comic books http://blog.wlrn.org en Holy Smokes, Batman, You're Protesting In Brazil! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/holy-smokes-batman-youre-protesting-brazil It's not Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, but people are dressing up anyway.<p>A group of Brazilian protesters have been coming out in costume at demonstrations against Rio's governor, Sergio Cabral. There's the masked crusader Batman, of course, but also a motley assortment of other characters, including Captain Jack Sparrow from the <em>Pirates of the Caribbean</em> franchise.<p>The well-loved figure in Brazilian folklore, Saci-pererê,<strong> </strong>has also put in an appearance. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:43:01 +0000 21343 at http://blog.wlrn.org Holy Smokes, Batman, You're Protesting In Brazil! The Return Of TV's Miami Vice As A Digital Comic Book http://blog.wlrn.org/post/return-tvs-miami-vice-digital-comic-book <p></p><p>The 1980s TV show Miami Vice is being resurrected this October, but this time as a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/business/media/comic-books-cash-in-on-a-digital-revolution.html?_r=0" target="_blank">digital comic book</a>.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And it doesn’t stop there.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:37:53 +0000 Arianna Prothero 18333 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Return Of TV's Miami Vice As A Digital Comic Book Some of The Best Costumes From This Weekend's Bigger-Than-Ever Florida Supercon http://blog.wlrn.org/post/some-best-costumes-weekends-bigger-ever-florida-supercon <p class="p1">At this weekend's <a href="http://www.floridasupercon.com/" target="_blank">FLORIDA SUPERCON</a>, more comic and sci-fi fans than Miami's ever seen gathered to meet, greet, and costume play-- 'cosplay' for short.</p><p class="p1">The event at the Miami Airport Convention Center drew an estimated 20,000 fans and cosplayers from Thursday to Sunday. Attendance rose sharply from last year's crowd of 15,000.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Patience Haggin 17021 at http://blog.wlrn.org Some of The Best Costumes From This Weekend's Bigger-Than-Ever Florida Supercon Where Heroes And Nerds Meet: Florida SuperCon http://blog.wlrn.org/post/where-heroes-and-nerds-meet-florida-supercon <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I am a recovering comic book addict that still likes to occasionally hurl himself off the flying wagon, preferably to be saved while assisting Batman foil an evil plan.</span></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:51:28 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 16808 at http://blog.wlrn.org Where Heroes And Nerds Meet: Florida SuperCon