Son of Batman Inker Mick Gray @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2015

mickgrayOnce again it’s Big Wow! Comicfest and our Ramen crew talks to their favorite inker Mick Gray.  Mick teases us about his latest work on Son of Batman and the character of Damian Wayne.  And more importantly, he discusses the Hero Initiative.

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BeeFy & Co. @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2015

maricuddlefishLooking for graphic tees and neat vinyl toys, check out BeeFy & Co.  Our Ramen crew was at Big Wow! Comicfest 2015 and interviewed BeeFy & Co. founder Menh Voong.

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The Cosplaying Couple – Joker & Harley @ Big Wow!

cosplaycouplejokerharleyquinnWe first met this cosplaying couple 3 years ago at Big Wow! Comicfest.  Anthony Misiano aka Harley’s Joker and Alyssa King aka Joker’s Harley are back at Big Wow! Comicfest in San Jose, CA.  Our Ramen host Eddie Ballar catches up with the fun cosplaying partners and gets some relationship advice.

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Interview with Cosplayer Meg Turney @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2015

megturneycoverMore than just a cosplayer, Meg Turney is also Internet personality.  Our Ramen host Ramon Angel interviews Meg Turney on cosplaying and about working at Rooster Teeth.

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Interview with Artist Frank Cho @ Big Wow! Comicfest

spidergwencoverLike artist Adam Hughes, comic book artist Frank Cho also has a knack for drawing sexy female superheroes and villains.  Ramen host Ramon Angel catches up with Frank at Big Wow! Comicfest 2015 talking about his latest projects and the “Spider-Gwen” internet buzz.

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Interview with Comic Book Artist Adam Hughes

adamhugescoverartWhen it comes to drawing the female anatomy, nobody does it better than Adam Hughes.  He’s a comic book artist and creator, but also known to draw many iconic DC and Marvel covers of female superheroes and villains.  Here’s our interview with Adam Hughes at Big Wow! Comicfest 2015.

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Big Wow! Comicfest 2015 Recap

bigwowcomicfest2015This is our quick recap episode of the 2-day comic book event, the Big Wow! Comicfest at the San Jose Convention Center this past weekend.

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It’s that time again! Big Wow! Comicfest 2015

BWCF1503This is our 3rd year covering the Big Wow! Comicfest at the San Jose Convention Center.  Our Ramen team of Eddie Ballar and Ramon Angel cover the 2-day comic book convention.

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Power Rangers @ Big Wow! ComicFest 2014

“Who hasn’t grown up with the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers – and what parent hasn’t dealt with their kids mimicking an acrobatic Power Ranger?”Retrenders - Power Rangers - Alison MacInnis and Steven Skyler

At Big Wow! Comicfest – “The Eddie” interviews two of the most down to earth Power Rangers, Alison MacInnisPower Rangers Lightspeed Rescue and Steven SkylerPower Rangers Samurai. We wanted to know what they loved best about being a Power Ranger… and of course, if they knew anything about Lionsgate‘s upcoming production of the reboot Power Rangers movie?

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Spider-Man Kid Artist Ethan Castillo @ Big Wow! ComicFest 2014

ethancastillocoverThe first time we spotted this amazing kid artist Ethan Castillo was at last year’s Big Wow! ComicFest, now he’s back for the second year in a row.  Our Ramen host Eddie Ballar picks up the interview and learns what’s Ethan been up to this past year.

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Young Avengers Jim Cheung @ Big Wow! ComicFest 2014

jim cheung young avengersWe get the 411 for Young Avengers artist Jim Cheung at Big Wow! ComicFest 2014.  Jim talks about his upcoming Marvel projects and of course his Young Avengers work.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Nick Bradshaw @ Big Wow! ComicFest 2014

guardians of the galaxy comicWe interview comic book artist Nick Bradshaw this past weekend at Big Wow! ComicFest.  Nick talks about working on the Guardians of the Galaxy, the new team line-up and of course the upcoming live-action Guardians flick.

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The 2014 Big Wow! ComicFest Recap

BW005This past weekend at the San Jose Convention Center, Big Wow! ComicFest took place for comic book fans and cosplayers.  The Ramen & a Half team of Eddie and Ramon recall their highlights of this 2-day comic book festival.

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Big Wow! ComicFest 2014

BW003I’m still recovering from this past weekend’s Big Wow! ComicFest convention at the San Jose Convention Center.  The Ramen and a Half guys went hunting for autographs, but also grab interviews with artists, cosplayers and fans.

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Big Wow! ComicFest May 17-18, 2014 San Jose

bigwowcomicfest2014This upcoming weekend here in the SF/Bay Area is one cool geek-fest – the Big Wow! ComicFest.  The two-day convention kicks-off May 17-18, 2014 weekend at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.  Unlike other comic-book conventions I won’t name that have gone super Hollywood, Big Wow! remains the same as the headliner is all about comic books, the artists and writers in the industry.  Many notable artists will be there like Frank Cho, Neal Adams, Mike Mignola, Greg Rucka, just to name a few.

It’s safe to say Retrenders will be at Big Wow! ComicFest!  Our Ramen & A Half team Eddie Ballar and Ramon Angel will grab interviews and highlights from the event.  Look for our videos on the Retrenders YouTube channel.

Here our some of our videos we did last year from Big Wow! ComicFest 2013:

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BitCoin or Big Wow! Comicfest?

bitcoinIt was hard for me to decide which convention to go to when Bitcoin the future of currency and Big Wow! Comicfest 2013 happened at the same time at the San Jose Convention Center.  The nerd in me wanted to find out more about this new form of cryptocurrency called Bitcoin (BTC) created by Satoshi Nakamoto.  But anyways, I’m probably boring people now, let’s get on with another episode of Ramen from Big Wow! Comicfest:

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Batman & Robin Inker Mick Gray!

BW201309Everybody knows what a comic book artists does – they draw and are treated like rockstars, but what about inkers?  Our Ramen team chit chats with Batman & Robin inker Mick Gray about the process of inking comic books @ The Big Wow! Comicfest 2013.

Spiderman artist Humberto Ramos @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2013

BW201321The Ramen crew interviews Spiderman artist Humberto Ramos @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2013.  He talks about his passion and love for drawing comics.

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Big Wow! Comicfest 2013

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Our Retrenders crew may be tired and sleep deprived from the Big Wow! Comcifest in San Jose this past weekend, but we hope to bring you exclusive interviews from various comic book artists, cosplayers and other cool happenings from the event, so come back to our site for video updates.

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