John W. Smith

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Baltimore Comic-Con Xtra: Jim Lee Spotlight

Wed, September 12th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Superstar creator Jim Lee held court in Baltimore, giving fans a "Wildcats" update, discussing his own personal "Die Hard 4," and... wait, did he say it would take 11 years to finish "All-Star Batman & Robin?"

Baltimore Comic-Con XTRA: Mike Wieringo Tribute

Tue, September 11th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Last Saturday afternoon's panel made up of Mike Wieringo's closest friends and colleagues shared with fans memories of the late artist and his work on "Fantastic Four," "The Flash" and more.

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: DC Universe Panel

Mon, September 10th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Sunday afternoon in Baltimore, DC broke the news on several new projects, including Sergio Aragones on "The Spirit," Billy Tucci on "Sgt. Rock, "Marv Wolfman on "Vigilante," plus Karaoke & more!

Baltimore Comic-Con Day 2: Image Comics

Mon, September 10th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Image's panel at the Baltimore Comic-Con promised several new projects from Erik Larsen, a thinning of the herd in "The Walking Dead," a new "Invincible" spin-off miniseries and more.

Baltimore Comic-Con: Mondo Marvel

Sun, September 9th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Is Tony Stark a Skrull? Is Cap really dead? What's "Secret Invasion?" Will Bendis answer his phone on a Saturday morning? These questions and more were answered at Marvel's Baltimore Comicon panel. Updated

Baltimore Comic-Con: DC Nation on the Chesapeake

Sat, September 8th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Saturday afternoon's DC Nation panel in Baltimore included word of Chuck Dixon on "Robin," Peter Tomasi on "Nightwing" and a whole slew of other news concerning upcoming storylines. Updated

NYCC, Xtra: 28 Hours Later, Fox Goes Atomic at NYCC

Mon, February 26th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

The Fox Atomic team showed off the new company's slate of film tie-ins and original graphic novelsa at NYCC. More on "The Hills Have Eyes: The Beginning" and "28 Days Later: The Aftermath" inside.

NYCC, Xtra: "Degrassi: Extra Credit" Panel Report

Mon, February 26th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Actress Sarah Barrable-Tishauer ("Liberty Van Zandt"), writer J. Torres and artist Ramon Perez were present at NYCC to talk about the hot Canadian export's entry into the graphic novel field.

NYCC, Day 2: DCU, A Better Tomorrow-Today!

Sat, February 24th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Who are those two masked men? Dan Didio contracts foot in mouth disease at DC's second panel of the convention. Insights on "52", "Countdown" and the future of the DC Universe all inside.

NYCC, Day 1: "Civil War Fallout: The Initiative" Full Panel Report

Fri, February 23rd, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

"Civil War" will continue to impact the Marvel Universe, as revealed today at the New York Comic Con. Come in to find out why everyone's buzzing about the plans!

Cup of Joe @ Baltimore Comicon: Waiting For Monday

Sun, September 10th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Joe Quesada and Tom Brevoort stopped off at the Baltimore Comic-Con with hints of things to come. Covered at the panel was the status of "Ultimates" 3 and 4, Joss Whedon with post-"Astonishing X-Men" work, Quesada's most sought-after authors and much more.

DC's One Year Greater @ Baltimore Comic-Con

Sun, September 10th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

DC's last panel on Saturday didn't bring much news, but plenty of chat (and odd alpaca references). The group discussed a possibly growing Superman family, Nightwing's second chance on life and the characters they'd want to see dead.

DC Nation @ Baltimore Comicon: 100, 000 Buttons Later

Sat, September 9th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

The DC Nation crew wrapped up their 2006 tour at the Baltimore Comicon Saturday, where not even a false fire alarm could wreck the party. Covered at the panel was Booster Gold's death, Palmiotti and Gray's new exclusivity deal and more.