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Famed Comic Book Artist Bernie Wrightson Dies at 68 – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Image: Bernie Wrightson/Twitter Bernie “Berni” Wrightson, a comic book artist known for his iconic Frankenstein illustrations and co-creating DC’s Swamp Thing, has passed away after battling brain cancer. The news was shared on his website by his wife, Liz Wrightson. Advertisement Wrightson had a long and accomplished history in comic book artistry. He co-created the character Swamp Thing for DC Comics with writer Len Wein, as well as Destiny, which…

Netflix and Marvel’s Iron Fist is an ill-conceived, poorly written disaster – Vox

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

On Friday, Marvel unleashed 13 episodes of the first season of Iron Fist on Netflix and upon the world — and it is the single worst thing the superhero television factory has ever created. This series takes everything good Marvel has done, takes it on a joy ride, then returns it scratched, bruised, and smelling like patchouli and broken promises. After the 13-hour slog, I’m not angry — I’m just…

Source: Jordan Fair to replace Mike Balado on Louisville staff – The Courier-Journal

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pitino reviews loss to Michigan Matt Stone, the CJ

Fan Film Makes Me Yearn for a Ms. Marvel Solo Flick – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Still: YouTube Disney and Marvel might have the next several years already planned out, but after the second Avengers: Infinity War, they’re going to need to fill in some gaps. A fan film based on the adventures of Ms. Marvel makes a strong case for who should get a solo debut next. Advertisement YouTuber Anita Kalathara and Lansi Aponte have released a short fan film about Kamala Khan, the Pakistani-American…

‘Star Wars’: Mark Hamill shares ‘perhaps the very first’ Luke Skywalker picture – Fox News

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mark Hamill is here to rescue your weekend with some good old-fashioned nostalgia. The “Star Wars” actor shared a photo Saturday morning of himself as a young Luke Skywalker posing in the Tatooine desert on the first day of filming “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope.” He stands with his hands folded across his heart. Taken in Tunisia early morning Day #1 waiting for my 1st shot…

Comic fans fill Briquette’s for artists’ show – The Star Beacon

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

ASHTABULA — Dozens upon dozens celebrated comic culture Saturday at a small-town showing featuring popular artists from Ashtabula and the region. Tony Capo, owner of Robot Zero Comics in Geneva, organized the persistently packed, one-room “Not at Comic Con” show at Briquette’s Smokehouse, along with eatery owner Nate Rockwell. “Before we opened (Robot Zero), I talked to Nate about doing something up here. He loved the…

Passion 4 Hope Vendor and Craft Fair Giant Check Presentation – WesternSlopeNow

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- – The eighth annual Passion 4 Hope Craft and Vendor Fair presented a giant check revealing how much money they raised for the Grant a Wish Program at the Avalon Theater on Saturday, March 18th. The total amount for this years Fair is $2,600, which will go towards supporting local youth. 

‘Star Wars’: Mark Hamill shares ‘perhaps the very first’ Luke Skywalker picture – Fox News

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mark Hamill is here to rescue your weekend with some good old-fashioned nostalgia. The “Star Wars” actor shared a photo Saturday morning of himself as a young Luke Skywalker posing in the Tatooine desert on the first day of filming “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope.” He stands with his hands folded across his heart. Taken in Tunisia early morning Day #1 waiting for my 1st shot…

Douglas County government bows out of fair business after audit finds ‘extremely sloppy accounting’ – Omaha World-Herald

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Nicholas Barajas, 10, of Omaha participates in the pedal tractor pull competition alongside Ben Hiebenthal, right, during the Douglas County Fair at the Crossroads Mall last year. The Douglas County government is getting out of the business of running the fair after a critical internal audit of its financial management in 2016.

Star Wars Rebels: "Twin Suns" Review – IGN

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Producer of Star Wars Rebels on Tonight’s Incredible Episode – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Obi-Wan Kenobi plays a major role in the latest Star Wars Rebels. All Images: Disney XD The Star Wars canon changed forever Saturday night with the latest episode of Star Wars Rebels, “Twin Suns.” It was a massive episode in terms of character, Star Wars history, and precedent. So we simply had to talk to Dave Filoni, the executive producer of Rebels, to get the scoop on the Obi-Wan Kenobi/Darth…

Comic fans fill Briquette’s for artists’ show – The Star Beacon

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

ASHTABULA — Dozens upon dozens celebrated comic culture Saturday at a small-town showing featuring popular artists from Ashtabula and the region. Tony Capo, owner of Robot Zero Comics in Geneva, organized the persistently packed, one-room “Not at Comic Con” show at Briquette’s Smokehouse, along with eatery owner Nate Rockwell. “Before we opened (Robot Zero), I talked to Nate about doing something up here. He loved the…

What Hasbro’s Pie Face signals about the future of fun – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Luca Kim watches as his dad, Eric Kim, plays Pie Face. When K.C. Miller got her seven grandchildren together for the holidays, things got a little messy in the kitchen. They weren’t cooking some elaborate recipe: They were playing Pie Face, a game in which a dollop of whipped cream is served up from a plastic “throwing arm” to someone who has positioned his face in its path. As everyone tried…

Comic fans fill Briquette’s for artists’ show – The Star Beacon

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

ASHTABULA — Dozens upon dozens celebrated comic culture Saturday at a small-town showing featuring popular artists from Ashtabula and the region. Tony Capo, owner of Robot Zero Comics in Geneva, organized the persistently packed, one-room “Not at Comic Con” show at Briquette’s Smokehouse, along with eatery owner Nate Rockwell. “Before we opened (Robot Zero), I talked to Nate about doing something up here. He loved the…

What Hasbro’s Pie Face signals about the future of fun – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Luca Kim watches as his dad, Eric Kim, plays Pie Face. When K.C. Miller got her seven grandchildren together for the holidays, things got a little messy in the kitchen. They weren’t cooking some elaborate recipe: They were playing Pie Face, a game in which a dollop of whipped cream is served up from a plastic “throwing arm” to someone who has positioned his face in its path. As everyone tried…

The Producer of Star Wars Rebels on Tonight’s Incredible Episode – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Obi-Wan Kenobi plays a major role in the latest Star Wars Rebels. All Images: Disney XD The Star Wars canon changed forever Saturday night with the latest episode of Star Wars Rebels, “Twin Suns.” It was a massive episode in terms of character, Star Wars history, and precedent. So we simply had to talk to Dave Filoni, the executive producer of Rebels, to get the scoop on the Obi-Wan Kenobi/Darth…

Inquiring minds contend at RI science fair – The Providence Journal

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Students from across Rhode Island put their data on the line at the state competition, which will send two high school winners to an international competition in Los Angeles in May. Alex Kuffner Journal Staff Writer kuffneralex WARWICK — Eleven-year-old Jonah Cohen was curious about those brain-training games such as Lumosity that you see advertised on TV. He wondered if they really worked. He’s probably not…

Mark Hamill shares Star Wars photo from first shoot day as Luke Skywalker – EW.com (blog)

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford began filming George Lucas’ Star Wars saga. On Saturday, Hamill shared a throwback photo from his first day at work, wearing his Luke Skywalker garb in the Tunisian desert that served as the set for Tatooine. “Taken in Tunisia early morning Day #1 waiting for my 1st shot (emerging from home for robot auction),” Hamill…

Which Stores Will Carry Nimuno LEGO Tape? Kids Will Have To Sit Tight – Romper

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

There’s a new toy in town that lets your little ones turn their LEGOs into pretty much anything and put them almost anywhere they set their sights on. Typically, the colorful building blocks could only be played with on a flat surface, but a versatile adhesive tape by Nimuno will stick to any surface and allows kids to make things like curvy rivers and rollercoasters with their LEGOs. It’s a…

Without a Trace: 15 Missing Marvel Characters – CBR (blog)

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017

The life of a comic book supporting cast member is a rough one. By definition, you’re not who people are coming to see, so you might not even show up in any given issue. Plus, when it comes time for comic book writers to want to kill off a character for shock value, the first place they look is the supporting cast of the hero of the comic book. However,…