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TV Content Dominates at New York Comic Con

TV Content Dominates at New York Comic Con

Recap and Photo Highlights from NYCC 2019 Major U.S. comic cons typically cover a broad spectrum of content including comic books, movies, television programs, video games, cosplay, and more. Yet, whether by intention or happenstance, each convention tends to have a dominant attribute. At Comic Con International's San Diego Comic-Con, the celebrity presentations for Hollywood … Continue reading TV Content Dominates at New York Comic Con

San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Back and Looking Forward

San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Back and Looking Forward

SDCC 2019 Recap and Photo Highlights This year Comic-Con International: San Diego celebrated the pop culture convention's 50th anniversary. What began as a modest assembly of roughly 300 comic book and science fiction fans in the U.S. Grant Hotel in 1970 has now become a major media event attracting over 135,000 fans that fill the … Continue reading San Diego Comic-Con: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Lunar Past, Lunar Future at Comic-Con

Lunar Past, Lunar Future at Comic-Con

Real-world science at SDCC 2019 revels in the past and inspires the future While Comic-Con International: San Diego primarily focuses on the realms of fantasy and science fiction, real-world science also plays a role in the annual fan fest. [See Knowledge@Wharton, "Science — No Longer Just Fiction — at Comic-Con."] In addition to examining the … Continue reading Lunar Past, Lunar Future at Comic-Con

Wizard World Philadelphia: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World Philadelphia: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard Convention Features Celebrities and Entertainment Wizard World Comic Con returned to the Pennsylvania Convention Center this past weekend for the company's 19th annual Philadelphia pop culture convention. Despite the show's comic con moniker, the focus of the event is largely on celebrity autographs and panel sessions, along with general entertainment and nerd culture activities. … Continue reading Wizard World Philadelphia: Recap and Photo Highlights