In about 16 days the SG2M team will be traveling to Long Beach, CA to attend one of our absolute favorite shows. This is the 6th year for the Long Beach Comic Con, which will be taking place at the beautiful Long Beach Convention Center September 27th and 28th.
For those of you unaware of this show and long for the days of what San Diego Comic Con USED to be like, this is definitely the show for you! LBCC is much more comic focused with significantly less chaos, which provides a far more “intimate” setting for fans to meet and More >
If you’re in Southern California this weekend, you might want to make your way to Temecula, in the Inland Empire, for a fun day of Anime at the small, yet quickly grown, Art and Cosplay Expo. This will be the Expo’s second year, after a unexpectedly large turn out for year one that left the show sold out. The now annual event has moved to a larger venue so it can better celebrate everything anime, manga, comics, steampunk, fandoms, table top gaming, and galactic fantasy. But the big draw, aside from participating with like minded Geeks in the Southern California More >
FINALLY! The Rock…has confirmed…he’s Black…Adam!
If you are not a professional wrestling fan then that joke fell flat, however, the news is indeed true, the WWE/Hollywood Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be portraying fan favorite supervillain Black Adam in an upcoming Shazam movie. Rumors had been swirling around the internet for quite some time regarding his involvement with DC and their cinematic universe. At one point it was speculated that he would be playing Shazam aka Captain Marvel in the film. Many fans felt that he would be a much better choice for Captain Marvel’s arch-nemesis. Then on Wednesday Johnson More >
Continuing the chain of awesome Marvel parties held by various participating comic shops around the world, Marvel is providing supplies for yet another this October to celebrate the launch of Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1! While we still have the Death of Wolverine parties to look forward to on September 3rd, select comic shops will be throwing Axis parties on October 8th and we now know what the shops will have to give away! The traditional fare for Marvel parties at local comic shops are a few party exclusive variants, a sketch version of said variant that is limited to More >
In Sin City there should only be red banded, rated ‘R’ trailers. But we don’t live in Sin City, we just watch and read about it. Thankfully, the great guys behind the upcoming sequel brought a slightly more adult, red banded trailer of the film to San Diego Comic Con. Once again based off the classic works of Frank Miller, Sin City 2 is co-directed by Miller and Robert Rodriguez. The movie, entitled A Dame To Kill For (after Miller’s second mini-series in the Sin City universe), is slated for release August 22nd. The trailer below is probably NOT SAFE More >
Over the last several years as San Diego Comic Con’s popularity has skyrocketed, many celebrities have taken to dressing up in costume too and blending in with crowds. Especially when it means they won’t be swarmed by fans. So let’s take a look at some celebrities who did just that.
One of the more talked about hidden celeb citings people were talking about was of course Harry Potter himself Daniel Ratcliffe. The Boy Who Lived donned the iconic red and blue tights and toured the convention as Spider-Man.
“I did an American accent for the whole time. I even took a rucksack, More >
Marvel has given us our first look at some of the tie-in books to their upcoming events, Axis and Spider-Verse by sharing with us the upcoming checklists that will be available for free at your local comic shop! Set to arrive in stores August 6th, these 2 new double-sided postcards and posters will help alert customers to the big events and what comics they’ll want to grab alongside the main story to get all the fun details.
For Axis, the big new event by Rick Remender we’re sure to have more info on after Comic Con, it looks like we’ll get More >
It is that time of year again. San Diego Comic Con is just moments away. For those lucky enough to attend this means many different things to all these attendees. But one thing we do know is everyone loves exclusives. So your friends at SG2M wanna help you out and give you the low down on some of the hot exclusives for the biggest show of the year, and where to find them. Please click on image for a larger view.
Action Figures Express has an awesome Star Trek logo book end set. You can find this at booth #3345 for More >
Some of you might have seen USA Today announce Chuck Palahniuk doing a sequel to Fight Club yesterday. Yes, the character of Tyler Durden (who was portrayed by Brad Pitt in a film based on Palahniuk’s most iconic novel) will be returning…but not to the traditional prose we first met him in. No, this sequel is going to be found in sequential art. Dark Horse is bringing Palahniuk’s writing to the comic book pages for a 10-issue mini-series sequel to Fight Club. Illustrated by Cameron Stewart and David Mack, the new series will debut in May of 2015. It follows More >
Standing out very prominently this year at Booth #2547 of Comic Con International, in San Diego from July 23rd through the 27th, will be Comixology. The digital comic company recently acquired by Amazon is going to have some incredible displays and giveaways throughout the weekend, and even a few signings. These giveaways and signings definitely seem to show the power of their new parent company. So come celebrate with comiXology as they give away $10,000 worth of $5 Amazon Appstore credits toward comiXology content, host 8 panels where they will not only make and break news but also giveaway a More >