Monday , November 19 2018

Comic-Con

SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

Instant

Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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SDCC Interview: Spencer F. Lee Talks About ‘From the Bridge’

spencer f. lee, nichelle Nichols

Spencer F. Lee’s homage to the geekdom of pop cultural creators fans From the Bridge is a feature-length documentary coming out at the end of the summer. Lee, along with George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and others tease the new film in a special preview at this year’s Comic-Con International (AKA …

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Reptar, Invader Zim, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Set to Invade San Diego Comic-Con

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon is bringing three one-of-a-kind virtual and real-world experiences to San Diego next month for Comic-Con International (SDCC). It will an event, says the network, that will have fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans saying “Cowabunga!” Bringing an 1,800 square-foot booth (#4113) to the Comic-Con convention floor, Nickelodeon will feature: …

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Conan O’Brien Gets Ready for ConanCon at San Diego Comic-Con

It’s become part of the annual San Diego Comic-Con (AKA SDCC) landscape. Starting the evening before the official start of the five days of controlled chaos that is SDCC, Conan O’Brien brings his TBS talk show to the venerable Spreckels theater in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District. Last year, I …

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‘The X-Files: Cold Cases’ on Audible — An Interview with Executive Producer Dirk Maggs

Do you miss The X-Files? Audible has the answer The X-Files: Cold Cases, a full-cast audio dramatization starring David Duchovny (Fox Mulder), Gillian Anderson (Dr. Dana Scully) and the entire X-Files cast. The story is based on Joe Harris’s graphic novels and adapted by Dirk Maggs (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to …

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Comic-Con Interview: Arvind Ethan David on ‘Darkness Visibile,’ ‘Dirk Gently’ and More

Arvind Ethan David (The Infidel) is executive producer of the Netflix/BBC America hit series Dirk Gently Holistic Detective Agency, which is in its second season. But he was also at San Diego Comic-Con promoting his latest project Darkness Visible, a collaboration with comic book creator/novelist Mike Carey (Lucifer). I met …

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San Diego Comic-Con, Here I Come!

Tommorrow’s the day. Chicago to San Diego to cover Comic Con International (AKA San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC) for Blogcritics. This is my fifth year going into the fray of crowds, cosplayers and general chaos that is the behemoth, ultimate fandom conclave of Comic-Con.  I can’t cover it all, and as …

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