Daily Archives: July 10, 2012
Comic-Con 2012 is about to begin and just because you’re not there doesn’t mean you can’t win some swag!
Biff Bam Pop! has FIVE (5) copies of the AWESOME book Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture by Rob Salkowitz to give away from McGraw-Hill.
Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture in an awesome look at the frontiers of digital distribution, the adoption of new comic platforms, and the movie industry’s reliance on comic books; revealing just how pop “nerd” culture fuels BIG business. Salkowitz offers an insightful look at the shifting digital culture and its impact on our generation, with Comic-Con as the shining beacon of the comic industry.
So if you’re lamenting your absence from one of the greatest comic book events this year, dry those eyes, dust off your cosplay and get ready to WIN! Read the rest of this entry
Are you one of the lucky folks headed to Comic-Con in San Diego this week? If so, I envy you! Below is the incredible line-up of television panels and screenings happening this year. We’ve mapped out days, times and locations so you don’t miss anything and we’ve also listed who will be on each panel! For those not going, you’re going to wish you were when you see this list!
Every other week, Jason Shayer will highlight an issue or a run of issues pulled from the horde of comic book long boxes that occupy more room in his house than his wife can tolerate. Each of these reviews will delve into what made that issue or run significant as well as discuss the creative personalities behind the work. “Long Box” refers to the lengthy, white cardboard boxes most comics find themselves stored within – bagged, alphabetized and numerically ordered.
Daredevil #208 stands as one of those comic books I’ve read far too many times. I still have the issue I bought off the shelves of the local convenience store. It’s beat-up and its spine is worn, but its all signs that it was a comic book I loved, and still love. Find out why after the jump.
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