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The Mr. Robot Ecoin Promo – Hail Corporate & Free Stuff From Ecoin Perks!

Back in October, during the most recent New York Comic Con, I walked past what looked to be a corporate bank signup table–the kind you’d see in any general audience outdoor festival or farmers market slinging checking accounts and credit cards. You know, like Wells Fargo or Chase was in town for NYCC. The booth […]

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Fantasy Strike: A Fighting Game Noobs and Pros Can Play Together

  First, how about you check out a short gameplay snippet of Fantasy Strike? Catch these Hands, Feet and Fireballs! This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend EVO in Las Vegas. EVO Championship Series is the World’s biggest international tournament for fighting games. Players from all over the world came to compete in […]

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Hasbro’s SDCC 2017 Exclusive Jane Foster Thor & After-Con Availability

As a Marvel Legends toy collector, I’m excited for the direction Hasbro has taken with their San Diego Comic-Con exclusives this year. The sets always felt like they were just gobbled up by resellers who spent their days standing in line just to purchase collectibles that they have no intention of keeping. But hey, if […]

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How to Get Your Film in the Comic Con Film Festival: Lessons from a Filmmaker

My name is Steven Krimmel and I’m an actor and independent filmmaker. I have been going to San Diego Comic-Con since 2007 and I’ve only missed one year from then until now. I love it, even though it’s certainly grown since the beginning, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting the high of being surrounded […]

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Doggy Cosplay: 14 Dog Costumes at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 [Gallery]

We went to a cosplay contest for dogs and we found a bunch of cute dog costumes. Silicon Valley Comic Con feels like home to many attendees who come dressed in full cosplay outfits. That doesn’t mean only humans dress up because lazy attendees who don’t really wanna dress themselves up can just torture their canine […]

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“We Threw a Birthday Party for Woz and We Invited Stan Lee” – Interviewing the CEO of Silicon Valley Comic Con

On Tuesday, after a flag raising ceremony at San Jose City Hall involving the hoisting of the official Silicon Valley Comic Con flag up to the glorified heights of the glass civic dome, I had the chance to sit down briefly with Trip Hunter, CEO of Silicon Valley Comic Con, for an interview. We spoke outside […]

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PSA: Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose April 21 -23, Free Outdoor Festival for Cheapskates

Just a quick PSA for anyone in the the local area (SF Bay Area) that Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 is this weekend in downtown San Jose at multiple venues. I’m actually located in San Jose, so I’ll likely stop by check out some of the festivities. The con is in it’s sophomore year and […]

Colored Pencils: Finding Diversity and Representation in Comics

“But I can see you- Your brown skin shinin’ in the sun. You got your hair combed back and your sunglasses on, baby. And I can tell you my love for you will still be strong, after the boys of summer have gone. ” -Don Henley, Boys of the Summer Flashback: circa Summer 2004 — the beginning […]