Conventions



ECCC Canceled for Coronavirus ReedPOP Will Try Again in Summer

ECCC Canceled for Coronavirus, ReedPOP Will Try Again in Summer

Following many of its exhibitors pulling out, ReedPOP has officially canceled Emerald City Comic Con, which was set to take place next week in Seattle, one of the epicenters of outbreaks of COVID-19, the disease caused by a novel strain of coronavirus. ECCC had resisted canceling the show even as late as Thursday afternoon, when […]

Vault Comics Cancels ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears Teases Virtual Event For Fans

Vault Comics Cancels ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears, Teases Virtual Event For Fans

Vault Comics has announced they will not be exhibiting at Emerald City Comic Con 2020, over continuing fears about the coronavirus, which has especially affected Seattle in the US. But for those who will miss Vault at ECCC – or who weren't even going –  Vault is working on a special virtual event that will […]

Star Wars Author Delilah S. Dawson Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Concerns

"Star Wars" Author Delilah S. Dawson Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Concerns

As questions remain whether the spread of and concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will force the cancellation of this year's Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), Star Wars author Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: Phasma, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire) has made the decision to cancel her appearance out of health concerns for her […]

Brave BOOM Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Brave BOOM! Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Other comic book publishers are still busy pulling out of next week's Emerald City Comic Con due to concerns about the coronavirus, but not explosive publisher BOOM! Studios. BOOM! is pressing forward, announcing plans to exhibit at the next big comic on, April's WonderCon. In addition to holding a panel on Saturday, April 11th, BOOM! […]

Iam8bit Announces Theyve Resigned From E3 2020

Iam8bit Announces They've Resigned From E3 2020

Another interesting pullout from E3 2020, but this one has nothing to do with the coronavirus as iam8bit has resigned from the event. The company made the announcement on their Twitter account just a short time ago. It reads, "It's with mixed emotions that @iam8bit has decided to resign as Creative Directors of what was to […]

Jim Lee &#8211 Not Ageing Up Characters or Shuffling Them Off For 5G

Jim Lee – Not "Ageing Up Characters or Shuffling Them Off" For 5G

While sketching on panel at C2E2 last weekend, DC Publisher Jim Lee asked the crowd 'heard any good rumours lately?' He was initially talking about rumours launched after the departure from DC of publisher Dan DiDio by the likes of Ethan Van Sciver, that AT&T was planning to shutter DC Comics publishing if their upcoming Bleeding […]


Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears&#8230 And Others

Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears… And Others

As ReedPOP prepares to hold ECCC next week in the middle of an active virus outbreak, creators and companies are backing out left and right.   However, some are hanging in there and excited for the upcoming event … like J. Scott Campbell. Tuesday night where many other creators were jumping ship, J. Scott announced he […]

ECCC Will Release Statement on Coronavirus Exhibitor Refunds in Next 24 Hours

ECCC Will Release Statement on Coronavirus Exhibitor Refunds in Next 24 Hours

As the world comes to grips with how to handle the spread of the COVID-19 sickness caused by a novel strain of coronavirus, several major exhibitors including DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, CGC, Penguin Random House, Oni Press, and more, as well as individual creators, have pulled out of Emerald City Comic Con, set to […]

ECCC Offers Optional Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts

ECCC Offers Optional Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts

Following announcements from DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Oni Press, Penguin Random House, CGC, and others including quite a few individual creators that they will not have a presence at Emerald City Comic Con due to concerns about the growing coronavirus outbreak in Washington, ECCC has announced that they will issue refunds to ticketholders who […]

Now CGC Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Fears

Now CGC Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Fears

R. Trajano is a Certified Witness for CGC, the comics grading and slabbing company. He was planning to travel to Seattle for Reed POP's Emerald City Comic Con but just got the word from CGC that they are cancelling due to fears of the coronavirus. CGC has now issued an official confirmation. CGC has decided […]



Will Seattles ECCC Continue in Light of New Coronavirus Deaths

Will Seattle's ECCC Continue in Light of New Coronavirus Deaths?

I am currently stuck at home with the kids, their school remains closed after two suspected coronavirus cases from students and teachers returning from Italy. Self-isolating, it's basically all we are discussing now. The annual Emerald City Comic Con from Reed POP is planned to take place in Seattle in eleven days time, from March […]

Greg Capullo to Combat Convention Coronavirus with his Fists

Greg Capullo to Combat Convention Coronavirus with his Fists

The Coronavirus Con Season is upon us, and comic book creators are preparing differently. For one superstar comic book artist and sculpted statue of a man, Greg Capullo, it's a very serious situation, but one for which he has a solution. Capullo took to Twitter on the weekend of C2E2 to write: As a lifelong […]

Do Wolverine Toys Have Two D***s A Bleeding Cool Investigation

Do Wolverine Toys Have Two D***s? A Bleeding Cool Investigation

Look, I never thought I'd be walking the Wolverine dick beat. I thought I'd show up at C2E2, lob some softball questions at creators, eat an Italian Beef or five, haunt Artist Alley til I got all the things signed I brought, then head back home again the way I came to Chicago, a stranger […]

Giving The Inhumans A Rest at Marvels C2E2 Empyre Panel

Giving The Inhumans A Rest at Marvel's C2E2 Empyre Panel

The Marvel Empyre panel Saturday afternoon at C2E2 began as all Marvel panels at C2E2 are apparently required to begin, with the panelists discussing Chicago deep dish pizza. Ryan Penagos hosted the panel, with C.B. Cebulski, Tom Brevoort, and Al Ewing as the panel participants. Penagos and Cebulski expressed their preference for New York style […]

Zenescopes Panel at C2E2 Provided Insights into the Publishers Origin Story

Zenescope's Panel at C2E2 Provided Insights into the Publisher's Origin Story

The 15 Years of Zenescope panel at C2E2 2020 didn't include any announcements of upcoming books or insights into future projects. However, it featured the co-creator of the company Ralph Tedesco and his insights into how the publishing company got its humble beginnings 15 years ago. Additionally, the panel featured the Zenescope and Marvel cover […]