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Conventions

Topics on all the news from the latest conventions on comic book, video games and more from all over the country.
Comic Industry Professionals to Be Kept Behind Safety Glass at New York City Comic Con.

Comic Industry Professionals to Be Kept Behind Safety Glass at New York City Comic Con.

Following several incidents of biting and inappropriate behavior, ReedPOP is implementing a series of new measures aimed at reducing risk. Fans are reminded not to bring food into signing areas and to refrain from tapping on glass.

A Case Study in Toxic Comic Book Poisoning at Baltimore Comic Con

A Case Study in Toxic Comic Book Poisoning at Baltimore Comic Con

You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

Super Hero Speak – #124: The Big Quiz Thing

Super Hero Speak – #124: The Big Quiz Thing

Noah Tarnow, self proclaimed nerd and quiz master, sits downs with Super Hero Speak

Comic Creators Split on Whether to Charge Fans for Back Rubs

Comic Creators Split on Whether to Charge Fans for Back Rubs

Should comic creators charge fans for back rubs? While many decry the practice others say that charging is needed to help cover the cost of hot stones and sensual oils.

Rose City Comic Con 2015 Recap!

Rose City Comic Con 2015 Recap!

The dreams of the '90s were alive in Portland over the weekend!

Sexism Over; Women Sweep Ignatz Awards

Sexism Over; Women Sweep Ignatz Awards

Every category of the prestigious indie comics awards was won by a female creator.

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode II: MORE SWAG!

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode II: MORE SWAG!

The best swag round-up you will ever read from a con. (Now with 83% more swag.)

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode I: Swag

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode I: Swag

The best swag round-up you will ever read from a con.

Successful Convention Brought Local Creators Together for a Great Cause.

Successful Convention Brought Local Creators Together for a Great Cause.

An interview with show runner John Kalel on the convention and his work for charity.

Comics Media Celebrates SPX Ignatz Awards Nominees They Never Cover Otherwise

Comics Media Celebrates SPX Ignatz Awards Nominees They Never Cover Otherwise

It's that special time of year when the comic book media acknowledges that comics exist outside the top five or six publishers in the direct market!

Fables Creator Criticized for Behavior at

Fables Creator Criticized for Behavior at "Writing Women Friendly Comics" Panel

Bill Willingham reportedly had his own agenda at a panel at GenCon.

S.P.A.C.E.: Independent Paradise

S.P.A.C.E.: Independent Paradise

I dove head first into this convention: with my own table (for the first time), a wild journey, catching up with old friends, talking with new creators, and taking in a few quickie interviews.


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Jesse "Lex Luthor" Eisenberg Thinks Everything is Like "Some Kind of Genocide"

The Batman v. Superman actor compared his recent comic con experience to genocide, causing an uproar on the internet.

G-FEST XXII: A Look Back

G-FEST XXII: A Look Back

Zechs Raids G-Fest Again. Yes, he chose this over SDCC. He loves the Kaiju-Genre that much.

SDCC Smackdown: Ulises Farinas Claims Curt Pires Wanted to Fight Him at Comic Con (CONFIRMED)

SDCC Smackdown: Ulises Farinas Claims Curt Pires Wanted to Fight Him at Comic Con (CONFIRMED)

According to reports from Farinas on Twitter, Pires had to be held back for over an hour.

SDCC: Here's the Leaked X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

SDCC: Here's the Leaked X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

Hopefully Fox doesn't get too butthurt about it.

SDCC: Warner Bros and Fox Butthurt By Comic Con Trailer Leaks, May Take Balls and Go Home

SDCC: Warner Bros and Fox Butthurt By Comic Con Trailer Leaks, May Take Balls and Go Home

And the Eisner for most smarmy, self-righteous article of the year goes to Deadline!

SDCC: Director and Cast Confirm

SDCC: Director and Cast Confirm "Amazing Spider-Man 3" Would Have Sucked

Marc Webb and Dennis Leary reveal plans for "The Amazing Spider-Man" since it doesn't matter anymore. Yay Marvel!

SDCC: Kelly and McGuinness to Work on

SDCC: Kelly and McGuinness to Work on "Spider-Man/Deadpool"

Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness re-team up as Spider-Man and Deadpool re-team up. It's a re-team up extravaganza!!

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