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Another award has been added to the comics kudos circuit, and it aims to be a prestigious one. Pop Culture Classroom, the educational non-profit behind Denver Comic Con, is promoting the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards. The awards hope to “help grow awareness, legitimacy and respect for the comics medium, the graphic novel format and its creators, […]
Comics’ awards rush continues with the announcement of the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, a name lacking perhaps in snap and brio. May I suggest calling them the EGLAs or something? Anyway, the awards are the provenance of Pop Culture Classroom, the educational non-profit that puts on Denver Comic Con. The awards will debut at the 2018 […]
In keeping with the exponential announced attendance of various “fourth biggest comic-cons” in the US, this weekend’s Denver Comic Con announced a preliminary attendance of 114,900 people. This is above the predicted, record setting attendance of more than 100,000. According to the Denver Post 35,000 people attended on Friday alone and Saturday was a sellout. […]
Denver Comic Con is a bit of a puzzler. It’s a huge, fast growing show that entertains many people, but it’s also had a lot of problems with crowding, ownership and some eye-rolling over the claimed number of attendees. It also has a strong educational focus, which is good, but a rather chaotic panel schedule, […]
This weekend’s Denver Comic Con experienced the kind of exponential growth that one expects these days: up to a reported 84,000 people from 63,000 last year. However with growth comes expenses, and some dealers were not thrilled about the rise in table costs. According to one who wrote to The Beat: I’m a dealer at […]
Boy oh boy. These con wars are getting more and more complicated. Denver Comic Con is in its fourth year and last year experienced exponential growth. Originally founded as part of a Comic Book Classroom, a non-profit outreach program designed to increase awareness of comics to children, the con was a means to fund that […]
Denver Comic Con is a phenomenon. In only two years, it has become one of the largest comic conventions in the country, and figuring out just how that came about can give us some in-depth insights into the wider growth of cons happening internationally, but particularly in the USA right now. Christina Angel, an English […]