Chicago Comic Con – Wizard World

Next weekend we’ll be in Chicago at the Chicago Comic Con. We have a booth this year, #1433. We will have for sale: The latest Crimespree Magazine, with Brian Azzarello on the cover Crimespree T Shirts, including the GOT BULLETS? shirt. UNCAGE ME, and anthology featuring Brian Azzarello, Victor Gischler and Gregg Hurwitz, in addition to a load of great crime writers. Subscribing to the magazine will get you free gifts, books and other items. We’re also going to have some free comic books from DC/Vertigo to give away and some other cool stuff. We will be sharing the booth with JA Konrath/Jack Kilborn, Tim Broderick and RD Hall....

Crimespree Issue 31
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Jul08

Crimespree Issue 31

Our latest issue, 31, is at the binders as I type and will be shipping the week of July 13th.We’re really happy with this issue and a big part of that starts on the cover. I’m the first to admit that I love everything written by Brian Azzarello, but July is pretty significant. he has the last trade collection of 100 Bullets out, a short story in Uncage Me, the latest anthology from Jen Jordan (order Uncage Me now!) and his run on Batman in the Wednesday comics has just started. He also has some exciting things coming up and he talks about it right here in Crimespree with our pal Sean Chercover.Now, as much as I love these guys,...

Wizard World Chicago Pictures

This is a series of photos from one our favorite staff photographers Christy Hintz. It’s a fact that storm troopers love the hot pockets Lady Death statue from Avatar Anna Mercury From Avatar You know who from DC Direct A giant banner of “The Goddamn Batman” Avatar booth Top Cow Booth Brian Azzarello with youngest 100 Bullets fan Ever! The amazing Tommy Castillo Yet another Darth Vader, we saw at least four The X-Kids Table in artist alley for THe Devils Panties, and no, it’s not satanic porn. It’s a really entertaining...

Wizard World Chicago 2008 – Shopping Jul05

Wizard World Chicago 2008 – Shopping

Like most conventions and shows large events like this among other things mean good shopping opportunities. With over 400 dealers and tables in artist Alley there were more than enough places to spend your hard earned money. I see the shopping breaking down into two major classes, collecting and bargains, though sometimes the two will combine. If you are a collector and are trying to complete a set of a series or looking for an elusive hero clix character this is the place to look. Quite literally thousands of long boxes full comics goodness await. Dealers who have been building collections for years are here. And if you can’t find...

Back from Wizard World Chicago

Well, this year’s Wizard World convention has come to an end. I have to say, this being my first full convention weekend, I was totally overwhelmed. The sheer amount of things to see and do made my head spin and my wallet considerably lighter. I was very happy to have Jon and Ruth there to help guide me through the mass of information and vendor booths, as well as introduce me to the people who, up till now,I had just received e-mails from. We spent time at several of the publisher’s booths meeting people and dropping off press kits. Then it was off to shop, shop, and shop some more. This year I also was very happy to see both...