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Layoffs Hit Phoenix Comicon's Parent Company Ahead of 2019 Show

Square Egg Entertainment, the company behind Phoenix Comicon - sorry, I mean Phoenix Comic Fest - sorry, I mean Phoenix Fan Fusion, as well as Minnesota Fan Fusion, and the new Vegas Fan Fusion - has confirmed a number of layoffs having been made made across the convention organizer's divisions.“As a business, we must align internal organizational structure to[...]

Life On Mars With Mark Gardner And John J. Rust

Rust at Phoenix Comicon last month I was eager to hear about the books they had each authored individually, and equally excited to hear that they had recently co-written a sequel to the classic H.G Wells novel War Of The Worlds Our conversation ranged from cryptid hunters to space disasters and from superheroes to sea-raptors[...]

A Better Way To Longbox – The Drawerboxes Of Rich Vincent

This year at Phoenix Comicon I was able to sit down and talk with Rich Vincent, the creator of the amazing collectable storage system.Bleeding Cool: You are the creator of the Drawer Box Comic Storage System So first off, if I could get just a little bit of history, how did you come up with[...]

Kaiju, Cthulhu And The Music To Match – Talking To Keith Foster About Kodoja

Neil Greenaway (of Nerd Team 30) writes for Bleeding Cool: Kaiju have been around for a long time, and they have amassed a huge following over the years. There are thousands of movies, games, novels and comics dedicated to the stories of these monsters' destructive powers. At Phoenix Comic Con last month I met a […]

Devil's Due Comics' Sherard Jackson Talks Diversity At Phoenix Comicon

Donald Guillory writes for Bleeding Cool: At conventions, I typically walk around looking for something to catch my eye. There seem to be endless moments when I don't stop to look around at someone's table, displays, items for sale. There are some ventures down rows of tables and booths where I don't take a picture because […]

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Power Ranger Jason David Frank Responds To Being Target Of Heavily Armed Suspect At Phoenix Comicon

[caption id="attachment_657452" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jason David Frank[/caption]More details have emerged via the Arizona Republic surrounding the arrest of Matthew Sterling,  who according to Phoenix Police arrived on Thursday at Phoenix Comicon carrying weapons with the intend to target specific individuals including Power Rangers actor Jason David Frank  As noted in the probable cause filing against Sterling, weapons recovered from him included: A[...]

"Be Creative" – Scripted Hollow At Phoenix Comicon Irks Other Exhibitors

Phoenix Comicon is kicking off and while the world is concerned about a firearm arrest at the show, the people on the ground are just annoyed about the props restrictions now imposed.What we need is a distraction! Such as a look at some of the booths at the show Specifically, the booth known as Scripted[...]

Tom Hodges' Midknight #1 Debuted At Phoenix Comicon

James Sabata writes, Phoenix Comicon was the first show to feature the debut issue of Antiis Comics Presents, a new book from Tom Hodges Antiis Comics Presents is a single title with a rotating cast of new heroes and villains, set to build a Universe one story at a time all in one title.“The idea is[...]

Jamal Igle – Making People Think Differently, At Phoenix Comicon

Don Guillory,  history professor at Arizona State University, specializing in civil rights and black culture, writes for Bleeding Cool Walking through Phoenix Comic Con, I felt compelled to look more deeply upon the vendors, writers, and artists in attendance. I saw a variety of work and many that seemed to follow the same trends, characters, […]

A Comic Made Entirely Out Of Creepypasta, At Phoenix Comicon

Cava, has been writing horror for over fifteen years and has published five books in the genre.  They recently teamed up to create the Creepypasta comic and sat down with me at Phoenix ComiCon to talk about it. James Sabata : For anyone who doesn’t know, what exactly is a “Creepypasta?” Mr Creepypasta: Creepypastas are basically the horror[...]

All 440 Cosplay Shots From A Weekend Of Phoenix Comicon

But Matthew Barta and SaraJean Greenaway of Nerd Team 30 took so many cosplay photos for Bleeding Cool from Phoenix Comicon that we had to compile them all in one massive post... See yourself? Let us know in the comments!All photos taken by Neil Greenaway and Matthew BartaSee Thursday/Friday and Saturday Cosplay photos from Phoenix Comicon here[...]

Comic Cons And Tax Codes – Updated

I spent this past weekend at the Phoenix Comicon, one of my favorite conventions of the year I will be writing up a con recap shortly But something that bugged me this weekend about the show was something the convention had no control over and something that I think there should at least be a[...]

Phoenix Comicon Apologises For Heated Lines

So the attendees of Phoenix Comicon 2016 were understandably upset when the registration line to enter the convention was moved outside, with people having to wait in that line for hours We had the chance to see the line (it was huge) and talk to some of the folks who were waiting Standing in the[...]

No, Chris Gore, Wet Hot American Summer Did Not Win A Peabody Award…

SaraJean Greenaway (of Nerd Team 30) writes for Bleeding Cool- It was the first night of Phoenix Comic Con on Thursday. It's a short night for the convention, the floor is only open 5 hours and there is not a whole lot going on. Luckily for us with Bleeding Cool, we ran into Chris Gore […]