As Comic-Con looms, we’re packing our bags and heading out to San Diego with ENTIRELY NEW LOOKS!* We’ve already made Bill and Mike over, now to the real trouble spot- Mr. K.W. Murphy. Kevin’s owned a single pair of jeans for eleven years, and has watched his yellowing Munsingwear golf shirt go in and out [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Comic Con'
July 22nd, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 35 Comments
July 28th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 7 Comments
Despite my mom’s Hot Dog picture getting destroyed in the voting by that happy-feeted sailor I still wore my Jar Jar Shirt downtown to our live show on Saturday. Throughout the whole experience, which was described by various friends of mine in attendance as a “laugh-o-rama”, “laughfest” and “this is what you do all day?”, [...]
July 25th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 47 Comments
I have now kissed Darth Vader. In public, before God and everybody.
Before you ask, I’ll just say it: He’s a gentle, beautiful man. He smelled of summer lavender blossoming in the fields of Givenchy. His helmet flaps, so delicate, his control panel, so powerful. Moments after this was taken, I swooned. [...]
July 24th, 2008 by Bill Corbett · 30 Comments
Ladies and gentlemen, today we get swallowed into the belly of the geek beast. No, not Harry Knowles. Comic-Con. (…Or, as the ancient Aztecs called it, “Kahmik-K’ahan.”)
COMIC-CON 2007: Kevin Murphy in Rifftrax-issued L.B.P.’s.
Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and myself will be at various places at various times signing stuff, drawing little [...]
July 22nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 4 Comments
While attending The Con, be sure to take the short hike* to the Borders on 6th Avenue:
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Because while Keanu Reeves’ presence is surely to be the most buzzed about thing at The Con, and the Dark Knight exclusives are sure to go fast, you won’t want to miss the Buy One, Get One [...]
July 22nd, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 18 Comments
As we prepare to descend into the valley of the uber-geek, we present another sketch of one of our favorite con archetypes, this time drawn by Mike. Many years ago. If you happen to look like this guy, please remember that we kid because we love.
HUGE Post-Cyberpunk Fan.
Believes he wields tremendous power on [...]
July 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 11 Comments
In order to ready ourselves for the onslaught of geekdom, we’d like to share some sketches of our favorite con-going archetypes.
Spearheaded the Walworth County, Wisconsin Save Firefly movement (3 members).
Thinks Doctor Horrible is “longish.”
Works sealing cartons at a rubber novelty fulfillment house.
Has an incomplete collection of Space 1999 action figures.
July 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 33 Comments
It’s Comic-Con time, and the folks at Legend Films are busily prepping our own Mike Nelson for his appearance at the Rifftrax/Legend Films Booth, and of course for Rifftrax Live Saturday at the gorgeous Balboa Theater. It’s no easy task – Mike has been broken down into his component parts, shrink-wrapped and packed into seventeen [...]
May 23rd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 13 Comments
Comic-Con! As of today, it’s only 2 months away! RiffTrax, of course, will be proudly holding down booth #3251, but if you’re a Comic-Con first timer, the whole experience can be daunting. Fortunately, the official Comic-Con newsletter has arrived in mailboxes this week, and offers a series of 40 tips for the [...]
August 14th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment
Now that everyone is back from vacation and other pandemonium, we wanted to share with you some of our experience at this year’s Comic-Con, here in San Diego. Here’s what Mike Nelson had to say:
“For those of you who weren’t able to meet the RiffTrax crew at ComicCon 2007 let me just say you missed [...]
July 10th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments
Those of you planning on attending this year’s Comic Con here in beautiful San Diego, take note! Mike (along with Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett) will be there to answer questions, sign autographs, and attempt to wade through the thronging mass of people that is the Con. Here are some details for anyone among you [...]