Author To Discuss Domestic Violence

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside Public Library will host local author Rebecca Leo who will speak about her recent book, The Flaws That Bind. This provocative novel tells the inside story of the mental and physical torture of domestic violence. Born in the Midwest, Rebecca Leo has lived, studied, and taught in many places from Canada to Jamaica, Australia, […]

Acclaimed Star Trek Script Comes To Comics

SAN DIEGO–Star Trek: The Original Series episode “City on the Edge of Forever” is regarded by many (including a TV Guide poll of the “100 Best TV Episodes of All Time”) as the greatest Star Trek episode of all time, but there’s much more to the story than fans saw on TV. Harlan Ellison’s original […]

Interview With Author Gaelyn Whitley Keith

San Diego County News interviews “Father of Hollywood” author Gaelyn Whitley Keith at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Awards Media gathering in Los Angeles.

JK Rowling Donates Signed Books To Harry Potter Alliance

J.K. Rowling has donated seven signed Harry Potter books to the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) for their crowdsourced fundraiser Equality FTW (pronounced “for the win”), which is less than $5000 away from its $100,000 goal with five days remaining. The HPA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, will use the funds raised to support another year of equality […]

DC Entertainment Dominates Comic Book Sales In September

(BusinessWire)–DC Entertainment decisively topped the comic book sales charts for the month with a jaw-dropping figure of over 4.3 million comic books sold, making the company the #1 comic book publisher for September, according to Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest comic book distributor in the world. This is the third year in a row DC has […]

Cult Classic Film Franchise The Boondock Saints Launches Digital Comic Series

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ComiXology, the cloud-based digital comics platform, says today that the comic book series based on Troy Duffy’s cult-hit The Boondock Saints and published by 12-Gauge Comics is now available across comiXology’s entire platform via iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web. The digital comic debut coincides with the nationwide Blu-Ray release of The Boondock Saints II: Director’s Cut on October 1. The franchise continues […]

Author To Discuss Ocean Exploration

LA JOLLA—Author Ben Hellwarth, author of  Sealab: America’s Forgotten Quest to Live and Work on the Ocean Floor will be the guest speaker at Birch Aquarium at Scripps on September 30. Hellwarth will share archival visuals and rare audio clips in a presentation based on his book. Sealab is the first-ever account about the pioneering U.S. […]

John Byrne Goes To “Strange New Worlds” With Star Trek Annual 2013

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SAN DIEGO–John Byrne is no stranger to breaking new ground and he is doing it again with the extra-length Star Trek Annual 2013, arriving this December from IDW. Byrne returns to the Star Trek universe in an entirely unexpected way—for this annual, he has created a completely original Star Trek story that plays out like a “lost episode,” using a uniquely constructed photomontage […]

Interview with Congressman John Lewis at Comic Con International

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SAN DIEGO–Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) appeared at Comic Con International in San Diego on Sunday to promote his new comic, Top Shelf Productions’ “March Book One,” a graphic novel trilogy co-authored by Lewis and Andrew Aydin, with art by Nate Powell. The book is a first-hand account of Lewis’s involvement in the civil and human […]

Oceanside Library To Present Pirate Storytime And Treasure Hunt

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Public Library will present a Pirate Storytime and Treasure Hunt program on July 27 at the children’s storytime corner at the Civic Center Library. Children will hunt for treasure in the library, share pirate adventure stories, sing sea shanties, and make pirate crafts. This free event, sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside […]