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NY WinterCon 2017 SciFi & Comic Expo Begins This Weekend!
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NY WinterCon

It’s been two months since New York Comic-Con… are you feeling the itch? Was NYCC too overwhelming? If so, then New York WinterCon may be more your speed. For the second straight year, NY WinterCon rolls into Resorts World Casino NYC this coming weekend bringing with it the very best for sci-fi and genre fans. The convention will feature celebrity guests, epic movie reunions, cosplay contests, artist alley, panel discussions and Q&As, and vendors galore. Everything starts this Friday night, December 1st, in Queens, New York.

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Buck Is Back! Hermes Press & Howard Chaykin To Reboot ‘Buck Rogers’ Comic
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After a three-year absence from the comic book racks, the original space hero Buck Rogers returns later this year thanks to Hermes Press and legendary comic talent Howard Chaykin. Last seen in 2010 and published by Dynamite Entertainment, their Buck Rogers series lasted thirteen issues beginning with a #0 issue and going through issue #12. But, this August, Hermes Press brings us a brand new four-issue series, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, that returns Buck Rogers to his roots and promises to be quite a thrill ride.

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Confirmed: Actor Richard Lynch Dies At Age 76
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Richard Lynch

Updated: 6/21/2012: Yahoo! has confirmed the news of Lynch’s passing. See update below.

This has yet to be confirmed, but I have received word from several notable sources that veteran actor Richard Lynch, best known for playing a wide array of heinous villains in a film and television career spanning nearly four decades, has died at the age of 76. At the moment there are no details as to the cause of his death, but we will keep you updated as we get information.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Lynch was born on February 12, 1936, as one of seven children in his family. Beginning in 1958 Lynch served in the United States Marine Corps for four years, ending his military career at the rank of Corporal. Following his stint in the Marines, Lynch returned to New York to study acting under the legendary acting teachers Uta Hagen and Lee Strasberg. He became a lifetime member of the prestigious Actors Studio in 1970 and had appeared in many stage productions on and off Broadway, including William Shakespeare’s Richard III and Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. Lynch made his feature acting debut in 1973’s Scarecrow alongside Gene Hackman and Al Pacino. Throughout the 1970’s the actor built up his resume with appearances in films like The Seven-Ups, The Happy Hooker, God Told Me To, and Deathsport and television shows such as Starsky and Hutch, Battlestar Galactica, and Buck Rogers.

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Digital Comics Deal: Buck Rogers: Volume 1
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Buck Rogers Sale

Dynamite Entertainment and comiXology are offering a limited-time-only half-off sale on Buck Rogers Volume 1.

If you’re interested (and you should be), the comics listed in the sale are Buck Rogers #0-12 from writer Scott Beatty, artist Carlos Rafael, and cover artist John Cassaday. The sale started on Tuesday, September 27 and will end on at 11PM EST on Thursday, September 29, so make sure you head over to comiXology now!

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Must Watch: Premakes: The Empire Strikes Back (1950)
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Premakes: The Empire Strikes Back 1950s

Ever wonder what Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back would have been like if it had been made in the 1950s?

Well, the very clever whoiseyevan has created a sample of such a movie. Check out the video for “Premakes” The Empire Strikes Back (1950) here below.

The video was created using various black and white treasures, like Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, First Spaceship on Venus, and many more, along with music from Hoist as well as sound effects and dialogue from The Empire Strikes Back Radio Drama.

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Legendary Fantasy Artist Frank Frazetta Dies At 82
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Frank Frazetta

The name Frank Frazetta may not immediately jump out at you, but there’s a very good chance that over the duration of your years on this planet, you’ve probably seen something that was born from his mind. Frazetta was an artist who was responsible for countless comics, posters, music albums, and some of the most popular book cover art ever created.

On Monday, Mr. Frazetta passed away at the age of 82 in Florida. The artist died after complications arose from a stroke he had suffered.

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Paul W.S. Anderson To Direct 3D ‘Buck Rogers’ Movie
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Buck Rogers: The Movie

Buck Rogers is an iconic character that has been used in comics, TV shows and pretty much every other form of entertainment since he first originated in the late 1920s.

Deadline Hollywood reports that a brand new movie based on the immortal character called Buck Rogers: The Movie (doubtful this will be the official title) is now in the works, and naturally, it will be released in 3D. The new deal comes with a director as well; Paul W.S. Anderson is set and ready to helm the project, whose rights are currently controlled by Paradox Entertainment.

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Frank Miller Looking To Captain ‘Buck Rogers’
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Buck RogersA while back it was rumored that Frank Miller was interested in directing a new Buck Rogers movie. Now, it’s being reported that Odd Lot Entertainment, the studio behind Miller’s Christmas Day debut The Spirit, are in negotiations to option the rights of Buck Rogers from Nu Image/Millennium, who obviously didn’t find any use for the property.

Buck Rogers is one of those characters that has been around for decades, having debuted in 1928 and shown up in many various forms from comic to TV to movies. No word on what the storyline would be if Frank Miller takes the story, just that it would likely be a darker take on the character doing heroic stuff in space.

It will be curious to see how this plays out. One would assume that Odd Lot might want to wait and see how The Spirit does before committing to something like this; and if early reports are any indication, it doesn’t sound like The Spirit will be breaking any records.

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