NYCC 2015 Charity Art Auction Report...

Once again, the Charity Art Auction at New York Comic Con was my favorite part of NYCC weekend. Attendance at the art auction shot up noticibly this year. In years past, it was easy to find a seat. This year, I found myself holding seats for four friends who were running late, which meant I also found myself catching some serious side-eye from the standing room only crowd. I went into the Art Auction with a specific strategy this year. I would pick out a few pieces to seriously aim at buying during the viewing that preceded the auction. In previous years, I found myself price enforcing pieces of original art that I felt were going way too cheap, and found my cash supply too low when later in the auction when something I really wanted hit the auction block. Not this year. The problem was I had to keep reminding myself of this throughout the auction. There were many times when I was tempted to bid, and a few times when I did bid, on things I thought were too good a deal to pass up. Thankfully, I was able to restrain myself and let myself get outbid on those items. Because that meant I was able to go home with a seriously nice piece of original art. The cover to Action Comics #43 by Aaron Kuder. I love this cover. It has such a cool design. I love the vertical panels separating Superman and his supporting cast. I was a fan of this cover before it was in the art auction. When I saw it was going to be one of the pieces auctioned off, I knew I wanted to make a serious attempt to get it. Unfortunately, that meant letting A...

Tuesday Night Comics Episode 66 – Dave Returns! So many reviews! “Hug the bunnies!” Convergence is here…are we excited?...

Dave is back! Convergence is here! Are Billy and Dave excited? Listen and find out! Need more reasons to listen? The guys review a lot of comics, graphic novels and trade paperbacks this week, including The Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1, Uncanny Avengers Volume 5, Lady Killer #4, Pastaways #1, the first three volumes of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark’s Lazarus, Joshua Hale Fialkov’s The Bunker Volume 1, Fairest Volume 2 and more! If you take one thing from this week’s episode, always remember, “Hug the bunnies.” http://ia601504.us.archive.org/11/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode66/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2066.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...