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From the Real World to the Virtual: Westworld at New York Comic Con

From the Real World to the Virtual: Westworld at New York Comic Con

Virtual reality (VR) had a significant presence at ReedPop's New York Comic Con this year. A dedicated exhibition space on the lower level of the Javits Center, dubbed the Experiential Zone, demonstrated a number of approaches to virtual reality and immersive cinema for both entertainment and marketing. One of the most compelling examples of using … Continue reading From the Real World to the Virtual: Westworld at New York Comic Con

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