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Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]
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SDCC2015: Everything Revealed By IDW Publishing, Including...ROM?

by Peter Paltridgeon July 14, 2015
IDW Publishing announced a boatload of new comics and releases during San Diego Comic-Con. Fortunately they prepared a summary press release containing all that information in one place. Most startling on this list is the mention of ROM: Spaceknight, which Marvel has tried and failed to obtain the rights to for years. ROM is a […]

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SDCC2015: Dark Horse Takes Home Multiple Eisner Awards

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2015
Guess what has two thumbs and cleaned up at the Eisner Awards? Not a horse, it has no thumbs. And not a comic book conglomerate either; a corporation isn’t a person no matter what the senators tell you. Guess what DOESN’T have two thumbs and swept the Eisners? That would be a horse of a […]
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SDCC2015: Berkeley Breathed Hints At A Return To Cartooning

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2015
While the world’s greatest living non-reclusive cartoonist, Berkeley Breathed, WAS a guest at San Diego Comic-Con (part of the IDW booth), he did not speak at a panel or on a podium to my knowledge. He may have spoken in a low voice to fans he deemed worthy. Nevertheless, he did manage to drop a […]

SDCC2015: A Recap Of All DC Entertainment Announcements

SDCC2015: A Recap Of All DC Entertainment Announcements

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2015
As San Diego Comic-Con winds through its final day, DC would like to take the time to remind you it announced a whole Bat-load of comics. Enough that they’ve sent out a summary of everything so fans can keep track. The publisher conducted twenty panels over five days. Here’s all that was announced…. DC Comics […]
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SDCC2015: Day Two Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2015
[Photos by: Eileen Cruz]¬†[SDCC2015] We’ve got a lot of cosplay coming your way in today’s batch….or rather, yesterday’s batch; it’s a little late. Look for Day Three pics to show up shortly after Day Two. We got these pics of the iZombie panel a little too late to put them in the panel’s report, but […]

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SDCC2015: Street Fighter Returning To The Comics Rack

by Peter Paltridgeon July 11, 2015
It’s been a while since we last saw them on the printed page, but the Street Fighter gang is finally returning to comics with Street Fighter Unlimited, coming later this year. This time they’ll be published by Udon Entertainment, a company that’s made its living recently publishing Western versions of video game artbooks, chiefly pertaining […]
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SDCC2015: IDW's Ninja Turtles Board Game Is Based On The Comic

by Peter Paltridgeon July 11, 2015
Publisher IDW has announced a new Ninja Turtles board game, but don’t expect something like “The Quest For Pizza.” IDW holds the rights to the original gritty Ninja Turtles comic, which they’ve relaunched over the past two years in a new serialized format. Now they’ve unveiled a board game based on the new comic, which […]

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SDCC2015: Batman And Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Join Forces

by Alex Beanon July 11, 2015
DC Comics announced at this week’s 2015 San Diego Comic-Con that Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will join forces in a six-book comic book series this autumn. The joint venture will have the Turtles and the Caped Crusader in Gotham City and Batman trying to help the Turtles run through his gauntlet of […]
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SDCC2015: Free Prequel Comic For Hitman: Agent 47

by Peter Paltridgeon July 11, 2015
You may be familiar with the the stone-faced bald assassin known as Agent 47, who has starred in a series of video games under the banner “Hitman.” This summer the Hitman gets his own movie, and the studio has provided congoers with a special prequel comic from BOOM Studios detailing what happens before that movie’s […]