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It’s been a while since I attended a convention and came home to tell all of you about it, but that’s just what’s happening now. This past Saturday, I packed up a bag and headed over to Jackson, Michigan to attend the 2nd ever MeggaXP. Quick note here…it’s called MeggaXP now but in its first year, it went by Megacon. The good folks down in Florida didn’t love that so a name change happened. Now…back to what I was saying!
I arrived around 9am and was surprised to see a line outside in the rain. VIP ticket holders were supposed to be allowed in at 9am. I popped to the front of the line, headed to the door, and noticed immediately that people were scrambling to still be setting up...Read More
Expo to celebrate 5th Anniversary September 23-25; one of the fastest growing pop culture events of its kind in the country
Teen heartthrob turned Golden Globe Winner, Christian Slater, will appear at the Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo this year. He is currently starring as the mysterious hactivist title character in the USA series Mr.Robot, which picked up the ‘Best Television Series – Drama’ award at the Golden Globes this year after just one season and earned Slater a ‘Best Supporting Actor (Series or Television Movie)’ nod. Slater’s film career has spanned 4 decades: Heathers, True Romance, Interview with a Vampire, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and more.
He will be joined by two actors currently starring in hit comic-based TV shows: Elizabeth Henstridge (Marvel’s ...Read More
Harveys’ Hall of Fame: Carl Barks
Best Syndicated Strip or Panel: BLOOM COUNTY, Berkeley Breathed, Universal Uclick
Best Online Comics Work: BATTLEPUG, Mike Norton
Best American Edition of Foreign Material: Tie: TWO BROTHERS, Dark Horse Books and CORTO MALTESE: BEYOND THE WINDY ISLES, IDW Publishing
Best New Series: PAPER GIRLS, Image Comics
Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers: LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box/BOOM! Studios
Best Graphic Album Previously Published: THE LESS THAN EPIC ADVENTURES OF TJ AND AMAL, Iron Circus Comics
Special Award for Excellence in Presentation: PEANUTS: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES M. SCHULZ, Scott Newman, KaBOOM!/BOOM! Studios
Best Domestic Reprint Project: CRIMSON VOL. 1, BOOM! Studios
Best Cover Artist: Fiona S...Read More