New York Comic Con Returns! Day One at the Con

It’s that time of year, my favorite time in New York City. The weather gets a bit cooler, post-season baseball is getting into full swing, and hockey and college football both have returned.  Oh and it’s time for my yearly nerd pilgrimage to the far west side of Manhattan, to New York Comic Con.  As a bonus, the city has finally completed the 7 train extension, and now you can take the subway all the way to 34th and 11th, just a stone’s throw from the Jacob Javits Center (and the new station is is quite the site) Thursdays used … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading

It’s Back! STAFF PICKS or What You Should Be Reading this week, February 4, 2015

Yeah, we’ve been gone for a few weeks, we know… Before you head to your local comic shop, here are a few titles you should be checking out this week. TOP OF THE STACK Imperium #1 – Valiant Comics Writer: Joshua Dysart Art: Doug Braithwaite What Valiant says: A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series HARBINGER – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (UNITY, Justice)! Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life … Continue reading

Our 10 Favorite Sci-fi/Fantasy/Comic Book Dads

It’s Father’s Day, so we thought we go through and pick out our favorite father figures from all things geeky. Father’s play an important role in a hero’s life.  Sometimes that role is an active participant. Sometimes, they are a motivating force from the past.  Heck sometimes Dad is the hero. These are our top ten Dads from across Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Comics.  What do you think of our choices?  Who is your favorite Dad?   Let us know.   10) Sarek (Star Trek) “As I recall, I opposed your enlistment in Starfleet.  It is possible that judgement was incorrect.” Spock’s … Continue reading

NYCC 2013 Day 4 – More Who, More Cosplay, More Friends, and More Fun.

  Sunday at Comic Con had always been a day where things were a little quieter in the past.   It was a good day to head out onto the floor, look for deals, maybe seek out a favorite artist and get to talk to them without being too rushed. This year, not so much.   The demand for tickets has been so high, that Sunday’s ticket has been a sell out too.   I always loved that Sunday been family day at NYCC,  to see so many young fans there, in costumes, brought a big smile to my face. I was … Continue reading