NYCC 2014 – Day Three – Interviews, Cosplay, and Contests

The Third Day of Comic Con, Saturday… Total Fan-demonium. Today I got to speak with Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry, where we got to talk about their upcoming Ivar, Timewalker from Valiant Comics, as well as Archer & Armstrong, The Delinquents and some other fun stuff (Look for that interview soon). I also sat down with the magic man himself, Matt Ryan, as well as Angélica Celaya (Zed) and Executive Producer, David S. Goyer, where we talked about the newest DC TV series, Constantine, which debuts on Friday October 24th, at 10pm on NBC. The highlight of the day … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Powers Panel, Trailer

Its been a long road, but the live action series based on Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s creator owned comic Powers will finally début this December.  The show will be the first original series on Sony’s PlayStation Network. The series trailer debuted earlier today at New York Comic Con, on the Empire Stage, and here it is for everyone (Warning, it is NSFW)     Powers is a superhero/police procedural centered on Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley, who was not at the panel) as a former superhero who has lost his powers, and has become a cop.  Alongside Walker … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Day Two, Comics, Conversation, and Cosplay

Friday brings the first full day of programing at NYCC, as comic and pop culture fans from around the world descend on the Jacob Javits Center, and regular New Yorkers don’t even look up from their iPhones as they share a subway ride with Wolverine, Batman, and the Walking Dead to midtown Manhattan. A beautiful fall day in New York, and I spend the whole day indoors at NYCC attending panels both informative and entertaining.    I started the day with a spirited discussion, “Marry, Do, or Kill?  What will it take to shatter female stereotypes in comics?”  It was an … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Valiant Next – The Valiant, Rai, X-O Manowar and Beyond

Valiant Comics continues its mission to make the best comics, and at this year’s New York Comic Con they showcased their Valiant Next campaign, highlighting some of their upcoming books for 2015.  They also brought along a phalanx of their creators to talk to fans about the next wave of Valiant Entertainment. First up is the next big event, The Valiant, from Unity scribe Matt Kindt and Valiant newcomers Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Sweet Tooth) and Eisner Award winning artist Paolo Rivera (Daredevil). Here’s the video trailer, for the 4 issue series, which hits comic shops in December. The Valiant is … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Day One – Welcome to New York Comic Con

October in New York, my favorite time of year in my favorite place in the world.   The air is crisp, the leaves in Central Park are just starting to change.   The Yankees are in the Post-…   what?  They didn’t make the playoffs? Well that’s ok, because there is still New York Comic Con going on this year! Ah, The Jacob Javits Center,   you will never find a greater hive of scum and villainy…   and geeks. The first day of NYCC is usually the most sparsely attended, and if today was any indication, it’s going to be a busy weekend on … Continue reading