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This week, we have a wide array of interviews from and about 2015’s New York Comic Con!
This episode, Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald interviews NYCC founder Greg Topalian about the history of New York Comic Con, working together during the early days of the convention, serving underserved fans and the next generation of fan events, including the digital content celebration Stream Con the hands-on toy convention Play Fair. Topalian is a former senior v-p at Reed Exhibitions and current co-founder of Left Field Media.
In Part 1 of More to Come’s NYCC coverage, Calvin Reid interviews Jordan Plosky, founder and CEO of the new comic subscription service ComicBlitz, live from the press booth of New York Comic Con. They discuss ComicBlitz, earlier comic streaming offerings Scribd, Hoopla and Oyster, the digital aftermarket for monthly comics, and the future of comic subscription on PW Comics World’s More To Come.
In this podcast More to Come’s Calvin Reid talks with comedian, actor and writer John Leguizamo about his new graphic memoir Ghetto Klown, Big Guy and Rusty creator Geof Darrow, Nazeli Kyuregyan of EuropeComics, while Kate Fitzsimons interviews Eisner-winner Carla Speed McNeil, industry veteran Louise Simonson, and X-Men mastermind Chris Claremont on PW Comics World’s More To Come.
In this episode More to Come’s Calvin Reid talks with Alex Simmons of Blackjack and Kids Comic Con, Afua Richardson – artist on Genius, Tony Puryear – co-creator of Concrete Park, Chuck Collins, Julie Anderson, Carl Kent and Sean Atkinson of the AfroFutureFest collective, plus Pamela Thomas of the Museum of Uncut Funk, Comixology’s Chip Mosher, and French comics creator JD Morvan; Kate Fitzsimons interviews Treadwater graphic novel creator Morgan Rosenblum and Walking Dead star Chad Coleman, one of the property’s producers, on PW Comics World’s More To Come.
This episode, the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss their experiences at this year’s New York Comic Con, their panels, being swallowed up by its vast crowds, the intercultural array of comics and programming on offer, branding experiences done right (and wrong), the best artists’ alley anywhere and accepting the modern comics megacon on its own terms on PW Comics World’s More To Come.