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Jim Steranko talks comics, his new book and coming to Tampa

Calling Jim Steranko a ‘rock star’ of comic books might seem like crazed fanboy hyperbole, until you review some facts. How many comic book creators have been featured in Rolling Stone magazine? How many creators worked with Jack Kirby, and alongside Stan Lee in the ‘heyday’ of Marvel Comics? The largest magazine devoted to all things comic-book More...

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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Costumed fans came for Tampa Comic Con excitement, Cosplay Photos

Fans dressed up have made the news of comic convention as often as the guests themselves. This Sunday’s Tampa Bay Comic Con was no exception. Sure there were lines to meet Ren & Stimpy co-creator Bob Camp More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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The Walking Dead zombies move from comic books to TV and now to fans

Two of the biggest attractions at the Tampa Bay Comic Con this Sunday was Larry Mainland and Sonya Thompson. On the surface it appeared that the long line of fans were just fans of the show, but these two zombie More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
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Tampa hosts Captain America, The Stand comic book artist Mike Perkins

With a long resume as artist and inker, Mike Perkins discover new found fame with his role in the “Death of Captain America” storyline which exploded into national headlines. In fact, at the Tampa Comic Convention, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 6th, 2011
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Arthur Suydam Brings Zombies To Life At The Tampa ComicCon

For older fans, the baby boomer comic book collectors, Arthur Suydam’s name is associated with “Heavy Metal” but Suydam has discovered new life with his work on “Marvel Zombies”. The comic book artist More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 6th, 2011
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Arthur Suydam brings zombies to life at the Tampa ComicCon

For older fans, the baby boomer comic book collectors, Arthur Suydam’s name is associated with “Heavy Metal” but Suydam has discovered new life with his work on “Marvel Zombies”. The comic book artist More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
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Alex Saviuk offers advice to the Tampa Comic Con fans and previews new comic with Stan Lee

Alex Saviuk at the Tampa Comic Con 2011 Photo/Brandon Jones Few people, possibly no one, has put pencil to paper has often as Alex Saviuk to draw the legendary Marvel superhero Spider-Man. His work on “Web of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 21st, 2011
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Tampa Comic Convention proves to be a grand success

Comic book conventions are famous for bringing out the crazed fanboys, the creepy autograph seekers, a casual comic book collector and the connoisseurs of rare DVDs and toys. The Tampa Comic Convention didn’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 7th, 2011
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Allen Bellman, Golden Age comic artist, cancels appearance Tampa Comic Convention

Allen Bellman drew fame for drawing 1940′s Human Torch and Captain America. He had a long career spanning decades in comic books. Bellman was slated to appear at the February 20th Tampa Comic Book Convention, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 13th, 2011
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Mike Perkins, artist for Stephen King’s “The Stand” adaptation coming to Tampa

Artist Mike Perkins at the midnight signing of The Dark Tower: Treachery and The Stand: Captain Trips at Midtown Comics in Times Square, New York. September 10, 2008 Photo/Nightscream Tampa Bay Comic Con is slated More...


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