Posts in category "Comics"

Archaia brings Jim Henson's lost screenplay to life

Artwork from A Tale of Sand by Ramón Pérez (Archaia Comics) Jim Henson’s visionary genius has been admired for decades. This fall, fans will have a chance to read one of Henson’s lost screenplays. Editor in Chief of Archaia Comics, Stephen Christy and The Jim Henson Company Director of Archives, Karen Falk joined fans at the... Read more »

Interview with Chicago area web comic artist and writer Gordon McAlpin

Gordon McAlpin (Photo Courtesy: Charlene Epple) Gordon McAlpin is a Chicago-area artist who writes and illustrates the web comic Multiplex. The web comic follows a young group of employees that work in a movie theater, located in an unnamed Chicago suburb. The web comic is published twice-weekly, and it’s a humorous glimpse into to the... Read more »

Live Action Blue Beetle Series? (PICS)

Live Action Blue Beetle Series? (PICS)
Comic book writer Geoff Johns mentioned something on his Twitter page about a live action Blue Beetle screen test, and fans started buzzing. Today on the DC Universe blog, The Source, Johns revealed pictures of the screen test for this new series. He had this to say about the photos: I have an early special... Read more »
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Meet real life superhumans!

Meet real life superhumans!
It’s no secret that the world loves superheroes. With the popularity of blockbusters like Iron Man, Watchmen, and The Dark Knight, it’s very clear that superheroes have gone mainstream. 20/20 has found real life people who seem to have superhuman abilities! Never have I been more excited to see a 20/20 special. Tomorrow 20/20 will... Read more »

Ironettes: Iron Man's Cheerleaders

This weekend Iron Man 2 opened, grossing $133.6 million. Although the awesome action sequences and special effects kicked some serious butt, I’m sure every guy in America would like to see more of the Ironettes (the Stark Expo dancers). ComicBookMovie.com is featuring an interview with one of the Ironettes, Renee Herlocker. Herlocker talks about her... Read more »

Meeting Iconic Comic Illustrator Alex Ross

Alex Ross painting of Tom Welling and Christopher Reeve Working at a TV station can be pretty awesome. There are always guests who come in and out of WGN for interviews. I work upstairs from the studio, so I never get to see anyone famous. When one of my co-workers mentioned some comic artist was... Read more »
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Chris Hemsworth as Thor for upcoming comic film (PIC)

Yesterday, Marvel released the first official photo of Chris Hemsworth as Thor. The Principal photography on this anticipated comic book film has begun, and the film is due in theaters May 6, 2011. I’m not a huge Thor fan myself, but I’m particularly excited to see how this story plays out on the big screen.... Read more »

Free Comic Book Day!

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Today is Free Comic Book Day (or FCBD for short)!!! So take your kids down to the local comic shop for free comics, fun costumed characters, and some shops will even have comic book artists in stores. If you don’t have kids, just come out to the... Read more »

C2E2 Cosplayers and Con Recap (PICS)

Clearly I’m enjoying myself at C2E2 Well, C2E2 is over, my feet are sore, my body is aching, I lost my bluetooth, and I think I’ve contracted some sort of cold…all signs of an awesome convention! Being a first year convention, the attendance seemed pretty great. According to the Show Manager, Lance Fenstermann the C2E2... Read more »
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C2E2 Friday Recap (PICS)

Hey people, I’m at the C2E2 Press Office right now, stealing their internet access!!! So I thought I’d upload some pictures from yesterday, and a few from today. Check them out at my Facebook Fanpage! Friday was a busy day for me. I actually ran into someone who’s a fan of my blog, that was... Read more »