The 7 train now terminates at 34 St-Hudson Yards, one block from the Javits Center. This being New York City, it’s going to be crowded with people going to New York Comic Con. So… how to beat the hordes of humanity, your fellow fans, and the stray tourist headed for the High Line? PREWALKING! What […]
More room for cosplayers! More people! More toilets!
Maybe it’s that it was Sunday and everyone was chugging vats of coffee to stay awake. Maybe it was just three days of horrible eating catching up with everyone. Whatever the cause, wherever I went the Sunday of this year’s New York Comic Con, everyone was talking about going to the bathroom. Planning a visit, waiting in line, or even fleeing the con in search of an available facility.
ReedPOP has posted all of the maps for this year’s New York Comic Con, and there are lots of changes, as expansion of the Javits Center has forced some compression on site, and expansion elsewhere! Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, […]
PW’s annual New York Comic Con issue is online, and in an exhaustive main story Rich Shivener details the good the bad and the I’m going to cry. We all knew that losing the airy clime of the Javits North Hall for Artist Alley was going to hurt, but according to show runner Mike Armstrong, […]
Artist Alley applications for New York Comic Con 2017 have just gone live, and as feared, Artist Aley is moving to a downstairs hall, in this case Hall E. In the ast this has variously been used for meeting rooms and demonstrations. Last year it was VR. Javits North, where AA was located for the last few years, […]
Yesterday The Mary Sue published an article suggesting that for-profit comic-cons could be violating federal labor law by not paying minimum wage to workers improperly classified as volunteers. However, a recent case involving Major League Baseball shows how ReedPop and other commercial comic-con ventures could beat the tag.