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Tomorrow is the 3rd annual So Cal Comic Con, a small convention hidden away in the lovely coastal city of Oceanside. This convention is truly the opposite of San Diego County’s far more well known comic convention, San Diego’s Comic Con International. A small con focused on comics, with several creators present for only one day, this is the show to meet and interact with some of your favorite creators. Previously this show has been a very small event, held in the city’s Boys and Girls Club, but this year it has upgraded venues, promotion, and guest lists, as it More >
Posted by Megan Hanson
Anime Vegas is preparing for its 9th annual convention this Veteran’s Day weekend, and the show seems to be going full circle as it returns to the infamous Cashman Center where it all began. With an impressive guest list of voice actors and singers, this will be a very auditory convention. So join us if you are in or around the city of sin that is Las Vegas for a great anime themed escape from it all this weekend!
Location: The Cashman Center, Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 10th-12th 2012
Full Weekend – $50
Saturday – $25
Sunday – $30
Monday – $20
Having started More >
Fall is finally here and the convention year is starting to dwindle down in America as its citizens prepare for holidays, food, and present purchasing. But in a convention that seems to merge all of these things, PMX is the perfect anime con to go out on this year. Held over Veterans Day weekend in the US, this anime con of a broader Asian genre is known for bringing out great food in the way of LA’s top Asian food trucks, and being an awesome place to purchase those holiday presents early via their dealer’s hall and swap meet. So More >
Posted by Darren Schram
At Wondercon 2012, earlier this year in Anaheim, Ca. Zenescope Comics announced the launching of a Kickstarter campaign with an initial goal of $175,000 that would hopefully result in their long running flagship title, Grimm Fairy Tales, being brought to life as an animated series. 3 months, 1174 backers, and $188,970 later and production on the project began.
Last weekend, at Long Beach Comic & Horror Con, director John Schnepp (The Venture Bros, Metalocalypse) and executive producer Benjamin Jackendoff (The Island, xXx) previewed just over 8 minutes of footage (1 minute more than they previously showed at NYCC ’12) to a More >
Executive Assistant Sophora’s journey continues in 2 weeks in the pages of Executive Assistant: Assassins #5. If you haven’t been reading EA: Assassins, issue #4 is the place to jump on, as it started the spectacular 2-issue story starring a stunning femme fatale, pirates, romance, and betrayal! So if you aren’t picking up Aspen MLT’s first on-going series, rush to the store and do so now, we’ll wait for you.
For those of you who have already read through issue #4 of Executive Assistant: Assassins, prepare for issue #5. Sophora has learned that being a pirate in this day and age means trusting More >
Being that Long Beach Comic and Horror Con will be right in Aspen MLT’s backyard, they’ll be bringing a wide array of talent and an all-new exclusive to this weekend’s show. Aspen creators Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, J.T. Krul, Joe Benitez, Nei Ruffino, Ale Garza, Beth Sotelo, Lori Hanson, Jonathan Marks, and more will all be appearing at the Aspen Comics Booth (#101) located right at the entrance to the show floor
On top of this huge collection of creators Aspen is bringing to LBCHC, the publisher will also have a special Executive Assistant: Assassins #5 Long More >
Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean the fun of the season is! Thanks to Long Beach Comic and Horror convention, fans of the dead, gory, and evil parts of cinema and literature can celebrate the things that make Halloween so great alongside tons of comic fans at this weekend’s show. Yes, LBCHC is back yet again for their second show of the year in sunny Long Beach, California, and we’ll be on hand to give you news and photo coverage on all the fun unfolding there. Remember to follow our twitter account for some live tweets from the show, and More >
The major comic companies get enough reviews and press, it’s time for the creator-owned and indie series to get some love and judgment. Indie review takes up-and-coming indie and creator-owned series and puts them through the review process so you can confidently support the best of the small press and passion driven projects in the comic industry.
Title: Charismagic: The Death Princess #1
Writer: Vince Hernandez (Fathom: Kiani, Executive Assistant Assassins)
Artist: Emilio Lopez (Executive Assistant: Lotus)
Colorist: Emilio Lopez, Jocelyn Dunn, & Ivy Beth Gladstone
Letterer: Josh Reed (Idolized, Fathom)
Publisher: Aspen MLT
Number of Issues: 1 (of 3)
Page Count: 20
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Earlier this year saw the publication of Vince Hernandez’ brand new series about magic, Vegas showmanship, and talking cats from Aspen MLT. Charismagic was a spectacular 6-issue epic following the adventures of Hank Medley, his cat, Sparkles, and the powerful Sudana as they tried to prevent the evil Samsun from returning to Earth. Filled with great characters, humor, and high octane adventure, the series’ first volume was a great success, with a second volume already in the works. But before that second volume has us returning to the adventures of Hank the Magnificent, Aspen has plans for another tale set More >
It has been exactly 1 year and 2 months since the last new episode of The Venture Bros., with their special mockumentary episode, From the Ladle to the Grave: The Story of Shallow Gravy. The 4th season of the show ended back in November 21st, 2010, and while it has been renewed for both a 5th and 6th season, Adult Swim will not be premiering the new seasons until February of 2013. Thankfully the shows creators are recognizing fan’s pain and anxiety for new Venture Bros. entrainment and have created a new special set to air later tonight. Titled A More >