During Emerald City Comicon, The Nerdist's Comic Panel podcast featured some of Portland's heavy weight comics creators! For those of you who couldn't make the panel, not to worry - you can now hear it on the Nerdist website.
Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals; Hawkeye); Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel; Pretty Deadly); Greg Rucka (Lazarus; Queen and Country; Gotham Central); and Cullen Bunn (Magneto; 6th Gun) join Ben Blacker (
Hot on the heels of her successful Bold Riley kickstarter campaign, Leia Weathington is back with another great project: Smut Peddler 2014! The sequel to the 2012 kickstarted graphic novel Smut Peddler 2014 features a bevy of new writers and artists.
While the final product will definately be NSF, the kickstarter is - so go check it out here!
Local comic creator, and Periscope studio member, Dylan Meconis sat down with the New Disrupters podcast to discuss building a career and learning from mistakes while keeping all the plates spinning. Listen to all her great insights on the New Disruptors website.
Slowly, but surely, the movie adaptation of Greg Rucka's Queen & Country moves forward. Shortly after the movie was announced, Ellen Page was attached as the lead Tara Chase. Now, we have a director: Craig Viveiros. This is only the third feature film Viveiros will have directed, so it's hard to predict his vision of the war torn world. Looking forward to hearing more!
While interviewing Rachel Maddow, Seth Meyers confirmed their mutual love of comic books. Maddow launched into a love letter to all things Greg Rucka, including writting a forward for his Batwoman TPB and suggesting that the US govenment read Queen & Country. Great publicity for Rucka, DC and local publisher Oni Press!
The second volume of Leia Weathington’s sword-and-sorcery epic The Legend of Bold Riley starts here!
Rilavashana SanParite, called Bold Riley is a wild young princess from the prosperous eastern nation of Prakkalore. On her 17th birthday she abdicates her claims to the throne, packs a small bag with her mother's maps, saddles up a horse and departs to explore the world of The Coin.
The first volume in this series, The Legend of Bold Riley saw our hero fighting gluttonous monsters, uncovering a ruined temples murderous secret, meeting powerful gods and...
On April 4, Brian Michael Bendis will be recording a TEDXCLE talk at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxCLE, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxCLE event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events,...