Con odds and ends

Yes yes, we know this is yesterday’s news and Chicago is where it’s at now, but a few last links before we sail into the sunset. Chuck Rozanzki sends out a daily report from the show, and they’re all gathered in one place. Rozanski is a smart guy and always has interesting observations, and we’re […]

Comics Foundry Video Blogs

Well it seems video blogging is the new pink, as Tim Leong at Comics Foundry was maing his own vids guerilla style. Here he captues the con in all its glory including rare, precious footage of Spurge and The Beat sniping at each other on a panel! Here, always dapper Tim kicks it up a […]

SDCC 06: Photo Parade…um, Saturday

We took a lot fewer pictures because we were … well, it’s hard to remember what we were doing. Watching panels, editing stories and taping vidblog pieces, actually. We avoided the main floor on Saturday, because it is usually the hottest, stinkiest day of the con, and this year was all that and a bag […]

San Diego Voices: Con talkback

Between the Panels recounts the Talkback panel where folks get things off their chests, attended by 15-20 people. Now bear in mind, 20 people out of 120,000 is a pretty low percentage, and the geek-o-sphere is particularly given over to anal nitpickers who can never be happy, so take the following with a grain of […]

San Diego Voices: Mark Bernadin

The former comics editor at EW has some pointed observations: 7. Some parents should just be ashamed of themselves. Adam and I crashed the giant ballroom a little early for the Snakes on a Plane panel, and caught the tail end of the Lucasfilm presentation. Needless to say, the 6,000 seat Hall H was filled […]

San Diego voices: Matt Maxwell

Maxwell covers a day of ups and downs, including the fabled blogging panel in a post he likes to call A Sudden Sense of Bleakness – Friday: Butcher was passionate about his assertions regarding the independence of bloggers and the necessity of them facing down the big companies and calling their bluffs about media blackouts […]