By Nick Christophers There are so many comic cons lately it is hard to keep track sometimes. There are the big ones like NYCC at the Jacob Javits Center and Cradle Con. But the smaller ones have begun to move in and make some noise. On July 25 […]
James has come a long way in the past year with his role in HBO’s hit show The Deuce and notching a part in Marty Scorsese’s The Irishman (2019). He is an interesting actor who was once on the road to be a priest. Yet his love for acting pulled him the other way. Due to his rough upbringing and looks he has been offered gangster roles as of late. Yet he does not mind it as he believes “work is work”.
By Nick Christophers It was perfect weather and a perfect time to celebrate another fun and exciting comic book convention. Organizer Lisa Bennett with her enthusiastic team put together an intimate comic show that is due to grow year after year. In its second year the convention has […]
It was another wild and crazy Sunday at the NY Comic Con with thousands of visitors packing the Javits.
Just taking a walk from Penn Station on 34th Street to 11th avenue it would have been impossible not to bump into Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America or Thor. Attendees paraded down the street in their favorite costumes with style. Passerby’s would get whiplash just trying to decipher whether Halloween came to early.
“I am proud of all my projects…in every project I try to up my skill level and challenge myself to do something more. Everything I do just shows the level I was at and the one I am moving into which I am proud of my progress ……….even in tagging.”
Comic and Anime conventions have been popping up everywhere yet only one of them is based on bringing a terrible disease to the forefront. Immortal Con which takes place in Ronkonkoma, Long Island is in its second year and building with every new step. The founder Elsie Martinez-Ginsberg is all too familiar with the beast called cancer. She is stage four cancer fighter and still battling to keep up her good work. Elsie thought of a way of bringing breast cancer and cancer in general to the forefront in a fun and special way. Hence, her plan to incorporate anime and fantasy while highlighting the need for more awareness to this painful disease.
By Sean McHugh Gone are the days in which enjoying comics solidified your status as a “nerd.” With the explosion of comic book lore over the past decade, comic book culture is a general part of the national zeitgeist. Iron Man made Robert Downey Jr. a household name, […]
We have heard of NY Comic Con, Eternal Con, NJ Comic Con and now we have Winter Con. The geeks are coming out in force. The popularity of comic, digital media and collectibles have become more prevalent in the past few years. Currently almost every season there is a new Comic Con. The largest and most popular is the NY Comic Con that is during October, Eternal Con which is building steam is in the summer and the NJ Con is in November and Winter Con wraps it up in December.
Everyone comes to New York to make it, even superheroes. Batman, Superman, Captain America, Spider-man, and Iron Man all have lived, worked, captured villains, and rescued victims here. The Superheroes in Gotham exhibit at the New York Historical Society traces these masked heroes from the pages of comic books to radio, television, film, and Broadway.
By Nick Christophers The geeks were out in force Day 1 of the blockbuster NYC Comic Con. There was a line to get in, tickets or not, a mile long across 11th Avenue. Passersby who were not aware of the event were shaking their heads “hey it’s not Halloween yet”. […]