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Lexington Comic and Toy Convention Recap

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention Recap

Big enough to feel like an event and small enough to really enjoy meeting some favorites, the Lexington Comic and Toy Convention is a really fun time for convention goers.

PoP!’s Independent Feature Review - Best of 2015

PoP!’s Independent Feature Review – Best of 2015

As 2015 nears its end, we recognize those who rarely get their due on the world of comics and shine the spotlight on some of the best independent releases of the year.

PREview: ‘Comare’

PREview: ‘Comare’

For this week’s independent spotlight, we’re doing something a little different – a preview of Comare, from Mario Candelaria, Ashley St. Lawrence, and Lesley Atlansky

Review: ‘Empress #5’

Review: ‘Empress #5’

Empress returns with a new writer and more background on our characters. Is this still the same book? Look inside to find out!

Derby City Comic Con Recap

Derby City Comic Con Recap

Ever feel like the big conventions are a PR farm for Hollywood anymore instead of being about comics? We felt the same way – until we went to Derby City Comic Con.

Exclusive Interview: Dirk Manning

Exclusive Interview: Dirk Manning

An exclusive chat with Tales of Mr. Rhee writer Dirk Manning about the Devil’s Due/1First Comics merger from a creator’s point of view

Exclusive Interview: Josh Blaylock of Devil's Due Entertainment

Exclusive Interview: Josh Blaylock of Devil’s Due Entertainment

An exclusive video sit-down with Devil’s Due founder Josh Blaylock about the merger with F1rst Comics and what the future holds for the new company.

Toy Fair 2015: Funko

Toy Fair 2015: Funko

Funko’s booth at this year’s Toy Fair is the biggest it has ever been. The sale of all of those Pop Vinyl figures probably had a lot to do with that.

Toy Fair 2015: DC Collectibles

Toy Fair 2015: DC Collectibles

TOY Fair 2015: DC Collectibles has a plan to take your money. That plan involves producing some great new products that will look great on your shelves.

Capcom Cup 2014 Recap

Capcom Cup 2014 Recap

December 13, 2014 was the date of one of the best shows off the year. High drama, twists and turns, surprises, and shocking upsets awaited at each moment. Some of the best matches of the year happened among the 16 best competitors in the world. This is your ringside seat to the Capcom Cup 2014 finals.

Review: 'Strongman'

Review: ‘Strongman’

What we have here is a prime case of a hidden gem, as some of the earliest work of Charles Soule appears as our #PoPCSR feature review.

Review: 'The Accelerators Vol. 1: Time Games'

Review: ‘The Accelerators Vol. 1: Time Games’

We go back in time to check out the collected edition of a title we first looked at back as part of #CS100 and see how it holds up months later.

Farewell Claire

Farewell Claire

The plan behind Nerd Music sensation Claire and the Potatoes involved much more than one brilliant flash before vanishing. Find out inside why that plan didn’t come to fruition in an exclusive chat with Marc with a C and what we can expect from the band as they prepare to say farewell. (Header image by Jeff Douglas Photography)

Review: 'Snake #1'

Review: ‘Snake #1’

This week’s #PoPCSR feature review is another title from writer Chuck Amadori – a radically different genre with different results.

Orlando Nerd Fest: The New Breed of Music Festival

Orlando Nerd Fest: The New Breed of Music Festival

In the wake of Nerdapalooza’s demise, an entirely new Nerd Music festival – the Orlando Nerd Fest – rises to fill the void. Panels On Pages has the inside scoop on how it happened.

Review: 'Doc Unknown vol. 1: The Secret of Gate City'

Review: ‘Doc Unknown vol. 1: The Secret of Gate City’

Writer: Fabian Rangel Jr. Artist: Ryan Cody Doc Unknown was another early (as in the second title ever reviewed) favorite in the #CS100: “Doc Unknown” – Good, pulpy stuff. A lighter-hearted “Shadow” and a throwback to simpler times. Well done @FabianRangelJr @ryancody #CS100 — Michael Melchor (@MMelchor) March 14, 2014 Doc Unknown – and to […]

Sweet Suite 2014

Sweet Suite 2014

Sweet Suite is an event where bloggers, press, and toy industry professionals gather together to drink, socialize and play with the latest toys and video games to hit the market.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusives

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusives

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SDCC 2014 Exclusive: For this year’s “Running of the Exclusives” at SDCC there are many goodies that fans will be pushing young children out of the way for. Here is my Top 6.

Special Edition: NYC

Special Edition: NYC

A comic con that’s about comics with big name talent. It’s something comic book fans have been clamoring for and fans in New York City now have that show with Special Edition: NYC.

Spider-Man: Family Business

Spider-Man: Family Business

Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business: An exciting story by Mark Waid and James Robinson that expands Pete’s family in a surprising way. Gabrielle Dell’Otto’s fully painted art is reason enough to pick up this book.

The #CS100 Post-Game Wrap-Up

The #CS100 Post-Game Wrap-Up

108 comics all reviewed on Twitter in a span of two months. Now that the dust has settled, we take a look back at the project with all its faults, victories, and great discoveries. Join us for one last look at the #CS100

Chikara Invites You to Recreate-A-Wrestler!

Chikara Invites You to Recreate-A-Wrestler!

Get those pens, pencils, and inks ready, Pop!-ulation. Comic – and wrestling – stardom may be just a submission away with Chikara’s Recreate-A-Wrestler contest! Come inside for some insight on how this came to be.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: C2E2 2014 Panels

PoP! Top 6-Pack: C2E2 2014 Panels

Every conventions has plenty to do and see. C2E2 is definitely not an exception. This coming April 25-27 C2E2 will have three days of panels to peak your nerdiest of interest. Here are 6 that I’m looking forward to.

PoP! Top 6 Pack - Toy Fair 2014

PoP! Top 6 Pack – Toy Fair 2014

The annual New York Toy Fair is a four day trade show and it’s almost impossible to give everything in depth coverage. Here is my PoP! Top 6 – Pack of the rest of Toy Fair.

Toy Fair 2014: DC Collectibles

Toy Fair 2014: DC Collectibles

DC Collectibles: New statues, new action figure lines. DC Collectibles is giving fans plenty of reasons to spend their money and add a little something to their shelves.

Toy Fair 2014: Playmates Toys Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Toy Fair 2014: Playmates Toys Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Playmates Toys Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Donatello as Gandalf? Yes please. A Ninja Turtle blimp? I’ll take it! Ninja Turtles zip lining around my living room? Hell yes!

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Star Wars

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Star Wars

Hasbro Star Wars: The battle between the light and dark side never stops. The Star Wars Black Series continues to expand its remarkable lineup and Star Wars Rebels gets its bad guy.

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Unconventional Love Stories

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Unconventional Love Stories

The Guzmaniac, brings you a PoP! Top 6-Pack of unconventional love stories for you and your loved one to snuggle up to.

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Survivor Series Teams

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Survivor Series Teams

Survivor Series to a wrestling fan is as much a staple of Thanksgiving as turkey and cranberry sauce. With this years event upon us I rank my favorite Survivor Series teams.

New York Comic Con 2013: Best One Yet

New York Comic Con 2013: Best One Yet

New York Comic Con 2013 was the biggest one to date. The early reports put attendance at above 130,000 people. In just 8 years NYCC is on par with SDCC as the biggest con in North America.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: NYCC 2013 Exclusives

PoP! Top 6-Pack: NYCC 2013 Exclusives

New York Comic Con is just around the corner and with it comes some awesome convention exclusives. From simple figures to fantastic toys there is something there to throw away your money on. Here is my PoP! Top 6-Pack of NYCC 2013 exclusives!

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SummerSlam Matches

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SummerSlam Matches

SummerSlam is upon us and this long and storied Pay Per View has seen many great matches over the years. Here are the top six SummerSlam matches of all time.

PoP! Preview: Infinity

PoP! Preview: Infinity

The Avengers are off in deep space so what is a Mad Titan to do? Why attack Earth of course! This Hickman helmed event will be six issues but with enough tie-ins that you might need a second job to get them all.

Celebrate 50 years of X-Men with X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM!

Celebrate 50 years of X-Men with X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM!

Coming this September from Marvel Comics is an X-Men event that will focus on the original 5 X-Men that were transported to the current timeline. Strap in for more time travel and alternate storylines.

Counter Culture Spotlight: Aw Yeah Comics!

Counter Culture Spotlight: Aw Yeah Comics!

This month the Counter Culture Spotlight is on Skokie Illinois’ Aw Yeah Comics!, a newer shop that’s dedicated to an upbeat, positive and all-ages friendly comic shop experience with help from two of the biggest names in all-ages comics.