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Wizard World Philadelphia Highlights

by Laura Cerroneon June 6, 2018
The City of Brotherly Love opened its arms up to fans of all kinds for the 18th Wizard World convention to take place in Philadelphia. Boasting a wide range of celebrity guests, comic creators, talented vendors and Instagram-worthy opportunities, the convention was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from May 17 to May 20. Invited […]
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Ann Nocenti: Storytelling from Comics to Museums

by Laura Cerroneon June 4, 2018
At the heart of all her endeavors, Ann Nocenti has largely been focused on telling a good story. In her early days, she was quick to pick up the mechanics of the ironclad 1980’s Marvel Bullpen. She penned some of the most important works during Marvel’s ‘Second Golden Age,’ including the creation of Longshot and […]

Ellie Morlino

The GCE Podcast Presents: Artist/Animator Ellie Morlino at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon June 3, 2018
Ellie Morlino is a 21-year old computer animation student at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL. As she hones her craft in animation, she was inspired to pick up the pen and display her work as an illustrator. She exhibited for the first time at Wizard World Philadelphia this past May. […]
Extra Life

Becoming a Hero with Extra Life at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 28, 2018
Having raised more than $40 million in the ten years its been in motion, there’s no stopping Extra Life from changing the lives of kids at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. I met with Mike Torres, a representative for the organization at Wizard World Philadelphia. Mike, along with his team, were on hand to enlighten […]

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Solo: A Lukewarm Star Wars Story

by Laura Cerroneon May 23, 2018
With the Star Wars franchise continuing to grow and branch off in to one-shots and satellite stories, there has been much apprehension about this the Solo spin-off one in particular. Marred by many production rumors (the acting coach hired for young Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich, the departure of original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller […]

Wizard World Philadelphia 2018 Cosplay Gallery

by Laura Cerroneon May 21, 2018
Cosplayers of Philadelphia brought their A-Game to the four day Wizard World convention held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In this gallery, you’ll find a range of extraordinary craftsmanship with cosplayers dishing their own take on their favorite characters and concepts. Know someone featured in the gallery, share it with them and let them know […]

Jamie Gray Hyder

Call of Duty’s Jamie Gray Hyder Sparks Conversation on Mental Health

by Laura Cerroneon May 14, 2018
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, asks: There is a virus spreading across the country. It’s stigma. Do you have it? In their latest campaign launched during May, which is Mental Health Month, the organization has gathered a number of celebrity ambassadors to raise awareness and propagate the message to #curestigma.  One of […]
Wizard World

What to Expect at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 8, 2018
With just a week left until Wizard World Philadelphia, it is the perfect time to see what is the seasoned convention has in store for its 18thyear. Jerry Milani, public relations manager for Wizard World, was kind enough to answer questions that may come in handy for prospective attendees.   Wizard World Philadelphia runs from […]

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Wizard World Returns to Philly This May

by Laura Cerroneon May 6, 2018
The GCE will be attending our first Wizard World comic convention this year, and there’s no better place to take in the sights and sounds of what this convention has to offer than at Wizard World Philadelphia. The city, still brimming with energy off their big Super Bowl win, is ready to invite fans of […]

The GCE Podcast Talks Avengers: Infinity War Spoilers

by Laura Cerroneon May 3, 2018
There’s no need for us to tell you that Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War is a juggernaut of a movie. At nearly three hours, the Russo brothers have crafted a unique love letter to fans who have patiently waited ten years for something as big and as grand as this film. For those just tuning in, […]