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Dark Horse Announces Comic With Levar Burton [ECCC]
Levar Burton holds a special place of nostalgia in my heart, not only for his role as Lt. Commander Geordi LaForge on the superlative 1990s Star Trek series "Star Trek: The Next Generation," but also for hosting the kids' show "Reading Rainbow," where he helped a generation of ki…
The Male Slave Leia Cosplayer [ECCC]
Slave Leia cosplay is pretty popular (and common) at comic book conventions not least of all because it features the lovely "Star Wars" princess in a metal bikini with a chain around her neck. After all, who can resist nostalgic, geeky sci-fi costumes with just a faint whiff of BDS…
Kate Beaton’s Wonderful Fat Pony Toys [ECCC]
Fans of Kate Beaton's "Hark! A Vagrant" -- who created one of the longest lines at the Emerald City Comic Convention throughout the day yesterday -- got an unexpected treat at the booth of the popular webcomic artist: Fat pony statues. Inspired by her recurring Shetland pony comics, the ti…
Emerald City Comic-Con: The DC Nation Panel
The DC Nation panel Q&A session at Emerald City Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon jumped into several controversial issues in the comics world, including the recent death of Lian Harper and the Marvel Comics promotion that invited retailers to strip covers off DC books. It...
Emerald City Comic-Con: The Mondo Marvel Panel
ComicsAlliance is live on site at Emerald City Comic-Con in Seattle, where the the big Marvel Q&A panel, "Mondo Marvel," just kicked off at the convention center with a huge roster of Marvel writers on hand: Matt Fraction, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Kieron Gillen, J…