Comic Books http://nhpr.org en NH This Weekend: Get This Comic Free http://nhpr.org/post/nh-weekend-get-comic-free <p><strong>The first Saturday in May is known as Free Comic Book Day. Amy Diaz, Editor for The Hippo, tells us how its celebrated in New Hampshire.&nbsp; Get the details <a href="http://www.e-pages.dk/thehippo/351/57">here.&nbsp;</a></strong></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Ganley 47731 at http://nhpr.org NH This Weekend: Get This Comic Free The Return Of A Comic Book Heroine: Nelvana Of The Northern Lights http://nhpr.org/post/return-comic-book-heroine-nelvana-northern-lights <p>It seems like every summer, another classic superhero gets ripped from the pages of Marvel or D.C. comics and is adapted, or rebooted, for the big screen. You don’t have to be a comic book super fan to recognize icons like Superman, Batman, or Wonder Woman, but what about the telepathic Nelvana of the Northern&nbsp;Lights?</p><p>What, you never heard of her?</p><p>Two Canadian comic book fans,&nbsp;<strong>Hope Nicholson</strong>&nbsp;and <strong>Rachel Richy,</strong>&nbsp;are hoping to change that <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hopelnicholson/nelvana-of-the-northern-lights-canadas-first-super">with a Kickstarter campaign</a> to fund the first ever reprint of Nelvana comics for a new generation of fans to enjoy. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:44:19 +0000 Logan Shannon 37723 at http://nhpr.org The Return Of A Comic Book Heroine: Nelvana Of The Northern Lights GraniteCon Turns 10, With Help From A DeLorean And Imperial Stormtroopers http://nhpr.org/post/granitecon-turns-10-help-delorean-and-imperial-stormtroopers <p>This year marks the tenth anniversary of the <a href="http://www.granitecon.com/" target="_blank">Granite State Comicon</a>, also known as GraniteCon.</p><p>The annual gathering has come a long way - just as in many other places, it started small, and grew to the point that, for the first time, this year&#39;s GraniteCon will be a two day extravaganza, including costumes, comics, artists, actors, video game tournaments, even a time-traveling Delorean from the movie &quot;Back To The Future 3.&quot;</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:53:43 +0000 Brady Carlson 35783 at http://nhpr.org GraniteCon Turns 10, With Help From A DeLorean And Imperial Stormtroopers Sam Kinison: Comedy Genius Turned Comic Book Star http://nhpr.org/post/sam-kinison-comedy-genius-turned-comic-book-star <p>Sam Kinison, <a href="http://www.kinison.com/">the comedian </a>known for screaming politically incorrect rants with the passion of a preacher, became on of the biggest comedy acts of the 1980's. He died in 1992, just shy of his 40th birthday.</p><p><strong>Chris Canibano</strong> has helped turn the life of Kinison, whom many regard as a comedic genius, <a href="http://buyindiecomics.com/2013/comedian-sam-kinison-comic-book-hits-stores-this-week/">into a comic book </a>called, simply, "Sam Kinison."</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:16:56 +0000 Virginia Prescott 34334 at http://nhpr.org Sam Kinison: Comedy Genius Turned Comic Book Star