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Comic-Con: Glimpse the Future in the Smaller Rooms

Comic-Con: Glimpse the Future in the Smaller Rooms

There's a joyful nostalgia in looking back at photos from previous comic cons, recalling the clever cosplay, the rousing panel sessions and celebrity appearances, and the encounters with friends old and new. I'm also struck by how often the creators of hugely popular movies, TV shows, and comic books -- people who now fill the … Continue reading Comic-Con: Glimpse the Future in the Smaller Rooms

New York Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

New York Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

The growing enthusiasm for all things pop culture was on display once again this past weekend at New York Comic Con. The sold-out event, run by the ReedPop unit of Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier), drew its largest crowd ever. The event reported an all-time high attendance of 167,000, up … Continue reading New York Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

New York Comic Con 2014: Bigger and Better

New York Comic Con 2014: Bigger and Better

NYCC Features Big Numbers and Big-Name Celebrities In the nine years of ReedPop's New York Comic Con, the convention has become a major event in the popular culture landscape, challenging Comic Con International's San Diego Comic Con as the preeminent pop culture event in the U.S. Numbers and Numbers: Apples and Oranges This year New … Continue reading New York Comic Con 2014: Bigger and Better

New York Comic Con 2013 and the Twin Peaks of Con Culture

New York Comic Con 2013 and the Twin Peaks of Con Culture

The past weekend the Jacob Javits Center hosted New York Comic Con, the East Coast's largest popular culture event run by the ReedPop division of Reed Elsevier. Early reports estimated this year's attendance at more than 130,000, putting the event on par with North America's premiere pop culture event, San Diego Comic-Con run by Comic-Con … Continue reading New York Comic Con 2013 and the Twin Peaks of Con Culture

New York Comic Con 2012: Recap and Photo Highlights

New York Comic Con 2012: Recap and Photo Highlights

This past weekend fans of comic books, anime, and all things science fiction and fantasy flowed into the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for New York Comic Con. In the seven years that the ReedPOP division of Reed Elsevier's Reed Exhibitions has run the annual extravaganza, New York Comic Con has become a major pop … Continue reading New York Comic Con 2012: Recap and Photo Highlights