Walking onto the set of the new web series Man at Arms, released today, it soon becomes clear that the Sword and the Stone, Tony Swatton's shop of goods, is every (convention-going) boy's dream. There are Roman soldiers, scantily clad female mannequins in leather and metal costumes, and very familia ... More >>
The owner of Heavy Metal magazine is returning to the comic that made his name.
See our coverage of Long Beach Comic Expo 2011: "Long Beach Comic Expo: Five Things We Love About Small Conventions." Sheika Lugtu is 24 and a student at Long Beach City College. A couple of years ago, she returned to school and decided to document her life in comic form, one panel a day. "At the e ... More >>
In "Abandoned Menagerie," open at Gallery 1988 through April 7, artist N.C. Winters delves deep into his childhood memory for a series of pieces based on pop culture figures of the 1980s. The Carlsbad-based artist paints characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Gremlins, The Muppets, Super Mari ... More >>
Shannon CottrellKevin Eastman at Meltdown Comics.Read more in "Kevin Eastman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Co-Creator, Takes Over Meltdown Comics for 35 Days." See more photos in "Kevin Eastman @ Meltdown Comics." When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman took over a portion ... More >>
Read more in "Kevin Eastman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Co-Creator, Takes Over Meltdown Comics for 35 Days." See more photos in "Kevin Eastman @ Meltdown Comics." Stacy E. Walker has done a lot of modeling for artists. She's appeared on book covers and has worked with video game and animation com ... More >>
Shannon CottrellWhere's Andrew W.K. on this list?I had the chance to interview quite a few people this year. Some were famous. Others weren't. However, most of this year's interviewees had a few things in common. They all created something, be it an event or a piece of art, that is memorable. ... More >>
Liz OhanesianKevin Eastman inside his Meltdown Comics studio, which features lots of goodies from Eastman's studio that will be sold by auction. There has been a lot of activity in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle world lately. Last summer at San Diego Comic-Con, Nickelodeon announced that a n ... More >>
Timothy NorrisSee also: Our cover story on Skrillex *More photos from Hard Haunted Mansion Skrillex, Major Lazer, Caspa, Goose and others HARD Haunted Mansion Shrine Expo Hall 10-29-11 Better than... watching Skrillex on YouTube. This year's Hard Haunted Mansion -- the two-day electronic m ... More >>
Nanette Gonzales No plans for Halloween? Not looking forward to trying to park in WeHo for the parade Monday night? Check out these seven other weekend events. We won't say they're spook-tacular. If we did you'd have to shoot us.
Shannon CottrellSee more photos in "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Preview Night," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day One," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Two." Friday night, Nickelodeon brought Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans a sneak peek at what's in store for the franchise with a pizza party at Ba ... More >>
Saturday morning, Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps' Kansas-based group infamous for their "God Hates [insert target du jour here]" signs and habit of protesting funerals, descended upon Long Beach for the second time this year. The church's latest visit, which coincided with the city's annual Le ... More >>
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Also this week's pick, Offside
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