Tag Archives: IDW Publishing

ComicCon@Home: Bob’s Saturday 7/25 Panels reviewed

Saturday of ComicCon@Home is complete.   Another 11 panels today to bring my 3-day total to 33!  I have blown away my previous 4-day total of “panels viewed” and I have another day to go PLUS extra Hollywood panels!  As I … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Friday July 20

This Blog is LONG overdue.  The last few months have been a real “overcome by events of life” and my attention to ComicSpectrum have not been at the top of the stack.  I’ve been posting to the Facebook page and … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Thursday July 19

With Preview night behind me, it was time to dive into the convention proper, and what I was REALLY interested in was attending a lot of panels.  As I’ve said before, there are numerous convention experiences that can be tailored … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Conspicuous Consumerism Edition

For a lot of people, Comic Con International: San Diego (know by many as San Diego Comic-Con, or simply SDCC) is all about getting stuff.  Free stuff. Exclusive stuff. Or just cool stuff that catches your eye.  The show floor … Continue reading

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2016 Favorites of the Year: Bob Bretall

It’s time for the last installment where the four regular ComicSpectrum contributors for 2016 have each shared their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  what … Continue reading

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Visiting IDW Publishing

When a comic book publisher asks me if I’d like to stop by their offices some time, I can think of only one answer: YES, PLEASE!!!! When I was talking to the IDW VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood, at the … Continue reading

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Visiting the San Diego Comic Art Gallery

San Diego is a gorgeous city.  Sun, beaches, great restaurants, and a comics Mecca for a week in July during Comic Con International.  Now there’s a year-round destination for fans of comics to check out when they hit this city … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: January 2015

by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: December 2014

by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: November 2014

This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for what comics will be on … Continue reading

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