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At the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced that the organization is moving to Portland, Oregon, in 2016. In relocating, CBLDF brings its 30 years of experience at the nexus of comics, free expression, and advocacy to one of the nation's most vibrant communities of creators, readers, and educators, where it seeks to become a vital contributor to the city's robust culture. The Fund's Portland office will open by June 1. CBLDF moves to Portland after more than a decade in New York City. The relocation will help the organization significantly reduce operating...
Hollywood Theatre opens film submissions for first cycle of Hollywood Theatre @PDX programming
A collaboration between the Hollywood Theatre and the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre @PDX will create a movie theatre space in the Portland International Airport’s C Concourse which will feature short films telling stories specific to Oregon, provide artist residency opportunities inviting collaboration between national/international media artists and local filmmakers, and host special events and visiting guests. Currently slated to open in summer 2016, the H...
OMSI Builds on 60 Years of Outdoor Education with New Camp in Newport, OR
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) celebrated the grand opening of its new marine science camp, the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, on March 12, 2016. Situated along South Beach in Newport, Oregon, the camp is slated to serve 5,000 school groups, children and families annually.
A new installment in OMSI’s 60-year history of outdoor education, the facility will provide a year-round immersive camp...
In a year that brought us huge crossover events, relaunches, and a host of new ground-breaking creator-owned books, it’s time to celebrate with the Best Comics of 2015 awards from Things From Another World. And we’re looking to you to cast the winning ballot. Visit
The folks at TFAW have narrowed the field to 25 of the best-selling, most talked about comic book series of 2015, and invite you to weigh in on which series will take home the crown.
“There are so many great books that came out this year, and we’re looking to the fans to help us determine which comic...
Super excited for Paul and Storm to be bringing Nerds & Music to Portland on March 26th? SO ARE WE! Can't wait to see them team up with Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind) and Joel Hodgson (MST3K) for a night of revelry!
To make things even better, GeekPortland has the great pleasure of teaming up with the Aladdin Theater to give away free pairs of tickets! Several Fridays leading up to...
In 2015, local comic artist Kel McDonald will be concluding her ten year run on her webcomic Sorcery 101(started in 2005). To celebrate, McDonald is publishing the entire story in two, very large, omnibuses. Volume 1 will be 750 pages, representing the first five years of work. Over the last several years, Mcdonald has gone back and updated the art for the first 460 pages. They have also all be recolored by Mary Cagle.
KBOO sat down with local comics artist Lucy Bellwood to discuss her upcoming art show "Down To the Seas Again", which will open in September at Portland's Sequential Art Gallery.
She discesses teaming up with modern mariners to tell the stories of life onboard historical sailing ships and journalists to report on Islamic environmentalists and the Women of Gitmo. To hear the whole interview, visit kboo.fm.
Local game writer (and GeekPortland contributor) Aenne Schumann and Ragtag Studios have launched their kickstarter for Ray's the Dead!
Ray’s the Dead is an action-adventure game that lets you play the life and afterlife of Ray LaMorte. Through dual narrative storytelling and over-the-top action, you’ll unravel the secrets behind Ray's death, and the mysterious device lodged into his brain.
Available on Steam and PS4! Find out more by visiting the Kickstarter!