The Lanterns of Emerald City

Techland attended the eighth annual Emerald City ComiCon, held this past weekend at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Click through this gallery for pictures of some of the many con attendees who were wearing the logos of Lantern Corps from Blackest Night, as well a few notes from the show floor.

Pictured above: Eric …

Is Comic-Con Headed to Anaheim?

Yesterday, the San Diego Union-Tribune wrote a lengthy article about the could-be end to Comic-Con’s run in its coastal birthplace.

The holy grail of all fabulously nerdy cons, Comic-Con began in San Diego in 1970 and has since herded in attendees, many in costume. Last year, more than 125,000 people swarmed the convention space, but …

The Daily Dose

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Today in Techland: Fiasco! If you were looking for us earlier, you may have noticed that we were nowhere to be found. Let’s set the record straight: We were just trying on our invisibility cloak. It worked, swimmingly.

Anywho, today we saw three new execs named to head DC Entertainment: Jim Lee, Dan …

The Old Man and the C (Comic-Con)

I’ve been to 13 Comic-Cons. And every year I go back, I get this crazy feeling. It’s a combination of exhaustion and déjà vu and girls in costumes that warps me into a headspace where I believe that Comic-Con is my only true existence. The rest of my life – the other 364 days – seem like a dream. What I think of as “Real …

San Diego Comic-Con: Join Us, It’s Bliss

Spent two hours in the Warner brothers indoctrination chamber this morning: Where the Wild Things Are, The Book of Eli, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Box, Jonah Hex, and (the reason I came, as they intuited, since they put it last) Sherlock Holmes.

Comic-Con doesn’t make it easy for you to like things. There’s so many fans here, …

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