Tag: comic books

Locust Moon’s Comics-Focused Fest Expands

Locust Moon’s Comics-Focused Fest Expands

For comic book fans who bemoan the encroaching influence of Hollywood on the major comic cons, there are a number of small, local events that carry on the spirit of the original comic book conventions. This past Saturday, Locust Moon Comics, a Philadelphia-based comic book retailer, hosted the second annual Locust Moon Comics Fest. The … Continue reading Locust Moon’s Comics-Focused Fest Expands

Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and the Mythical Marvel Bullpen

Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and the Mythical Marvel Bullpen

"Best wishes to Ken -- Stan Lee, Jack Kirby" The website for the Jack Kirby Museum, which honors the legendary comic book artist, somehow came across a scan I made of a page with two autographs. It's a sheet of mid-1960s Marvel Comics stationary that says, "Best wishes to Ken" followed by the signatures of … Continue reading Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and the Mythical Marvel Bullpen

Locust Moon Comics Fest: Philly’s Indie Comic Con

Locust Moon Comics Fest: Philly’s Indie Comic Con

This past Sunday, Philadelphia's Locust Moon Comics & Movies hosted their first annual Comics Festival at the Rotunda in West Philadelphia. Unlike many of the larger comic cons, which are chiefly focused around mainstream comics and popular culture, the Locust Moon fest carries on the tradition of the former Philadelphia Alternative Comic Con in showcasing … Continue reading Locust Moon Comics Fest: Philly’s Indie Comic Con