10 of 'Wizard' Magazine's Most Dubious Moments
Back in January, Wizard Entertainment announced the cancelation of Wizard Magazine, which had reigned for almost 20 years as one of the most prominent voice of mainstream comics, presumably so that CEO and self-help enthusiast Gareb Shamus could devote more time to his responsibilities running the International Fight League Black Bull Comics the Wizard World family of comic book and entertainment
‘Wizard’ and ‘ToyFare’ Magazines Canceled — R.I.P.
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Gareb Shamus Admits Wizard Cons Not Really About Comics Anymore
Wizard World Chicago took place over the weekend -- or as it is now called, "Wizard World Chicago Comic Con." Wizard founder Gareb Shamus recently affixed "Comic Con" to the names of Wizard's shows, presumably to cash in on the name and visibility of larger, more popular events like the massive San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic-Con...
Wizard Magazine Drops Message Board, Price Guide
Wizard Magazine continues to die the death by a thousand cuts, and this month they're dropping their long-running price guide section, which detailed the rise and fall of back issue prices. As I am no longer 12 and waiting with bated breath to see whether my NM issue of "Shi" #1 has gone red or blue this month, it is very hard to care about this, and if it means that fewer people regard
Gareb Shamus Halloween Mask
In the spirit of the season, Tim Leong and the Ghost of Comic Foundry magazine have released a printable Halloween mask that is guaranteed to terrify. As Tim explains:With Halloween just a few days away, everyone is scrambling to come up with some sort of costume (and no, "Sexy Gollum" does not count)...
The Comic Book Party Art of Ryan Dunlavey
Artist Ryan Dunlavey ("Comic Book Comics," "M.O.D.O.K.: Dark Reign") has posted a whole series of "just draw everything" commissions for Wizard magazine, most of which involve dozens of comics characters throwing parties and hanging out. There's a Green Lantern/Waldo mashup called "Where's Guy Gardner...
NY Post Article on Wizard CEO Gareb Shamus As Bad As It Sounds
The NY Post has written a profile of Wizard Entertainment founder Gareb Shamus that is (no joke) titled "Crash! Pow! Profit$," and is pretty much guaranteed to piss off anyone with any affection for comics. Or journalism, for that matter. It begins with the tale of a plucky young Gareb, who launched "Wizard" magazine 19 years ago because "loved the fantasy genre so much...
Twisted Toyfare Theatre Celebrates a Decade of Indecency
Our friends at Top Cow have provided Wizard Entertainment with a 7 page preview of the new Twisted ToyFare Theatre 10th Anniversary Collection. This issue will be on sale July 25, 2007 at wizarduniverse.com. Wizard Entertainment is proud to announce the upcoming release of the Twisted ToyFare Theatre 10th Anniversary Collection, timed, in typical "Twisted ToyFare" manner, to celebrate th