Category: Comics

Things We Can Learn From STGCC 2017

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention celebrated their 10th year anniversary last weekend with much success. By Yue Lynn Last weekend (9-10 September), one of the biggest pop culture conventions around our region, the highly-anticipated Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017, or STGCC 2017 for short, which was held at Marina Bay Sands with much fanfare. In conjunction with their 10th year anniversary, this year’s event was expectedly special and larger (they had an entire zone dedicated to the ‘Star Wars: Experience the Force’ exhibition) than 2016’s event. Long story short, STGCC 2017 earned an A+ rating from...

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Non-Marvel/DC Sci-fi And Space Comics to Get You Far Out

No Marvel and DC shenanigans here. By Yue Lynn When we think about science fiction and outer space together in one thought, perennial titles such as the Alien, Star Trek and Star Wars franchises or the more recent ones like Interstellar and The Martian come to the forefront of one’s mind. The galaxy has an infinite number of ideas to be weaved by storytellers into stories of various possibilities. Hence, movies and books aren’t the only mediums out there with space opera stories as comics have a strong presence in the deep space science fiction department. Here are some...

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iflix users now get to stream Disney content

By Yue Lynn iflix, a major Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service “for emerging markets” has announced the launch of its new snazzy Channels feature. This particular feature will bless fortunate subscribers with loads of award-winning content from the one and only The Walt Disney Company. This means that iflix users can access a variety of hit Disney films, which are featured in the app and at iflix.com, in their own branded channels including: Marvel Studios – Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 3 and more. Disney-Pixar Animation Studios –...

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The Hype Is Real At AniManGaki 2017

So fun, much awesome. By Yue Lynn After much waiting, excitement, suspense and more waiting, AniManGaki 2017 finally happened last weekend (19-20 August)! Otakus and geeky fans rejoiced. Being one of Malaysia’s largest and infamous geekfest, this annual convention is expectedly filled to the brim with colourful cosplayers, countless artsy booths, exhibitions, stage performances from local and international performers, countless activities and cargo loads of humans! With a hefty ticket price of RM25 per day, someone is definitely laughing somewhere while some may be crying (*cue an anime character crying scene). The booths are actually covered up by human...

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ONE PIECE Exhibition to Debut in Kuala Lumpur

By Yue Lynn One of Japan’s most famous manga, One Piece, will have an exhibition titled “Eiichiro Oda presents Hello, One Piece Luffy is here!” at ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, from Saturday, 26 August to Wednesday, 18 October 2017. The exhibition will feature various colour illustrations, a replica of Eiichiro Oda’s desk at his workplace, and also has a virtual reality area with content specially handpicked for this exhibition, shown for the first time on Earth. For fans, this exhibition shall exclusively depict the evolving artistic aspects of the author, Eiichiro Oda. Patrons can also experience...

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