Oh, Doctor! Matt Smith To Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Feb. 7-8

‘Eleventh Doctor’ In ‘Doctor Who’ Series To Make First Wizard World Appearance At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center NEW ORLEANS, January 6, 2014 – Matt Smith, who recently completed an acclaimed four-year run as the 11th incarnation of the Doctor in the landmark British television series “Doctor Who,” will make his first Wizard World appearance at New Orleans Comic Con on February 7-8. Smith will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive Q&A during the event, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Smith began his acting career on stage, appearing in various popular London theatrical performances before

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“Doctor Who” 50th Anniversary Celebration Event to Include Special Screening at Wizard World Austin Comic Con

“Doctor Who” 50th Anniversary Celebration Event to Include BBC AMERICA Special Screening at Wizard World Austin Comic Con on November 23 Highly-Anticipated 50th Anniversary Special Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor to be Shown at Austin Convention Center in Conjunction with Simulcast on BBC AMERICA and in Over 75 Countries NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, November 13, 2013 – For a half-century, TV viewers across the world have been captivated by Doctor Who, the longest running and most successful sci-fi series ever.  In collaboration with BBC AMERICA, Wizard World Austin Comic Con fans will enjoy theDoctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration Event on Saturday, November 23. 

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The Next Doctor To Be Revealed Live Sunday

On Sunday, August 3, BBC One will host a live show at 7.00pm BST in which the next Doctor will be revealed for the upcoming Christmas special and series of “Doctor Who”.  BBC America will simulcast the show at 2:00pm EDT (1:00pm CDT, check listings for other time zones).  Each network has put up a trailer for the special.  The BBC One trailer can’t be embedded, so here’s the direct link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dlmj4 BBC America Trailer Personally, I’m hoping they go with a relatively unknown actor who hasn’t appeared in “Doctor Who” or “Torchwood” (or even “The Sarah Jane Adventures”).  Yes, repeat

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Carole and John Barrowman on a Midwest Tour

Coming soon to a Midwestern city near you (hopefully) — Carole E. Barrowman and John Barrowman!  Yes, Captain Jack Harkness himself is coming to the States. John and Carole are touring several Midwestern cities in support of the soon-to-be released Hollow Earth (did you read ASM’s review of the UK version?  No?  Go.  Read.  We’ll wait. And then read our review of Torchwood: Exodus Code.  Again, we’ll wait.).  Starting October 30th, they will tour northern Illinois, southeastern Wisconsin, and Minneapolis.  You can see the exact tour dates and locations at John’s website.

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C2E2 Guest Update – David Newell and John Barrowman!

Holy crap. I thought that C2E2 was going to be a great show. Now I know it’s going to be a FANTASTIC show! A couple of weeks ago, C2E2 announced that David Newell would be coming. Who’s David Newell? Mr. “Speedy Delivery” himself, Mr. McFeely from “Mister Rogers Neighborhood”! Now, I am a HUGE Mister Rogers fan. I have been since I watched the show religiously as a kid for years. I happened to be out of work at the time his last show was on the air in 2001 and I sat down and watched it. I heard him

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#SDCC – Mattel, Weta, Underground Toys and More Hasbro galleries!

Good morning! We’ve just uploaded a new bunch of galleries! First, check out our Mattel coverage! We have DC, Ghostbusters, Monster High, Masters of the Universe, Voltron, WWE and more! Go to the main Main Mattel Gallery or use the individual links: Mattel DC — Mattel Ghostbusters — Mattel Miscellaneous — Mattel Masters of the Universe — Mattel Monster High — Mattel Voltron — Mattel WWE Next we have Weta, featuring Lord of the Rings, Tintin and more! Head to the Weta Gallery After that, check out Underground Toys, featuring Doctor Who! Underground Toys Gallery Finally, we added a few

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#SDCC Friday Afternoon Gallery Update!

Got some more pictures for you from San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Hasbro – Star Wars – new Vintage, The Clone Wars, Star Wars Transformers and more! Hasbro – Marvel – ROCKET RACOON! Hasbro – Transformers – a second gallery of Transformers Prime toys and more. Diamond Select Toys – Minimates of all sorts Entertainment Earth – Doctor Who, Venture Bros. and more Lucasfilm Pavilion – costumes from Museum Replicas Sideshow Collectibles – Star Wars, DC, Marvel, GI Joe and more ThinkGeek – plush Portal turret, Star Wars Dark Side coffee beans, Space Slug Oven Mitt and more Keep following our Twitter

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Elisabeth Sladen – 1948 – 2011

Elisabeth Sladen, best known as Sarah Jane Smith from years of work on Doctor Who, has died, according to the BBC, as well as other sources.  She was born February 1, 1948, and played The Doctor’s arguably most well-known companion for over eighty episodes of the original series, several appearances in the 2005 revival, as well as starring in the children’s show “Sarah Jane Adventures” for four seasons (a fifth is reportedly slated to air on CBBC this year, according to Wikipedia). The BBC is reporting that she had been battling cancer for a while, although the official cause of

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