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New York Comic Con

6 Reasons To Check Out NYC's Smallest Comic-Con

Eric Larnick | Posted 03.26.2014 | New York
Eric Larnick

This Saturday, the New York City comics community descends onto a gathering that is proudly proclaiming itself the "smallest Comic-Book Convention ever in the smallest comics store in the world."

NYCC '13: 71 Reasons Cosplay Is For Everyone (PHOTOS)

Adam Clement | Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Clement

Reporting from the show floor at this year's New York Comic Con this past weekend, I arrived at the Jacob Javits Center dressed in a cosplay of my own (my second go as Scott Pilgrim) with my barely-cutting-it-for-camera-quality iPhone in tow to capture just how diverse an otherwise minority obsession has become. Because whether you believe it or not, it's not just a hobby that enables us to be anyone -- it simply is for everyone. Here's why.

Andy Campbell

You Won't Believe What This Stormtrooper Says About Our Troops

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

The government shutdown didn't stop for New York Comic Con -- and neither did we. Captain America, Princess Leia and too many iterations of Batman ...

Which Cosplayer Wins?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes together fast. If you're hav...

The Chronic Rift Spotlight: Mary Lynn Rajskub & Cast Mates on Dirty Work

Dan Persons | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Hey, how about following along with a crime scene cleanup crew as they tidy up the site of a grisly murder and find a few unexpected surprises? Sounds like fun! Or creepy. Or disturbing.

Barry Levinson on The Bay: Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2012

Dan Persons | Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barry Levinson managed to teach everyone how effective the found-footage technique can be when it's used as a tool and not a crutch. Somebody had to.

WATCH: Kate The WASP At Comic Con

Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy

Comic Con was a few weeks ago (the New York version, not the California one), and in addition to about a billion nerds, Kate the WASP (a.k.a. comedian...

Cinefantastique's New York Comic-Con 2012: Bill Plympton

Dan Persons | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Just because last year saw the publication of a mammoth retrospective of his work, that doesn't mean cartoonist Bill Plympton is putting away his pencils just yet.

Cinefantastique's New York Comic-Con 2012: Red vs. Blue's Matt Hullum & Kathleen Zuelch

Dan Persons | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Red vs. Blue, the first machinima (animation created with video games) series to get mainstream attention, is now also the longest-lived, wrapping up its tenth season of playing around in the Halo universe this November.

David Lohr

The Walking Dead: Secrets Revealed At 2012 New York Comic Con (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.15.2012 | Weird News

NEW YORK -- Comic book enthusiasts, writers, illustrators, celebrities and some 115,000 attendees gathered this weekend in New York City for the seven...

Cinefantastique's New York Comic-Con 2012: Makeup Effects Artist Rod Maxwell

Dan Persons | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The organizers of the youth-targeting, anti-smoking organization The Truth know their audience. They've created a tie-in mobile game, Flavor Monsters,...

Andy Campbell

Sci-Fi Speed Dating SCANDAL (Plus Comic Con Photos)

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

Real-life dates can break real-life hearts. Sci-Fi Speed Dating was a hit for self-proclaimed geeks and nerds at New York Comic Con this year -- 20...

Cosplay Wolverine Plays Fruit Ninja

Posted 10.15.2012 | Weird News

Great costumes are part of the fun at New York Comic Con, but it looks like one guy actually found a practical application for his get-up. Keith Ly...

Lots of Colorful Characters at NY Comic Con

Tom Falco | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Tom Falco

Comic book characters, popular cartoon stars and all sorts of movie figures have taken over the Jacob Javits Center for this weekend's New York Comic Con. The huge glass structure on the Hudson River has never been so full of excitement.

Stan Lee: Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2012

Dan Persons | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I was one of those lucky enough to get a few minutes with Stan Lee, and was able to get some insight into his newest project, the web video channel "Stan Lee's World of Heroes," as well as a benchmark on how he regards his side-career as a big-screen actor

Cinefantastique's New York Comic-Con 2012: DC Comics' Dan DiDio on Django Unchained and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Dan Persons | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

While at New York Comic-Con, I got a few minutes with DC co-publisher Dan DiDio to ask him about the motivations for this new project, and also threw in a question about the new, animated adaptation of Frank Miller's revolutionary Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.

Comics: From Web to Print

Elaine Lee | Posted 08.22.2012 | Books
Elaine Lee

As it is with rock gods, so it is with creators of web comics. Writers and artists, who, in an earlier day, would've been paid a fee for pages printed in a physical book, now give away their work online.

Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Joe Cornish on Attack the Block

Dan Persons | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Joe Cornish's Attack the Block is neatly pulled off with a surprising bit of depth, and worth checking out on its homevid release.

Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Death Valley

Dan Persons | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

MTV's making a big pitch to get back into the genre game. Death Valley is a gory/funny exploration of what happens when the undead decide to emigrate en masse to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.

WATCH: 'Robot Chicken' Panel At New York's Comic Con

video.adultswim.com | Posted 12.21.2011 | Weird News

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WATCH: David Cross Is Disappointed In Jon Benjamin

Posted 12.19.2011 | Comedy

Fans of "The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret" have to wait until January 2012 to see new episodes, but those who made it to New York Comi...

Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Random Hunks o' Con (Video)

Dan Persons | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Cinefantastique hit the floor of New York Comic Con 2011 and discovered... people. Lots 'n' lots of people.

Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Roger Corman

Dan Persons | Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Corman was at the con to sign autographs and promote the new, career-spanning documentary, Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel.

PHOTO: Which '30 Rock' Star Was Caught Making Out With Batman's Girl?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Comedy

You would think that if you stole another man's woman, you might want to keep a lid on it. But not World Champion, and '30 Rock' star, Judah Friedlan...

Next Gen Nerds From New York Comic Con (Photos)

Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

The New York Comic Con and New York Anime Festival happened this weekend in NYC. HuffPost High School headed over to hang out with some of the awesom...