The Force Awakens in San Diego. The Star Wars Comic Con Panel

If there was ever a must-not-miss panel at Comic Con, this year’s Star Wars panel, in Hall H would be it.   Hosted by Chris Hardwick, in what must have been the height of his nerdgasm of a career, and featured just about the entire cast of the eagerly awaited sequel. “Guys, we are in this! This is happening right now! This is the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel.” gushed the comedian, sharing his memories of seeing the original Star Wars with his father, almost 40 years ago. First up, Director J.J. Abrams, Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm President Kathleen … Continue reading

Valiant Celebrates 25 years at Special Edition: NYC

25 years ago, Valiant Comics was born. To celebrate, the publisher has been on a tour this spring, going to comic cons around the country, telling fans about their special event this summer, Book of Death. We caught up with Team Valiant at Special Edition: NYC this weekend where we got the low down, on this event, and everything else they have planned this summer. Book of Death is a four issue miniseries that “will define the Valiant Universe for the next century”.   X-O Manowar scribe, Robert Venditti pens this summer’s event, with the art chores split between  Robert Gill … Continue reading

Special Edition NYC 14 – Valiant First Panel

  Valiant came to Special Edition NYC with lots of news to share. They had news about Armor Hunters, this summer’s event miniseries, as well as lots of cool stories they have coming this summer and fall to comic shops, and coffee shops. Yes, coffee shops. Valiant has teamed up with coffee retailer Oren’s Daily Roast to bring you the X-O Manowar Green Tea Ice Blast. The frozen drink’s matcha green Tea and vanilla flavor is just the thing to calm the barbarian in all of us on a hot summer day.  Available at all of Oren’s Daily Roast locations … Continue reading