New York Comic Con 2014: Highlights From Day 1 (Thursday)

And so it begins, New York Comic Con! Most assume it’s a Friday to Sunday sort of thing; but Thursday is nothing to ignore. In many ways, Thursday’s can be the most fun of the weekend: less crowded, time to explore, and chances to get in to find things that would otherwise be sold out already. I was truly honored to receive a…

10 Ways To Survive Your First New York Comic Con

So you’re going to your first New York Comic Con. Congratulations! So what are you going to see? What will you do? Where do you go? If you think you can just blindly wing this then . . . Oh honey, you’re in for a rude awakening. With well over 120,000 people each year, New…

San Diego Comic Con 2014: Highlights From Day 3

SATURDAY, SATURDAY, SATURDAY! Truly the biggest day of San Diego Comic Con in every sense of the word. From hit TV shows like Once Upon A Time to gigantic film franchises both figuratively (Avengers) and literally (Godzilla), this was truly the day of panels. We went to Middle Earth and even got to see some…

San Diego Comic Con 2014 Highlights – Day 2

We’ve seen Preview Night and Day 1 of San Diego Comic Con; but nothing compares to the madness of the second and third days. These are truly the most action packed and full days of the entire Con; and as someone reporting on this I just want to take a second and acknowledge everyone out…

San Diego Comic Con 2014: Highlights From Day 1

And so San Diego Comic Con 2014 kicks off in full. With Preview Night behind us, let the true madness begin. With tons of panels scheduled for today and tomorrow, Day 1 (Thursday) might seem like a chill day; but I assure you there’s more than you’d think. Between new posters, trailers and panels for…

San Diego Comic Con 2014: Highlights From Preview Night

Comic book fans, movie/TV lovers, cosplayers, fan-girls, fan-boys, collectors … ASSEMBLE!!!!!! And so begins the most wonderful time of year, the true Christmas in July. I’m of course talking about the one and only Comic-Con International. Now in its 44th year, San Diego Comic Con has grown in leaps and bounds to embody everything that…

ShinkouCon – The Tri-State Area’s Next Big Thing

After all the madness of New York Comic Con ticket sales last week, it seems like Comic Book/Anime conventions are starting to focus more on making money than actually pleasing their fans. Whether you’re there to show off your latest cosplay, make new friends or just bond over shared interests, each year the costs and…

New York Comic Con Ticket Sales – What Went Wrong

When people went on to the New York Comic Con website this morning, they expected there to be a mad dash to claim 3-Day Passes – especially after the 4 Day Passes Sold out in record time. What people didn’t expect was the glorious sh*tstorm of technical difficulties and miscommunications that left too many without…