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Wizard World Comic Con Presents Fan Fest Chicago Added To 2015 Calendar, March 7-8

WIZARD WORLD CHICAGO COMIC CON SHOW APPRECIATION TO THEIR FANS

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Courtesy of: Wizard World

Earlier this month, Shallow Graves announced the premiere of Bruce Campbell’s ‘Last Fan Standing’ on CONtv. As we here at Shallow Graves mentioned we had a BLAST participating in the 1st ever ‘Last Fan Standing’ during our coverage of Chicago Comic Con last August.
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Rants From A Scream Queen: Horror Icons…Where Are They Now?

 PREQUELS, SEQUELS, AND REMAKES…OH MY!

Cover from Pink Floyd's The Wall

They’re heeeeeeeeeerrrrreeeeee! If you are a horror movie fan you have heard and I am sure quoted that line from “Poltergeist” a million times. The Scream Queen is back and in the Spirit of Halloween I can’t help but wonder whatever happened to all of the classic horror film icons. Why don’t we have any Michaels or Jasons or Leatherfaces? Where are all of the Karloffs, Chaneys, and Lugosis of today? Continue reading Rants From A Scream Queen: Horror Icons…Where Are They Now?

Rants From A Scream Queen: On Conventions and Cash

HOW CAN YOU CHARGE $7 FOR A HOT DOG?!?!?!

Hello everyone! Nick here from Shallow Graves Magazine speaking…well, more like typing…and I would like to share some things with you that I witnessed and experienced at C2E2 2014. This won’t be a general blow by blow on what happened. Instead, it will focus on this experience vs. others I’ve had.

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Bruce Campbell Asks Who is the Last Fan Standing at Chicago Comic Con

Win or get the Chin

Profile of Bruce Campbell famous chin during the 2014 Chicago Comic Con game show "Last Fan Standing"
The Chin

Shallow Graves Magazine wrapped up our first day at Chicago Comic Con with the game show of a lifetime hosted by none other than Mr. Bruce Campbell. “Last Fan Standing” was an experience like none other I have witnessed. Upon walking in you were given a remote with four options on it. This lead me to believe that the whole audience would just answer a handful of questions all night. However, as the stage lit up, four podiums were exposed. Continue reading Bruce Campbell Asks Who is the Last Fan Standing at Chicago Comic Con

The Exciting World of Cosplay…Chicago Style

Chicago Comic Con 2014 Cosplayers Strut Their Stuff

Coplayers ( Harley Quinn, Waldo, The Riddler & The Arrow) Chicago Comic Con 2014
Photo by: Nicholas Kelley

 

As a photographer with an eye for art, I was really excited by the wonderful cosplays at this year’s Chicago Comic Con.  The love and dedication put into each costume and bringing these characters to life impressed me.  Here’s a just a taste of what we saw on the convention floor. Continue reading The Exciting World of Cosplay…Chicago Style

Movie Premieres April 2nd-12th, 2014

Releases For: Friday April 4th, 2014

Jinn (2014)

Jinn One Sheet Movie Poster
Courtesy of: Freestyle Releasing

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Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel of “How I Met Your Mother” Fame Sing a “Les’ Miserable” Duet

BROADWAY BOUND???

The cast of How I Met Your Mother: Neil Patrick Harris (Barney), Cobie Smulder (Robin), Josh Radnor (Ted), Jason Segel (Marshall), and Alyson Hannigan (Liy) on Inside The Actors Studio
Courtesy of: BRAVO

Sneak Peek: April 2nd Criminal Minds Episode Featuring Horror Genre Favorites

Horror Visits The Set Of Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds Television Poster Season 9 via CBS

Horror stalwarts Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog, Creepshow), Tobin Bell (Saw series, Dark House) and Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies, “Take This Lollipop”) are guest starring in an episode of “Criminal Minds,” entitled “Blood Relations”. This episode premieres Wednesday, April 2nd at 9:00pm on the CBS Television Network. Series star Matthew Gray Gubler directed the episode, which was written by “Criminal Mind’s” producer Breen Frazier
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