This is a pretty good idea, and a lot of people on the internet seem to agree today: One of the highlights is the Awesome Inking Panel in which various comic professionals at the show are provided with penciled art copied on blue line paper, and asked to ink the penciled image in their style, which will then be used during the inking panel. See and read more about this Big Wow Comic Fest panel.
Speaking of comic con fun and panels, let me add that while you're here you should go vote in the Bleeding Cool fan awards, which will be presented at the upcoming Phoenix Comicon.
And a final bit of business before we get onto today's trending topic list — latenight BCers will have noticed some periodic scheduled maintenance over the past couple weeks, which is now concluded. Basically, we've done some much-needed hardware upgrades to carry us through some upcoming expansion plans. BC forum iconographer Rootfireember explains the technical details:
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While I'm at Kapow this weekend, in the US they'll be hosting the Big Wow Comic Fest. One of the highlights is the Awesome Inking Panel in which various comic professionals at the show are provided with penciled art copied on blue line paper, and asked to ink the penciled image in their style, which will then be used during the inking panel.
THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE AVENGERS MOVIE.
DC have not released all their August shipping details. To back up our thesis, we could do with a lot of books finishing arcs, or doing one shot stories, to clear the deck for September. Here's some that support the zero issue story… and some that don't.
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We know President Obama used to read comics. Even when he was all grown up. Appearing on The View, he was asked about Kardashians, Fifty Shades Of Gray, Dancing With The Stars, Jessica Simpson, Modern Family and… The Avengers, asked to name three of them.
But a customer of the Regal Cinema in Abingdon, Baltimore, was rather annoyed to discover that the showing of The Avengers that he'd paid to see had captions.
These new stills from Brian De Palma's Passion only seem to confirm what we suspected when the first image arrived online: this is probably not a film you should sit down to watch with your elderly grandmother. No, not even if you have Orange Wednesdays and you can get her in for free.