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The Fanboy Planet Podcast Holiday Gift Guide Shopping Page 2011 (12-12-11)
Items from our list for Santa right here on one convenient shopping page!
The Greatest Gift You Can Give This Holiday (12-12-11)
Bacon. Flavored. Popcorn.
Germany Does Comic Cons! by Ric Bretschneider (11-21-11)
Ric takes us inside one of the world's largest board gaming and growing comics conventions...
Announcing IMAGE Expo 2012! (11-21-11)
Do you feel that Bay Area gap left by WonderCon? Feel empty no more!
Almost Live From New York: It's Comic-Con 2011! by Debra J. Draisin (11-21-11)
What's it like at the Javits Center? Pretty cool...
The First Annual GeekGirl Con! by Laura Guerrie (10-14-11)
Because love of genre knows no gender...
New 52 And Counting: The Shade #1 by Derek McCaw (10-14-11)
James Robinson returns to one of his best creations...
New 52: Yes, We Have No Crisis, Part 2 by Derek McCaw (10-05-11)
Covering more reality-changing events that the latest reality-changing event changed...
New 52: Yes, We Have No Crisis by Derek McCaw (10-03-11)
Dan DiDio says the New DC Universe has no Crisis ...is that really a problem?
New 52 Week 5: Aquaman #1 by Derek McCaw (09-28-11)
Ahem. Aquaman? I think you mean ROCKwaman!
New 52 Week 4: Birds of Prey #1 by Derek McCaw (09-21-11)
A decent action thriller starting up only a little way from where last we left it...
New 52 Week 2: JLI, Static Shock, Stormwatch, Swamp Thing by Derek McCaw (09-21-11)
Fell behind but trying to catch up...
THE CHAMPAGNE ROOM: Keith Champagne Day! by Keith Champagne (09-15-11)
Keith now has a name for his column, and apparently his own holiday!
The New Ultimate Marvel: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 by Derek McCaw (09-15-11)
Because, yes, Marvel releases new first issues occasionally, too...
The New 52 From A Younger Perspective: Justice League #1 by Kid McCaw (09-13-11)
A seven-year old reacts to the DC Comics relaunch...
The New 52 Week 2: Hawk and Dove #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
Rob Liefeld returns to the characters who launched his career. Thanks, Hawk and Dove...
The New 52 Week 2: Green Arrow #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
If you liked Smallville and Iron Man but wished they were a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup...
The New 52 Week 2: Batwing #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
The first Batman, Inc. spin-off book launches before its parent book appears...
The New 52 Week 2: Men Of War #1 by Ric Bretschneider (09-12-11)
How do you do a realistic war comic in a world dominated by supermen?
The New 52 Week 2: Animal Man #1 by Derek McCaw (09-12-11)
Proof that DC Comics can be red in tooth and claw...
The New 52 Week 2: Batgirl #1 by Derek McCaw (09-09-11)
Let the healing begin...
The New 52 Week 2: O.M.A.C. #1 by Ric Bretschneider (09-09-11)
The world that's coming can't hold against the universe that reboots...
The New 52 Week 2: Detective Comics #1 by Derek McCaw (09-07-11)
A Batman book you'll enjoy looking at again and again... but reading again and again?
The New 52 Week 2: Action Comics #1 by Derek McCaw (09-07-11)
You'll believe a man can leap tall buildings in a single bound...
VIDEO: Too True For The New 52 (08-31-11)
All across America, this is happening.
VIDEO: Jonny Quest Redux (08-31-11)
A cool video with the Jonny Quest action figures that never were...
The New 52 Week 1: Flashpoint #5 and Justice League #1 by Derek McCaw (08-31-11)
Let the hullabaloo begin!
Comics Review: Angel and Faith #1 by Derek McCaw (08-30-11)
If you're in the mood for #1s this week, give this one a try...
Comic-Con 2011: Shadowbox Comics On The iPad by Mish'al Samman (08-24-11)
One of the coolest discoveries at Comic-Con, with video to demonstrate how it works!
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 4 by Ric Bretschneider (08-11-11)
Darth Vader as you've never seen him (?) before...
A Column In Search Of A Name by Keith Champagne (08-10-11)
Rugged and popular comics writer and inker Champagne begins his new column HERE!
The End Of The DC Universe...Again... by Derek McCaw (08-09-11)
One Zorlac's view of the world that's ending and the world that's coming...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 3 by Ric Bretschneider (08-08-11)
Observing some themes -- Sucker Punch proved surprisingly popular this year...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 2 by Ric Bretschneider (08-05-11)
Zombie Superman and a whole lotta Slave Leias....
Comic-Con 2011: Celebrities, Creators and More! by Ric Bretschneider (08-03-11)
Just when you thought it was safe to wander the exhibit hall...
Comics Review: Death Valley by Derek McCaw (08-03-11)
IDW's new graphic novel pits Gunslingers vs. Ninjas, with us the winners!
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 3 by Mish'al Samman (08-01-11)
Hawkman! Wonder Woman! And some grey mutation stalking the halls...
Comic-Con 2011: It's Still About Comics by Derek McCaw (07-29-11)
Taking a look at books picked up at the Con: The Cape, Adam West, OZopolis and more...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 1 by Ric Bretschneider (07-29-11)
People saving themselves a fortune in therapy...
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 2 by Mish'al Samman (07-28-11)
Who is the Green Mandalorian?
Comic-Con 2011: Sunday Photo Gallery (07-28-11)
Warning: One evil clown lurks within...
Comics: Retroactive 1970s Justice League of America by Derek McCaw (07-28-11)
Adam Strange gets diverted to our "real" Earth while the Justice League visits DC offices...
Comic-Con 2011: Saturday Photo Gallery (07-27-11)
Several superteams gather -- will Captain Tightpants lead them?
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 1 by Mish'al Samman (07-27-11)
A gallery of photos from our Asian correspondent, lost on the floor...
Comic-Con 2011: Behind The Flaming Tower Of Warner! by Derek McCaw (07-27-11)
Stepping onto the balcony at the Warner Booth to find out just how it all happens...
Comic-Con 2011: Friday After Dark (07-26-11)
Inside Nerd HQ! Swag Bag dresses! Childish Gambino! Maybe the Moon...
Comic-Con 2011: Friday Photo Gallery (07-26-11)
The Captains! Elephantmen! And the Mayor of Quaohog, Adam West!
Comic-Con 2011: Thursday After Dark (07-22-11)
The sun goes down and the parties start...
Comic-Con 2011: Thursday Photo Gallery (07-22-11)
Inside and outside, the Con is busy busy busy...
Comic-Con 2011: Visions of Preview Night Photo Gallery by Derek McCaw (07-21-11)
Three hours on the Exhibit Hall floor...NOW WITH THE CORRECT LINK!
Comic-Con 2011: From Dusk 'Til Con Preview - Get the Poynt! by Derek McCaw (07-19-11)
By day it's a convention. By night it's a party!
Comic-Con 2011: The Dinosaurs Are Dead by Nate Costa (07-19-11)
Interviewing the Linquist Cousins, men who remember when zombie dinosaurs roamed...
Comic-Con 2011: Registering For 2012 by Derek McCaw (07-14-11)
Not ready for next week? Start planning for next year!
Comic-Con 2011: The Monsterverse Hits Comic-Con! by Sam F. Park (07-14-11)
Join top horror comics creators for "The Monsterverse Ate My Brain!"
Joe Ferrara, Troubador of Atlantis Fantasyworld (07-05-11)
He runs a great comics shop and sings like an angel... and the SF Chronicle noticed!
Legendary Comics Launches with Frank Miller's Holy Terror! (06-29-11)
Too wild for even Batman to be a part of...
Gene Colan: A Fanboy Planet Remembrance by Derek McCaw (06-24-11)
From Daredevil to Tomb of Dracula to Howard the Duck and beyond... a giant passes...
Big Wow! Comicfest 2011 by Ric Bretschneider and Derek McCaw (05-23-11)
Smaller local conventions make for a great day, and we have the pics to prove it!
Out of the Cinema and Into Comics: The Mighty Thor by Derek McCaw (05-02-11)
Sure, you're jazzed about the movie, but what books do you buy to keep up the excitement?
Captain Action Returns! by Derek McCaw (04-30-11)
For years as a kid, I scoured flea markets for this...
Wondercon 2011: A Video Retrospective by Mish'al Samman (04-21-11)
The sights, the sounds, and thankfully not the smells of Fanboys in San Francisco...
Rick Baker Covers Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave by Derek McCaw (04-08-11)
Beware the eye of the soul-stealing sailor! He's strange to the finish...
C2E2 In 2011 by David J. Fowlie (04-01-11)
Our man in Chicago takes some Hero Initiative at last week's convention....
Comics Review: Hellraiser #1 by Derek McCaw (03-23-11)
Oh, I could have solved Rubik's Cube any time I wanted... but I was afraid this would happen...
Clive Barker's Hellraiser: "At the Tolling of a Bell" by Derek McCaw (03-23-11)
Boom! Studios lets us share with you an 8-page introductory story -- by Barker himself!
Review: Xombi #1 by Derek McCaw (03-21-11)
The DC Universe was long overdue for a weirdness magnet...
Review: Ruse #1 by Derek McCaw (03-21-11)
The game is afoot once more... no matter which planet it is!.
Review: Starman/Congorilla #1 by Derek McCaw (1-11-11)
Now if only Neil Simon would write a play about them...
Review: Weird Worlds #1 by Derek McCaw (1-10-11)
An anthology that promises to be way out, but keeps riding the mainstream...
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