With much of the CA crew currently pounding the pavement of the San Diego Convention Center, readers are likely dying to know what they can expect from our tireless coverage of Comic-Con International
Whether you're fighting off a neck-jarring half-nap aboard a flight to San Diego, waiting in line for a preview night events at the convention center or sitting beside your computer waiting for your RSS feeds to refresh with more convention coverage, there's one brain-activating way to fill the cracks between Comic-Con's abundant goings on: puzzles
In our recurring original art feature, writer Chris Sims and artist Rusty Shackles carry on the noble comic book tradition of the imaginary story by bringing you the Best Comics Ever that don't actually exist! This week, as you may have heard, we're heading out to the San Diego Comic-Con, and we were wondering what it might be like if one of our favorite comic book characters went with us!
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen Comic-Con Special #1 (1962)Writer: C! Joseph Simswell
Artist: Russ T. Shaffenberkles
Everyone knows that the world's biggest collection of Superman souvenirs belongs to the Man of Steel's best pal, Jimmy Olsen! But when Ji
Need to kills some time between panels at Comic-Con? Can't live without Twitter? Love awesome prizes? Well, my friends, ComicsAlliance and Dark Horse Comics have just the contest for you. Starting Thursday, July 22, you can enter to win three volumes of Mike Mignola's library edition "Hellboy" hardcovers by going on a special Comic-Con Twitpic scavenger hunt.
By now we've all heard the news that noted professional hate monger Fred Phelps will be setting up camp at this year's San Diego Comic-Con alongside his faithful disciples of the Westboro Baptist Church, doing their usual song and dance of holding up prism-colored signs and saying idiotic nonsense in the hopes someone will pay attention to them (You'll likely be best served ignoring him, however).
In a statement released to the press, Phelps insists the reason he decided to target Comic-Con this year was, " have turned comic book characters into idols," followed by the some ambiguous Bible verses before going on to insinuate that Comic-Con is nothing more than a place where us geeks go to worship at the altars of Superman, Batman and the various creative talents behind them.
We're in the final stretch before Comic-Con International kicks off in San Diego this Thursday, and while it probably goes without saying at this point, there's a lot going on: Over fifty million panels, signings, and events -- and three or four of them are even about comic books!
Okay, okay, that's an exaggeration, but not by much: According to the official event schedule, there are eighty-six events on Thursday... before noon. So how do you fi
While Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church work hard to offend everyone outside of their inner circle, their supposed upcoming presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con might be best served by sheer indifference.
Creator Kelly Sue DeConnick, joined by husband Matt Fraction and others, has spearheaded the "God Loves Batman" charity
If you're a Transformers junkie and you're also attending San Diego Comic-Con in a little over a week - yes, it's really coming up that soon - then you're in for a treat: the venerable gentlemen and ladies at Hasbro are bringing you two excruciatingly awesome Transformers action figures, exclusive to the San Diego show
Comic-Con goers, beware: The man who believes that god hates...well...everyone but his family, really, is headed to San Diego on July 22.
I'll do the Internet a favor and refrain from linking to Fred Phelps' official Westboro Baptist Church site, but here's his church's case for making the trek to SDCC:
Are you kidding?! If these people would spend even some of the energy that they spend on these comic books, reading the Bible, well no high hopes here. They have turn