Writer attacked in San Diego

LA Times writer Geoff Boucher was assaulted on the streets of San Diego: I was walking alone to my hotel after late Saturday night interviews with Neal Adams and Darwyn Cook. I was also talking on my cell to Spencer Weiner, the photographer for The Times shooting Comic-Con. Spencer heard everything that happened next. I […]

PW con coverage

PW Comics Week con wrap ups: Douglas Wolk looks at thebig picture: If one word could describe this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, held July 25-29, it would be “enormous”: big books, big buzz, big business. This was, by all estimations, the biggest Con ever; Friday, Saturday and Sunday were all completely sold out, hotel […]

Oh, so THAT’S what happened

We’re about halfway through our first slam of SD07 reactions, and they are ALL OVER THE BOARD. Many of the things we’ve written here are being flatly contradicted here by people whose opinions you trust. Some people say sales were great; some say Saturday was a bust. Some say the Eisners the most fun ever; […]

ICv2 wraps up biggest con ever.

It was big! San Diego Comic-Con wrapped up on Sunday, after a blow-out success of a show that dwarfed all previous years in attendance, exhibitor expenditures, special events, and media coverage. Three days of the show, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, sold out, the first time the show has sold out any days in its entire […]