Comic Riffs: Baltimore Comic-Con


Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 09/07/2013

2013 BALTIMORE COMIC-CON: Dean Haspiel’s latest collaboration was born out of this 2007 Baltimore Con vow...

For Haspiel and Mark Waid, their new collaboration has roots in a vow made at Baltimore Con six years ago.

By Michael Cavna  |  09:18 AM ET, 09/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:43 AM ET, 09/06/2013

2013 BALTIMORE COMIC-CON: With Steve Conley’s local unveiling of crowdfunded book, little ‘Bloop’ comes home

For Va. cartoonist Steve Conley, a crowdfunded book at this con brings his little green monkey full circle.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:43 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 07/15/2013

2013 HARVEY AWARD NOMS: Chris Ware, ‘SAGA’ among top nominees

HARVEY AWARD NOMS: Hawkeye, Batman, Cul de Sac, Adventure Time also receive multiple nods

By Michael Cavna  |  02:56 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore comic con, harvey awards

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/09/2012

2012 HARVEY AWARDS: ‘Cul de Sac,’ ‘Hark! A Vagrant,’ Daredevil and Batwoman among night’s big winners

2012 HARVEY AWARDS: ‘Cul de Sac,’ ‘Hark! A Vagrant,’ Daredevil and Batwoman among night’s big winners

By Michael Cavna  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  harvey awards, baltimore comic-con, richard thompson, kate beaton, mark waid, j.h. williams

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Baltimore Comic-Con, Small Press Expo and #!&%!! turn D.C. into Cartoon Central

Baltimore Comic-Con, Small Press Expo and #!&%!! turn D.C. into Cartoon Central

By Michael Cavna  |  05:13 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore comic-con, small press expo, #!&%!! festival

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 05/27/2011

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON: Stan Lee will be the Guest of Honor

By Michael Cavna  |  01:30 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore comic-con, stan lee, marc nathan

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/31/2010

FRANK CHO UPDATE: Oil painting sells at Comic-Con auction for $10K

(Images courtesy of Frank Cho) Some Frank Cho fans at Baltimore Comic-Con wanted Brandy and Dean sketches. For Cho, though, a high point was doing his oil painting. "I finished the painting at the show," Cho tells Comic Riffs....

By Michael Cavna  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comic conventions | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con 2010, Frank Cho

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/29/2010

The 'Riffs Interview: Comic artist CLIFF CHIANG offers an insider's tour of Neil Young's 'Greendale'

(Images courtesy of Vertigo / DC Comics Comic artist and editor CLIFF CHIANG is accustomed to working in the action stories of Human Target and The Spectre and Green Arrow/Black Canary. So when legendary rocker Neil Young came calling,...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con 2010, Cliff Chiang, Dave Stewart, Joshua Dysart, Neil Young

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/27/2010

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON: Has it become the supreme antidote to San Diego?

Hard past the harbor, San Diego was once a dreamboat. Its event, San Diego Comic-Con, was still an ingenue, too young and humble to know just how charming it was. Then worldliness, as it must to all wildly popular...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comic conventions | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con, Cliff Chiang, Dean Haspiel, Frank Cho, Jerry Robinson, Marc Nathan, Scott Kurtz, Tom Brevoort

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 08/03/2010

The 'Riffs Interview: New Eisner winner JOHN LAYMAN relishes the success of 'CHEW'

(All images used by permission courtesy of John Layman) When your line of work often involves covering people who openly aspire to be good and great and legendary, you hear a lot of boasts and bravado. Rarely, though, do...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con, Chew, John Layman, Rob Guillory, San Diego Comic-Con