comic cons

GW1 Issue 72 – Heavy Hitters at the Movies

GW1 Issue 72 – Heavy Hitters at the Movies

In this month’s Meeplecast, we cover the final quarter of movies for 2016 – there may not be many, but there are a few big ones. We have Karington with us too sharing Malted Meeple news and we have some updates about a few comic tv shows.   More

Marvelette Missives – Kickin’ It Old School

Marvelette Missives – Kickin’ It Old School

I recently went to an old school comic con. If you’re lucky, you know what I’m talking about – a bunch of dealers crammed into a hall, maybe a couple of artists selling original sketches, but no celebrities or photo ops in sight. Sure, a few people showed up in costume (I think there was an actual costume contest at some point, though I didn’t stay for it), but it was primarily a crowd of comic book lovers looking for deals. I would say about 80% of the space was long boxes and most of what was on offer was golden, silver and bronze age issues with some current releases thrown in (especially ones with variant covers). More