The Weekly Wrap-Up
While most of the world had its eyes on Beijing and the Olympics this past week, DC's intrepid reporters Butane, Syxx, Foy, UC, and yours truly have been scouring the globe for genre news and views to send your way. Although I'm not following the Games much myself, I thought for this August 9-15, 2008, Weekly Wrap-Up, I'd join the fray and employ an international theme focusing on projects outside the good ol' US of A.
August 2-8, 2008, turned out to be a rather slow week news-wise. But what it lacked in quantity, it definitely made up in quality. Smart hot chicks and a fresh look at some old favorites dominated the headlines.
When the week of July 26-August 1, 2008, began, San Diego Comic-Con was entering the final stretch and the Dread Central crew covering it were hitting their stride.
During the week of July 19-25, 2008, everyone was pretty much consumed by all things San Diego Comic-Con related. At the same time, I've been keeping an eagle eye out for choice tidbits not connected to SDCC 08, and here are a few of them:
From July 12-18, 2008, these are a few stories that might have escaped your notice or slipped your mind what with the hoopla over finally getting a peek at the new Jason and the challenge of keeping up with all the latest Fantasia goings-on: