2016 Awesome Con EXCLUSIVE: Arkham Files: Supervillain Psychoses Panel


Have you ever wondered what makes some of Batman’s most infamous adversaries tick? Or, what they may look like in a real world setting? Well, it was these very questions which inspired me to put to together the panel, ARKHAM FILES: SUPERVILLAIN PSYCHOSES at Awesome Con this year.  Joined by Jahmal Harrell (fellow Reel Feel News writer), Julian Lytle (comic creator), and Charles Samenow (accomplished psychologist), I sought to get to the bottom of theses questions… Continue reading “2016 Awesome Con EXCLUSIVE: Arkham Files: Supervillain Psychoses Panel”

Awesome Con Coming To Washington, DC June 3rd-June 5th


As mentioned before, if you follow me, you know that I love my Cons!  After starting my Con Season with C2E2, I now await the commencement of my summer Cons, starting first with my hometown Con known only as Awesome Con.  Having attended since its 1st year in 2013, I have witnessed the Con steadily GROW (and I do mean GROW) year after year.  Though the event has slowly revealed info regarding their incredible guest list week after week, today they have released their first official press release.  Check it out below…

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Awesome Con is THIS WEEKEND!


The third annual Awesome Con approaches. This weekend, May 29-31, 2015 at the Walter Washington Convention Center, many corners of the pop culture universe will descend upon Washington DC. The complete list of guests can be found (HERE) . I’m excited to see the panels of Power Rangers, WWE and Lord of the Rings. Tickets are still on sale through Eventbrite but are in short supply. If  some act of God prevents you from attending Awesome Con 2015, keep close to RFN on the site and social media for complete Awesome Con coverage.

Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Ernie Hudson!

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As stated before, Awesome Con had much to offer this year for those who attended. Boasting a variety of film & television guests this year, the choices were endless in terms of the special guests one could cross paths with.  Therefore (action stars aside) I took the opportunity to sit down with Awesome Con special guest, Ernie Hudson.  Though he is most likely recognized as Winston Zeddemore Continue reading “Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Ernie Hudson!”

Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Kevin Sorbo!


This weekend, as you well know by now, I was in attendance at this year’s Awesome Con.  Similar to last year (its first year), the convention had a great deal to offer (and then some) to its attendees.  With that said, one of the stand-out features of this year’s event was its wide variety of special guests from the movie and tv realm.  One example of this would be action star, Kevin Sorbo.  Perhaps best know Continue reading “Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Kevin Sorbo!”

AWESOME CON Commences Tomorrow!

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Well, it’s that time of year again!  This weekend will see the return of DC’s very own comic book convention known only as Awesome Con!  Started by Ben Penrod and Steve Anderson in 2013,  the event was created as a celebration of popular culture; more specifically,  as a comic-con that embraces all aspects of geekdom and pop culture, which includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and Continue reading “AWESOME CON Commences Tomorrow!”

EXCLUSIVE!! AWESOME CON: Interview w/ Legendary Comic Book Artist, Herb Trimpe!!

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Though the X-Men comprise a team of superheroes, one particular character (over time) has overshadowed the rest.  What character do I speak of? Why, Wolverine, of course!  Such a fact is never more prevalent considering what happened with the X-MEN film Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE!! AWESOME CON: Interview w/ Legendary Comic Book Artist, Herb Trimpe!!”

AWESOME CON: Exclusive Interview with actor/comedian Phil Lamarr!!


On the last day of AWESOME CON, Reel Film News had an opportunity to catch up with comedian/actor, Phil LaMarr.  Remembered as one of the original cast members of MadTV, Mr. LaMarr has appeared on tv shows, such as Reno 911 and Castle, as well as film (see PULP FICTION).  In addition, Mr. LaMarr has become quite prolific with his voice-over work, providing his Continue reading “AWESOME CON: Exclusive Interview with actor/comedian Phil Lamarr!!”

AWESOME CON: Exclusive Interview w/ Ernie Hudson!!


Aside from Mr. West and Mr. Brendon, another awesome (no pun intended) guest that the show offered was actor Ernie Hudson!  Though he will always be remembered for his iconic role in the GHOSTBUSTERS franchise as Winston Zeddemore, Mr. Hudson has had quite a diverse career in film & television, including LEVIATHAN, THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, THE Continue reading “AWESOME CON: Exclusive Interview w/ Ernie Hudson!!”

UPDATED!! AWESOME CON: Nicholas Brendon Panel


In addition to the supremely talented voice actor Billy West, AWESOME CON had much more to offer in the way of panels.  One such panel was the Nicholas Brendon Panel that took place on opening day…If the name sounds familiar, Mr. Brendon (for seven seasons) played Buffy’s best friend, Xander Harris, on television’s Buffy The Vampire SlayerContinue reading “UPDATED!! AWESOME CON: Nicholas Brendon Panel”

AWESOME CON: Billy West Panel

Billy WestOn Day 1 of AWESOME CON, Reel Film News was in attendance to check out the panel for legendary voice actor, Billy West.  Unbeknownst to some, Mr. West has been a large part of their childhood, supplying the voices Continue reading “AWESOME CON: Billy West Panel”


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AWESOME CON attendee in cosplay as Deadpool (Photo credit: Jahmal)

This weekend saw the Walter E. Washington Convention Center play host to AWESOME CON, DC’s very own comic book convention.  Though this was the first year for the event, droves of fans made it out to see the Continue reading “AWESOME CON: Cosplay”

AWESOME CON Hitting The Nation’s Capital!

Awesome Con DCAre you a fanatic when comes to certain subjects (i.e. superheroes, Jedi, vampires, etc.)?  Well in a few weeks, our nation’s capital will have just the event for you!  DC’s very own convention center (The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, to be exact) will play host to Awesome Con Continue reading “AWESOME CON Hitting The Nation’s Capital!”