Anyone here remember the Marvel Treasury Edition books? I do, but that’s because I’m old enough! Well, they’re coming back with Spidey: All-New Treasury Edition Vol. 1, scheduled to appear in comics shops this June. It will collect the first five issues of the new Spidey comic, written by Robbie Thompson and with art by Nick Bradshaw. For those unfamiliar with it, Spidey focuses on Spider-Man’s earlier adventures, before he became an international corporate mogul.
The television event I’ve been waiting for is happening this Tuesday and Wednesday nights. It’s the annual crossover between The Flash and Arrow on The CW. Last year’s crossover was a huge ratings success, prompting the early renewal of both shows on the network. Will the same thing happen again? I hope so!
What do you do when you’re the premiere media/comics convention in Central Florida, like MegaCon? Well, what these folks did was launch a second con about six months after their big one in order to corner the market! And that’s just what happened on Saturday, November 21, and Sunday, November 22 – they launched MegaCon Fan Days! Held at the Orange County Convention Center in the Orlando, Florida, MegaCon Fan Days debuted this past weekend. People attending the convention were guessing that it was about a quarter to a seventh the size of the con held back in April of
Man, it’s tough attending a big convention when you’re sick as a dog! But the motto for Megacon 2015 was “It’s Fun Time!” and so I soldiered through this high-octane event and still enjoyed what I could!
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating! It’s really encouraging to see a lot of new, up-and-coming comics companies telling great stories. This month, I want to continue to focus on a great group of comics creators! In episode 154 of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast at this link, I recently chatted with two of the folks behind OSSM (pronounced “awesome”) Comics. I truly like what I’m reading from them, including Monomyth, Thaniel, Foster and Xenoglyphs. That last one was a miniseries leading into the book I’m reviewing this week, Separators.
Press Release Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to announce that comics’ legend George Pérez will be embarking on his first nationwide signing tour to promote his new original series, George Pérez’s Sirens.
Press Release George Pérez is a name that is recognized worldwide in comics from his work on Teen Titans, The Avengers, and Wonder Woman. He is one of comics’ living legends whose work is synonymous with epic events, huge casts of characters, and dense storytelling. BOOM! Studios is thrilled to be the home for his first original title in over a decade with George Pérez’s Sirens, a six-issue limited series launching in September. This sweeping cosmic adventure spans time and space and follows a team of female heroes that will appeal to fans of Battlestar Galactica’s Starbuck, Star Wars’ Princess
The comics convention season is now in full swing, and I had the opportunity to attend a relatively new “con” on the other side of the country from Wondercon (now called the “real” Comic-Con by some folks I know).