Registration was NOT the nightmare everyone had feared. It took us literally 15 seconds to get our badge with our bar coded press letter. Now, there were lines for ProReg, but the wait of 20-30 minutes seemed pretty reasonable. If you hadn’t pre-registered, there were definitely problems, however, and we also heard a lot of […]
[Photo by Christopher] Okay can we just say, we now officially hate the Hyatt? WE HATES IT WE HATES IT FOREVER. We have various reasons for this but catch us in person and we’ll go down our bitching and whining list. Anyway, an early flight and lack of REM sleep made yesterday kind of shiny […]
If you wonder why Comic-con has become a Hollywood go-to fest, articles like this are part of the reason. Profiling Tim Sale, Marc Silvestri, bookseller Stuart Ng and artist Sue Katowich, the subtext of the article suggests that be attending Comic-Con, you learn something about life, struggle and art. Since these things are not really […]
Sporadic and anecdotal reports thus far are that registration is moving smoothly. More as it develops.
Kelly Sue started it. Flickr: The SDCC 2006: San Diego Comic Con International Pool. Post your own!
While a big announcement on the identity of the director for the long-planned SPIRIT movie had been teased for San Diego, The Hollywood Reporter has let the cat out of the bag: It’s Frank Miller: More than four decades after Will Eisner created him, “The Spirit” — one of the most influential comics of all […]
This local San Diego site requires you to pay $100 to read their online content. Foo that, but from the looks of the free lede, the city is only grudgingingly beginning to accept the Comic-con’s economic impact: Comic-Con gives city ‘enormous economic shot in the arm’Event expected to bring in major tax revenue
Variety previews SDCC with a boffo headline: H’w’d courts nerd herdNets hope to capture fan fervor at confab However, the story goes on to point out for that this year’s show, studios are stressing their TV offerings: All the major networks have significant plans for the confab, along with cable stalwarts like Sci Fi Channel, […]
Allen Spiegel Fine Arts is the booth where you find some of the most amazing artists at the comvention, this year including Thom Ang, August Hall, Dave McKean, Scott Morse, Jon J Muth, Bonnie To Yee de Muth, Greg Ruth and Kent Williams. They’ll have three new books, including the group sketchbook 108 DRAWINGS. Contributors […]
Looks, here’s all the stuff we just didn’t have time to write up in its own items. It’s a big sloppy mess: A woman is auctioning off ad space on her…forehead. How horrid. Atomic Comics is tooling around San Diego with a van full of cartoonists. Alex Ross! Scott Morse Jen Wang