Christmas Gift Basket Giveaway: Game of Thrones, Star Trek Beyond & Black Sails

Christmas Gift Basket Giveaway: Game of Thrones, Star Trek Beyond & Black Sails

Updated: Winner Chosen! — Fox Force Five News and Showcase Comics and Hobbies have teamed up for a major holiday gift basket giveaway with a total value of over $200 worth of DVDs/Blu-rays. All you need to do is click LIKE on both Facebook pages. Done. Do it now! DOOOOO IIIT! Read more

Ryan North Talks Squirrel Girl & Building an Epic Pun in Romeo and/or Juliet at Word on The Street

Ryan North Talks Squirrel Girl & Building an Epic Pun in Romeo and/or Juliet at Word on The Street

Ryan North, writer of Squirrel Girl, Adventure Time and Dinosaur Comics, attended the 2016 Word on The Street Festival in Lethbridge on September 24th to chat about his latest novel, Romeo and/or Juliet. He met with fans, spoke about his writing process, the cool secret in Romero and/or Juliet and his thoughts on the upcoming Squirrel Girl adaptation which seems to be cooking.

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Beowulf: The Untold Saga is Classic Conan Meets Vertigo’s Northlanders from Land of The Rising Dead Creative Team

Beowulf: The Untold Saga is Classic Conan Meets Vertigo’s Northlanders from Land of The Rising Dead Creative Team

From 7 Storm Collective, the creative team behind Land of The Rising Dead, comes the highly anticipated Beowulf: The Untold Saga. The original graphic novel is written by Ben Laverock and illustrated by Scott Dewey – check out the details on the upcoming action packed fantasy epic right here. Read more

Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. & From Ashes to New Live in Lethbridge 09/13/16 [Concert Review]

Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. & From Ashes to New Live in Lethbridge 09/13/16 [Concert Review]

Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. and From Ashes to New rolled their Canadian tour through Lethbridge, Alberta on September 13, 2016 to put on hours of white-knuckled, aggressive as hell, balls to the wall hard rock at the Enmax Centre.

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The Word on The Street Festival Brings Ryan North to Lethbridge September 24, 2016

The Word on The Street Festival Brings Ryan North to Lethbridge September 24, 2016

Celebrate reading and literacy on Saturday September 24, 2016 in Lethbridge, Alberta at The Word on The Street Festival with a fantastic lineup of authors including Ryan North (Squirrel Girl, Romeo and/or Juliet), Linda Bailey (Seven Dead Pirates) and many, MANY more. Check out the details here.  Read more

Happy One Year Anniversary Fox Force Five News!

Happy One Year Anniversary Fox Force Five News!

Fox Force Five News is officially one years old as of today — June 1, 2016. It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed since the birth of FFFN. The staff has grown, the content continues to kill and I couldn’t be happier with where we are as a pop culture news site right now.

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Slayer, Anthrax & Death Angel Set to Annihilate Lethbridge October 17th, 2016 on New Tour

Slayer, Anthrax & Death Angel Set to Annihilate Lethbridge October 17th, 2016 on New Tour
[Press Release] Slayer, with Special Guests Anthrax and Death Angel, will join forces this fall for a seven week North American beat down. The dates start in Cleveland on September 9 and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent. Slayer, Anthrax & Death Angel stop in Lethbridge Oct 17th 2016 at ENMAX Centre.

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the smalls: Forever is a Long Time – A Fascinating Look at Western Canada’s Iconic Rock Pioneers [Review]

the smalls: Forever is a Long Time – A Fascinating Look at Western Canada’s Iconic Rock Pioneers [Review]

From Crowsnest Films, director/writers Trevor Smith, John Kerr, cinematographer Sean Smith and editor Ken Filewych, comes the documentary the smalls: forever is a long time. The film is playing in select theatrical showings across Canada with a home release pending.

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Blaze Ya Dead Homie & Boondox Talk New Albums, The Juggalo Stigma & Geek Culture Influences [Interview]

Blaze Ya Dead Homie & Boondox Talk New Albums, The Juggalo Stigma & Geek Culture Influences [Interview]

Exclusive: During their recent Lethbridge stop on the Canadian Juggalo Invasion Tour that also featured Twiztid and Lex The Hex Master, I had the chance to interview Blaze Ya Dead Homie and Boondox before the show on the tour bus in what was one of the most laid back and coolest in-person interviews that I’ve ever had.

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the smalls: Forever is a Long Time Documentary Theatrical Screening Hits Lethbridge Movie Mill April 22-23

the smalls: Forever is a Long Time Documentary Theatrical Screening Hits Lethbridge Movie Mill April 22-23

From Crowsnest Films, director/writers Trevor Smith, John Kerr, cinematographer Sean Smith and editor Ken Filewych, comes the documentary the smalls: forever is a long time. The film is playing in select theatrical showings across Canada but is scheduled to hit Lethbridge at The Movie Mill  for two nights: April 22-23 at 9:30 PM.

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Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Boondox & Lex The Hex Master Live in Lethbridge 04/05/16 [Concert Review]

Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Boondox & Lex The Hex Master Live in Lethbridge 04/05/16 [Concert Review]

Twiztid’s Canadian Juggalo Invasion Tour rolled through the windy Canadian city Lethbridge on April 5th, 2016 featuring direct support from Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Boondox and Lex The Hex Master. Majik Ninja Entertainment is producing one helluva show for the family in 2016 – if you haven’t seen the wicked shit live – don’t miss the rest of the dates.

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ZZ Top with Tim Montana & The Shrednecks Live in Lethbridge 03/31/16 [Concert Review]

ZZ Top with Tim Montana & The Shrednecks Live in Lethbridge 03/31/16 [Concert Review]

Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard and Dusty Hill have been ZZ Top for over 45 Years… Over 25 million albums sold, arguably one of the greatest rock bands of all time (top five?) and in 2016 – better than ever. ZZ Top along with tour openers Tim Montana & The Shrednecks hit the Enmax Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta March 31, 2016. Here’s my review:

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Should Artists Pay Creators to Sell Prints of Their Characters at Conventions?

Should Artists Pay Creators to Sell Prints of Their Characters at Conventions?

UPDATED: Recently (or… all the time really) the issue as to whether or not artists at conventions who sell prints featuring other creators’ intellectual property eg. Batman, Spider-Man, aka EVERYTHING should have to pay in order to sell their drawings of those characters they don’t own.

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