San Diego Comic-Con from the sidelines

Last weekend was the massive San Diego Comic-Con. For those living under rocks in caves on the moon, SDCC is a pop culture and comic book convention of epic proportions that is chock-full of panels featuring comic pros, Hollywood stars and specially screened clips of upcoming movies—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The show floor is loaded with nearly a bajillion exhibitors, artists, creators and vendors, and after hours there are parties out the wazoo.

Or so I’ve heard.
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Highest Recommendations: ‘De:Tales—Stories from Urban Brazil’

Presently, Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá are well known in the world of comics with especial thanks to Dark Horse Comics’ popular Umbrella Academy. Later this year, the Brazilian twin brothers join the ranks of artists who have helped make B.P.R.D an institution since it spun out of Hellboy. Me? I first came across Bá and Moon in Image Comics’ sci-spy story Casanova written by Matt Fraction. Their style so completely captured me and when I saw De:Tales in the Columbia Missouri Public Library back in 2007 I had to check it out.
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