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What Was Once Meltdown Burns Down In Los Angeles

What Was Once Meltdown, Burns Down, In Los Angeles

Industry-leading and highly prominent comic book store Meltdown Comics of Sunset Boulevard,  Los Angeles closed down for good back in 2018 after twenty-five years.  Famous for appearing in many movies and TV shows, with a prominent A-list actor customer base and a tendency to hit all manner of headlines, with promotions, launches and premieres The[...]

Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

The number one problem with television today is a lack of diversity. What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes. Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, […]

Meltdown Comics of Los Angeles Is Closing For Good on March 30th (UPDATE)

Meltdown Comics of Los Angeles Is Closing For Good on March 30th (UPDATE)

Meltdown Comics is a stalwart of the Los Angeles comic book scene It opened in 1993 on Sunset Boulevard, in Los Angeles, right in the heart of Hollywood.It's now one of the largest in the country It is frequented by Hollywood glitterati It's where the stars of stage and screen go to buy their comic[...]

Brian Michael Bendiss List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail Comes To An End

Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail Comes To An End

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail is coming to an end on October 19th Announced on the series website, the stand-up series has run for three years on Comedy Central and is filmed in an L.A comic shop called Meltdown The series is shot documentary style and starred Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani and have[...]

Bill Sienkiewicz Draws Bernie Sanders On A T-Shirt With Kate Nash At Meltdown Comics

Bill Sienkiewicz Draws Bernie Sanders On A T-Shirt, With Kate Nash At Meltdown Comics

Bill Sienkiewicz, Jim Mahfood, Shawn Alexander will be creating a piece of Bernie Sanders art a Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on Saturday evening, hosted by Kate Nash with Hal Helfer consuming everything in sight...And there are also Bill Sienkiewicz Bernie Sanders T-shirts for sale.. will you be going? Let me know...I don't think I've wanted to[...]

The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail Gets Renewed

The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail Gets Renewed

Comedy Central's documentary style comedy show The Meltdown With Jonah And Kumail has gotten renewed for a second season The stand-up series is filmed in the Nerdist Showroom inside of Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles The episodes show on stage clips of comedians along with backstage moments Season 1 guests included Jim Gaffigan, Chris Hardwick, Michael[...]

Things To Do In Los Angeles Saturday If You Like Comics And Stan Sakai

Things To Do In Los Angeles Saturday If You Like Comics And Stan Sakai

Now Caps is organizing a signing at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on Saturday August 16th from 4 to 6 pm Here is what they had to say and the flyer. Ladies and gentlemen, CAPS is happy to announce that TWENTY-ONE artists will be attending a signing of our "Sakai Project" book this Saturday, August 16th,[...]

The Sweet Sweet Taste Of Neal Adams In Los Angeles

The Sweet, Sweet Taste Of Neal Adams In Los Angeles

Neal Adams is appearing at Meltdown Comics on Saturday June 28th in Los Angeles.He will be showing a rough clip of his new animated comic, using CGI and based on the Blood series published by Dark Horse (and soon to be collected with a 3D lentucular cover of its own, DC-style) with a Q&A to follow.Then Adams[...]

Meltdown &#8211 The First Comic Shop To Take Bitcoin

Meltdown – The First Comic Shop To Take Bitcoin

Los Angeles' Meltdown Comics became the first bricks'n'mortar comic shop to officially accept the digital currency Bitcoin as a method of payment.The lucky purchaser was Bleeding Cool photographer (and so much more) Pinguino Kolb She writes, I used Blockchain on my iphone to buy Daniel Clowes’s Death Ray book Francisco rang up the order on a[...]

When BoingBoings Mark Frauenfelder Interviewed Daniel Clowes

When BoingBoing's Mark Frauenfelder Interviewed Daniel Clowes

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmbWubXGFUs[/youtube]From Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, the founder of BoingBoing Mark Frauenfelder interviews Daniel Clowes on the release of The Art Of The Modern Cartoonist: Daniel Clowes.I understand that the publisher, Abrams, printed rather low and has already sold out, and it will disappear from distributors' lists rather soon....[...]