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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

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

This year's Comic-Con International: San Diego was a mix of the new and the familiar, the wonderful and the weird, the carefully planned and the unexpectedly serendipitous. Here are highlights of Comic-Con 2015 from my perspective. The Calm before the Con The hours before badge pick-up on Wednesday afternoon provided the opportunity to stroll around … Continue reading San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

Be a Con-trarian: Go Against the Flow at Comic-Con

Be a Con-trarian: Go Against the Flow at Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con, the largest popular culture festival in the U.S., is exciting, illuminating, and crowded. Very crowded. And it's confusing. With so many overlapping events competing for an attendee's time, planning your schedule and determining the optimal time to queue up for specific events requires the logic of a chess master. [See Knowledge@Wharton, San … Continue reading Be a Con-trarian: Go Against the Flow at Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Recap and Photo Highlights

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Recap and Photo Highlights

Despite the explosive growth of pop culture conventions around the U.S., Comic-Con International's San Diego Comic-Con remains the nation's preeminent event for fans of comic books, sci-fi and fantasy movies and television shows, and video games. Although ReedPOP's New York Comic Con last year reported attendance numbers approaching those of the San Diego event, San … Continue reading San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Recap and Photo Highlights