What I Like and Dislike for the Week of Sept. 19th, 2018

It’s that time again, where I tell you what’s really grinding my gears for the week of September 19th, 2018.
Some weeks it’s mostly likes, other weeks it’s dislikes.
So what’s grinding my gears?
 
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San Diego Comic Con 2018 Cosplay Gallery

Cosplayers are one of the best parts of attending any comic convention. They were not around conventions when I was a kid, and it’s a blessing to have them today.  They bring our favorite characters to life.  Check out the Cosplay that was on display in San Diego! Continue reading “San Diego Comic Con 2018 Cosplay Gallery”

San Diego Comic Con 2018 Wrap Up

San Diego Comic Con, the Nerd Superbowl, started on July 18th.  This was definitely a transition year for SDCC. Almost everything is a lottery now.  On one hand, it’s an even playing field. On another hand, those who are more vigilant and willing to work harder don’t get an advantage.  Depends on your definition of fairness. Attendees could sign up in what’s called an “Exclusives Portal” for lotteries to all major signings and exclusive booths.  I entered for almost everything in every time slot. I won nothing. Squat. So we can say I wasn’t a big fan this year. My main request of SDCC is to only allow each winning attendee to win only once, since some people won multiples while some won nothing. Continue reading “San Diego Comic Con 2018 Wrap Up”

Things I Like and Don’t Like for the Week of July 25th, 2018

This has been a fabulous week so far. Not only am I writing this on vacation (Anthony told me I had to or he was going to slash my salary in half. What’s half of zero?) but all the news out from SDCC has been great news for the comic book industry.

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Louie M's SDCC 2017 Wrap up

Yo CHU! Last week was SDCC, the Pop Culture Superbowl! Nearly every comics publisher under one roof. An epic list of artistic talent. Not to mention a slew of celebs and major movie studios. Until I figure out how to clone myself, here is merely one person’s perspective of the 200K in Downtown San Diego last week:
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SDCC Variants Up for Pre-Sale

Not going to SDCC but want to pick up some of the variants? Here is your chance. A limited amount of SDCC Variants have gone up for presale.  Continue reading “SDCC Variants Up for Pre-Sale”

Saga Action Figures and Other Skybound SDCC Exclusives Announced

Comicbook.com had the story and photo;s on some of SDCC’s sure to be most wanted exclusives. Check them out below.
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SDCC Cosplay Gallery

Louie M. writes about conventions for www.comicsheatingup.net. He also takes cosplay pictures. He came back with a ton of pictures! Here is Louie’s cosplay gallery for SDCC: Continue reading “SDCC Cosplay Gallery”

SDCC Wrap Up

Louie M. writes about conventions for www.comicsheatingup.net. He was one of the men on the street out in San Diego. We sent them out with three simple rules. 1. Let us know what is hot. 2. Get tons of pictures of cosplayers (pictures later.) 3. Come back alive. Here is Louie’s wrap up, quick notes, and random thoughts of the con. Continue reading “SDCC Wrap Up”

The Humans picked up by Image

There has been a lot of talk about this in the comment section, so it was time to bring it up as a post. The Humans by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely was picked up as a series by Image Comics. Continue reading “The Humans picked up by Image”

Geeks Unleashed Hot Comics spotlight on SDCC

Joe Edward at Geeks Unleashed does a weekly Comic Spec feature. This week he spotlighted some of the goodies available at SDCC. Here is his list for must pick ups at Comic Con International. Continue reading “Geeks Unleashed Hot Comics spotlight on SDCC”