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One Stop Comics of Illinois Would Like to Keep Going

One Stop Comics of Oak Parks, Illinois is, like many comic books, shut down due to the current global situation However while some are looking to open again at the soonest opportunity, One Stop Comics may not be able to without a little extra assistance Which is why, like Forbidden Planet New York, they have[...]

ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal

The following month, C2E2 sets up shop at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from April 6-8; with an announced guest list that includes Milo Ventimiglia, Justin Hartley, Dave Bautista, Mark Sheppard, Alan Tudyk and Lennie James Jumping ahead to the fall, New York Comic Con invades NYC’s Jacob K Javits Convention Center from October 4-7; with guests and[...]

Dr Fredric Wertham Lied And Lied And Lied About Comics

The Illinois News Bureau reports, (with the most condescending and predictable headline you can imagine, even for Bleeding Cool) that Dr Fredric Wertham, author of Seduction Of The Innocent, the book that inspired government hearings about the content of comic books, saw sales plummet from the bad publicity, and eventually leading to the establishment of[...]

Peter G Takes Doctor Whooves To Dan Con

Peter G writes for Bleeding Cool; Well, here we are at the Orland Park Civic Center in Orland Park, IL, home of the second DanCon comic convention. DanCon was envisioned as a convention for independent comic creators to help them get their stuff out. This year was much bigger than last year. Dan Royer worked […]

Hey Illinois, Who Wants To Be In Superman: The Man Of Steel?

Extras are needed for new Superman picture The Man of Steel. Men, women and children will be required this August and September for filming in the Plano and Chicagoland areas. Here are the wheres and whens of the casting sessions: Saturday, June 18th, 11a – 4p DePaul University's Naperville Campus 150 West Warrenville Rd Naperville, IL […]