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Amanda Tapping Joins Phoenix Comicon 2013

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce Amanda Tapping will be attending Comicon 2013. Born in England, raised in Canada and dubbed the Grand Empress of Sci-fi by her legion of loyal fans, Amanda is one of the most recognized actors working in television today.

Tapping played Samantha Crater on the long running Sci-fi series Startgate SG-1. She later reprised the roll on the spinoff Stargate Atlantis.  More recently Tapping worked on the SyFy channels series Sanctuary. Where she not only starred in the series but acted as the show’s executive producer. She also appeared in several episodes of The CW’s show SuperNatural. This year she played lead roles in the films “Taken Back”,”Random Acts of Romance” and “Space Milkshake”.

“Working both in front of and behind the camera, Amanda Tapping h...

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Andrew Hussie and Vic Mignogna Join PHXCC 2013

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce Andrew Hussie and Vic Mignogna will be attending Comicon 2013.

Andrew Hussie is the creator of; A popular web comic site. His most notable comic is Homestuck. Over the last few years Homestuck has become one of the largest webcomics; with over 5,000 pages published and a readership well into the millions.

Vic Mignongna has voiced characters for popular Anime series such as; Fullmetal Alchemist, Dragon Ball Z, Naruto Shippuden, Bleach, and many many more.   He won an award for Best Actor from the American Anime Awards for his role as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alcgenust.

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Brian Wood’s THE MASSIVE Goes Subcontinental December 12th!


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Uncanny Very Near Mint

Uncanny Very Near Mint is a tie-in series to the graphic novels. It features origins! Break-ups! And even more junk! 24+ pages of all new material not found anywhere else!

The Good
I definitely appreciated getting some history on the main characters of Very Near Mint.  The geeky humor and amusing character interaction I enjoyed in the first book is strong even in this short extra book.

The Bad
After reading Volume 1 of the main series, this one just left me itching for more.  But to be fair this is just a tie-in, so I can get past that by picking up Volume 2.

The Summary
This is a fun little supplement to the full graphic novels that’s worth grabbing for the quick read. It did its job well in giving some neat background info to characters I’ve already grown to love.

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Neil Gaiman Falls in Love with Dark Horse’s Husbands!

A “smart and loving romp through genre,” says Gaiman in his introduction to the hard-copy collection of Husbands, a gay-marriage sitcom turned Dark Horse comic series.

MILWAUKIE, OR—Amidst glowing reviews and a growing fan base, Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to announce that the digital comic series Husbands has found a fan in literary legend Neil Gaiman, who penned an introduction for the Husbands hardcover collection.

Written by Husbands creators Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once Upon a Time) and Brad Bell (VH1’s Pop Up Video), Dark Horse’s Husbands is a comic-book continuation of the sitcom phenom, which tells the story of accidental gay newlyweds Brady and Cheeks...

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