Marvel’s limited Star Wars series kicks off yet again with a new title character: Han Solo! Due to launch in June, this new series will follow Han Solo on a battle against his biggest enemy: selfishness. Our scrappy hero finds himself tangled in a race he’s always dreamt of taking part in, acting as part of a secret mission for the Rebellion. Readers will get to follow his journey as his reluctance to fill the role of hero battles against his own pride (since winning that race would be pretty stellar).

Take a look at the cover, designed by artist Lee Bermejo, and hit the Read More for a full rundown of the talent involved as well as a sneak peek into the comic’s pages.

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Panels are an integral part of many pop culture conventions these days, and the convention goers scour the schedules once released to see what, who, when, and where they will be dedicating the fantastic fandom-loving selves to during convention hours.

In the past year, both WonderCon & San Diego Comic-Con added “Fan Culture” programming tracks to their schedules, and they are back again this year, proving that with fandom comes huge hits! WonderCon will be offering a special track dealing with all things fan, from fashion to cosplay, from Star Wars psychiatry to science, from sidekicks to comic book courtroom drama…and that’s just the first day!

The panels, will run all weekend long in Room 502, located on Level Two of the LA Convention Center, with exact times posted next week when the official 2016 Program Schedule debuts. Let’s check out a few of them!

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It wouldn’t be a convention without something that the attendees will clamor over and want to get their hands on the moment they see it. Yes, we’re talking about those exciting convention exclusives!

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If the press were a character in A Song of Fire and Ice (otherwise known on TV as HBO’s Game of Thrones,) they would definitely be feeling like the character of Jon Snow.

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Ah, it’s that shiny time of year when all of the convention news slowly starts to come in like an unstoppable waterfall. WonderCon, part of Comic-Con International, released the Exhibit Hall map on Tuesday, giving convention goers a clue about what they can expect within the doors of the Los Angeles Convention center come March.

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Ever since Pacific Rim graced the big screens and lodged itself firmly within the gears of our mech, fans have clamored for news of more. Pacific Rim 2 was happening, then maybe not. It was a veritable rollercoaster of hope. Then it was happening again, and we’ve been full steam ahead in anticipation of the next installment.

Guillermo del Toro took to twitter to tease some big news from about the giant Mecha vs. Kaiju action, promising exciting news.

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He promptly announced that Steven S. DeKnight would be on board as director of the blockbuster sequel.  Del Toro’s announcement has been since confirmed by various outlets including Nerdist and Io9.

DeKnight’s credits include the Netflix series Daredevil and STARZ’s Spartacus. We’re pretty certain we can count on some top notch action under DeKnight’s direction. While this may be his debut directorship on a feature film, he’s managed to ramp up the action and attain success with both of these series.  Guillermo de Toro remains involved as a producer alongside Mary Parent, Thomas Tull, and Jon Jashni. The current script has been penned by Jon Spaihts’ (Prometheus and Dr. Strange).

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There’s no release date in sight, but it’s nonetheless exciting to see this project sailing forward.

As Guillermo del Toro quipped, sweet dreams Pacific Rim fans–may you be swimming with Kaiju and protected by Mecha.

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News out of WonderCon 2016 today, as a line-up of stellar sci-fi and fantasy authors were announced as special guests, all of which will be featured in special Spotlight panels.

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Los Angeles con season is almost in full swing as cosplayers, artists, bloggers, and fans from all corners gear up for the fun, stress, pain, and paint-stained weeks ahead. Long Beach Comic Expo, a fan-favorite of many cosplayers and fans, gives us our dose of convention-going for February. From the same minds behind Long Beach Comic Con in the fall, LBCE will have hands on events, comics discussions, and cosplay a plenty.

Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each spring. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Expo you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities.

Still need tickets? Hurry here and grab them while they’re still available online!

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