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Local News Covers Awkward Interviews From Phoenix Comic Con
ABC15 Arizona covers the Phoenix Comic Con when it comes around as it did last weekend On Sunday they ran a story showing what they called the Awkward Interviews at Phoenix Comic Con… a collection of interviews with costume wearing attendees, some of which are a bit awkward. It's sad that in all of that coverage, they[...]
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Last weekend I was at the Phoenix Comic Con as I have been for most of the last decade I've watched the show grow from a 2-day event in Tempe that gave me a table because they didn't have pro-badges to a monolith that takes over the downtown Phoenix area I honestly believe that Matt[...]
Dick Van Dyke To Appear At Phoenix Comic Con
The iconic and beloved Dick Van Dyke is going to be a guest at the Phoenix Comic Con May 27th The star of Mary Poppins, Bye Bye Birdie, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and of course the Dick Van Dyke Show has won five Primetime Emmys, a Tony award and a Grammy He's part of the Television[...]
Sara Richard Sketchcovers Sandman: Overture At Phoenix Comic Con (VIDEO)
By Alex Wilson During Phoenix Comic Con I had a chance to film some amazing artists and time lapse your extraordinary talent and hopefully give a bit of incite into the artist world and unique styles of each artist. Here's the first of many, featuring Sara Richard working on a sketch cover to Sandman: Overture.  Her amazing[...]
Marc Mason Talks Schism And Battery From Actionopolis
I got a chance to sit down with writer Marc Mason while at my booth at the Phoenix Comic Con last weekend Marc has written some Red Sonja comics for Dynamite, but in the video we were talking about his two young adult novels Schism and Battery for Actionopolis. Also, if you look in the background[...]
The Cars And Cosplay Of Phoenix Comic Con (Photogallery)
Both Neil Greenaway and Alex Wilson have sent in some photos from Phoenix Comic Con for us.  First we have Neil's extensive gallery of TV and movie cars from the show:   #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ And to round things[...]
Talking With Eric Mengel About The 20 Year History Of Ocho At Phoenix Comic Con
Neil Greenaway reports from Phoenix Comic Con, his double-header following reporting for Bleeding Cool from Denver Comic Con! This time he talks with indie creator Eric Mengel about the 20 year history of his mini-comic Ocho Bleeding Cool: Can you start by introducing yourself and the name of your comic? Eric Mengel: My name is Eric[...]
Epic Swag! Phoenix Comic Con Edition
Neil Greenaway has sent us such an epic collection of swag from Phoenix Comic Con that it dazzles the senses We'll leave it to your exploration: Neil Greenaway has sent us such an epic collection of swag from Phoenix Comic Con that it dazzles the senses We'll leave[...]
John Layman Doesn't Want To Tell Us Anything
While at the Phoenix Comic Con this last weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with writer John Layman to talk about the coming end for his and Rob Guillory's creator-owned series Chew With issue 50 due out next month for San Diego, the series will have just 10 issues to go… and the[...]
30 Shots Of Cosplay From Phoenix Comic Con
Neil Greenaway got trigger nsappy at Phoenix Comic Con and came back with some of his favourite cosplay from the show last weekend… here's how it's looking when hidden from the Arizona sun. [...]
Phoenix Comic Con Recap Plus Cosplay Gallery
My first experience with the Phoenix Comic Con was back in 2005 when it was held in Mesa and it had the word Cactus in the title I was told about this new show that he was volunteering for and was given an email address The address was for Joe Boudrie head of programming and[...]
A Colder Finale For September From Dark Horse
Dark Horse Comics is announcing a new Colder series at Phoenix Comic Con – and it's the last one. Colder: Toss the Bones sees the return of the Eisner-nominated horror series by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra Set to debut in September, the final chapter of the Colder trilogy follows a newly resurrected Nimble Jack, as[...]
71 Cosplay Photos From The Phoenix Comic Con
I spent this last weekend at the Phoenix Comic Con working my table and taking pictures of the cosplayers that passed by I noticed that the bar on originality has been raised as you can tell by the inclusion of Cyberman Freddy Mercury Also the scope of accessible has expanded to include television commercials as[...]
Full Panel Videos From Phoenix Comic Con – Nathan Fillion, Mark Sheppard And Bruce Campbell
We've got some more panel coverage from the Phoenix Comic Con by Nai Wang This time we have Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Castle), Mark Sheppard (Dr Who, Supernatural) and Bruce Campbell (Army Of Darkness, Burn Notice) Check out Nai Wang's youtube page for his other videos. [youtube][/youtube]   [youtube][/youtube]   [youtube][/youtube]     [...]
Things To Do On The West Coast In June If You Like Comics
Okay, now on to the events! Arizona Phoenix Comic Con will be rocking the first weekend of June Hopefully you have pre-registered, but if you procrastinated, there are still tickets available at the door A long list of who's who in the comics, film, tv, anime, etc will be there I've heard nothing but positive things about[...]
Phoenix Comic Con Works With Fire Officials To Increase Ticket Sales
I have been watching (and attending) as the Phoenix Comic Con grows into one of the larger shows in the country The first one I went to was in September of 2006 and had an attendance of 2,500 By 2010 they were just under 14,000 and in 2013 they were at over 55,000 attendees. The convention[...]
Valiant Heads To Phoenix Comic Con With Edwards Exclusive
Armor Hunters is the big summer event for Valiant and folks at this years Phoenix Comic Con will get an opportunity to get an early copy of #1 with an exclusive Tommy Lee Edwards cover. Creators at the show for Valiant include writers Robert Venditti (Armor Hunters, X-O Manowar), Fred Van Lente (The Delinquents, Archer & Armstrong),[...]
Avatar Press Offers Amazing Phoenix Con VIP Package
One of my favorite conventions every year is the Phoenix Comic Con Between the amazing staff and the incredibly friendly and appreciative attendees it is my 'don't-miss' show on the convention circuit And I will be there again this year. I've talked the show up to everyone I could over the years including Avatar Press who[...]
Angry Dalek No Longer Welcome At Phoenix Comic Con
Anabel Martinez posted the above image comparison talking about artist Jeff Pina and Phoenix Comic Con's decison to invite Paul Bradford to their show again this year, saying, Jeff's original art on the top left Bottom left was Paul Bradford's theft of his art, which he made into a t-shirt to sell When he was caught,[...]
What Creators Really Get Out Of Cons – The Devastator Survey Numbers Are In
The wide array of shows that the survey ended up reporting on is truly impressive, including Emerald City Comic Con, WonderCon, Phoenix Comic Con, Comikaze, The Small Press Expo, APE, San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic Con, and Stump Town We reported on the survey previously at Bleeding Cool, and now the results are[...]
Si Spurrier's Next Big Thing
All rather Big Numbers… and I think it's for Avatar. I'm sharing flights with Si Spurrier this week, as well as Kieron Gillen, flying out from Heathrow to Phoenix for the Phoenix Comic Con See what else I can find out… Si Spurrier has posted about a new comic book project He writes; See, there's this comicbook[...]
Journalistic Integrity Be Damned, I'm Taking The Milk And Cookies
I've just landed at Phoenix, Arizona (after the air stewardess told us that if we looked out of the left windows, we could see fire and smoke) and have been whisked to my hotel room for tomorrow's Phoenix Comic Con. No sooner had I settled in and wrangled the wifi, than a young man knocked on[...]