Tuesday, July 25, 2017

When expansion is good

John Robinson, photo courtesy Graham Crackers Comics
John Robinson started from humble retail beginnings, but is now the co-owner of 11 Graham Crackers Comics stores located across Illinois and Wisconsin. Find out how he got there, and what he's done right and wrong, over at icv2.

Jim McLauchlin

The Future of Event Security

Inflatable props such as the above might be the future of comic conventions
Event security changed rapidly over the course of three days in May. The bombing at an Ariana Grande concert and the arrest of a man with loaded weapons at Phoenix Comicon made event planners—and more importantly, venues and law enforcement—examine their methods.

For a full look at comic convention and event security and where it's headed, truck over to Newsarama.

Jim McLauchlin

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Kenneth Johnson, Man of Legends

Kenneth Johnson, surrounded by his works.
It says "Kenneth Johnson" on the cover of his new novel, The Man of Legends, but he's just "Kenny."

You may not know the name, but you DEFINITELY know the work. Johnson is the creator and/or producer and/or director and/or writer of famed TV shows and movies such as The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, V, Short Circuit, and more. And he does a spot-on Lee Majors impression.

Johnson reveals a little peek into his new novel and a DEEP dive into his amazing memorabilia collection over at Newsarama. Give it a peep; you'll be glad you did.

Jim McLauchlin

Foot. Comparison. Andre the Giant was BIG.

Crazy-cool memorabilia from a long career.