__________________________________________________________________________ Well, WonderCon’s continued presence in San Francisco remains in doubt, as seen here, and mentioned here back in March, as the Moscone Center gives WonderCon the Cinderella treatment. What’s in store for WonderCon, and what are their options?
Talk about a lousy break: The van containing all of Avatar’s merchandise from WonderCon that was going on to Emerald City Comicon was stolen from a comics shop parking lot:
[As shown by our lively comments thread on our previous whither WonderCon posts, people love guessing what’s up with Comic-Con! Rather than guess, we sat down with CCI’s VP of Marketing and Public Relations as the show was winding down on Sunday to find out where it will be next year, and what other changes in this year’s Big Show we can expect.]
This year’s special Anaheim edition of WonderCon wrapped up as a success with larger than expected crowds, and generally strong sales. After a string of misfires, it was the best show in the SoCal market (aside from the big one, the San Diego Comic-Con) in quite some time.
However just where the 2013 edition of WonderCon will take place is still a “complete question mark” according to CCI’s David Glanzer. San Francisco’s Moscone Center cannot give them dates, and although the intention is to return to Northern California, obviously the show needs a home.