It was to be new comic book day yesterday. Did anyone go to your comic shop? What’d you get? What’d you enjoy? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.
It’s a new week as the first month of the year comes winding to a close. We’ve got lots on tap coming at you. To get things rolling here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web to start the week!
We’re still recovering from San Diego Comic-Con and have lots of interviews to get up on the site over the next week. But, that’s not stopping us from regular coverage! While you wait, here’s some comic news and a review from around the web.
We spent the weekend at the ALA Conference and will have our thoughts later in the day (it was amazing). It was an amazing experience celebrating books, comics, libraries, and more! While you wait for that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.
Stephen Bowles, 51, of Remington, Indiana was charged with three felony accounts of theft in related to rare comic books take at this past weekend’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2).
Bowles is accused of stealing over $9,000 in comics from three vendors. He was ordered held on $10,000 bail and being held at a Cook County Jail until he can post a $1,000 bond.
A vendor alerted Chicago police and Bowles was arrested. He was found with some of the reported stolen comics. He is alledged to have taken $4,500 worth of comics from one vendor, $3,500 from another, and a third for $1,200.
Bowles admitted to the theft after being arrested.
The weekend is almost here! What geeky things will you all be doing? Sound off in the comments! While you wait for the work day to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
DragonCon co-founder Ed Kramer is in trouble again with the law and is accused of taking a picture of a 7-year-old in a doctor’s office.
Kramer is a convicted child molester and in the past was sentenced to five years of house arrests on three counts of child molestation. He was released in December. Due to his conviction and his being a sex offender, the photos are illegal.
Authorities are attempting to revoke his probation and he could be resentenced on his original conviction. He faces up to 55 years in prison.
Police found computers and storage devices in Kramer’s home and are going through them.
We’ve been covering Toy Fair all weekend and we’ve still got a lot coming! So, stay tuned for more toy awesomeness. While you spend this Presidents Day waiting for that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.