“Seeing as we always run over every year, let’s get started,” said Rogers after his customary introduction and reminder of one topic of discussion per-person since there is always a large line. It was almost comical when the first person at the microphone responded to Rogers’ request of one item per-person, “That said, I have a list of ten questions.” A mixture of laughter and groans throughout the crowded responded.
Last year the world of comics events was stunned when a heavily armed man was detained at the Phoenix Comicon, allegedly with plans to stalk Jason David Frank. The event spurred a lot of scrutiny regarding security at conventions, and since then, going through metal detectors is a regular feature of most comics show. This […]
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.”
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 […]
By: Nicholas Eskey As per every year, almost like tradition, one of the last panels of the day for San Diego Comic-Con is the Talk Back Panel. And always seated front and center is the president of Comic-Con International, John Rogers. The importance of this panel is that it is the chance for attendees, exhibitors […]
Tuesday before con is pretty quiet. I took the time to walk around a bit outside, vetting Pokemon and photgraphing some of the offsites. The pop=ups that used to extend into town are lessen but the size and complexity of the activation son such well known spots as opposite the Hilton Gaslamp and by the […]
By Nick Eskey San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone. As in every year, to officially close convention, we are gathered before John Rogers, Comic-Con International President, for the ever so important “Talk Back” panel. It is here that attendees can voice their concerns, suggestions, or applause this year’s convention, so that John can hear […]