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A look at the report from the Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force.

TV, Film Task Force Submits COVID-19 Guidelines to Resume NY, CA Prods

Less than a day after word broke that film and television productions were given the green light to resume productions after the UK government and health agencies gave the approval to new coronavirus safety rules and guidelines, New York Gov Andrew Cuomo and California Gov Gavin Newsom are hearing from Hollywood The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety[...]

Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation

Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation

Christian Cooper is a writer, and editor based in New York City He has worked for Marvel Comics as a writer and an editor, writing Marvel comics Presents Stories, the Darkhold series for over a year, a run on Excalibur and edited a number of X-Men collections In Star Trek fandom he is also notable[...]

This Quarantine LifeA COVID-19 Era Comics Anthology

The Art Students League Seeks Submissions for This Quarantine Life

The anthology is presented by The Art Students League of New York, the oldest not-for-profit art school in Manhattan, New York The League includes in their alumni, including Will Eisner, Gene Colan, Ramona Fradon, Dan DeCarlo and Walt Kelly This anthology is a platform for artists to share their experiences during this unprecedented time through[...]


Forbidden Planet of New York Launches GoFundMe To Survive

Jeff Ayers of the Forbidden Planet store in Manhattan, New York, is running a fundraiser on GoFundMe in order to stop from going under A longstanding spinoff of the UK comic book chain, Forbidden Planet NYC is one of the oldest and biggest comic book stores in New York City The store has currently raised[...]

First "Wonder Woman 1984" Trailer Shows Off a Technicolor 80's Dreamland

"Wonder Woman": Ann Bembi's Artwork Featured in Gallery

The New York-based Bottleneck Gallery plans to release two Wonder Woman prints The first captures Gadot in her classic red, white and blue costume from the 2017 film The second Diana of Themyscira in her shimmering Golden Eagle armor she dons in the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984.[caption id="attachment_1130893" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros[/caption]Bembi has two versions[...]


Comic Con Spaces Being Repurposed Over Coronavirus Pandemic

In New York, the Javits Convention Center, home to Reed POP's New York Comic Con, is now being converted to a 2,000-bed hospital complex to treat coronavirus patients Governor Cuomo toured the 1.8 million square foot Manhattan complex yesterday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency was at work to turn it into four, 250-bed temporary[...]

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"Always Sunny" Star Danny DeVito Wants Your Butt to Stay Home [VIDEO]

Except not everyone's listening.So New York State Governer Andrew Cuomo asked DeVito to take a break from Philly to do a little good for NYS - and for anyone, anywhere who needs a reminder of what they should be doing - in the most beautifully blunt, Frank-like way possible.[caption id="attachment_1174664" align="alignnone" width="1600"] FX Networks[/caption]Check out[...]

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Forbidden Planet NYC Closes For a Week – But JHU and Midtown Comics Stay Open

As Manhattan reaches levels of post-apocalyptic zombie movies, Forbidden Planet NYC issued the following statement to their customers. Dear Friends of Forbidden Planet NYC, In the best interests of our staff and customers we will be closed for at least a period of one week. It is our hope that we will re-open on Monday, […]

New York’s MoCCA Cancelled/Postponed, Over Coronavirus Pandemic Fears

New York's MoCCA Cancelled/Postponed, Over Coronavirus Pandemic Fears

New York is now in a state of emergency and the number of cases continues to climb.It is with the safety and well-being of our community that we have made the difficult decision to reschedule the MoCCA Arts Festival We are currently working with Metropolitan West to find a suitable replacement date.There are financial ramifications[...]

New York's Ithacon Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

New York's Ithacon Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

The Comic Book Club of Ithaca, the longest-running comic book club in the country, grew out of a middle-school comic book club, and was formally established as a community organization in 1975. The first Ithacon took place in 1976, and featured two guests. The show has grown considerably since then, and the partnership with Ithaca […]

Midtown Comics To Open New Store in Astoria, Queens

Midtown Comics Grand Opening in Astoria, Queens, This Weekend

Midtown Comics’ New York's most prominent comic book store, is opening a new one this weekend, which they are dubbing 'Perhaps the first-ever comic book outlet store' What does that mean?The Midtown Comics’ Astoria Outlet Store grand opening at 32-11 41st Street, Astoria, Queens, New York is intended to be reminiscent of the popular weekend[...]

The Comic Shop of Oswego, New York, to Close

The owners of The Comic Shop in Oswego, New York, have announced that they will begin closing the store over the next few months Their clearance sale will begin in February and they will still have new comics every Wednesday until the end of March Co-owner Arlene Spizman posted the following editorial to Facebook.In late[...]

Marvel Comics Closes Its New York Office And Moves... East

Marvel Comics Closes Its New York Office And Moves… East

Marvel Comics is closing its New York office Bleeding Cool scotched the rumours that Marvel Comics would be moving to the West Coast earlier this year, but suggested they may find other offices in New York And that is just what's happening Marvel Comics is closing its offices for two days while it moves one[...]

Staten Island's Comic Shop Jones to Close in Two Weeks

Yesterday the Facebook page for comic book store Comic Book Jones of Staten Island, New York, posted the following; WE ARE SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE WE ARE CLOSING OUR DOORS PERMANENTLY.. we will still be open for roughly 2 weeks So stay tuned for farewell sales and events! I am not ready to create a truly mushy[...]

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Psyche! Gabe Yocum Leaves Bill Jemas and AWA After One Month, Returns to ReedPOP

Maybe Gabe Yocum isn't a glutton for punishment after all? Less than one month after leaving his cushy job at ReedPOP to rejoin former boss Bill Jemas at Jemas and Axel Alonso's Artists, Writers, and Artisans, Inc., Yocum has reversed course and announced he is leaving AWA and returning to ReedPOP. Yocum posted on Facebook: […]

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Gabe Yocum used to run the direct sales department at Double Take, the comic book line of Take2 Interactive that was run by Bill Jemas. He'll have been there when Bill Jemas fell out with Ken Levine so the original plan to publish comics in a shared gaming universe of X-Com, Civilisation and Bioshock fell […]

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart, Upshot and Sandbox

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart, Upshot and Sandbox

based in New York with Axel Alonso as their editor-in-chief.Bleeding Cool previously reported on the publisher registering trademarks for the following:Color Angels Animatronically Correct Full House EyepopWell, they had to abandon trademarks for Color and Angels, due to conflicts with Kolor from GoPro and Angels Online from IGG Singapore.Well, it looks like they are[...]