The reaction to Comic-Con International’s recent announcement that it would only be selling single-day passes for this year’s convention has been, well, rather mixed.
Comments range from anger about what sorts of attendees the decision will attract to celebration that perhaps more people can attend. There were worries about about missing particular panels and a sort of at-a-remove approval because the end of full-event passes will mean fewer first-time attendees burning out by the last day. There are clearly pros and cons to the new approach, but is it really the best course of action?
HEY GUYS here are my journal comics of my experience as a special guest at San Diego Comic-con 2013! I had an amazing trip! Co-starring my awesome boyfriend Tim (you can read his SDCC comics here). Cameos by Mark Siegel, Jeff Smith, Bernadette Baker-Baughman, Vera Brosgol, Neil Druckmann, Dan Santat, Dave Roman, Raina Telgemeier, Bryan Konietzko, Michael DiMartino, Giancarlo Volpe, John Green, Kazu Kibuishi and Joss Whedon!
Apologies to everyone I drew, and apologies to everyone I did not include (Tim’s comics filled in some of the gaps at least). :D Pls re-tumbl, I would love that!
EDIT: Edited so the larger comics are smaller, better for tumbler viewing! :)
Famed turntablist and DJ Mix Master Mike is known for his solo work, his long career as a contributing member of the Beastie Boys and collaborator with musicians like Travis Barker… to most teens and adults. To younger kids? Well, he may just wind up being known as the musician who made Puffy AmiYumi’s 2002-2006 Teen Titans theme song a little easier to dance to for Cartoon Network’s new Teen Titans Go! animated series on DC Nation. Taking the stage during the show’s Sunday morning panel at Comic-Con last weekend, Mix Master Mike performed the show’s new jam while on stage with producer Aaron Horvath and voice actors Scott Menville (Robin), Greg Cipes (Beast Boy), Tara Strong (Raven) and Khary Payton (Cyborg). As the moderator of the panel, CA’s own Andy Khouri was on stage to capture Mix Master Mike’s performance up close and catch the audience’s enjoyment as the cast danced in celebration.
By Chris Sims
On the off chance that you aren’t already aware of it through our near-constant coverage, Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time is one of our favorite things in the entire universe. The show’s unique combination of action, comedy and surprisingly dark content has won over a legion of fans, and raised plenty of questions. Fortunately, San Diego brought us the chance to sit down with John DiMaggio, Olivia Olson, Jeremy Shada and Tom Kinney to talk about their roles, their interaction with fans, and how they feel about fans mashing up their songs with the work of Jay-Z.
RICHARD STARK’S PARKER SET FOR ‘SLAYGROUND’ ADAPTATION BY DARWYN COOKE IN DECEMBER [SDCC 2013]
Darwyn Cooke‘s next adaptation of Richard Stark a.k.a. Donald Westlake’s Parker crime novel series has been confirmed. Slayground, the fourth of Cooke’s Parker books following The Hunter in 2009, The Outfit in 2010 (which won Cooke an Eisner for best writer) and The Score in 2012 (nominated for an Eisner this year for Best Adaptation) will arrive in stores and on digital devices in December.
From IDW’s official description:
In this newest graphic novel, Parker is put to the test against crooked cops and sleazy gangsters after a heist goes south and he finds himself trapped in an amusement park closed for the winter, and embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse… a game that slowly starts to favor the mouse.