Houston Comicpalooza is making waves in Texas this weekend, and Canada’s getting its cosplay on with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. io9's Evan Narcisse was in Houston to check out some of the awesome cosplay coming out of the Lone Star State. And since none of us are in Toronto (and there’s always more cosplay than…
It’s a sad day for those who can’t afford passes for San Diego Comic-Con. Zachary Levi has announced that The Nerd Machine will not be bringing Nerd HQ to San Diego this year, meaning comic book fans will be losing one of the con’s biggest offsite events.
For some people, this is just early May. But for us, it’s time to run down the list of Eisner award nominees—and to remind ourselves that San Diego Comic-Con, where the winners will be announced, is just a few short months away.
Midwest Media Expo, a mid-sized comic con in the Detroit area, has cancelled this year’s event due to issues with the hotel... three days before the whole thing was supposed to start.
This weekend might have been focused on pro-science marches, but science education also made a cameo at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, or C2E2, with an appearance by the charming Ms. Frizzle of The Magic School Bus (which recently got a reboot pickup).
Saudi Arabia hosted its first comic convention over the weekend, marking a turning point in acceptance of Western entertainment and comic books, as well as showing evolving social norms.
Arizona’s largest comic convention has closed the doors to volunteers—except for those who are willing to pay for the privilege.
This December, the Tokyo Comic-Con kicks off. The event should be similar to its San Diego counterpart, attracting celebrity guests and hordes of cosplayers. However, at the Tokyo event, there’s a significant difference: Men cannot cosplay in women’s clothing.
Con Man is the star-studded parody show created by the ubiquitous Alan Tudyk, where he and Nathan Fillion play parody versions of themselves as they traverse the world of comic book conventions. Season two is coming soon and the first trailer is finally here.
The movie is still almost a year away, but we’re still learning more about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We already know who Star-Lord’s father is, why writer/director James Gunn picked that particular character, and more. Now, we also know how one of the film’s villains, Ayesha, gets mixed up with the team.
Rarely do characters go through as dramatic a change as Stephen Strange will in the upcoming Marvel movie, Doctor Strange. He’ll go from being a highly clinical, science-based surgeon to an ethereal, mystical being. Speaking with io9, actor Benedict Cumberbatch explained why that was so crucial and exciting.
Fans who weren’t in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con last week haven’t seen it yet, but the first footage from Jon Watts’ Spider-Man Homecoming was excellent: it’s got an upbeat, ‘80s high school vibe with one very surprising moment for Peter Parker, which we asked star Tom Holland about.
Since the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, everyone has been asking one big question. Who is Star-Lord’s father? That answer was revealed last week not in a movie theater, but at San Diego Comic-Con. His dad is the living planet Ego and director James Gunn told us why he revealed that info now, and why it’s so damn…
DJ Qualls has had a lot of different acting jobs in his career, and right now he’s doing two science fiction shows at once: Z Nation and Man in the High Castle. In the press room during San Diego Comic-Con, Qualls told us about how he thought he was going to be fired and, more importantly, how brilliant being stupid…
Ben Edlund has a great laugh. Several of them, actually. One of them sounds like the sarcastic giggle of a skinny kid who used to insult his tormentors in ways that they wouldn’t even understand. There’s another kind of tittering that rings with nostalgia, as he thinks about elements from previous adaptations of The…
Sometimes you make a plan assuming things aren’t going to go your way. And then they do, and you’re kind of stuck with the plan. That’s exactly the thinking that resulted in iZombie’s morally bankrupt brain seller, Blaine (David Anders), having a giant, eye patch-wearing, mute minion named Chief (Andre Tricoteux).
With the delay of Inhumans and the upcoming Doctor Strange, Agents of SHIELD has a much wider world to work in. In a press roundtable after their Comic-Con panel, we talked to executive producers Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen about what those things meant for the future of the show.
Another Comic-Con has come to a close, after four days of bright lights, big news, and sublime cosplay. There were some amazing moments—and some that flopped, and flopped hard. Here’s our list of the biggest winners of San Diego Comic-Con 2016, and its biggest losers, too.
The Expanse cast and crew were at Comic-Con to discuss their show in front of a room packed with fans of Syfy’s smart, thrilling adaptation of James S.A. Corey’s book series—set hundreds of years in the future, when humanity is dangerously close to war.