8 Oct
If you live in NYC, call in sick today and nurture your inner nerd

We told you a couple weeks ago about The Cultyard at the New York Comic Convention this year, and the time is nigh! If you live in New York, call in sick today — or just take a long lunch — and hit up the New York Comic Con for the The Cultyard collective. The […]


24 Sep
Kid Robot, StrangeCo, Loyal Subjects, tokidoki, Mimobots, Cotton Candy Machine and more invade NYCC

This year at the New York Comic Con a collective called The Cultyard will be taking over a large swathe of the floor and sort of creating their own convention-within-a-convention. The idea being to congregate a certain aesthetic into one condensed location — an aesthetic defined by the artists and brands taking part. These include […]


30 Jul
One man's perspective of San Diego Comic-Con 2010

The San Diego Comic Con is quite unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before, be thee commoner, X-Man, vampire, mutilated zombie, Star Wars cretin or garden variety fanboy. It is the ne plus ultra Mecca for geeks worldwide — but you don’t need me to tell you that. We attended it last week and had 3 […]


27 Jul
The director of 300 and Watchmen goes for the celluloid hat trick

Saw the trailer to Sucker Punch at Comic Con this past week and boy does it look like a doozy. Not only have you got Madman’s Holy Movie Trinity involved (samurais, dragons, machine gun-toting females), but it’s actually directed by very capable hands. I am a legitimate fan of Zack Snyder’s, who I had hoped […]


9 Jul
OBEY your inner child graff artist

Shepard Fairey’s Mr. Spray character, created in 2004, is being manifested in real life in vinyl figure form. Seeing as he’s a giant spray can, and his entire raison d’être is to spray his essence onto walls and landscapes indiscriminately, you know he’s not coming solo. Hence, Mr. Spray’s coming strapped with a mini OBEY  […]


29 Jul
The Small Lebowski on a Light Bike

The first look at Tron Legacy was shown last week at Comic Con, and I gotta say I’m not totally enamored by what they got so far. In the original TRON, the computer-like landscape was revolutionary, and created a world unlike any kid had ever seen…outside of an Intellivision cartridge graphic, that is. But nowadays, […]