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  • 11 best songs from comic book movie soundtracks

    11 best songs from comic book movie soundtracks

    National Comic Book Day is Sept. 25,  and music fans might not realize that the comic book world has also had a huge impact on music. Comic book movies are now a whole genre of their own, and for every comic book movie, there's an accompanying soundtrack. Songs from some of music's biggest artists...
  • Review: 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' an infestation of mediocrity

    Review: 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' an infestation of mediocrity

    If you're anxiously awaiting answers to the epic finale of April's "The Avengers: Infinity War," well, you're going to have to wait a bit longer. Although "Ant-Man and The Wasp" is the 20th film set in the Marvel Universe and a direct sequel to 2015's "Ant-Man," it takes place before and during the...
  • Carnifex frontman Scott Ian Lewis announces new graphic novel 'Death Dreamer'

    Carnifex frontman Scott Ian Lewis announces new graphic novel 'Death Dreamer'

    For 13 years, Scott Ian Lewis has witnessed trials and tribulations as the frontman for San Diego deathcore band Carnifex. With six studio albums under his belt, the singer decided to use his real life experience as a funeral director for a new venture. This summer, Lewis will release his debut...
  • Watch: The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ gets colorful new life in trailer for 50th anniversary graphic novel

    Watch: The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ gets colorful new life in trailer for 50th anniversary graphic novel

    Last summer it was reported that “Simpsons” comic illustrator Bill Morrison would be working with Titan Comics on a colorful new publication to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 animated Beatles film, “Yellow Submarine.” On Wednesday, the first promotional trailer for the psychedelic...
  • The Weeknd teams up with Marvel on new 'Starboy' comic

    The Weeknd teams up with Marvel on new 'Starboy' comic

    This weekend, The Weeknd revealed that he had partnered with legendary comic publisher Marvel on a series of his own. According to the sneak peek he shared on Twitter, the comic will be titled “Starboy” after his third studio album and hit single in 2016. While not much is known about the series...
  • Extraordinary: Stan Lee will be hosted by Chris Hardwick and will take place on Aug. 22, at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

    Stars line up to pay tribute to pop culture icon Stan Lee in a special live event

    If you thought Comic-Con was now just a distant memory and you’d have to hang up your cape until next year, you’ll be happy to know that fans of the legendary Stan Lee will get a rare opportunity to catch the icon in action once again, this August, here in Los Angeles. In one epic event, the master...
  • The Beatles’ 'Yellow Submarine’ will celebrate 50th anniversary with comic book adaptation

    The Beatles’ 'Yellow Submarine’ will celebrate 50th anniversary with comic book adaptation

    Beatles fans who haven’t seen the wildly fun, psychedelic-themed animated film, Yellow Submarine, will get the chance to read all about it next year, as the Apple Corporation has announced it will be released as a comic book to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Announced on Monday, the famously trippy...
  • Iron Maiden to release comic book this summer

    Iron Maiden to release comic book this summer

    Over the years, iconic metal outfit Iron Maiden have had their own beer, an aircraft used to transport them on tour, and their own mobile game. What's one thing left for the band to throw their likeness on? If you said comic books, you're absolutely right. Fellow metal acts Alice Cooper, GWAR, and...
  • Oscar Benjamin

    Silicon Valley Comic-Con's impressive debut

    There are now a dizzying amount of conventions that are devoted to Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy subjects that occur each and every weekend on the planet Earth. Are fans clamoring for yet another convention? It was this question and a number of others that this Examiner.com columnist sought...
  • HellaCon

    HellaCon wants to bring pop culture back to San Francisco

    HellaCon wants to bring back a Bay Area cultural community experience and has launched its Kickstarter campaign for a second year. In June of last year, the first HellaCon took place, celebrating local independent artists and exhibitors, hosting pop culture presentations, including live music and a...
  • Movie review: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', too big to fail?

    Movie review: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', too big to fail?

    There is no movie in history more primed to fail than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (opening Friday, this is an early review). This review contains mild spoilers, so you are invited to come back and read this after you've seen the film. If you haven't seen the film yet, you won't find any...
  • New comics will hit shelves March 2 for New Comic Book Day

    Shelf life: Comic releases for March 2

    March is a big month for comics, both on shelves and on screens. DC Comics' fans will get their long-awaited "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film March 25. Until then, DC will be providing ample reading materials for fans of the red-caped god and shadow-stalking man. There are a few titles to...
  • Don Myers will offer a large variety of comics at The Comic Signal

    Grand opening of Grand Rapids comic book store will offer fun family activities

    West Michigan comic book collectors and graphic novel fans will soon have a new place to find the latest comics, games and collectibles. A new comic book and game store, The Comic Signal, will open this weekend on Feb. 27-28 in northeast Grand Rapids. The special two-day grand opening event will...
  • New York Comic Con releases panel schedule

    New York Comic Con releases panel schedule

    New York Comic Con is set to rock the Javits Center next month, and one of the things that makes the convention so big are the panels. From the Firefly reunion to the Daredevil TV show panel, they've delivered some of the best memories to con-goers. The panel schedule for this year's installment is...
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    Hip hop and comic books collide with Marvel Comics' hip hop variant covers

    Hip hop and comic books are no strangers to each other. Many emcees throw their favorite superheroes and supervillians in their rhymes. Others have been involved in the comic book industry. DMC from legendary hip hop outfit Run-DMC started his own publishing imprint entitled Darryl Makes Comics and...
  • Smaug grins draconically at the New York Comic Con

    New York Comic Con 2015 Tickets on Sale Now!

    The New York Comic Con is one of the biggest anime, video game and comic book conventions in the city. The four-day celebration takes place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center at 655 W 34th Street. Cosplayers, anime fans, comic book aficionados and video gamers the world over flood the city to...
  • Emerald City Comicon

    Emerald City Comicon

    On Friday March 27, the Washington State Convention Center will open its doors for the 12th annual Emerald City Comicon; a convention that celebrates comic books, artists, writers, fans, and pop culture. The Emerald City Comicon, ECCC, began in 2003 and was originally held at Century Link Stadium...
  • The Comic Book Connection is coming to Orlando's Holiday Inn and Suites

    The Comic Book Connection is coming to Orlando's Holiday Inn and Suites

    Comic book fans may be looking for things to do in Orlando and coming this weekend is The Comic Book Connection's show at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Orlando. Joe Peace has pieced together quite the collection of back issues of many Marvel and DC selections. The ensemble of publications include...
  • East Coast Comicon arrives in Secaucus this April

    East Coast Comicon arrives in Secaucus this April

    Comic book fans will arrive in droves to the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the East Coast Comicon. Originally started in 2012 at the Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, the convention, which takes place on April 11 & 12, focuses solely on comic books. You won't see a huge...
  • Comic book characters come to life at NC Comicon Nov. 15-Nov. 16

    Comic book characters come to life at NC Comicon Nov. 15-Nov. 16

    NC Comicon comes to Durham on Nov. 15 through Nov. 16. The Durham Convention Center will play host this year to the comic book convention with events, including live panels and film showcases, taking place throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. Artists and talent scheduled for NC Comicon...
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