Several groups have stepped in to create events in the Baltimore area for those who were to attend Universal Fan Con, as the community rallies.
“It was quite a challenge because it was unlike anything DC had done,” said Bruning. Though they had been in the industry for years, they didn’t know how to deal with online talent and online competition. In many ways, they had to “rebuild” and rework their established view of comics.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 is fundamentally about fallible beings who become better beings by connecting with other beings.
“You can count the comic book editors on one hand who are so influential to the medium and whose vision for their material is so strong that they really define a brand that gives the audience that kind of confidence. And one of them is here to my left, Karen Berger.”