Once again cementing its place as the most inclusive of the major comic conventions, Emerald City Comicon just announced that as of this year's convention, there will be men's, women's, and all gender restrooms. This is a great acknowledgement that not everyone identifies as a man or woman or feels comfortable in restrooms for those genders. The all gender restrooms are gender neutral and open to everyone.
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San Diego's Comic-Con International has a problem that it doesn't want to address. See, a few weeks back, a group called GeeksForCONsent launched a petition urging Comic-Con to adopt a formal harassment policy in place of the broad, basically unenforceable "code of conduct" that's currently in place. Like many conventions, SDCC has a huge problem with women -- particularly women cosplayers -- being harassed by other con-goers and dubious media "professionals", and the present policy offers victims little recourse.
It's just a few weeks until Seattle's Emerald City Comicon takes over the Washington State Convention Center from March 1-3, and with that in mind, Boom! Studios has unveiled its full assortment of convention exclusives. Fans will be able to pick up new editions of first issues for Deathmatch, Bravest Warriors, Freelancers, Adventure Time Wi
Novels: Marvel and Hyperion books are partnering for two new romance+action novels in June. Marta Acosta is writing The She-Hulk Diaries and Christine Woodward is writing Rogue Touch.
Gaming: Killer Croc, Riddler
Spanning three floors of the Seattle's Washington State Convention Center, this past weekend's Emerald City Comicon 2012 was piled high with two of ComicsAlliance's favorite things: comic creators and their fans. This cross sect
Oni Press announced at Emerald City Comic Con today that it is now the official publisher of Penny Arcade, a massively popular gaming webcomic that revolves around Gabe and Tycho, the alter egos of creators Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins. The success of the strip, which boasts four million monthly readers, has lead to spin-off
Today, IDW Publishing announced exclusively to ComicsAlliance that James Stokoe will be both writing and illustrating a new Godzilla miniseries titled Godilla: Half Century War for release this August. Stokoe, who is best known for his wo
This evening at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, Washington, Bryan Lee O'Malley announced that his hugely acclaimed and best-selling Scott Pilgrim, a six-volume black and white graphic novel series from Oni Press, will be reissued as a deluxe, resized, full-color hardcover series beginning this year. The new coloring comes courtesy of Nathan Fairbairn, known to ComicsAlliance readers for his
Seattle's Emerald City Comicon is known throughout the comic book industry not just as a more truly comics/cartoonist-focused event than the multimedia blitz of Comic-Con International in San Diego, but also has a show that's just more fun in the sense of community and craft. Many of your favorite creators from the Web, indie comics and beyond will be rep