“What I love most about San Diego Comic Fest is that it dedicates itself to the small, intimate atmosphere. All the while, it still manages to be entertaining.”
For those who needed to still pick up their passes or didn’t yet have their lanyards, security staff seemed to be no nonsense, readily telling people to go which way for the badge pickup or ordering those with badges but no lanyards to “go get a lanyard right away.”
In many urban fantasy books, the city in which the story takes places does more than act as a setting. Often, the city also becomes a character of its own.
To end Black History Month, I wish to highlight a recent event held in San Diego, California, home of the world-famous San Diego Comic-Con and of local comics publisher IDW. On February 17th, the augural Black Com!x Day was held at the Malcolm X Library. The organizer for the event, Keithan Jones, is also the […]
One of the biggest anime conventions in the US is facing a boycott over claims of harassment by the show runner.
This year, at the end of San Diego Comic-Con, president of Comic-Con International John Rogers was met with a room full of constant noise. The end of show “Talk Back” panel nearly had every chair filled, a line of people already reaching to the back of the wall and around before Rogers had given his […]
The last remaining remember of DC’s Vertigo imprint before cutting ties in the early part of last year, Shelly Bond has since moved on to a much more personal project. In October of this year, Bond will be launching Black Crown, an imprint with IDW. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Bond along with writer […]
As a “shockingly-scary” first, author R.L. Stine is attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con; The same R.L. Stine who has consistently scared children for around twenty-five-years, mostly with his highly-popularized Goosebumps book series. Even though this seventy-three-year-old writer doesn’t garner the same presence as he had in the late nineties and early 2000’s, that […]
We all know the game “Tetris.” It’s addictive and embedded in the halls of video game history. Did you know though that it originated from Russia? How about that near the pinnacle of its popularity, it became entangled in a controversy that eventually escalated into an international incident? Published by First Second, Box Brown’s graphic […]
Hasbro is without a doubt one of the toy juggernauts at San Diego Comic-Con, having a fairly-large slice of the collectible’s market. Just look at their line that wraps around their own booth like a python to helpless-forest creature. To rally for a weekend war of toys and to highlight some of their exciting brands […]