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
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
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
Marvel Comics announced on Saturday the coming of Brilliant, a new creator-owned series written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Mark Bagley. On sale in July and hyped as "More Social Network than Avengers," the serie
This weekend, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo kicks off its second year in the Windy City's McCormick Place. Sadly, none of the staffers here at ComicsAlliance are going to be in attendance this year, but in a bit of wishful thinking, we discovered that for a relatively new show, C2E2 has a lot going on.
So much, in fact, that it might be a little overwhelming, even for a seasoned con-goer.
As visitors of this past weekend's C2E2 return to their regularly-scheduled lifestyles and allow themselves to process the comics, toys and various plagues they may or may not have acquired over the 3-day convention, it's a fine time to reflect on what went down on the show floor
Between hitting panels and charging my MacBook in the pressroom this past weekend, I couldn't help but notice that the cosplay crowd had heeded C2E2's call in full effect. Thankfully my wife and de facto C2E2 photographer was prepared to catch costumed fans as they alternated between posing and communicating in-character to straight shopping throughout the convention's three-day debut
The classic '90s sci-fi TV show "X-Files" has inspired its share of comics over the years, but as we learned at C2E2 yesterday, Special Agents Mulder and Scully will soon be heading back to comics this for a special story: "X-Files/30 Days of Night." The six-issue miniseries will find the two
The X-Men have faced down (and defeated) Apocalypse more than a few times over the years, but this October Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña will explore how a new team of mutants responds to ancient villain in "X-Force" #1, where they face the world-ending threat of Apocalypse... in