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Comic Con Honolulu 2016: Day 1

Harley Quinn and the Joker from the upcoming “Suicide Squad” film were friendlier than expected, considering their suicidal tendencies. And Katana from “Arrow” apparently gave birth to a Hogwart’s wizard, Jedi knight, and a tiny barbarian. Where did I encounter…

Your guide to Comic Con Honolulu 2016

Didn’t we just have another convention? Well, you can never have too much of a good thing, can you? While some fans in the local geek community may be feeling the burnout, I welcome our new convention overlords. I’d rather…

Weekend read: The new “Superman” is Chinese

This Wednesday, DC Comics released “New Super-Man” #1. For you non-nerds, DC Comics is the home of pop culture’s holy trinity of super heroes: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. But what makes “New Super-Man” #1 so special? And why am…

Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2016 Day 1

  Avengers assemble! Day one of the Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2016, was noticeably slower than last year, probably due to all the high school graduations happening Friday night. Still, we saw tons of comic book artists, vendors, crafts and…

Stan Lee @ The Hawaii Convention Center

What is too often missed in our encounters with celebrities, even here in Hawaii, is a chance to get to know them and find out what makes them people. For a little over 300 fans, last night’s relatively intimate panel…

Hawaii Anime and Comic Convention Guide 2016

It’s that time of year again, when elusive otaku and comic book nerds reveal themselves and venture forth into the daylight to gather among others of their kind. You can find these creatures everywhere – at work, the mall and…

Paper & Plastic KTUH Music & Comics Pop-Up

Bar 35 hosted the first Paper & Plastic pop-up shop Saturday in conjunction with KTUH College Radio, offering a selection of used CDs and vinyl from the KTUH vaults, plus vintage comics and collectible graphic novels. KTUH DJs spun for…

Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2015 Day 3

The Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2015 wrapped up Sunday, with several panels and events geared toward children. On its final day of the three-day convention, attendees crammed into Hawaii Convention Center to get their last look at comics and cosplay.…

Party pics: Amazing Hawaii Comic Con VIP Party

Amazing Hawaii Comic Con held a VIP party at Mai Tai’s in Ala Moana Center, giving a chance for attendees who purchased upgraded VIP packages to mingle with special guests. The Amazing Hawaii Comic Con runs from Friday through Sunday…

Guide to Amazing Hawaii Comic Con

Have you felt it? There’s been an awakening. Hawaii’s geeks are getting ready for the very first Amazing Hawaii Comic Con. If you’ve been wondering why some of your family, friends and co-workers have been distracted lately, they’re imagining all…

Party pics: Hoku Kon Preview Day

Hoku Kon, Oahu’s newest comic, science fiction, gaming and fantasy convention, held a preview day Sunday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki. The preview gave a taste for what’s to come at the inaugural Hoku Kon, organized by the…

Party pics: Science Fiction Ball

An eclectic gathering of cosplayers came down to Nocturna Lounge on Saturday afternoon in support of the PAC501 Science Fiction Ball. Cover was donation only, with all proceeds from the event being donated to Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii. Attendees came…