| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Rider Strong was at a crossroads with “Boy Meets World” not that long ago.
The 34-year-old actor and director best known for playing Shawn Hunter, the floppy-haired best friend of “Boy Meets World” protagonist Cory Matthews,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
By day, Kyle Mathis is a mild-mannered Edgewater resident, going about his daily duties at Arda Wigs on the North Side. But that won't be the case this weekend at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, where Mathis, 28, will suit up as Big Daddy...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:55 AM
There's something for all ages this weekend at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo.
Conventions catering to sci-fi, fantasy and superhero fans are always rife with cosplay—that is, “costume play,” or dressing up in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:35 AM
By day, Israel Idonije is a fairly mild-mannered defensive end for the Chicago Bears. By night -- or at least in the off season -- he’s a comic book auteur.
Idonije this afternoon will be manning a booth at McCormick Place for C2E2, the comic...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Aaron Paul is coming to the Chicago area, and it’s not even Lollapalooza weekend.
WWE announced Monday that the “Breaking Bad” star and Lolla regular will host “Monday Night Raw” March 3 at Allstate Arena. Paul will promote...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After heating things up as a member of the "Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014", NFL pro (and former Chicago Bear) Israel Idonije cooled off by taking part in the Chicago Polar Plunge last weekend.
This came on the heels of the announcement that his comic...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The disappointment was palpable at D23 Expo as Walt Disney Studios promoted 11 movies that it will release through the end of 2015.
Each film received a polished presentation, with some top talent on hand. But that didn't matter to some, since many of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:07 PM
When I think about comic-book and sci-fi conventions, I think about having fun. I think about geeky folks dressed in colorful costumes, rummaging through countless boxes filled with old back-issues and meeting celebrities from their favorite TV shows...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The Force is strong with Dark Horse Comics editor in chief Scott Allie. The Oregon-based company recently announced plans to ......
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Want to hear what Marvel Studios guru Kevin Feige has to say about “Iron Man 3″? Or Damon Lindelof's take ......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Superman flies across the Chicago skyline in this year's Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo poster. The artist is Tony Daniel, a Chicagoan. "I really wanted to showcase that famous skyline as much as the hero, " said Daniel, who recently joined the...