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Movies at Comic-Con: From Tentpole to Shoestring

Movies at Comic-Con: From Tentpole to Shoestring

Notes from WonderCon 2011 Although the name "comic-con" is based on the event's origins as a convention for comic book fans, the comic-con has morphed into a broad survey of popular culture. Fans flock to these conventions in San Diego, New York, San Francisco and elsewhere, not just to complete their comic book collections or … Continue reading Movies at Comic-Con: From Tentpole to Shoestring

Advertising as Entertainment

Advertising as Entertainment

Notes from WonderCon 2011 The San Francisco version of Comic-Con, known as WonderCon, is a combination convention, festival, and weekend-long party for fans of comic books, superheroes, science fiction, and other genres of popular entertainment. It's an opportunity for fans to see clips from forthcoming sci-fi and fantasy movies and television shows, meet celebrities, and … Continue reading Advertising as Entertainment