to focus on the movies, he'll hopefully return soon enough.
  • LUKE CAGE Set Photos Offer Up A First Look At Erik LaRay Harvey Suited Up As The Villainous Diamondback - Not much is known about Luke Cage, but some newly released set photos from the Netflix series put the spotlight on Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker/Diamondback exchanging blows with Power Man. However, this version of the character dons some sort of helmet and suit in order to square off with the man who has unbreakable skin, and he looks...well, like an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. character! In the comics, Luke and Willis are friends before the former's girlfriend comes between them and the man who later becomes known as Diamondback sets the hero up and lands him in in prison (where he gains his extraordinary abilities). Assuming the series - which debuts on the online streaming service this September - follows a similar path, that would explain why the two are fighting each other here. It's thought that Luke Cage's main villain will be their mutual rival Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes (Mahershala Ali), so it's going to be interesting seeing how this clash ends up panning
  • Chris Evans Teases Possible Captain America Cameo In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY And SPIDER-MAN Franchises - What's next for Steve Rogers following the events of Captain America: Civil War remains a mystery, and while we know he'll definitely show up in 2018's Avengers: Infinity War, there's at least a small chance that the star spangled superhero could make an appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe before then. Talking to MTV News, Chris Evans dropped a couple of suggestions in regards to where he would like to see Cap next. "Guardians would be fun, wouldn’t it?" the actor revealed during a newly released interview with the site, "but it’s very outer spacey. Cap’s more of an Earth-bound guy."   "Maybe the next Spider-Mans," Evans continued. "Those are going to be fantastic, and I think Tom [Holland]’s just a great actor, so that might be a fun one to pop up into." If he does show up there, he'll be competing for screentime with Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark, though it would be pretty good fun to see the dynamic between Cap
  • STAR WARS CELEBRATION Poster Features A New Type Of Stormtrooper From ROGUE ONE - This year's Star Wars Celebration takes place in London, and among the already confirmed guests are Rogue One director Gareth Edwards and Episode VIII star Mark Hamill. Now, a very cool piece of artwork has been unveiled for the event, and as you can see, it focuses on the lead characters from The Force Awakens and that upcoming spinoff. We also get to see the Shore Troopers who may or may not have something to do with the AT-ACTs (All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport) from the trailers.  Set between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, the plot of Rogue One revolves around a band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans, and a very impressive cast has been assembled made up of names like Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, and Riz Ahmed. The movie is set to be released
  • New Promotional Stills From GAME OF THRONES Season 6 Episode 6: "Blood Of My Blood" - It's been a heckuva season, maybe even the best yet, but there's still a lot of story left to be told. This Sunday, we cross the midway point with episode 6: "Blood of my Blood" and judging by the title, it sounds like there might be something major happening with Daenerys and her new Dothraki army. Elsewhere, Arya will once again be confronted with making a difficult choice, Gilly will meet Sam's family, and Jaime Lannister will face-off with the High Sparrow. The coming installment will also see the return of an old foe, the identity of whom has been shrouded in secrecy, although Walder Frey is certainly a possibility. The preview also revealed we'll see the aftermath of Hodor's sacrifice. Check out the latest batch of stills below:     Episode #56: “Blood of My Blood” Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) An old foe comes back into the picture. Gilly (Hannah Murray) meets Sam’s (John Bradley) family. Arya (Maisie Williams) faces a difficult
  • Geoff Johns Praises The Dialogue Ben Affleck Has Written For THE BATMAN And Discusses DC REBIRTH - Marvel's attempt to steal the spotlight from DC Rebirth has backfired horribly (hence why #SayNoToHYDRACap is trending worldwide), and in the video above, Geoff Johns talks to Seth Meyers about how the comic is shaking up rather than rebooting the DC Universe. However, it's the writer's comments about working with Ben Affleck on The Batman which really stand out here.  "He’s amazing, but he’s amazing at dialogue," Johns revealed when asked about working with the filmmaker. "When he reads the dialogue I just sit there going ‘Wow, I’m talking to Batman!'" Affleck obviously once won an Oscar for his writing, so the fact that he's so heavily involved with that side of things in The Batman is very good news indeed. Johns meanwhile is also the perfect choice for the Caped Crusader's solo outing when you look at what he's done with Rebirth, so they're definitely something of a dream team when put together. Anyway, watch the whole interview above! 
  • 5 Reasons You Should Ignore The Critics And See X-MEN: APOCALYPSE This Weekend - var l_ttlPages = 5; var l_url = location.pathname.replace(location.hash, ""); var qs = (function(a) { if (a == "") return {}; var b = {}; for (var i = 0; i 2 && l_page Whenever talk turns to the quality of a comic book movie, one thing which always seems to come up is its score on Rotten Tomatoes. While many fans can appreciate that trusting a site that lets publications and websites gleefully tear a movie apart just for the attention and hits (as was the case with one very controversial Captain America: Civil War review) may not be the smartest idea, it's fair to say that more often than not, these scores still offer at least a vague indication of how good or bad a movie is.  In the
  • Alexander Skarsgard And Margot Robbie Are Joined By Some Fierce Friends On New THE LEGEND OF TARZAN Poster - Director David Yates' take on The Legend of Tarzan will put a new spin on the classic Greystoke tale, beginning the story with a settled John Clayton being forced to return to his wild ways to come to the aid of his wife, Jane. This latest poster for the movie features the two leads surrounded by some jungle pals, who will no doubt come in very handy during the inevitable battle to come. It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash. Directed by
  • Dammit Jim! Karl Urban's 'Doctor McCoy' Gets His Own STAR TREK BEYOND Character Poster - We heard what he had to say about joining the MCU as Skurge earlier on, and now Kiwi actor Karl Urban is the first member of the Enterprise crew out of the blocks with a new Star Trek Beyond character poster. If the recent second trailer is any indication, Dr. "Bones" McCoy looks to have a bit more to do this time around which is good news. This is obviously the first of many posters, and more may well drop at some point today so keep an eye out for updates. After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. Star Trek
  • Forget The CIVIL WAR! See Robert Downey Jr. & Chris Evans Team Up To Battle Cancer - A few days ago, Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man 3) and Chris Evans (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), along with Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man), took a trip to San Diego to visit the 18-year-old Ryan Wilcox, who's in the middle of a tough battle with cancer. When it was revealed that Wilcox was fighting cancer for a second time, his schoolmates got together and called in the leaders of the Avengers!  Wilcox said he looks up to Captain America because he "never gives up," so when the actors came through his front door, he was more than astonished! "Hey what's up buddy? We were in the neighbourhood and thought we'd cruise by." Evans was heard saying to Wilcox, who was sporting a Captain America T-shirt. Gwyneth Paltrow, via Instagram, shared the video below, and wrote this caption with one of the images. "Today @ryanwilcox0303 got a little surprise. Thank you to the incredible #chrisevans and my better work half @robertdowneyjr for being the men
  • COMICS: Today's CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #1 Features A Shocking Twist Marvel Knows You'll Hate - These days, it seems like Marvel's speciality is character assassinations, and fans of Captain America are sure to recoil at the reveal that Steve Rogers has secretly been an agent of HYDRA since childhood. In fact, he even murders Jack Flag before declaring his allegience to the terrorist organisation in Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, and while you may think we're dealing with an imposter, LMD, or clone, it's been confirmed by both Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort and writer Nick Specer that this is the real Steve and his new status quo moving forward. Why though would they do this to such a beloved character? Well, as with most things Marvel these days, it seems to be for the shock factor. "His mission is to further the goals and beliefs of Hydra," explained Brevoort. "If that involves taking down the Marvel universe, sure. (But) it may not be as simple as that. It’s not like he’s exchanged his white hat for
  • STAR TREK BEYOND Actor Karl Urban Comments On His 'Skurge The Executioner' Role In Marvel's THOR: RAGNAROK - When the full cast list for Thor: Ragnarok was revealed the other day, there was a lot of buzz around the fact that Karl Urban (Dredd, Star Trek Beyond, The Lord Of The Rings) had been cast as fan-favourite Asgardian hard-case, Skurge the Executioner. This is a character fans have been hoping to see go up against the God of Thunder since the first Thor movie was announced, and now they'll finally get to see it happen - with a great actor in the role to boot. IGN caught up with Urban and asked him about his decision to sign on to play the villain in the Marvel threequel. "I read a fantastic script that was action-packed and full of great characters. When I heard who was involved -- and the cast list dropped yesterday -- and [saw] the opportunity to work with [director] Taika Waititi, who I think is one of the most brilliant directors coming through, I made the decision

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  • Top Comic Book Sidekicks -

    BuckyEach comic book has its superstar, the main character, the top dog that stands tall over the rest of the characters as its primary focus. These characters like Captain America, Batman, and Green Arrow are the main thing that drives the storylines along. These heroes are the ones in the spotlight and take on the heavy lifting, but they are often not alone. The sidekick was created to accompany these heroes and provide an added layer of complexity to their already full lives. Check out more in this list of Top Comic Book Sidekicks.


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    Top Comic Book Sidekicks originally appeared on Comic Books on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 18:23:30.

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  • Action Lab Comics and Reviews -

    It is always interesting to see the kinds of comic books that come out from the smaller publishers. While I would say the top and more memorable characters are still in The Big Two, it is these small press companies that I think are coming out with the better stories as a whole.  I am very enamored with the creator owned concept and love to see that singular voice coming through a project.

    Action Lab Comics is that kind of small comic book publisher. They hit it big with their highly acclaimed series Princeless and have many other comic books in their stable. One such recent acquisition is Skyward, by Jeremy Dale. I got a chance to review the first in the series as they are relaunching the once self-published comic book. Take a look at my review and see what memories it drug up for this long time fantasy fan.

    I also got a chance to review the Adventure Time Annual #1. It was a pretty cool read with some interesting takes on the Adventure Time universe.

    Action Lab Comics and Reviews originally appeared on Comic Books on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 18:21:19.

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  • Hound Comics -

    Brimstone and LusciousWhenever I get the chance to attend a comic book convention, I'm always on the lookout for talent and things that are new to the comic book industry. New publishers, creators, companies, you name it, I love seeing new stuff. When I went to Wizard World: Portland, I ran into a group of guys from Hound Comics, a young comic book publisher that had a lot of different products and some interesting characters to boot. I spoke with CEO and ex professional wrestler Brimstone for a bit and took home some items from their booth.

    Hound Comics is the sort of place a lot of independent publishers should take note of as they embody the spirit of the entrepreneur like none I've seen recently. Not only do they have a line of comics based off of his wrestling persona, but also a other creator owned comic books, a food line, apparel, and a slate of other products. I got the chance to interview Hound Comics and got some insight into the mind behind the publishing company and was excited to peek behind the veil and see how things tick at Hound Comics. Check out the interview with Brimstone, CEO of Hound Entertainment Group.

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    Hound Comics originally appeared on Comic Books on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 19:39:38.

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  • New Image Titles -

    Ten GrandIt would seem a lot of creators are turning to Image Comics to get their visions out into the hands of comic book fans. I have seen a bevy of high profile creator owned series coming out of Image and it is really great to see. Joe's Comics has restarted and their first comic book out is Ten Grand, written by Straczynski himself and illustrated by Ben Templesmith. The duo really hit the mark for me and I thoroughly enjoyed what looks to be the first in a good slate of comic books coming out of this new Image imprint. Another comic I got a chance to sink my teeth into was Chin Music by Steve Niles and Tony Harris. It was very interesting to see two comic books combining the whole occult/crime thing and the two took very divergent paths. I enjoyed them both and look forward to the comic books Image will be putting out.

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    New Image Titles originally appeared on Comic Books on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 19:05:46.

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  • Kickstart Your Comic Book Creation -

    Did you know that the website is the second largest graphic novel publisher in the U.S. according to Publishers Weekly? It beats out DC in terms of revenue off of these graphic novels and is only just behind Marvel. The term "publisher" is a bit loose here in that the company isn't directly responsible for the final product, but the proof that so many comics are created now through Kickstarter is astounding and awesome!

    I've been able to talk to a couple of creators about the Kickstarting process in The Only Living Boy and Rumpus on the Run and the whole concept is exhilarating to think about the avenues that are open for creators to make comic books nowadays. Apparently the process isn't that new as according to Kickstarter, even the likes of Beethoven used a form of crowdsourcing to fund his works. Check out if Kickstarter is right for you and how you can take advantage of this great new concept.

    Kickstart Your Comic Book Creation originally appeared on Comic Books on Sunday, March 31st, 2013 at 20:03:32.

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  • Jess Smart Smiley Kickstarter Interview - Rumpus On The Run -

    Rumpus On The RunKickstarter is such an interesting new avenue for creators. With the right idea, pitch, and networking you can fund just about anything. Order Of The Stick funded a republishing drive and raised over 1.5 million dollars. Penny Arcade raised funds to remove advertising from their website and received over 500 thousand dollars. Now most campaigns are much smaller and won't bring in this kind of money, but for a small press comic book, not a lot can be needed. I got a chance to sit with a creator that has been on the Kickstarting ride with his latest endeavor Rumpus On The Run and right now his project is funded for the softcover version of the book, but Jess Smart Smiley also has dreams to bring his book to hardcover status. There is just a few days to go so be sure to head over this his Kickstarter Campaign first, then over the interview I did with Smiley about the process, his latest work, and kicsktarting comics.

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    Jess Smart Smiley Kickstarter Interview - Rumpus On The Run originally appeared on Comic Books on Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 23:40:16.

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  • Wizard World Portland Comic Con In Review -

    WWPDXI was really glad I got the chance to go to the Wizard World Portland Comic Con. It was the first time the con was conducted in Stumptown, my hometown of Portland, Oregon. That's Or-e-gun all smoothed together in one go and not Or-ee-gone as out of towners like to say. Although there were some things I found concerning, overall it was a smashing success that this town truly embraced. Take a look at a review of Wizard World Portland to see what was great and what could use some work on for next year. If you are interested in going next year, and I would recommend it, Wizard is doing a special promotion that will work until Monday Feb 25th at Noon. Use the code Portland2013 to get a special discount on next year's entrance to Wizard World Portland Comic Con.

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    Wizard World Portland Comic Con In Review originally appeared on Comic Books on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 at 23:26:10.

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  • First Day Of Wizard World Portland Comic Con -

    Lou FerrignoThe Wizard World Portland Comic Con was in full effect today in Portland, Oregon and the convention floor was hopping with fans, creators, and celebrities. It is odd that this hasn't happened sooner as Portland is actually one of the largest comics town in the USA. Many creators such as Bendis and Busiek make their home in this area and there are many publishers like Dark Horse, Top Shelf, and Oni here as well. Don't forget that the statue company Bowen Designs resides were to!. This is a great place for comic books and has a great indy convention in the Stumptown Comics Fest, but Wizard World is going for a large scale feel and I think they have a good start. It was interesting that there was a lack of publishers showcasing here and it might be that the Emerald City Comic Con is next weekend in Seattle, WA. Either way I had a good time and met some new people. More to come.

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    First Day Of Wizard World Portland Comic Con originally appeared on Comic Books on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 01:02:09.

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  • Heading to Wizard World Portland -

    Well it looks like I will be able to attend Wizard World Portland this year and will be heading down for a couple of days of fun at the Oregon Convention Center. I am curious to see what happens as there is something of a duel happening in Portland between Wizard World and Rose City Comic-Con. Wizard World has had something of a bad rap at times and Rose City is partnering with Emerald City Comic Con to partner in running their convention. I hope to see how they handle Portland and if the convention can be the kind of convention this city could use. I will report back with my findings and see just what it has in store.

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    Heading to Wizard World Portland originally appeared on Comic Books on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 00:41:14.

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  • Superheroes For Hospice Interview -

    Comic book charities are a very cool thing in my mind as they merge something that we love with a good cause. There are many great comic book charities out there right now and one of them is Superheroes for Hospice. This event is a mini-convention where fans can come and get comic books on the cheap. All the profits go to the hospice and help those in need in the New Jersey area. This gives comic collectors another way to get rid of unwanted comic books as the donations they use to stock the event are tax deductible. I got a chance to interview the man behind the curtains, Spiro Ballas, who gave me the skinny on what the hospice does and how you can help others through comic books.

    Superheroes For Hospice Interview originally appeared on Comic Books on Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 00:05:11.

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  • Amp - Take one arrogant 19 year old, give him as many superpowers as the military can afford and stand back. Responsibility? Out of the window. Heroics? No, sir. Amp just wants to be loved, well adored really, perhaps even worshipped if he can just get his own chat show!

    However, the military has other ideas.

  • Bonds of Blood (Volume 1) - The first seven issues of Bonds of Blood all together in one nifty trade paperback!
  • Justice - After witnessing his wife's rapist avoid a prison sentence, Alan vows to bring the rapist to justice. In a world where superheroes dictate right and wrong, Alan dons a mask and cape to track the villain down.

    However, he soon learns that there's a lot more to being a superhero than an extravagant costume and a butch name...

  • Kincaid #1 - Kincaid #1 introduces us to the story of Elvis Kincaid, a heroin addicted punk rock musician, who finds himself thrown into a world of global conspiracy, political intrigue and super powered individuals. Far from normal super hero fare, Kincaid is a gritty title showing the darker side of life.

    As much as it focuses on the underbelly of the world, Kincaid is also a tale of one man's self-becoming and personal empowerment, creating a rich and original comic book experience.

  • Legend of The Winged Tiger - Full color version of Phil Yeh's bestselling Winged Tiger #1 comic.

    This new version features Lieve Jerger's brilliant coloring and a brand new cover.

  • Tugger / Burnt Out Comix Flipbook - Murphy Beach Studio presents a 2-fer flipbook with 2 stories, 2 covers & only 1 price!

    Cousin Joey is back and featured in the silly, surreal, underground of Tugger Comix and Burnt Out Comix where the world is a pressure cooker but there are ways to getting out of it. Weird. Funny. Silly.

  • Apocrypha #1, Anarchy's Birth - They wanted to break her, they wanted to to turn her into a tool of their religious tyranny, they failed.

    Violence shall begat violence.

    Mature readers (18+) only.

  • Cigarette Stories#2: Addicted to the Drama - Our story continues: What happened to Germ. Why can't Jerry remember anything? Who are "the guests" and why do they need an armed reception? Jeri and her friends make an appearance, too.
  • Cosmic Samaritan #1, The - In the first of a four part story arc, enter Joshua Price. A conflicted teenager who struggles between his faith and the worldly temptations he must face. Soon, Joshua is chosen to wield supernatural power. A power he cannot yet fully comprehend. Will Joshua use his new abilities for the good of mankind or continue to lead his own path towards darkness?

    Get ready for amazing superhero action and adventure as the premiere issue of THE COSMIC SAMARITAN takes flight!

  • Entombed Issue #0 - Kyle Burden, dedicated Egyptologist and brilliant inventor, is betrayed by a trusted mentor and sealed in an Egyptian sarcophagus for an entire year!

    After returning to the outside world, Kyle is overwhelmed by waves of crippling agoraphobia. Climbing into his greatest invention, Professor Burden himself becomes his most diabolical and twisted creation.