This weekend geeks from around the world with descend on Dubai for the annual Middle East Film and Comic Con. The convention, taking place on April 5th and 6th, will feature the usual mix of international celebrity guests (including Alan Tudyk, Sean Astin, and Warwick Davis), panels, vendors, video games, and cosplay.
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Yet again, Bart Beaty makes you wish that you were in France for Angouleme International Comics Festival: For most, the big attraction are the tents, filled to overflowing with fans seeking the opportunity to meet their favorite authors, queuing for hours sometimes to get a book signed. As always, action will be split between the [...]
If you’ve been hoping that Comic Con International would move its biggest annual event out of San Diego and into more spacious quarters in Los Angeles or Anaheim, you’re going to have to wait. The organization and city of San Diego announced today that the San Diego Comic Con will remain exactly that through 2016. [...]
I've been to a lot of Marvel Comics conventions panels this year. Only three major conventions -- San Diego's Comic-Con Internation, Toronto's Fan Expo, and the New York Comic Con -- but a lot of Marvel panels. They're usually boisterous affairs... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Comparing and contrasting Comic-Con International and New York Comic Con! Missouri man pleads guilty to possessing cartoon child porn! Interviews with Richard Thompson, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Stephan Pastis, plus more!
There's quite some time remaining, but despite that, on Saturday Screen Gems unveiled the international poster for the "Carrie" remake at the New York Comic Con.For some, it's a tough sell. "Carrie" is a classic horror film (adapted, of course, from the Stephen King novel of the same name) and it's hard to imagine a remake. Show More Summary
Screen Gems revealed the international poster for director Kimberly Peirce's Carrie at the New York Comic Con today and you can now check it out below! Opening in theaters on March 15, 2013, the film stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer,...Show More Summary
Somewhere between the chaotic wall-to-wall obstacle course that is Comic-Con International in San Diego and the transcendent tranquility of MorrisonCon in Las Vegas, Reed Exhibitions' New York Comic Con is one of the United States' most trafficked... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Designers are always talking about form and function. Comic-Con reminds us that we should also consider fun and function! With Comic-Con International in San Diego just past, and New York Comic Con in the horizon, they'll spread the fun from coast to coast. More Read More...
A couple dressed up as zombies kisses during a zombie walk in the Gaslamp Quarter during the Comic Con International convention in San Diego, Calif., on July 13. See more photos out of Comic-Con in our slideshow: Comic-Con 2012
Electric Man, the micro-budget comedy shot in Edinburgh, has been selected for the prestigious San Diego Comic Con International Film Festival on July 13th – and is the only UK feature film to play at the world famous comic convention...Show More Summary
Greetings comic book enthusiasts, movie lovers and everyone else in between! 2012 SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL will officially be kicking off starting Wednesday (today) and ending on Sunday and the JoBlo team will be here covering...Show More Summary
The Comics Reporter will be doing a few stand-alone articles about material available for sale at Comic-Con International. You should definitely consider buying anything profiled that way. I thought there might also be room for a recommendations-in-brief...Show More Summary
(Click here to continue...)The Diamond Comic Distributors sales report for the middle of the comics year always hits right before Comic Con International: San Diego, which itself is about the future of the business; we see where we've been right before we see where we're going. Show More Summary
Well, this is it—the fourth and final full day of the San Diego International Comic-Con. On Sunday, you’ll have an opportunity to blow out your final day at the Con with an annual tribute to comics god Jack Kirby, explore the history of the women of Marvel comics, dig into a Supernatural screening and Q&A, [...]
By Tom Spurgeon just about everything in comics is focused on Comic-Con International, which begins two weeks from today. The updates are coming hard and heavy at the site, such as the beginning of the programming which went up the same day this was posted. Show More Summary
Following a few initial reveals over the course of San Diego Comic-Con International, New York City Comic Con and the London Toy Fair, Hasbro has let loose its full lineup of action figures, roleplay toys and other items from this summer's... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
It's like Comic Con for techies!!! The international Consumer Electronics Show is held in Vegas. And this year, there have been LOTSA celebs present!!! Just look at Snooki in her bejeweled iHip headphones!! Ha, LOVE IT!!! And below, we've got LL Cool J (and those lips) introducing Boomdizzle!! BOOM BOOM BOOM!!! And then Jillian Michaels [...]
While a far cry from the chaotic wall-to-wall obstacle course that is Comic-Con International in San Diego, Reed Exhibitions' New York Comic Con has quickly become one of the United States' most trafficked events for comic books, film,... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments