natural disaster

American Disaster: NBC Developing Natural Disaster Drama Series

When a natural disaster approaches, local and national media turns its lenses on the destructive losses suffered by so many in this of catastrophe. But what happens after the storms have moved out, the skies have cleared and the news crews have moved on to their next assignments? How does a community that's lost so […]

Two Comic Book Events For Hurricane Sandy Victims

Hurricane Sandy has affected much of the comic industry But now it seems the comics industry is fighting back.Rich Ginter has been contacting artists to donate art as part of an Art For Sandy Relief program running on eBay, to fund local charities, including the Steven Siller Tunnels to Towers foundation Artists and art owners[...]

Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh: The Muted Apocalypse

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool;So Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast of America and blew through New Jersey and New York.New Yorkers can be infamously jaded and blasé, so none of them expected it to be as bad as it got Both New York and New Jersey neglected to invest in improving defenses against[...]

Comic Shops Without Their Comics

Not everyone is as lucky as Midtown Comics in Times Square.One store in Pennsylvania that closed earlier this week due to the Hurricane but opened on Wednesday, has come to the realisation that no one knows where their week's worth of comics are Diamond shipped most comics by UPS this week, leading to significant delays..[...]

Superman, Shane And Sandy

Shane Davis is selling some original art from the new Superman Earth One Vol.2 graphic novel with 100% of the winning bid going to the American Red Cross for Hurricane relief He writes; Hurricane Sandy hit me very close to home both literally and figuratively Seeing the destruction first-hand, I feel fortunate for what I have[...]

The Comic Industry Tweeting Through Sandy

#comics— Arune Singh (@arune) October 31, 2012Hurricane Sandy #Sandy in Red Hook pix I took…— Dean Haspiel (@deanhaspiel) October 31, 2012 Favorite Hurricane Sandy overheard anecdote: nearby adult novelty store flooded and the inventory floated out onto the highway.— Joe Caramagna (@JoeCaramagna) October 31, 2012This is nuts New Jersey looks like a war zone[...]

Spider-Man Vs Hurricane Irene On Virginia Beach

I think the weirdest part of this, let's face it, rather weird news clip, is after being interviewed in the hurricane on the beach, Spider-Man runs off into the sea, doing a Reggie Perrin impression.Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does anything a spider clearly wouldn't be stupid enough to do...[youtube][/youtube]Stay safe, everyone.[...]

Hurricane Irene Vs Comic Book Industry

Midtown Comics has sent out an alert that, due to the arrival of Hurrican Irene along the East Coast, that it will be closing its New York stores from Saturday afternoon through the rest of the weekend. Expect a number of businesses to follow very similar patterns of behaviour. With New York closing public transport […]