Check out one of New Jersey’s top comic shows June 29-30
The Beat catches up with Ricardo Carrión, PRCC’s showrunner, for a phone interview on the convention’s 17th year on the convention scene and how it’s crafted its “criollo” identity.
Here comes the secondary market!
Chris Arrant took to Twitter asking comic creators to share their secrets of convention survival and success.
Valiant has promoted Julia Walchuk to the position of Sales and Live Events Manager. She’ll be responsible for running Valiant’s Valiant’s extensive convention schedule, including planning con exclusives, working with consignment partners, and designing and managing Valiant’s physical presence at events, all in addition to helping maintain important relationships with comic book shops around the country. Walchuk’s initiative in executing a […]
It looks like the once-fervid comic con business is finally beginning to slow down.
My packing list for San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t grown much since starting these gear lists. If anything, I’ve been removing more and more from the list to become more streamlined and effective, inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupery:
“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
In two weeks the gaming industry and its ravenous fans gather in Los Angeles for E3. Thousands of people get hands-on with some of gaming’s most anticipated titles before the entire world. While playing video games is the trade show’s staple, in recent years E3 has put together incredible talks featuring some of film and […]
How do we make comic conventions better and prepare for the future of this growing cultural phenomenon? A team of researchers hopes to find out.
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 […]