Here’s a great full-length video of the Planet Comicon 2010 panel with actress Helen Slater (Supergirl, Ruthless People, City Slickers). I was honored to have the opportunity to moderate this panel. Thanks to our friends at www.scifi4me.com for recording this and posting the video.
Comic book artist Kevin Mellon was featured on tonight’s episode of Attack of the Show on the G4 cable channel along with former Kansas City resident and G4 on-air personality Blair Butler.
Mellon and Butler are the creators of the upcoming Image Comics mini-series Heart, which made a sneak preview debut at New York Comic Con this past weekend.
The segment featuring Mellon and Butler starts at about the 3:00 mark.
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Many of Kansas City’s comics creators have made the journey to this weekend’s New York Comic Con, including Jason Aaron, Bill Amend, Nathan Fox, Erik Lundy, Kevin Mellon, B. Clay Moore, Andrews McMeel Publishing marketing guru Amy Worley.
Elite Comics has added a signing by Jason Aaron to the schedule for the Elite Comics Halloween Bash II planned for October 29th. Aaron’s latest Marvel series are scheduled to debut that week. Wolverine and the X-Men #1 and Incredible Hulk #1 are among the most anticipated new Marvel series of the fall.
Comics writer and novelist Alex Grecian was in New York City earlier in the week meeting with the publishers of his upcoming novel The Yard. “Had a terrific meeting at the Penguin offices yesterday. The Yard is getting much TLC,” Grecian tweeted.
Brian Fyffe has a new full-color edition of Zombie Chuck. On Thursday Fyffe tweeted, “Full color Zombie Chuck is now in-hand. I’ll put them up on the site tonight or tomorrow.”
Nathan Fox is lending his talents to the new arc of Todd McFarlane’s Haunt. Bleeding Cool has a peek at the ashcan preview of Fox’s work on the series that was distributed at New York Comic Con this weekend.
Cartoonists Cathy Guisewite and Kansas City’s Bill Amend were featured in a video by Tom Gammill for this year’s Reuben Award ceremony.