Last week, Nicole De Jackmo and I packed our bags (and a bunch of books) and zipped off to C2E2, to talk to convention goers about Quirk. We had an awesome time meeting fans, introducing people to our authors, and of course, taking in the amazing cosplay at the con.
From Ian Doescher's awesome book signing to eager Ben H. Winters fans clamouring for World of Trouble ARCs, it was a wonderful experience. Above, you'll find a short video of some of our highlights, and below, a number of photos from the convention floor.
Thanks for having us Chicago! We'll see you next year.
Free Comic Book Day is almost upon us! It occurs on Saturday, May 3rd this year, so now's a great time to talk about how you can be awesome on that day.
The whole point of FCBD is to bring in new (or distanced) fans of any age, while also potentially bringing in new business to local comic book shops. It's also kind of a thank you from the comic shops to the fans in the area for keeping them afloat. It should be a fun (and safe) day for everyone involved. It's the day that, while supplies last, you can walk into a participating comics store and grab select books (this is important - the free books are specifically made for this event) for zero dollars, which is pretty dang sweet.
Of course, any time you've got hordes of people cramming into small spaces for free stuff, things can go south pretty easily. Here are five easy steps to avoid being a jerk:
Book adaptations are wonderful things. Seeing our favorite characters and settings come to life is a rare occurrence. However, there is a certain charm and authenticity in the written word, which is why you should probably pick up the original books if you watch any of the following TV shows.
Despite being fictional, literary characters are near and dear to our hearts. But sometimes, those fictional characters turn out to not be so fictional after all. Yes, even famous whales and grumpy Potions professors have ties to living, breathing things. It's art imitating life in the most literal sense. Or rather, art stealing bits of life. Here are ten incredible examples.