The Crimespree Wrecking Crew Hits C2E2 May01

The Crimespree Wrecking Crew Hits C2E2

Friday, April 24, saw the Crimespree Wrecking Crew descend on the city of Chicago for the fourth consecutive year. Armed with little more than orthotics for our shoes, Star Wars lanyards, and a half-filled bottle of stale water, we once again proved that C2E2 is one of the best comic cons around. After arriving in Milwaukee, we took the Crimespree Mobile M2 the ninety minutes into the heart of Chicago. Part of what makes this annual trip so special is that we get to stay with dear friends. So the trip becomes about more than just comics and pop-culture; it becomes a reunion weekend. Crashing out each night on air mattresses in the living...

Jimmy Palmiotti Picks his Five Sexiest Noir Films Aug28

Jimmy Palmiotti Picks his Five Sexiest Noir Films

I’ve been a fan of Jimmy Palmiotti for quite a while and I love all his work. His last Kickstarter with his group at Paperfilms was DENVER and it is a terrific book. They are currently running a kickstarter for a follow up to the popular SEX AND VIOLENCE. With a title like that how can you not be intrigued? I’ve been thrilled with every book Jimmy is involved with and can’t wait for this one. In the spirit of the nature of the book Jimmy gave us a list of what he considers the sexiest noir films. ~ Jon Here’s Jimmy: Sexy Noir usually includes a Femme Fatale, and I think these films featured some of the best. Other than postman, I kept...

C2E2 con report 2013 – Jon’s experienc...

Our adventure to C2E2 has now become an annual event for us. This is the second year we drove down to Chicago with Dan and Kate and have been the recipients of lovely hospitality by our friends Tasha and Andrew. They let us take over their living room with our luggage and comics for the weekend. This year also involved a terrific homemade dinner and a Lego birthday cake for Ruth. Kate and Dan headed over to C2E2 Friday afternoon and caught the Kill Shakespeare panel and then did an interview with the creators (Coming soon to this very site). Ruth hung out with Tasha while your narrator hit the downtown Lego store with Andrew and Xander....

DC Trade Collections Round Up

I’ve been catching up on my reading and thought I would do a large round up of DC books. They have all come out in the last couple months. ALL STAR WESTERN Volume 2: WAR OF LORDS AND OWLS Collecting All Star Western 7-12 The western comic has seen a rebirth at the hands of Justin Grey and Jimmy Palmiotti, their work on Jonah Hex has been astounding with great story telling and wonderful art added to make a great comic read. In the new 52 the western is back as All Star Western and its more fun than ever. Adding ties to Gotham for Hex has added a new and interesting dimension to the character and the story here adds to the Batman mythology...