SFX legend Tom Savini, artist Basil Gogos, scream queen Debbie Rochon & more to host Fangoria: Cover To Cover book signing at Forbidden Planet

The Fangoria Magazine crew and additional special guests will be at New York City’s Forbidden Planet in celebration of the release of Fangoria Cover To Cover, their new over-sized hardcover coffee table book published by Cemetery Dance Publishing. The event takes place tomorrow, April 2nd, at Forbidden Planet, beginning at 6PM. Cult legends will be
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Kevin Eastman joins IDW Publishing, announces plans for San Diego Comic Art Gallery exhibit

IDW Publishing announced at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon 2015 that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman will begin creating projects exclusively with IDW. Eastman’s long and influential career in comics began with the co-creation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the success of which would lead to films, television programs, video games, merchandise and
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In-person screening tribute to animator Ralph Bakshi coming to American Cinematheque

It’s been 50 years since Ralph Bakshi’s first X-rated cartoon, Fritz the Cat, blasted into public consciousness. Bakshi channeled the freewheeling spirit of underground comics with his controversial animated films as Heavy Traffic and Coonskin, battling protests and censors to open the doors to cartoons with adult situations. He tapped further into the zeitgeist with
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IDW Publishing to open comic art gallery

IDW Publishing has announced the relocation of their headquarters this June, along with the opening of a groundbreaking new comic art gallery. The new offices and gallery will be located in former Navy barracks within the historic NTC at Liberty Station, located in the Point Loma community of San Diego, California. The San Diego Comic
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Japanese anime series coming to Egyptian Theatre

Beginning February 26th, the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood will host some of the best Japanese anime on the planet. The series includes Katsuhiro Ôtomo’s revolutionary anime Akira, which matched motorcycle gangs with military scientists in a post apocalyptic Tokyo. The series also includes Ôtomo’s follow up, Steamboy, a film that filters similar themes through the
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SIGGRAPH 2015 announces keynote speaker

ACM SIGGRAPH has announced that MIT Media Lab Director Joichi “Joi” Ito will be the keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2015, the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Mirroring the conference theme of “Xroads of Discovery,” Ito’s body of work and experience has spanned the science, academic, and business worlds. “Known
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