Category: Cons

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HeroesCon Day One

The first day of a large show like HeroesCon is never very crowded.  This allows for fans to explore the hall and share more quality time with creators. This is also when dealers have the most stock. I got into the hall shortly after opening. The only thing really lacking today was a large number

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GI Joe SDCC Exclusive Cobra Missile Command Headquarters

Hasbro just revealed one of their biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 exclusive products: the G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters! This is jaw dropping to say the least. This is a pure homage to the original release and Cobra Commander even sports a mickey mouse logo! Read on for more! 

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GIJoeCon 2017 Exclusives Revealed!!

By now you have all seen these but for some you might want to look over them again. While this year seems a little weaker on the exclusive front there are some gems to be had. In fact the Collectors Club has added a ton of images on their Facebook page and we have some

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Guardians Of The Geekery Interviews HeroesCon Founder

As our local big event, HeroesCon, nears, we all get curious about what it took to get to the point of putting on quite possibly the largest convention dedicated primarilly to comics. Fortunately, Matt Starnes of the Guardians of the Geekery podcast interviewed Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find Owner Shelton Drum just days before the

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Skybound Walking Dead SDCC 2017 Exclusive – The Shiva Force!!

We’ve received images and info for a freaking cool San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusive coming from Skybound and McFarlane Toys. They are offering a G.I. Joe style box set, featuring four 5″ scale action figures from The Walking Dead Comic Series! The set contains Rick Grimes Michonne Ezekiel  Shiva (the tiger)

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Funko SDCC Exclusives Waves 1-4

We are working on getting somethings caught up and we are starting with some Funko SDCC 2017 REVEALS!! This year it looks like a ton of these will be shared exclusives. Funko will still have numbered pieces but the count for shared seems higher than normal. One thing to remember is just because it’s shared

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Hasbro Reveals New SDCC Leader Class Optimus Prime

Hasbro has revealed a new SDCC Exclusive and it's non other than The Last Knight Voyager Class Optimus Prime! This one is sick folks and it includes something really unique. I know fans are not keen on movie figures but this one is hot. Read on for more!

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Phoenix Comicon Incident Sparks Weapons Debate At Conventions

This weekend has seen a large number of conventions, including Phoenix Comicon. On Thursday, Phoenix police arrested 30-year-old Mathew Sterling (source) who was dressed in body armor and had made threats to police on social media. He was arrested carrying four guns, including a shotgun, and a knife (source). The incident prompted the Phoenix Comicon to adjust its weapons policy, including the possession of replica weapons. Phoenix Comicon's restrictions were very complete, including all edged weapons, firearms, archery weapons, and weapons from fictional sources, like lightsabers and phasers. In short, if it's a weapon, it's banned. 

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New Comics, DST Items Revealed for SDCC 2017!

It's that time of year folks, new SDCC reveals are starting to come in! We have some comics listed that will hit and some toys from DST! This is just the beginning folks! Look for more reveals leading up to the big show in July. 

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Artist Barred Entry Into The US For Comics

Canadian comic artist Gisèle Lagacé, known most recently for her work on Jem And The Holograms, Archie Meets The Ramones and Betty Boop, was scheduled to be at Artist's Alley and the IDW table at C2E2 in Chicago this weekend. Unfortunately, she won't be there due to problems she encountered at the US Border with Canada. Here is the full recounting she shared on her Facebook page.

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Star Wars Celebration 2017- Thats a Wrap!!

We are done! Yes, the journey that was Star Wars Celebration is now in the books. While this one had issues, Reedpop came through and corrected some of those issues. The lines to get in the show stretched for miles but apologies were posted and more entrances were opened. This was the largest Celebration yet

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Star Wars Celebration 2017- Star Wars Rebels

We are winding down our Star Wars Celebration coverage with the Star Wars Rebels panel. By now you all know the series will end with season 4. Dave Filoni mentioned that even though the beloved series will end, animation will continue. We have no idea if all these characters will survive but season 4 will shed

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