When it comes to San Diego Comic-Con, every publisher approaches the show a little bit differently. Whether they house cosplay contests, interactive displays, photo ops with talent, creator signings and/or a whole lot of purchasable product, SDCC booths are an opportunity for the publishers that can attend to make a big impression on one of the most attended pop culture gatherings of the year. You can get a sampling of what publishers like Marvel, DC, Archie, Boom!, IDW, 2000 AD, Dark Horse, Image, Fantagraphics, Oni and others were up to on the show floor of this year's SDCC after the cut.
After 14 years, 7 seasons, multiple specials a video game and more, fans are understandably bummed that following its 140th episode in September, Matt Groening's Futurama will conclude... as an animated series, that is. Thanks to Bongo Comics, the adventures of Leela, Fry, Bender and the rest are planned to continue well into the foreseeable futur(ama).
Tech: Mimoco has revealed its newest Mimobot USB drive lines with images of characters from Transformers and G.I. Joe.
Digital: Bongo Comics has announced its new standalone app powered by ComiXology, which features a number of free titles from its line of Simpsons comics.
Upcoming: Archaia has a modern adaptation of Shotaro Ishinomori's Cyb
Creators in Need: The Hero Initiative is accepting donations on behalf of Lobo co-creator Roger Slifer, who is in a coma being struck by an automobile in a hit-and-run incident on June 23.
Movies: Michael "Magneto" Fassbender is starring in and co-producing an Assassin's Creed movie. For real.
Tech: Wacom has unveiled the Cin
Movies: The German version of The Avengers movie trailer has an extra bit of footage at the end where Tony Stark, Bruce Banner and Cap all say... well, things in German to each other.
Gaming: Gogii Games has a s
Upcoming: Ralph Wiggum, the Lisa-loving, leprechaun-seeing secondary star of The Simpsons is getting his own one-shot from Bongo Comics on February 29.
Creators: Jeff Parker (Thunderbolts, Underground) recommends some conversation points new comic collaborators should consider when starting a project together.
Gaming: Marvel Super Hero Squad Online and Marvel Heroes MMO studio G
Logos: Bongo Comics has unveiled its new logo, along with new book titles across its entire line.
Video: Building a TARDIS ain't easy, which is why they're grown on Doctor Who, I guess.
Rides: 80sTee has spotted Cobra Command
Although in his seventies, Sergio Aragonés shows no signs of slowing down. The legendary cartoonist of Mad Magazine and Groo the Wanderer will soon launch a new ongoing series at Matt Groening's Bongo Comics called, aptly enough, Sergio Aragonés Funnies. While the master has been working in a relatively traditional narrative mode for quite a w
Could TV's most iconic funnybook peddler be headed for great Android's Dungeon in the sky? According to Bongo Comics' August solicitations, "The Simpsons" portly supporting cast member Comic Book Guy will meet his maker in the pages of "Comic Book Guy: The Comic Book" #2 with a funeral eulogized by none other than Stan "The Man" Lee