Mark Waid, Baltimore Comic Con, and worthless harassment policies

Comic book writer Mark Waid posted this following call to action on his Facebook page: For anyone attending this weekend’s (excellent) Baltimore Comic Con, I have an important request. There is a serial YouTube harasser named Richard C Meyer who I’m told may be attending as a fan. If anyone sees this gentleman or any of … Continue reading “Mark Waid, Baltimore Comic Con, and worthless harassment policies”

Some accuse ‘Hellboy’ casting of Ed Skrein as ‘whitewashing’

From Uproxx: Now THR is exclusively reporting that Ed Skrein (Deadpool) is in final talks to join the project as Major Ben Daimio. Throughout the run of the comic, Daimio has been a consultant for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense and (B.P.R.D.), eventually, a full-time employee. He’s also a were-jaguar; the curse inflicted on him … Continue reading “Some accuse ‘Hellboy’ casting of Ed Skrein as ‘whitewashing’”

Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder

A 29-year-old man showed up at the Phoenix Comicon on Thursday armed with an array of weapons with the intent to kill police officers and one of the original Power Rangers. Phoenix police arrested Mathew Sterling on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor during the commission of a … Continue reading “Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder”

Canadian comic artist Gisele Lagace stopped at border over plans to do commissions at C2E2

Canadian Comic book artist Gisele Lagace was stopped at the U.S. border and denied entry when she admitted she was entering the U.S. to do commission work at this weekend’s C2E2 in Chicago. From her Facebook post about the incident: Welp, no C2E2 for me. Was refused entry at the border. They kept pressing about the comics I … Continue reading “Canadian comic artist Gisele Lagace stopped at border over plans to do commissions at C2E2”

Writer Peter David asks fans to pay his taxes

Comic book and Star Trek novel writer Peter David is in trouble. He has a massive tax bill due and he doesn’t have the money to pay it. As of now, he owes $88,000 in back taxes, interest, and penalties. All this is from money he earned making a Canadian kid’s TV show called Space … Continue reading “Writer Peter David asks fans to pay his taxes”

Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics

Comic book writer Gail Simone went to Twitter today to share her new policy about the comic books she will write in the future: I am not writing any more comics without LGBTQ and poc characters, period. It’s weird we have to even make that declaration. — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) December 8, 2016 The abbreviation … Continue reading “Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics”