On Saturday Dan Didio (Co-Publisher DC Comics) hosted the DC Comics Rebirth panel at Long Beach Comic Con. It was a nice small intimate panel with Scott Lobdell (Red Hood and the Outlaws), Brett Booth (Titans), Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn) and Jonboy Meyers (Teen Titans).
Losing Darwyn has been a very difficult thing for the comic book industry. His talent was immeasurable and his loss is great because there were so many stories that he still was going to tell but sadly we will never get to enjoy them.
The first of two Long Beach Comic Con’s, the Long Beach Comic Expo kicks off the convention season. The expo is becoming more like the regular fall show and less like a more intimate smaller convention that it started out as.
One of the things that I love most about WonderCon in Anaheim is the fantastic artist alley that they have. This is the third year that WonderCon has been in Anaheim and each year it seems that there are more talent that the show draws.
There were some great panels that the Long Beach Comic Con Expo had at this last weekends show but one of the ones that was my favorite was the Mike Kunkel panel.
Over the weekend the Long Beach Comic Con Expo was in town and this was the biggest expo yet. Moving to the huge arena at the Long Beach convention center this marked the continuing expansion of the spring expo event.
Long Beach Comic Con was back in the southland over the weekend and I was able to attend both Saturday and Sunday and this years show was a big improvement over last falls so-so showing.
One of the dirty little secret of “comic conventions” bubbled to the surface on the internet over the past few days fueled by a story by Denise Dorman the wife of Dave Dorman who is probably best known for his Star Wars covers at Dark Horse Comics.