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  • New JESSICA JONES Production Concept Art Poster - We've been getting some awesome Jessica Jones promo videos leading up to next month's premiere, but now Marvel has shared a pretty cool piece of production concept art as a poster in anticipation of the annual New York Comic-Con that is currently underway. Featuring the titular superheroine/detective, portrayed by Krysten Ritter, the poster can be found below! In the meantime, be on the lookout for more Jessica Jones video teasers and soon a full-length trailer.  Marvel's Jessica Jones will follow the titular superheroine "after a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint" and as she is now "rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in NYC." Starring Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachel Taylor (Trish Walker), David Tennant (Kilgrave) among others, the 13-episode Jessica Jones series will premiere on Netflix Nov., 20, 2015.
  • Seth Green Weighs In On Possibly Returning As HOWARD THE DUCK Down The Line - Earlier today, Marvel announced three new Marvel movies for 2020. What those are going to be remains to be seen, but could one of them be a spinoff starring Howard the Duck? Seth Green certainly does't seem to think so, but does have fun in the video below reflecting on how he ended up nabbing the role in Guardians of the Galaxy's after-credits scene. After weighing in on the character's future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he lets us hear the voice one more time with a line you can be sure will never make it into one of these Phase 3 movies! Anyway, check out the video below and let us know your thoughts on this character's future in the usual place...
  • How Marvel's ANT-MAN Should Have Ended - The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Ant-Man features: Director: Peyton Reed Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man Michael Douglas as Hank Pym Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne Corey Stoll as Darren Cross/Yellowjacket Michael Peña as Luis Bobby Cannavale as Paxton Judy Greer as Maggie Abby Ryder Fortson as Cassie Lang Tip "TI" Harris as Dave Dave Dastmalchian as Kurt Wood Harris as Gale Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon John Slattery as Howard Stark Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter Hayley Lovitt as Janet van Dyne/Wasp Chris
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK Finds A Producer; Major Plot Details And Shooting Date Revealed - While it appeared to have been shelved, Justice League Dark is back on at Warner Bros. with Scott Rudin (Steve Jobs) set to produce the long delayed release. He's pushing hard to get the movie made, with tweaks to the script now being made and talks with directors set to start soon. In fact, Justice League Dark is now a priority for the studio and they're looking to start shooting in 2016. Tracking Board goes on to reveal that the movie involves, "a series of ancient tomes stolen by a madman hellbent on the destruction of humanity. When he learns of this, occult detective John Constantine seeks out a group of heroes that specialize in the mystic and arcane in order to save the world." Who could that madman be? We'll have to wait and see on that unfortunately.  The movie is going to be set in the DC Extended Universe, with
  • David Ramsey On Diggle's Larger Role In ARROW Season 4 - In season 1 of Arrow, there was Oliver (Stephen Amell), Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (Ramsey).  Those were the core members of Team Arrow. Then seasons two and three brought in the likes of Arsenal (Colton Haynes), two Black Canarys (Caity Lotz and Katie Cassidy), Speedy (Thea) and a few guest heroes. The 'Arrow Cave' suddenly became extremely crowded.   Felicity managed to rise to prominense however, Diggle was regulated to side stories and filler material.  Well, that's the case no longer as Diggle has a costume and a mission that places him in the spotlight in season 4.  While speaking on his excitement about the greater exposure for his character in the upcoming season, David Ramsey acknowledges that he was a bit frustrated with his reduced role in seasons 2 and 3.  "I'm very pleased [with the bigger role]. A lot of fans have been saying, "Oh, we want
  • Awesome New Image Of Ben Affleck Suited Up As 'Batman' In BATMAN v SUPERMAN -   Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before. Starring Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man of Steel, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film. Jason Momoa will also be making an appearance as Aquaman. Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is set to open in theaters on March 25th, 2016.
  • An Epic Battle Is Teased In This New Trailer For STAR WARS REBELS Season 2 - In “Star Wars Rebels” Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever. The transformative new season resumes with Imperial oppression on Lothal growing stronger and the rebels seeking out new allies and additional resources to sustain their fight against the evil Empire. With the help of Ahsoka Tano, the crew of the Ghost enlists some old friends: ex-clone troopers who fought in the Clone Wars. As the rebels grow in number, so do their enemies. New Inquisitors are dispatched by Darth Vader and sent to crush any threat of rebellion. Through dangerous rescue missions, thrilling space chases, and spectacular lightsaber duels – the bond of our rebel crew will be put to the test like never before. Star Wars Rebels Season 2 kicks off on October 14th 2015 at 9:30pm/8:30c on Disney XD.
  • BATMAN V. SUPERMAN Costume Designer Reveals Stunning Concept Art; Discusses Trinity's Suits - Here are some screenshots of the art: “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Wesley Coller, David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Principal photography will take place on location at Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Michigan; Illinois; Africa; and the South Pacific. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature: Director: Zack Snyder Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman Amy Adams as Lois Lane Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg Diane Lane as Martha Kent Laurence Fishburne as Perry White Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth Holly Hunter as Senator Finch Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves Harry Lennix as General Swanwick Christina Wren as Major Carrie Farris Michael Shannon as General Zod Scoot McNairy in an unspecified role Callan Mulvey in an
  • New ANT-MAN Concept Art Reveals Another 'WASP' Design By Andy Park & Ryan Meinerding - Following today's unexpected news that Marvel Studios has added an Ant-Man & The Wasp movie to its "Phase Three" slate, fantastic artist Andy Park has now shared more of conceptual artwork from the first movie. Featuring the original Wasp, Janet Van Dyne, the images below offer a front and back view of Park's final approved suit design, and with a helmet designed by Ryan Meinerding. Even though we got a look at an unfinished costume design for Hope Van Dyne's (Evangeline Lilly) winged superheroine at the end of Ant-Man, hopefully the updated version will look more similar to what's pictured below when she and Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) return in the sequel on July 6, 2018. & here's my final approved design of the original Wasp for the #AntMan film. The helmet designed by Ryan Meinerding — Andy Park (@andyparkart) October 7, 2015 So excited about the ANT-MAN AND THE WASP announcement! Here's a back view I
  • THE ORIGINALS Season 3, Episode 1 "For the Next Millennium" Clips - A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong. Starring: Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Danielle Campbell and Leah Pipes. The Originals Season 3 starts tonight at 9/8c on The CW. The Originals is a Vampire Diaries spin-off show, which was published by DC Comics in comic book form.
  • 'Zoom' Speaks In This New Promo For THE FLASH - INTRODUCING JAY GARRICK - Jay Garrick (guest star Teddy Sears), a mysterious man fromEarth-2, appears at S.T.A.R. Labs with a dire warning about an evil speedster named Zoom, who is set on destroying The Flash. Barry (Grant Gustin) and the team must decide if they can trust this stranger even as they face yet another powerful meta-human. Meanwhile, Joe (Jesse L. Martin) must deal with a determined officer named Patty Spivot (guest star Shantal VanSanten) who wants to join his meta-human task force. Jesse Warn directed the episode written by Aaron Helbing and Todd Helbing.
  • UPDATE: Official X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Synopsis Revealed Via New M&M's Partnership - While the New York Comic-Con is underway, 20th Century Fox has announced one of its marketing partners in anticipation of X-Men: Apocalypse. It seems that mutants of the 2016 sequel will be joining forces with the colorful button-shaped chocolates that melt in your mouth, and not in your hand. In addition to a neat M&M's tie-in promo image, check out the press release for the details. UPDATE: More interestingly, It has been brought to our attention that the first official synopsis for X-Men: Apocalypse is also featured below and reveals Apocalypse's villainous motivation and plans! Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a partnership between M&M'S® Chocolate Candies and 20th Century Fox's upcoming motion picture event "X-Men: Apocalypse." The deal makes M&M'S the exclusive chocolate and confectionary promotional partner of the film, which opens Friday, May 27 and is considered one of the most widely anticipated movies of 2016. "This deal truly brings together two
  • Disney Announces Release Date For THE INCREDIBLES 2 - Disney's Marvel Studios just announced release dates for Ant-Man & The Wasp, Black Panther and Captain Marvel.  In addition, Disney has also set the release date for The Incredibles 2. The sequel to the smash-hit 2004 animated blockbuster will arrive in North American theaters on June 21, 2019.  Previously, Bird stated that the sequel will not look to make any specific statements on the current trend of superhero films.  Instead, Bird will look to explore a more personal element of Bob Parr and his family.  "I don't think that kind of idea stays interesting for very long. ... For me, the interesting thing was never the superhero part of it. It was more the family dynamic, and how do superhero things play into that." RELATED CONTENT: Brad Bird On Superhero Trends He Wants To Shy Away From In THE INCREDIBLES 2 What Is Brad Bird's Current Progress On THE INCREDIBLES 2? "I Have Been Thinking About
  • Guess How Much AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR May Cost Disney And Marvel Studios? - The highly-anticipated culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War, will not only see Earth's mightiest heroes finally face-off with the mad titan Thanos, but also the end of the superhero team as we know it. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that Marvel Studios and Disney are aiming for a massive-scale, epic spectacle. And while there was early indication of this when it was announced that the 2018/19 two-part event would be the first movies ever shot entirely with IMAX cameras, we may now know exactly how much cash the studios are dishing out. According to Bleeding Cool, who learned the following "in huddled conversations with very well sourced comic book film insiders in New York bars last night," Avengers: Infinity War - Part I and Part II will have a "combined production budget of one billion dollars." Crazy right? Apparently four hundred million dollars of that billion alone
  • Marvel Announces ANT-MAN & THE WASP For 2018; Plus 3 More Mystery Movies - Marvel has just announced that a sequel to Ant-Man - "Ant-Man And The Wasp" - will be with us on July 6, 2018. Clearly this means an expanded role for Evangeline Lilly's Hope van Dyne, since she gets title space with Paul Rudd's diminutive superhero. As the site points out, this will mark the the first Marvel Studios film to be named after its heroine. But what about Captain Marvel you may ask? Well, unfortunately this means that movie will be pushed back to March 8, 2018, while Black Panther has moved forward to February 16, 2018. That's not all: Marvel has also announced that 3 untitled films will premiere on May 1, 2020, July 10, 2020, and November 6, 2020. Speculate away in the usual place!
  • Get Your First Look At 'Lex Luthor's' BATMAN V. SUPERMAN Collectible & Much More - Courtesy of, we now have some new images for more Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice merchandise! The first two give us a great look at Lex Luthor's collectible (bearing Jesse Eisenberg's likeness), and another figure labeled "Knightmare Batman," hints that the desert snippet from the trailer in which Bats snaps a soldier's neck was a dream. The rest of the images showcase some great new Batman v. Superman apparel, including awesome hero-themed caps. Take a look at the images, then sound off below with your thoughts. Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before. Starring Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Henry
  • David Tennant's 'Kilgrave' Makes His Presence Known In Creepy JESSICA JONES Promo - This new Jessica Jones promo just hit, and must be paving the way for a full trailer very soon. In it we see Jones putting a photo collage together on her wall as Kilgrave, AKA the Purple Man, delivers a taunting monologue. Unfortunately it's in Spanish, but an English language version should be online in no time so we'll update then. What do you guys think of this latest look at Marvel and Netflix's new series? Picture perfect. #JessicaJones — Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) October 8, 2015 Marvel's Jessica Jones will follow the titular superheroine "after a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint" and as she is now "rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City." Starring Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachel Taylor (Trish Walker), David Tennant (Kilgrave) among others, the 13-episode Jessica
  • Zoe Saldana Suggests 'The Collector' Will Return For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2 - Clearly blown away by Benicio Del Toro's turn in Sicario, his Guardains Of The Galaxy co-star Zoe Saldana posted the following video to Facebook. After praising his work in Spanish, the actress is heard to say "see you in Guardians" right at the end.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Zoe SaldanaBenicia Del Toro Posted by Marco Perego Saldana on Thursday, 1 October 2015 Obviously that's a strong indication that Del Toro will be back as The Collector, but it's always possible that Saldana is just assuming his return and doesn't actually know anything for certain. Despite 2 amusingly flamboyant  appearances, the character hasn't really served any purpose in the MCU beyond delivering some exposition, so it would be nice to see him take a larger role in Guardians Of
  • Keanu Reeves Teases JOHN WICK 2 Plot Details; Says 'John Wick' Has To Fight For 'John' - "People keep asking if I'm back and I haven't really had an answer, but yeah, I'm thinking I'm back." In a recent interview with Collider, star Keanu Reeves sat down to discuss his upcoming John Wick sequel and tease a few details on which direction the new tale may take the titular hero. The original film saw a retired John Wick return to a life he had left behind for a family, so where does this next installment find our hero? Well, according to Reeves, we'll find the legendary assassin in a battle for his own soul. Read his comments below:  “I think we have a really good premise, and it’s an organic premise. It’s basically — to me there’s John Wick and then there’s John. You know, John is the married guy whose wife just died, and that five years of his life. Then there’s John Wick, who’s the mythical assassin. In this,
  • DRACULA Actress Melanie Liburd Joins GAME OF THRONES Season 6 As 'The Red Priestess' - According to Deadline, stunning British actress Melanie Liburd (The Grinder, Strike Back, Dracula, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) has joined season 6 of HBO's Game Of Thrones as a character known only as The Red Priestess. Of course, we already have one Red Priestess: the pyromaniac cloths-hater known as Melisandre (Carice Van Houten). Deadline suggests that this might be a "new incarnation" of that character, but it's far more likely that Liburd is simply playing another R'hllor-worshiper. Some leaked script details from a couple of months ago outlined a scene in which Tyrion and Varys converse with a "red woman", so unless that was supposed to be Melisandre and she wasn't named for some reason, mystery solved. Game Of Thrones is currently shooting, and should return next April.

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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.