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Parting Shot(s): Cosplay Highlights from C2E2

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Some interesting news came out of C2E2 over the weekend, and as with any major comics convention, so did some cool cosplay. ComicsAlliance snapped some photos on the con floor, and we've shared a few of our favorites (including the Castle Crashers guest-starring Heineken Thor and Budweiser Wolverine) after the jump.

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Shia LaBeouf’s Self-Published Comics May Be a Secret Code from Space

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Better known as an actor, the son of Indiana Jones, and a renowned scholar in the language of Cybertronian, Transformers star Shia LaBeouf made a surprise appearance at the C2E2 comics convention in Chicago this past weekend, signing self-published comics that the Chicago Tribune described as being "borderline philosophical" and having "crude, child-like drawings." I unfortunately missed the signing, but when I disco

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Marvel’s Sunday at C2E2: ‘Thor’ Crossover with ‘Journey into Mystery,’ McKelvie on ‘Defenders’

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It was a somewhat slow day for announcements this Sunday at C2E2; besides the announcement of a new Gambit ongoing series, we learned that the Ultimate Comics "Divided We Fall" event will include all three Ultimate Comics titles and begin in July; the Asgardian titles Thor and Journey Into Mystery are set to clash in a major crossover in August titled "Everything Burns"; and Jamie McKelvie, fresh off of X-Men: Season One, will be joining Matt Fraction as the new regular artist on Defenders.The first major announcement of the day came at the Ultimate Comics panel, with the titles of the previously-announced-at-the-retailer-summit Ultimate crossover revealed as "Divided We Fall";

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New ‘Gambit’ Ongoing Comic Launching in August

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Will it be third time's the charm for Marvel's most charming mutant? Today at the C2E2 convention in Chicago, Marvel Comics announced that Gambit will get another crack at an ongoing comic book series this August in the hands of writer James Asmus (Generation Hope) and artist Clay Mann (X-Men: Age of X).

The dashing Cajun seems like a natural for his own title given his high potential for swashbuckling adventure, thrilling heists and s

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Matt Fraction Takes Aim at ‘Hawkeye’ [Interview]

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As Marvel Comics announced at the C2E2 convention yesterday in Chicago, the former Immortal Iron Fist creative team of writer Matt Fraction and artist David Aja are reuniting this August in an all-new ongoing Hawkeye comic. ComicsAlliance t

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Marvel’s Saturday at C2E2: Hawkeye, Scarlet Spider, Fantastic Four and ‘Sabretooth Reborn’

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Today at the C2E2 expo in Chicago, Marvel elaborated on a number of major announcements they've been teasing of late. Perhaps the biggest news is the introduction of a new ongoing Hawkeye series by part of the acclaimed Immortal Iron Fist team of Matt Fraction and David Aja; meanwhile, Khoi Pham will be replacing Ryan Stegman on Scarlet Spider, with Stegman moving to help Jonathan Hickman wrap up his Fantastic Four run. The previously-previewed Jeph Loeb

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New ‘Battle Beasts’ Comic and Action Figure Set to Debut at C2E2

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Battle Beasts fans are going to want to get ready to party like it's 1987. As revealed at the new Battle Beasts website, a fresh take on the brand is set to debut in both toy and comic book form at this weekend's C2E2 in Chicago. Current North American license holders, Diamond Select Toys have partnered with IDW to release a print version of

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WonderCon Moves To Anaheim For March Show, C2E2 And Wizard World Shift Dates [Conventions]

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WonderCon is breaking from tradition in 2012, scheduling a March 16-18 show in Anaheim, Calif. rather than at its San Francisco home of 25 years. Responding to the March date, Reed Exhibitions has rescheduled its Chicago convention C2E2 for April 13-15, 2012 while Wizard World has agreed to slot its Wizard World Anaheim show even later in the year

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C2E2 Dance Party Makes You Wish You Were There [Video]

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This is the kind of thing we like to see. Some people go to comics conventions to meet their favorite creators, attend discussion panels and shop, but what ComicsAlliance likes best is seeing everybody having a great time and celebrating the comics scene

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Mark Waid and Paolo Rivera & Marcos Maritn to Relaunch ‘Daredevil’ [C2E2]

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Marvel Comics confirmed at Saturday's "Cup O' Joe" panel at C2E2 the relaunching of its Daredevil title with a new issue #1 from the new creative team of writer Mark Waid and artists Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The series debuts in July of this year and will truly begin a new era for the Man Without Fe

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