Maybe not me personally since, as a member of the press, one must keep an arm’s length in these situations–or maybe I’m just no Don Juan–but however you look at it, Sakura-con spared no expense finding ways to marry off the masses of single anime fans at their convention. The first night hosted a panel called “How to Talk to Girls,” which included some examples of what not to say from popular anime. Later that night there were waltzing lessons and a grand masquerade ball at which people actually danced. I might have expected something more like that one dance-less
Last night, friend of Unwinnable Brian Taylor took to Twitter his desire to watch the Dark Shadows Revival Series. Unwinnable editor Peter Lang lobbied against such an act in favor of the (far superior) original program. It is in the spirit of Mr. Lang’s love for all things outdated and culturally irrelevant that we bring to you the first episode of Dark Shadows.
“…For the female of the species is more deadly than the male”- Kipling Comics have long been considered a “man’s world”, with regard to both the writing as well as the art. There are, of course, exceptions to this (Amanda Conner, Katie Cook, Gail Simone, Allison Sohn, Cat Staggs, Jill Thompson…just to name a few). As of April 30th, 2011 there will be some more names in those hallowed halls….well maybe I should say those damned halls. The long anticipated, and highly clandestine, Teenage Satan project is finally being unveiled at the 2011 Boston Comic Con! This lovely piece of