Articles tagged comic-con

8 Jul 2015 // 3:28 PM

Hollywood, Well Much of It, Will Be Out in Force at Comic-Con

For the next four days, geek will be chic -- at least in the vicinity of downtown San Diego.

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20 May 2015 // 1:05 PM

China Is the Latest Market for Comic-con Organizers to Conquer

Forty-five years after Comic-Con International launched as a little gathering in San Diego, later exploding into a pop-culture juggernaut spawning dozens of similar events around the US, the phenomenon is going global.

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Emerald City Comic-Con 2015, Day One: ‘Rawr!’

The practical reality of digital comics is audience engagement, we learn from Rawr! creator Hannah McGill, and maybe even a slight return to print.

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Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois

Much has been made of Batman marking his 75th anniversary, and the comic-book artists gathered recently at the Long Beach Convention Center had plenty to

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25 Jul 2014 // 8:34 AM

Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, looking to network with artists. But

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Days in and Days Out of Hall H: Comic-Con International 2012

Attending the various panels in Hall H at Comic Con can require a lot of planning and may take up your whole day.

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Vampires, Zombies and Superheroes… It Must Be Comic-Con International 2012

What started decades ago as a mere comic book convention has become a massive Hollywood promo blitz for the hottest science fiction, fantasy and super hero properties in film and television.

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On Costumes, Video Games, and the Art of Pretending

A little nostalgia goes a long way. Sometimes, you get so lost in looking at a thing that you forget that it's not real. Or at least, you want to forget that it's not real.

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Comic-Con 2011: Day 4 & 5 - San Diego Convention Center, California

Despite the annual line length and crowding problems, though, geeks of all kinds enjoyed the convention’s huge variety of activities.

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Comic-Con 2011: Day 1 - 3 - San Diego Convention Center, California

A down year for movies combined with a huge year for genre television led to massive lines outside Comic-Con’s second biggest room, while the low-profile movie panels in Hall H played to hundreds of empty seats.

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25 Jul 2011 // 10:30 AM

‘Tintin’ arrives at Comic-Con with heavyweights

SAN DIEGO — Steven Spielberg finally made a pilgrimage to Comic-Con on Friday, arriving at the convention for the first time in his long career to

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25 Jul 2011 // 5:51 AM

Comic-Con solidifies its status as a major Hollywood player

SAN DIEGO — With great power comes great responsibility, and maybe that’s why Andrew Garfield’s expression alternated between somber and seasick an hour before

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22 Jul 2011 // 9:30 AM

The scene at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — They had begun their vigil Monday night — and Thursday morning, the throng of fans waiting in line to be the first to grab

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20 Jul 2011 // 8:45 AM

Comic-Con International: delivering tomorrow’s heroes, and possibly some duds

SAN DIEGO — For self-proclaimed geeks, superfans and buffs of the popcorn film, San Diego’s Comic-Con International is an annual pilgrimage. The convention center’s 6,50

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25 Feb 2011 // 4:15 AM

The Year in TV: July 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in July 2010.

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Can Sam Beckett Survive a Quantum Leap to 2011?

Can Quantum Leap return without a massive overhaul? Would such an overhaul destroy the original concept? In many ways the original was a groundbreaking series about civil rights, gender equality, animal rights, and the belief than anyone can make a positive difference in the world.

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22 Jul 2010 // 8:00 AM

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Presents: Indie Rock vs. the World

POPMATTERS SPONSOR: The new Michael Cera vehicle Scott Pilgrim opens 13 August, but is making a big push a bit early at this week’s Comic-Con.

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Dig this, bury that “Fan participation” takes on a different meaning at Comic-Con, which is expected to draw a sold-out crowd of roughly 126,000 people. At 6

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Notes from the Road: Comic-Con 2009

Above: Fabio Moon, Zane Austin Grant, Brea Grant, and Vasilis Lolos congregate at San Deigo Comic-con 2009.

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28 Jul 2009 // 11:05 AM

The San Diego Comic-Con draws more than 100,000 people from around the world each year to revel in all things pop-culture. But last weekend’s gathering

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

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"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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