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The Top Five Things to See and Do This Weekend at Superhero Superfest

We’re just about a week away from Superhero Superfest in Toms River, New Jersey, the one-day family friendly convention that nerdslant has partnered with Press Communications to bring to you! This inaugural run has all the trimmings convention goers would expect from any comic con—including a wide array of comic book artists, vendors, and more—but “What sets Superhero Superfest apart from the rest?” you might be asking yourself. Here are the five things you should be most excited... Read More

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Under the Mask of Superhero Superfest

It’s two weeks until Superhero Superfest, so let’s talk for a moment about the local talent at the con and what cool events nerdslant is running! Starting off, let’s talk about the two local artists, Oaklyn local Emily Heierbacher, Author of Theatrics, a fantastic surrealist webcomic about theater teens, and Scaredy Cat, AKA David DeForne, a fantastic print artist from Highstown. They are joined by a host of other artists such as Philip McNutly, Joe Caramanga, Kathryn... Read More

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Bluefin is Bringing Exclusive Street Fighter V Figures to NYCC

Did you race home from school as a child, throw your backpack across the room, and spent countless hours playing Street Fighter II on your Super NES? Fans of the iconic side-scrolling fighting game have been reliving that excitement this past year with the release of Street Fighter V, and now there’s even more on the horizon. Bluefin and Storm Collectibles are bringing those childhood memories to New York Comic Con this week in the form of some exclusive collectible... Read More

Comic Books

Exclusive Interview with Deadpool Co-Creator Fabian Nicieza

Ever since his first appearance in The New Mutants #98 in February of 1991, Deadpool has enjoyed a cult following few other comic book characters can boast. Best known for his talkative nature and fourth wall breaks, Deadpool remained in relative mainstream obscurity until Ryan Reynolds single-handedly championed convincing 20th Century Fox to green light the 2016 box office dark horse. Yet, if you’d gone to any comic book convention over the last decade and witnessed the... Read More

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Exclusive Interview with Kevin Altieri, Batman: The Animated Series Director

For any comic book fan growing up in the 90s, there was one definitive shared after-school ritual: Watching Batman: The Animated Series on Fox. The Warner Bros. Animation cartoon series ran from 1992 to 1995, and yet in just those three years it redefined the capped crusader in more ways than we could list here and introduced an entire new generation to the greater DC Comics universe. Borrowing from the aesthetic style and tone of the two Tim Burton Batman films, Batman: The Animated Series... Read More

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Star Wars Celebration 2017: A Toy Story

As many of you nerds out there already know, Star Wars Celebration was held last weekend in Orlando, Florida to epic fanfare.  While the biggest stories to come out of the event were the first teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and the return of Hayden Christianson to a Star Wars convention for the first time in years, some other news flew a little more under the radar. Bluefin, a leading collectibles dealer, presented a ton of cool releases at their booth from a... Read More

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DC Comics at NYCC

Are you a huge DC Comics fan? Will you be at New York Comic Con? Well, then I have great news for you.  As the head writer in charge of all things DC here at nerdslant, I’ve taken the time to list and lay out some panels and screenings you definitely need to check out this weekend! Thursday October 6th: DC All Access- 1:45-2:35 Room 1A24 This panel will give an inside look at DC comics from authors of such comics as DC Bombshells and The Flash Adam West Talks Batman Return of... Read More