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‘Star Trek,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Doctor Who’ Fan Communities Among Those Set To Add Fun To Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con

Cosplayers, Conventions Lead Organizations At New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Friday Through Sunday

NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, November 27, 2012
– Fan communities representing the most fervent followers of blockbuster franchises like “Star Trek,” “Star Wars,” “Ghostbusters” and “Doctor Who” are among the groups that attendees will see roaming the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con floor, Friday through Sunday at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  Cosplayers from these groups love to interact with fans, adding another level of fun and in many cases raising money for charity.

Some organizations that fans will enjoy meeting include:

Adventure League of GEARS, a family-friendly Steampunk Performance Group based out of New Orleans, and a fan and...

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Dark Horse Partners with io9 to Run an Exclusive Story From Matt Kindt’s Mind Mgmt!

NOVEMBER 26, MILWAUKIE, OR­—Matt Kindt’s innovative new series, MIND MGMT, has been garnering praise from fans and critics alike throughout its six-issue run! Now, Dark Horse is partnering with one of the series’ strongest supporters, leading science fiction blog io9, to bring fans an exclusive series of daily webcomic strips!

MIND MGMT follows a young journalist who stumbles onto a much bigger story than she bargained for while investigating a bizarre case of memory loss on a commercial flight. Her ensuing journey involves weaponized psychics, hypnotic advertising, talking dolphins, and seemingly immortal pursuers, as she attempts to find the flight’s missing passenger, the man who was MIND MGMT’s greatest success—and its most devastating failure...

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Q&A’s With Stan Lee, Eliza Dushku, WWE® Superstar CM Punk®, Evening Parties, Screening, Creator Spotlights Highlight Programming At 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con

Dean Cain, ‘Star Trek: TNG,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ Casts, Other Celebrities, Comics, Movies,
TV Panels At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Friday through Sunday

NEW YORK and NEW ORLEANS, November 26, 2012 – Interactive Q&A sessions with stars Stan Lee, Eliza Dushku, WWE® Superstar CM Punk®, Dean Cain and the casts of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “The Walking Dead” are among the featured programming announced for this weekend’s Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Friday through Sunday at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  Sessions with stars like Michael Madsen, Kevin Eastman, Jason David Frank and others, supplemented by “Creator Spotlights” with leading artists, a screening of Madsen’s film Vice and evening parties on Friday and Saturday further bolster ...

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The Dungeon #1

Deep within the bowels of the Dungeon, paradise bred. It was a place where the rejected were welcomed, safe, isolated, yet highly exclusive. If there were a place where sin could live in heaven, it would be called Castle Deyshaud. Possessed by an evil supernatural entity, protected by a fascist security force of werewolves known as the Ookami, the structure whose walls granted men the most amazing talents, gifts and abilities to anyone inside could make the weakest man strong, the fattest man fit, and change the most hideous to the most desired. That was until the impossible happened. One dark soul mastered the magic of the Dungeon against its most powerful warriors and killed them while masquerading as one of their own...

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Very Near Mint Vol. 1

Sam Jones and Colin Turner own the Splash Page, a pretty rad comic shop. They have a new employee, Nate, and Colin’s ex-girlfriend, Mackenzie, is back in town. Everything seems like it’s pretty great. That is, until this week’s new comics don’t show up, and a rival comic book shop opens across the street, and all hell breaks loose.

The Good
How could I not enjoy a book like this as a comic fan and all around geek?  It’s practically a graphic novel of “a day in the life of comic shop owners”, but with an interesting fictional book twist.  I personally appreciated what I felt was a Clerks influence, in both characters and humor.  I also like that it does a good job of taking stereotypes from comic fandom but not overdoing it.

The Bad
It’s too soon to make any overall op...

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