Alan Tudyk and His "Extra Crappy Bag of Crap" at Phoenix Comicon

Alan Tudyk’s Panel at Phoenix Comicon 2017 by Durrilion Fans of Mr. Tudyk will recognize him from ‘A Knight’s Tale’, ‘Death at a Funeral’, ‘Firefly’, and other roles.  While in Phoenix this past weekend, Alan engaged fans with his humor, generosity, and all around awesomeness.  Unfortunately I was running late, and ended up sitting in the very last row.  At least I made it though! Despite the best laid plans…

Announcing The 1st Annual CatCon Awards!

Announcing the first annual CatCon Awards Presented by the Maker of FRONTLINE® Gold! We’re recognizing the best and brightest cats and the people who love them in five distinct categories, plus our very special Advocate of the Year.  This is your chance to be a part of it!  Read our contest rules here. Nominate your cat in the categories of Biggest Newcomer, Besties, Freshest Loaf, Best Vocalist, or Cat Video…

Amber Brite's Guide to Body Paint

How to Look Like Your Favorite ‘Alien’ By Durrilion We have all seen them at conventions.  Those people in the amazing cosplays, but what makes them REALLY stand out, is their skin.  Blue, Red, Green, even Purple! What does it take to become something non-human? At 2016’s Gameon Expo in Mesa Arizona, I had the chance to attend a panel on that very subject.  Our guide/teacher/panelist was Amber Brite.  Those…

No Props or Prop Weapons Allowed At Phoenix Comicon Starting Friday May 26th

With the recent events in Manchester, England. and an incident this morning at Phoenix Comicon where an armed man was removed from the site by police and security, an urgent message came this evening from Convention Director Matthew Solberg. In light of recent events, Phoenix Comicon, in cooperation with the Phoenix Convention Center and the Phoenix Police Department, will be implementing enhanced screening to ensure the safety of all our…

Have You Voted For the Official Denver Comic Con Beer Name?

It’s time for Denver Comic Con’s “Name the Comic Con Beer” contest! For the 6th year, Breckenridge Brewery has teamed up with DCC to produce a special brew for the 3-day comic book and sci-fi convention. This year’s beer is a Bohemian Pilsner! Denver Comic Con and Breckenridge Brewery have carefully selected 4 finalists and now it’s up to you to vote for your favorite! You can vote for as…

Professional Passes to No Longer Be Offered at Phoenix Comicon

There are sure to be more changes announced in the coming weeks as Phoenix Comicon restructures to combat protests over their volunteer staffing practices. This has set off a domino effect inside the organization and we have found out that as part of the coming changes Phoenix Comicon will no longer be offering passes to professionals. This email was recently received by our contributor, Douglas Monce, who had inquired into…