Comics

Convention Review: South City Comic Con 2016

This Last Sunday June 5th was the first ever South City Comic Con held at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Weeks before, when I mentioned the event to friends the weeks before, none of them had heard about it, that is to be expected for a first time show.  However this “first time” show …

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Outcast: Possession is just the beginning

From the creative mastermind of the Walking Dead comes the new dark and twisted Horror series Outcast. Based on the SKYBOUND/IMAGE comic book series by Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta, the TV series follows Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit), who has been tormented by demonic possessions all his life.  In Outcast we delve into Kyle’s dark past, and …

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ConReview: Nexus Game Fair 2016

Nexus Game Fair, Milwaukee’s 3rd year holding this Memorial Day gaming event at the Milwaukee Hyatt Regency. Gamers and costumers battled fellow lovers of the game into the wee hours. Milwaukee Company of Gamers loans massive amounts of unique titling for gaming inside the fair so you can game all night long! Cosplay guests Wig-Wig …

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ConReview: Anime Central 2016

Anime Central grabbed your attention and kept it this year! Pinging great cosplay, this Chicago convention outdoes itself year after year in Manga and Anime cosplay. This year was no exception, costumes were magnificent and character portrayal sold it! Photographer, UMO Photo, allowed us to use his pictures from the show. He specializes in amazing …

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ConReview: Ani-Me 5.0

In general, I’m not a big fan of local conventions.  You leave from your house and just go home at the end of the day.  The adventure is lost and you end up seeing a lot of the same people and vendors.  Plus, Fresno tends not to attract any highly sought after talent.  However, Ani-Me …

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ConReview: Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas

I’ve not always been into conventions.  There was a time when I was a member of the ignorant majority that believes that Big Bang Theory accurately represents the average person at a sci-fi convention.  I also believed D&D players were in that same category.  I’m not sure what compelled me to think this, since I played …

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Gallery: Planet Comic Con 2016

Planet Comic Con 2016 is in the books as massively successful! Photographers continue to edit pictures and post when complete! Great cosplays abounded and the gigantic task of honing the pics down to just a few in an article is difficult at best! Comicbooked.com‘s resident photographer was out and about during this 70,000 plus attended …

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Preacher Premiere: One Hell of a Ride

**CONTAINS SPOILERS** With a literally explosive opening sequence AMC premiered the new series Preacher on Sunday night. The series is based on the controversial 90’s comic book created by writer Garth Ennis and artwork by Steve Dillon and Glen Fabry (cover art). First published by Vertigo in 1995, the series continued on till 2000 with …

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ConReview: Planet Comic Con 2016

Planet Comic Con proved yet again that the Kansas/Missouri area has some of the most talented comic, costume and prop artists in the country coming to its event! Chris Jackson, PCC point man, is not only one of the nicest but also one of the most talented event Coordinators in the country. This event has …

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EventReview: Free Comic Book Day 2016

This past FCBD (Free Comic Book Day) I had the opportunity to head over to my local shop in Carson City, DreamWell Comics,, to snag myself some fun new reads. The shop had lots of great comics and sales going for all those who could make it out. The shop has a bit of everything …

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