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It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below. While you’re thinking about that. Here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

Kotaku – A Hotel Strike Was The Talk Of This Year’s TwitchCon – Please don’t cross picket lines.

CBR – Fox Announces Gotham Season 5 Premiere Date – Cool.

CBR – Marvel’s Runaways Actor Kip Pardue Accused of Sexual Assault– No excuse. He needs to be dumped.

The Beat – When a Con Goes wrong: Alamo City Comic Con Cosplay Contest host goes in blackface – Was it Megyn Kelly?That’s one show to not support.

 

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Talking Comics – Action Comics #1004

Talking Comics – Judge Dredd: Toxic #1

Valiant Goes Big for Alamo City Comic Con with Exclusives, Panels, and More!

From Friday, October 28th to Sunday, October 30th, Valiant is unleashing its hard-hitting cross-country road show on Alamo City Comic Con for a weekend packed with award-winning comic books, exclusives, programming, and panels!

All weekend long, join Valiant inside San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center at Booth #257 and see why Valiant is topping the charts with the best-reviewed characters, comics, and stories around with a complete selection of trade paperbacks, deluxe hardcovers, and t-shirts and merchandise for their critically acclaimed and award winning titles!

Plus: Debuting at Alamo City Comic Con from Heroes and Fantasies, and available in Booth Block C, get your hands on the Bloodshot U.S.A. #1 Alamo City Comic Con Variant – featuring actor Jason David Frank as Bloodshot for Valiant’s digital exclusive live-action series, Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe! Jump onboard the FIRST ISSUE of the all-new standalone event from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite as an unstoppable, nanite-enhanced pathogen turns New York City’s populace into unstoppable killing machines. Now, Bloodshot is the only soldier tough enough to lead a one-man invasion of the city that never sleeps! If he falls, the nation won’t stand a chance against the most dangerous outbreak in American history!

Then, the action leaps out of the saddle on Friday, October 28th at 4:00 pm CT in room 225D with Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here – a concise and fun-filled introduction to Valiant’s biggest, most memorable characters! You’ve seen the reviews, you’ve heard the buzz… Now find out why Valiant Entertainment has taken fans and critics by storm as the most acclaimed comic book publisher! Join Valiant CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani and an astounding lineup of panelists here for a one-of-a-kind introduction to the largest and most acclaimed independent superhero universe in comics! From X-O MANOWAR and FAITH to BLOODSHOT REBORN and DIVINITY, get the stories behind Valiant’s biggest heroes and find out where to jump on board right here with an in-depth tutorial that’s perfect for new fans!

But they’re just getting warmed up! Hang on tight for the explosive developments hitting your favorite superhero universe on Saturday, October 29th at 4:00 pm CT in room 225D with Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond! With a record-setting 50 Harvey Award nominations, Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today. Now, find out what’s next with Valiant CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani and an all-star cast of panelists! The future of Valiant starts here with an exclusive round of updates – only at Alamo City Comic Con!

We’ll see you in the Countdown City! And don’t miss a single thrilling moment as Valiant’s one-of-a-kind convention road show storms on through Durham and more all year long!

Friday, November 11th – Sunday, November 13th
NC Comic Con

North Carolina Convention Center
Durham, NC

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Valiant’s 2016 Convention Tour Expands to 8 More Conventions

Valiant has announced additional dates for the Valiant 2016 Convention Tour – a months-long, nationwide celebration coming soon to a town near you! Continuing at Toronto’s Fan Expo Canada, Valiant’s one-of-a-kind convention set-up is getting ready to roll into Baltimore; Portland; New York City; San Antonio; and more:

Thursday, September 1st – Sunday, September 4th
Fan Expo Canada

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, CA

Friday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 4th
Baltimore Comic-Con 2016

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Saturday, September 10th – Sunday, September 11th
Rose City Comic Con

Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

Wednesday, September 14th
GameStop Expo 2016

Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Saturday, September 17th  – Sunday, September 18th
Buffalo Comicon

Buffalo Niagra Convention Center
Buffalo, NY

Thursday, October 6th – Sunday, October 9th:
New York City Comic-Con

Jacob Javits Center
New York, NY

Friday, October 28th – Sunday, October 30th
Alamo City Comic Con

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Friday, November 11th – Sunday, November 13th
NC Comic Con

North Carolina Convention Center
Durham, NC

The year’s industry-leading celebration of your favorite superheroes takes flight in Toronto, CA at Fan Expo Canada 2016! From Thursday, September 1st through Sunday, September 4th, join Valiant at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a weekend packed with programming, merchandise, and the best-reviewed comics in the industry!

Visit Booth #838 all weekend long to find out why Valiant has captured the nation’s biggest headlines and highest praise – including an unprecedented 50 Harvey Award nominations – with a complete collection of trade paperbacks and hardcovers featuring Valiant’s world-class roster of superheroes and villains! Then stick around for a universe of high-flying merchandise, including t-shirts and collectibles featuring X-O Manowar, Faith, Bloodshot, and more!

Plus: Get the inside scoop on the most celebrated superhero universe in comics on Friday, September 2nd at 3:45 PM in Room #717 with Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here ­– a concise and fun-filled introduction to Valiant’s biggest, most memorable characters! You’ve seen the reviews, you’ve heard the buzz… Now find out why Valiant Entertainment has taken fans and critics by storm as the most acclaimed comic book publisher! Join us here for a one-of-a-kind introduction to the largest and most acclaimed independent superhero universe in comics! From X-O MANOWAR and FAITH to BLOODSHOT REBORN and DIVINITY, get the stories behind Valiant’s biggest heroes and find out where to jump on board right here with an in-depth tutorial that’s perfect for new fans!

Then, peek into the unbelievable stories charging towards your favorite superheroes on Saturday, September 3rd at 11:00 AM in Room #713 for Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond! Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today… Now, find out what’s next for powerhouse series as the future of Valiant starts here with an exclusive round of news and announcements – only at Fan Expo Canada!

As Valiant continues to skyrocket towards the top of the charts, the road to this year’s most exciting announcements, exclusives, and can’t-miss comics begins right here with one of the biggest shows of the year, only at Fan Expo Canada!

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The Valiant 25th Anniversary Tour Heads to Alamo City Comic Con

This September, Valiant is bringing its silver anniversary festivities to the third annual Alamo City Comic Con in San Antonio, TX – the Lone Star state’s premier pop culture convention celebrating comics, movies, TV, gaming and cosplay!

From Friday, September 11th through Sunday, September 13th, visit Valiant at Booth #B5 inside the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center for a weekend packed with Valiant panels, convention-only exclusives, and more from Valiant’s award-winning publishing line!

Find out why Valiant is the single most nominated comic book publisher of the 2015 Harvey Awards with a complete collection of Valiant’s critically acclaimed trade paperback and hardcover collections…and then check out our latest and greatest selection of sold-out new series with Book of Death, Divinity, Bloodshot Reborn, and more – still available at the Valiant booth!

Plus: debuting only in San Antonio, look for the Book of Death: The Fall of Ninjak #1 Alamo City Comic Con Exclusive Variant, featuring an all-new cover by rising star Ryan Lee! Discover the never-before-revealed future of MI-6’s most elite operative – and the Valiant Universe along with it – with this special one-shot tale ripped from the pages of the summer’s most acclaimed comic book event from Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine!

Then, get ready for two all-star panel presentations featuring Valiant creators and staff! Still curious about where to start with Valiant? Join Valiant on Friday, September 11th at 5 pm ET in Room #204 for Valiant 101: The Story Starts Here – a step-by-step panel presentation detailing the origins of the Eternal Warrior, X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Dr. Mirage, and more of Valiant’s top heroes and villains. If you’re new to the Valiant Universe, then this is the panel for you!

Next up, on Saturday, September 12th at 4 pm ET in Room #204, get the inside track on all of Valiant’s silver anniversary plans with the Valiant 25th Anniversary Celebration! Find out what’s coming next for the Valiant Universe’s greatest heroes right here!

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Zenescope’s 2014 Age of Darkness Tour

zenescopeZenescope Entertainment has announced its tour dates for the 2014 Age of Darkness TourAge of Darkness encompasses their Grimm Fairy Tales series which features classic characters and locales (Wonderland, Neverland, Oz, Robyn Hood, Red Riding Hood, Van Helsing, Captain Hook, the Dark Queen, etc) that have all been operating in their own titles. Age of Darkness books bring these characters together in a modern setting for a story that will have an impact the Zenescope titles across the board. The culmination will be in Grimm Fairy Tales #100. Let the countdown begin!

Wizard World Portland – Portland, OR – January 24th-26th
Amazing Arizona Comic Con – Phoenix, AZ – January 24th-26th
Wizard World New Orleans – New Orleans, LA – February 7th-9th
Wizard World Sacramento – Sacramento, CA – March 7th-9th
London Super Comic Con – London, England – March 15th-16th
Mega Con – Orlando, FL -March 21st-23rd
Emerald City Comic Con – Seattle, WA – March 28th -30th
Wizard World Louisville – Louisville, KY – March 28th-30th
Wizard World St. Louis- ST, Louis, MO – April 4th-6th
Marble City Comic Con – Knoxville, TN – April 11th-13th
Salt Lake Comic Con – Salt Lake City, UT – April 17th-19th
WonderCon – Anaheim, CA – April 18th-20th
C2E2 – Chicago, IL – April 25th-27th
Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo – Calgary, AB – April 24th-27th
Wizard World Minneapolis – Minneapolis, MN – May 2nd-4th
Motor City Comic Con – Farmington Hills, MI – May 16th-18th
Indiana Pop Con – Indianapolis, IN – May 30th-June 1st
Wizard World Atlanta – Atlanta, GA – May 30th- June 1st
Phoenix Comic Con – Phoenix, AZ – June 5th-8th
Denver Comic Con – Denver, CO – June 13th-15th
Wizard World Philly – Philadelphia, PA – June 19th-22nd
Florida Super Con – Miami, FL – July 3rd-6th
San Diego Comic Con – San Diego, CA – July 23rd-27th
Boston Comic Con – Boston, MA – August 8th-10th
Wizard World Chicago – Chicago, IL – August 21st-24th
Fan Expo – Toronto, ON – August 28th-31st
Dragon Con – Atlanta, GA – August 29th-Sept. 1st
Wizard World Richmond – Richmond, VA – September 12th-14th
Cincy Comic Expo – Cincinnati, OH – September 19th-21st
Pittsburgh Comic Con – Pittsburg, PA – September 26th-28th
Wizard World Nashville – Nashville, TN – September 26th-28th
Alamo City Comic Con – San Antonio, TX – September 26th-28th
Wizard World Austin – Austin, TX – October 2nd – 4th
New York Comic Con – New York, NY – October 9th-12th
Wizard World Ohio – Cincinnati, OH – October 31st-November 2nd
Comikaze – Los Angeles, CA – October 31st- November 2nd
Wizard World Tulsa – Tulsa, OK – November 7th-9th
Wizard World Reno – Reno, NV – November 21st -23rd

The company will be exhibiting several exclusives, many artist signings and plenty of giveaways and coupons. The company also screens the Grimm Fairy Tales Animated pilot and holds a panel at many of these conventions.

Aspen Comics Heads To Texas for Alamo City Comic Con

Aspen Comics is returning to Texas for this weekend’s Alamo City Comic Con 2013, and will be debuting several convention exclusive items along with several popular creators. Aspen’s Frank Mastromauro, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, Brian Buccellato, and Paolo Pantalena will be appearing at the Aspen Comics Booth #’s B6, B7 and B8 throughout the weekend.

In addition to creator appearances, Aspen is debuting two convention exclusive comics at the show. All New Fathom #3 will feature a special Alamo City Comic Con cover by illustrator Siya Oum, limited to 200 copies. Aspen will also be offering an Executive Assistant: Assassins #16 ACCC 2013 cover by Pantalena and Chuck Pires, limited to 200 copies, a week early at the show.

The publisher will also be a featuring a new release of their industry-leading art prints including the all new Aspen Tour Print ACCC Anniversary Edition by Ale Garza and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 50 editions, a ACCC Soulfire print by Pantalena and Steigerwald limited to 50 editions, a ACCC Executive Assistant: Assassins print by Pantalena and Pires limited to 50 editions, and an ACCC Fathom print by Siya Oum limited to 40 editions.

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BOOM! Studios Exhibits at Both Alamo City Comic Con and Detroit Fanfare During the Weekend of Oct. 25-27

Two conventions…two states…one weekend! BOOM! Studios splits the country in half and continues its 2013 convention tour during the weekend of October 25-27 by exhibiting at both the Alamo City Comic Con in Texas and the Detroit Fanfare Comic Con in Michigan!

The Alamo City Comic Con 2013 will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, located at 200 East Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. The hours on Friday, October 25th are from 11am to 8pm, Saturday the 26th from 10am to 7pm, and Sunday the 27th from 11am to 6pm.

BOOM! Studios is thrilled to host Ian McGinty and Travis Hill at the KaBOOM! booth #B41 all weekend long. Fans of all-ages comics won’t want to miss the opportunity to get an original sketch by these terrific artists!

Fans also won’t want to miss their chance to pick up the hottest BOOM! Studios comics, trades, and variant covers, including the ACCC exclusive for Adventure Time #21, available only at the KaBOOM! booth.

The Detroit Fanfare Comic Con 2013 will be held in the West Building at the Adoba Hotel Dearborn, located at 600 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126. On Friday, October 25th the show will run from 6pm to 9pm, on Saturday the 26th from 10am to 7pm, and on Sunday the 27th from 12pm to 6pm.

BOOM! Studios is excited to host Brian Joines, Jeff Stokely, and Eric Esquivel at the BOOM! Studios booth all weekend long.

BOOM! Studios is also proud to welcome Balls of Fury, Fanboys, and Take Me Home Tonight star Dan Fogler at the Archaia booth, where fans can purchase his newest graphic novel, Moon Lake Vol. 2, before it hits the streets and have it signed by Dan.

Allison Strejlau will be on hand at the KaBOOM! booth all weekend long, sketching original covers for fans of all ages!

Imagine Agents #1 Orange Variant and Adventure Time #21 are two DFCC exclusives sold through the convention that fans are not going to want to miss!

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