The biggest day for America’s Comic Book Industry is the first Saturday in May. Since its inception FREE COMIC BOOK DAY has been an unqualified success. Publishers designate certain titles to be offered free of charge to the general public in a nationwide promotion. And the lines at specialty comics retailers around the country […]
The biggest day for the comics industry was earlier this month. The highly anticipated annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY event, as usual, didn’t disappoint. FANTASTIC FORUM was in it up to our necks this year as we sponsored events and made the rounds to comic book retailers in the Washington, DC metro area. […]
For decades, comic books have been part of the American counter-culture. Does the success of recent Hollywood movies such as The Avengers, Spider Man and The Dark Knight mean that comics have finally gone mainstream?
Free Comic Book Day is the annual industry event during which comics publishers make special titles available to the public free of charge.
I’ve been in full geek mode for the past several days with the opening of Marvel’s THE AVENGERS movie followed by Free Comic Book Day 2012. Billie Rae Bates and I visited Cards, Comics & Collectibles in Reisterstown, Maryland. Owner, Marc Nathan, pulled out the stops for the annual industry wide promotion. In attendance to […]
FANTASTIC FORUM special correspondent, Estela Maldonado aka, “The Incan Princess,” visited Victory Comics in Falls Church, Virginia and interviewed owner, Jeff Weaver, as well as Josh Talley, Pierre Chaloux and James Rambo in this excerpt from Episode #18 of the award-winning DC based TV series.
Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional event for the comics industry.
This episode was the final appearance of our friend, Martin Bosworth. Martin, devoted and loving son of Larry and Kay Bosworth, was a writer, editor, technologist, futurist, geek and advocate. His untimely passing left a void and he will always be remembered and missed.
The summer of 2008 was great for comic and sci-fi movies!
Reed Richards? Lex Luthor? Tony Stark? Bruce Wayne? Who do you think is the smartest comic book character?