Frank Darabont’s new show Mob City is set to debut at the beginning of December, just in time for families celebrating the holidays to get a taste of the neo-noir series. Though Darabont is excited for Mob City, he still has much to say about his departure from AMC’s The Walking Dead.
It’s been five days since Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) initially devastated the Philippine Islands, leaving behind destruction and an estimated 2,000-2,500 deaths. It’s heartening to see others flocking to supply the Philippines with food and donations, even in the comic book community: Filipino comic book artists are selling original artworks and prints to help victims of Haiyan.
If you haven’t had the chance to experience nerd rapper Adam WarRock live, you may be in luck. Adam WarRock is launching a tour across the Midwest this December, forgoing traditional music venues in favor of local comic shops. You get awesome nerd rap and comics in the same place at the same time.
Apparently the team at Black Milk Clothing is comprised of a bunch of nerds, which gals like me can appreciate. The indie fashion label is releasing a new collection on November 12: Adventure Time dresses, leggings, bodysuits and more. Oh my Glob!
“Have you ever dreamed of a world full of heroes? Let’s work together to make that happen.”
A group of martial artists and parkour experts are working towards opening the first superhero school, HERO. In addition to MMA and parkour, the school will teach self-defense, personal safety, health and fitness and more. But they need your help.
Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera and Dean White have teamed up for a new creator-owned series with Image Comics: Black Science. It follows a team of lost scientists as they attempt to find their way through chaotic alien worlds. And if there’s anything that sci-fi thrillers taught me, it’s that the unknown can be terrifying. (See: Aliens, Event Horizon, Pitch Black, etc.)
Another Nerdapalooza has come and gone. Read on to see what this past weekend was like at a new venue, which Nerdapalooza performers rocked especially hard, and my hopes for Nerdapalooza 2014.
Artist Kate Beaton, famous on the interwebs for her humorous take on historical figures, literary figures and superheroes, has announced her latest project for Scholastic: a children’s book involving the much-loved “Fat Pony” character from her webcomics.
IDW has announced a brand-new comics format, the “Micro-Fun Pack.” This new line of mini-comics will launch on November 15th, featuring four issues of My Little Pony: Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash and Applejack.
This weekend, the nerds will rock. Nerdapalooza, Orlando’s annual celebration of geek-centric music and culture, takes over the Orange County Convention Center from October 18-20. If you’ve never been, read on to find out which nerdy musical acts are not to be missed, and what kinds of activities and goodies you can expect from the festival.
Didn’t make it New York Comic Con last week? I feel your pain. But at least social media sites allowed people like us to keep up to date with announcements, and on some small level, feel like we participated in the excitement a little bit. But some NYCC attendees experienced the downside of social media when it’s used to intrude on their privacy: NYCC organizers used attendees’ Twitter accounts to send excited promotional tweets on their behalf, without their knowledge or expressed permission.
Something wicked this way comes…and it’s from the imaginative mind of Guillermo del Toro. The writer-director is known for having a truly unique sense of design when it comes to his work. Now, just in time for Halloween, we get a peek into his creative process with Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.
Although we comic book fans don’t yet have a live-action Wonder Woman film, there is always good source material to comfort us. In honor of DC’s Wonder Woman Edition of their We Can Be Heroes campaign, here’s a list of favorite graphic novels and collections about the Amazon princess.
With Neil Gaiman’s Sandman approaching its 25th anniversary, and the new prequel miniseries Sandman: Overture due next month, San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum is celebrating with a retrospective exhibit of pieces of original art from the landmark fantasy series.
Calling all graphic design geeks: award-winning comic book letterer and logo designer Todd Klein has released another limited edition print celebrating the beauty of typography and design. Over the years, Klein has collaborated with various comic book artists on the series of prints, each theme designed around a letter of the alphabet. However, Klein’s latest print, K for “Knowledge” will be a solo work showcasing his passion for typography.