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Thanks to Barris Kustom Designs, the iconic builders of such television cars as The Monkees Monkiemobile, I had the chance to take my camcorder into the driver’s seat of the 1966 Batmobile. What an incredible, and incredibly restored car. More on it later, as I need to catch sleep, but it’s part of a giant exhibit here at Comic Con 2012 (trip sponsored...

Readers may remember a video I posted of an interview I did with Richard Anderson, who played Oscar Goldman, the head of the Office Of Scientific Investigations, and the boss of one Steve Austin, better known as The Six Million Dollar Man. That was at the Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party of this year. And here at Comic Con, guess what: Richard Anderson’s in...

Comic Con 2012 got underway today, Thursday, July 12th, and for this Tout.com – sponsored blogger it opened with a number of emails of press updates – but not as many as in years past. There are, it seems, slightly fewer media outlets here, but far more personal and social media users than ever before. With that, it’s a wonder the Iron Man publicist...

IT’S A DISASTER. Well, not really at Comic Con. I was given the pleasure of previewing a new movie by the LA comedy group called The Vacationers, called IT’S A DISASTER. They describe the film in this way: IT’S A DISASTER is a new end-of-the world comedy from the twisted minds of The Vacationeers comedy group. The film-which also stars Julia Stiles,...

San Diego, CA – This is my third Comic Con, thanks to Tout.com but the first one where the airplane landing left me a bit shaky. See, I was in a deep sleep when the steward woke me up; I discovered the hard way we were landing. The first thing I saw was Downtown San Diego and buildings, up close and getting closer. So for a second I didn’t know what...

Comic Con Week is underway, and between today and Wednesday morning, when this blogger arrives in San Diego, it will all rise to fever pitch levels. This is the third time me, Zennie Abraham, and Zennie62.com, which also goes by Zennie62Media, will cover Comic Con (2010, 2011, and now 2012) in San Diego and the second time Tout.com has come along as sponsor. Last...

Starship Troopers: Invasion and Resident Evil: Damnation are two CGI animated movies make intros at Comic Con 2012. Starship Troopers: Invasion is based on the popular movie Starship Troopers, and has Starship Troopers star Casper Van Dien and Starship Troopers writer Ed Neumeier as executive producers, with Shinji Aramaki as director. The movie has the feel of a...

Tim Burton, the famous and famed producer and director of iconic movies like Batman, is coming to Comic Con 2012 to present his upcoming 3D black-and-white stop motion-animated science fiction movie Frankenweenie, and what Disney calls “A special look at the world of Oz The Great and Powerful.” This “special look” features Spider-Man Director...

Iron Man / Tony Stark returns to Comic Con for 2012 with a special panel introducing Iron Man 3. The panel will assemble in the famous Hall H on Saturday, July 14 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. According to Walt Disney Studios Publicity, Marvel Producer Kevin Feige and “special guests” will “provide an inside look at the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe.”...

ComiXology is celebrating its 5th anniversary and 3rd anniversary of its mobile app at Comic Con 2012. But if you’ve not seen ComiXology is action, check out this video review: And this press release gives the whole low-down on ComiXology’s plans for San Diego Comic Con: July 2nd, 2012 – New York, NY – ComiXology — the revolutionary digital comics...

Zombie Walk at Comic Con Friday The 13th Of July? Yes, and no Bath Salts. In fact, this blogger knows why Rudy Eugene tried to bite the face off Roland Poppo in Miami… since no bath salts were found in his system, just weed: the power of zombie suggestion. That right. So many people talking about zombies and eating people and The Walking Dead that all he...

Godzilla To Appear At Comic Con 2012? Yes! And Zennie62 will be there, thanks to Tout.com! Remember my 2010 interview with Godzilla producer Brian Rogers at The Variety 3D Summit? This one? Obviously they didn’t meet the 2012 deadline, that’s now for 2012, but.. Well, according to Latino-Review, … Not only is Legendary bringing the Lizard to...

MTV’s hit show Teen Wolf will be at Comic Con 2012! Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration of the popular arts for the third straight year (and with Tout.com as sponsor) I thought it would be fun and informative for you to present some of the press releases I have been sent thus far. Given that...

Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration of the popular arts for the third straight year (and with Tout.com as sponsor) I thought it would be fun and informative for you to present some of the press releases I have been sent thus far. Given that many of them are stuffed full of information, rewriting them seemed stupid to do – something would be left out. So here’s the press release for the 10-year anniversary of Firefly, and featuring news on Joss Whedon’s...

Wooh!! Morrie Turner, Oakland’s famed and treasured artist, is part of the list of special guests for Comic Con 2012. This is a real treat and fitting tribute to one of America’s great, pioneer cartoonists. The Comic Con bio says it best: Cartoonist Morrie Turner, a native of Oakland, CA, turned to cartooning full-time in 1964. In 1965 he created the...

Morgan Spurlock sent a Twitter tweet reaction to my blog post called “Why Is Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope So White?” I wrote the post in response to the trailer for the movie I saw. In fact, just before I continue, I’m going to look at it again: And Morgan’s point-well-taken is that I should see the movie before commenting based on what I saw in the trailer. My feeling is that the DNA of the film is generally reflected in its trailer, so I went forward with my point of view, which was pretty strong...

Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope is a movie this blogger’s received email after email about, and friends and acquaintances have said “You have to see this!” And so finally I get time to stop and look at the trailer for the movie, this one: And it’s full of white people. That’s not being racist; that is being race conscious. Look, anyone who knows me, knows that I love Comic Con and WonderCon, and enjoy going to both events, and other variants, and what is now called “Geek culture” although...

This is what’s become my annual video-blog check-in with David Glanzer, Vice President Of Marketing and Public Relations for Comic Con International. This one after the 42nd annual Comic Con 2011 in San Diego (trip sponsored by Tout.com); the first one we did last year at Wonder Con 2010 – this will be the fifth video interview. The video interview was conducted Sunday at 12 noon, the last day of Comic Con. How did Comic Con do this year in terms of crowd count for 2011? “You know, at the end of the weekend, we’ll...

Comic Con 2011 is just six days away and the excitement is building for what will be the best Comic Con, yet. This is the second year for Zennie62 at Comic Con, and this time the media effort is aided by Tout. If you remember when Shaq announced his retirement, he did so using a 15 second video – one on a platform called Tout. I describe Tout as a cross between YouTube and Twitter, and with 3 more seconds than the famous, now passed on startup company 12 seconds, it’s possible to make micro-video-blogs, and that’s what...