Comic Con

Why Your Daughters Need More Star Trek

Justin Beach | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada
Justin Beach

I haven't seen any surveys that say definitively how many five to twelve year old girls are frequenting comic book stores and watching Star Trek. I'm sure that the number, whatever it is, is higher than the numbers were in the 1970s but I'm willing to bet that it still disproportionately less than the number of boys.

WATCH: Top 30 Superhero Songs

HuffPost Canada Music | Aaron Brophy | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Music

Movie franchises like "Superman," "Wolverine," "Spider-Man," and "Iron Man" continue proving that the appetite for superheroes in our lives is end...

What Digital Media Can Learn From Comic-Con

Mitch Joel | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

After walking the floor at Montreal Comic-Con for a few hours on Saturday, one thing became abundantly clear: the majority of the commercial activity that was taking place at this physical event cannot be duplicated or replicated in a digital format. By cultivating true fans and giving them unique opportunities to connect and share, they're not only keeping alive a traditional media channel (or two), but they're inventing new and fascinating ways to extend their characters and build interest.

How The Comic Geek Inherited The Earth

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.25.2013 | Canada TV
Joshua Ostroff

Even as comic collecting declined in the 1990s, its fan-oriented subcultural set-up spread to other groups who began joining forces for broader genre cons like Fan Expo and Comic-Con, while slowly turning their favorite things, be it Lost or Lord of the Rings and the contemporary comic-book movie, into mainstream success stories.

Immortalizing India's Master Storyteller

Sam Singh | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada
Sam Singh

His stories earned him recognition in the global comics industry and seriously large piles of fan-mail. And today marks what would have been the 82nd birthday of India's "Master Storyteller," Anant Pai who died last year in Mumbai. But this year, he is immortalized by way of his own medium.

WATCH: Get Your Nerdgasm On

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada

At any given time, there’s a legion of pop culture and comics enthusiasts, many dressed in full character, roaming the halls of local convention cen...