Under The Tents: BOOM! Studios, DC Cosplayers, NECA, Taran Killam, Nerd HQ, Gentle Giant

We’re another week closer to San Diego Comic-Con, and we’ve got another jam-packed week of news and announcements. We’ve learned more about the presence of several artists and publishers, found out about a photoshoot for DC cosplayers, more news about NECA’s possible SDCC exclusives, confirmation on the attendance of a Saturday Night Live fan favorite, word on Nerd HQ, and ... Read More »

Under the Tents: Capcom, Star Trek Bridge, Art Show, Artist Confirmations, SDCC 2015, Hercules

Comic-Con is still six months away, but it seems like everyone is already working on their plans for the convention. Already we’ve got a possible first look at a Capcom SDCC exclusive, information on how to secure an autograph table in the Sails Pavilion, more vendor and exhibit floor confirmations, news about Comic-Con’s Art Show, a book launch that will ... Read More »

The Doctor Who Exclusive We Won’t See At SDCC

As our readers know, we’re always looking for the next piece of news to make your San Diego Comic-Con even more exciting. That being said, this time we’ve got something different — a very cool Doctor Who exclusive that was planned for this year’s SDCC, but that won’t be available to fill your newest WB bag. Recently it was announced ... Read More »

New CHEW Chog Exclusive Teased For SDCC 2014

As we stated in an earlier post, covering San Diego Comic-Con is becoming a year-round event for us. Exhibitors are announcing plans for the convention earlier than before, as we saw with MattyCollector’s announcement of it’s Doomsday SDCC exclusive this past November. Last year, one of our first bits of SDCC exclusive news was for the CHEW pink vinyl Chog ... Read More »

They’re Ready To Believe You: ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Offsite, Merchandise at SDCC 2014

Ghostbusters Cosplay at SDCC, via Ewen Roberts at Flickr.

Just before the holidays, news of a big Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration was announced by the film’s studio, Sony Pictures, which sounds like it will have several ties with this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. First up is a traveling art show in partnership with popular Los Angeles art gallery Gallery 1988, which will begin this year and conclude at SDCC ... Read More »

MattyCollector Reveals Doomsday SDCC 2014 Exclusive

It’s November, so it must be time for some San Diego Comic-Con news! Seriously, it seems like sites like ours have no shortage of SDCC-related updates during even what has generally been regarded as “the quiet months”. Covering Comic-Con has turned into a year-round job, as news regarding next year’s convention is already starting to drop. Fresh from this weekend’s ... Read More »

The Curious Habits of Digital Comics Readers

Digital is fast becoming the preferred method for comic book distribution and consumption. A recent report stated digital sales accounted for nearly one-fifth of all comic book sales in 2012, a 13% increase from the year before. Today, over 25% of Americans own laptops, smartphones, and tablets – and have been the catalyst for these digital sales. ComiXology, the leader ... Read More »