How New York Comic Con has shown us a wonderful future for Comics

You hear it about Comic Cons every year - "It's not about the comics any more". Sure, the rise of alternate media at Comic Cons is a big thing, and NYCC 2014 was no exception - but this year more than ever recently, it also feels like it was about looking ahead to the bright future for the Comics industry and its fans. » 10/13/14 3:38pm 10/13/14 3:38pm

An Open Letter to New York Comic-Con: Protect Our Secret Identities!

Last weekend at New York Comic-Con, a lot of attendees found themselves tweeting ecstatically about the convention — without having written those tweets, because NYCC had hijacked people's social media accounts that were linked to their badges. In this open letter, the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains why… » 10/15/13 12:16pm 10/15/13 12:16pm

Vampire Academy is actually A LOT funnier than we expected

The biggest draw for the latest vampire movie isn't the hot young things starring it it, it's the two middle-aged Waters Brothers. The director from Mean Girls and writer of Heathers combined their powers to steal the thunder from the baby vamps on stage at New York Comic-Con. And thank god for it. » 10/11/13 10:40am 10/11/13 10:40am