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

NYCC 2013 Day 2 – Comic Apps, Time Lords and Cosplay of the Day!

Day two at the 2013 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center on Manhattan’s west side was a long hard day for us here at Geeksville. After returning home after a great day one, Geeksville’s resident feline, Cat (yes we named him Cat) let us know in no uncertain terms that he was not well.   So after some judicious googling it was decided we had to run to vet, stat.   So at 4am we hopped Cat in a box, and headed down the 4 train to the Animal Medical Center on the Upper East Side.  It was a good … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 5/11/11

FLASH #12 Story: Geoff Johns Art: Scott Kolins and Francis Manapul (pg 14-18) Cover: Francis Manapul w/ Brian Buccellato Alternate Cover: Francis Portela w/ Javier Mena Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs We have reached the end of the road. The road to Flashpoint that is. Geoff Johns’ latest master opus of the DCU. The reason the latest (and last?!) issue of the current Flash series is the Read of the Week can be summed up in 2 words. Scott Kolins. This is an artist who should always be drawing a Flash book.   The pages just crackle with electricity.  … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 3/9/11

SUPERBOY #5 Story: Jeff Lemire Art: Pier Gallo Cover: Eddy Barrows, JP Mayer & Grant Alternate Cover: Francis Manapul Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic It was a particularly good week for comics, and picking a Read of the Week was a difficult one. (Unlike the past couple of weeks, where, while decent, there was no one book that jumped out as a clear choice, for me. I’ll be honest, it wasn’t the race (and I do love a good Flash/Superman race) that made this book my favorite this week. It’s when Bart and Connor slowed down and talked to each … Continue reading