Comic Patrol w/ Bryant the Comic Book Slayer – 5.23.14

Here’s your weekly dose of Whedon geek news – sequential art style!!! Don’t miss out on “The Whedon Threeway” (not as dirty as it sounds) and be sure to share the #ComicPatrol with your fellow Scoobies!

Disney’s New Star Wars Animated Series Features Freddie Prinze Jr.

Disney’s first major project since taking over the Star Wars franchise is coming this fall. “Star Wars: Rebels” is about a survivor from the end of “Revenge of the Sith” who is reluctant to join a new rebellion against the Empire… at first. Freddie Prinze Jr. will voice the main character.

Wizard World Comes To Sacramento

Wizard World makes its first visit to Sacramento March 7-9 with a great lineup including Julie Benz, James Marsters, Norman Reedus, Michael Rooker and Laurie Holden from The Walking Dead, Bruce Campbell, WIlliam Shatner and Stan Lee

Comic Patrol w/ Bryant the Comic Book Slayer – 10.4.13

“Comic Patrol” is a regular feature pointing out articles, previews, and tidbits relating to the Whedon comic-verse!

Dark Horse At Comic-Con, Featuring Joss Whedon, Felicia Day And More

Once again, Dark Horse Comics will have a big presence at Comic-Con. Fans will find out the latest on several familiar titles, and get a chance to get some autographs. Read more about Dark Horse At Comic-Con, Featuring Joss Whedon, Felicia Day And More

DISNEY TO ACQUIRE LUCASFILM LTD

Disney Buying Lucas Films has brought a world-wide simultaneous orgasm and gasp of horror from the fans of Star Wars. Happy to get Episode 7 without Lucas at the helm, yet fear of how Disney will/won’t play nice with the fans.

My mind is racing as I type this: first they give Joss free reign on The Avengers, now they’re talking Star Wars 7 (thank The Powers That Be Lucas is only a consultant). Who do you think would make a great director and who should write the script?

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SDCC 2012: The Force Was With This Special Relay

Even before Comic-Con officially began, San Diego was the center for a very special event honoring Star Wars and raising more than 100 thousand dollars for a good cause.

Course of the Force Charity Relay Down California Coast to San Diego Comic-Con: Origin Story

In an origin tale that’s a little bit like Darth Vader’s but much funnier, Nerdist Industries, Octagon, Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic have teamed up to bring Star Wars fans throughout the galaxy an all-new short film to enlighten them on the Course of the Force narrative. Starring Chris Hardwick and written by Saturday Night Live producers Erik Kenward and Scott Weinstein, this comedic tale also features notables from the Star Wars universe including Boba Fett, Tusken Raiders and Ewoks as you’ve never seen them before. (*Spoiler Alert: The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman makes a cameo as Hardwick’s nemesis!) Read more about Course of the Force Charity Relay Down California Coast to San Diego Comic-Con: Origin Story