Special Edition NYC 2015 Cosplay

This past weekend in New York City, ReedPop, the folks behind New York Comic Con, held their second annual Special Edition: NYC Comic Con, which gets back down to the source of it all – Comics! There were no studios telling you about their latest theatrical releases, or television adaptions.  There were no video game demos, or large multi-platform media product launches.  It was just comics.  The people who make comics, getting together with the people who love them to talk about comics. And of course, there was cosplay.  Lots of cosplay. We here in Geeksville love all cosplay, we … Continue reading

DC Launching A Ton of New Titles With A “Broader Focus”

DC Universe will introduce 24 new tiles this summer, the most in a co-ordinated launch since the entire DCU relaunched as the New 52.   It’s being called “bold new direction for the DC Universe (DCU).”    Most of the new titles will be ongoing series, featuring some of DC’s most popular characters to have never had their own ongoing series before (Cyborg, Starfire, Midnighter)  and some haven’t had their own title since the 2011 relaunch (Black Canary, Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate) Only 25 of DC’s current titles will continue after the upcoming Convergence Event.   That means there will only be 49 … Continue reading

Special Edition NYC – Day 1

Comic Con? In June? Well that’s what’s happening this weekend at the Jacob Javitz Center  in NYC. In case you hadn’t heard, Special Edition:NYC  is a celebration of all things comic book, brought to us by ReedPop, the same folks New York Comic Con, C2E2 and the Star Wars Celebrations.   If you don’t like crowds and want to get up close and personal with some of your favorite comic book writers and artists, then you should get to city ASAP, as tickets are available at the door. There is a very intimate feel, with  the majority of the con is … Continue reading

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Ah Spring, a time when a young geek’s fancy turns to the important things. First and foremost on our minds here at Geeksville is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! What?  You never heard of Free Comic Book Day?  Well that’s just not right.  This saturday is the day that all the comic publishers make available special issues for fans, old and new alike to see what they might be missing.  Some publishers create all new special issues of their regular comics to give away, others may create a special book that may introduce a new event or storyline going on in … Continue reading