Lena Headey to star in Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales

Via press release Zenescope Entertainment has announced that actress Lena Headey, star of the immensely popular HBO television series Game of Thrones, will be joining the Grimm Fairy Tales animated series to voice the lead character, Sela Mathers. Lena’s extensive resume includes her role as Queen Gorgo in 300 and as Sarah Connor in Terminator:…

Sean Astin To Appear At C2E2

C2E2 Sean Astin Show organizers at C2E2, which is set take place this coming weekend, April 13 – 15 at McComick Place in Chicago, have announced that Sean Astin will appear as a guest at the show. In addition to featuring top artists and creators from the world of comics, C2E2 is a showcase for…

NATO and the People

Kaitlyn MattsonWCB Politics Writer The estimated crowds gathering for the NATO summit could affect residents and businesses in the area. With the world watching over Chicago during NATO weekend, some businesses are making the decision to shut their stores during those days, for safety purposes mostly. Although in a recent article on nbcchicago.com, Mayor Rahm…

Threadless’ Comics-On Tees Series Launches “Space-Time” at C2E2

Via press release Threadless, Chicago’s beloved international online community-based design company, has partnered with four comic artist icons in collaboration for their fifth series of the Comics-On Tees collection. Written and designed by Jeffrey Brown with artwork across a series of shirts by Jeff Lemire, Anders Nilsen, and Paul Hornschemeier, will be sold exclusively through…

Album Review – Cavo, “Thick as Theives”

Megan PurazrangWCB Music Writer St. Louis alternative rock four member band Cavo released their newest endeavor and third album, Thick as Thieves, to stream on AOL Music a week earlier than the anticipated date of April 10, 2012. The band formed in 2001 and despite dealing with personal life set-backs, they were able to release…

Chicon 7 Announces 2012 Hugo Award Nominees

Chicon CHICAGO – Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is proud to present the 2012 Hugo Award and John W. Campbell Award nominees. The winners will be announced Sunday, September 2, 2012, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Chicon 7 in Chicago, Illinois. 1101 valid nominating ballots were received and counted. Best…

Stephen Rannazzisi To Take The Stage At C2E2 For Night Of Comedy

C2E2 Photo courtesy of ReedPOP Stephen Rannazzisi Stephen Rannazzisi will headline an evening of entertainment at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on Saturday, April 14 in the IGN Theater at McCormick Place. Rannazzisi, who got his first taste of television success for his role on MTV’s Punk’d, is more recently recognized for his…