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Comedy Central Bringing 'Daily Show,' 'Broad City' Finale and More to SXSW 2019

This year, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be in the spotlight at SXSW Festival - which will be taking over most of downtown Austin, TX with multiple events Not to be outdone, network programming pal Broad City will premiere its final episodes on Sunday, March 10 - followed with an exclusive[...]



Screamfest Horror Film Festival Unleashes 2017 'First Wave' Film Line-Up

America’s largest and longest running horror film festival unleashed the "first" wave of its official 2017 film line-up on Tuesday, as Screamfest Horror Film Festival prepares to stalk the grounds of the TCL Chinese in Hollywood from October 10-19, 2017 Celebrating its 17th year, the film festival gives filmmakers and screenwriters in the horror and science[...]



Kieron Gillen And Jamie McKelvie – Was That Their Last Thought Bubble As DJs?

@TheKingDMC w/rhymes 2 say got the UK jumpin to #WalkThisWay! @kierongillen is on 1 & 2s the illest DJ+Writer with nothin to lose! @gregpak! — Darryl Makes Comics (@DMCMakesComics) November 15, 2015 The Thought Bubble Mid-Show Party at the Corn Exchange was an unqualified success. The new location, in the round, in a circular and […]

Bleeding Cool Are Off To Thought Bubble Next Week

Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon will flying in early for the Thought Bubble Comic Festival in Leeds and I'll be joining for the Thought Bubble Convention a little later It will be the first time for both of us, as for me the show is usually on at an awkward time for me, and Ms[...]

Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh

Bleeding Cool's Senior Scottish Correspondent Gary Gray writes from Edinburgh;For the last few years the Edinburgh Book Festival has been dipping its toe in comics Normally the Book Festival focuses on purely the written medium with a few comics related events thrown in, mainly focusing on creators who cross borders of the medium such as[...]

The Locust Moon Comics Festival Doubles In Size, Returns To Philadelphia, October 5th

By Hannah Means-ShannonAfter a successful inaugural year in 2012, taking over the same space as the previously running Philadelphia Alternative Comic Con, the Locust Moon Festival is returning on October 5th, moving to a bigger venue at the Rotunda on Walnut Street, and adding twice as many creators to its list of guests and exhibitors[...]

Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh's "Stripped" Event

Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren Pleece, Roger Gibson, Chris Riddell, Jon Naught,  Stephen Collins, Robin and Lorenzo Etherington, Robbie Morrison, Jim[...]

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival – The UK Does Angouleme?

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is an attempt to bring the comic book festival more common in European cities such as Angouleme or BICS.On the back of renewed media interest in the graphic novel, after the award success of Dotter Of Her Father's Eyes, Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot and founding the festival along[...]

Harlem To Host Its First Black Comic Book Festival To Launch In January

On Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 4pm, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture of Harlem, New York, will be launching their first Black Comic Festival.It is described as "a dynamic festival for young people that celebrates the rich tradition of black superheroes and features a screening of the film “White Scripts and[...]




Rick Olney Interviewed By… Artful Angie

A couple of weeks ago, Bleeding Cool ran a piece on the About Heroes podcast, and their decision to run what appeared to be a puff piece interview with Rick Olney that talked about his history in comics, without at any point mentioning all the money he owed creators and the way he had treated […]

Lewis Trondheim Asks Angoulême To Change

Legendary French cartoonist and one of the founders of L'Association, Louis Trondheim has written an open letter to the largest comics festival in the world, Angoulême, published in the major French newspaper, Le Monde yesterday.Here is an attempt at translation. Angouleme: Love It Or Lose ItSince time immemorial, creators have been dissatisfied with the Angoulême[...]

Sundance Announce The Cool, Cutting Edge And Out Of Competiton Films

These films complement the previously announced installations and performances in the New Frontier venue at the Festival.Bestiaire / Canada, France (Director: Denis Côté) — The boundaries we place around animals are provocatively and formally explored in this meditation on the relationship between nature and humanity World PremiereAn Oversimplification of Her Beauty / U.S.A[...]

Single Tickets For Frightfest Go On Sale August 1st – My Top Ten Picks

You may not have the time, money or stomach for five days of horror and fantasy film previews and premieres, but even if you skipped over the weekend and day passes, there's always the single film tickets for Frightfest. These will go on sale at 11am on Monday August 1st, in person at the Empire […]