San Diego Comic-Con: The Show Must Go On(line)

San Diego Comic-Con and other pop culture conventions juggle online and in-person events as they adapt to the new new normal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con Looks Ahead

NYCC sold 210,000 tickets in 2019 as graphic novel sales continue to grow, auguring an even bigger show next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2019

New York Comic Con 2019 was held October 3-6 at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Publishers Weekly was on hand to bring back images of the artists, publishers and fans attending the annual celebration of comics, graphic novels and popular culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con Reinvents Itself (Again)

In its annual update, the show will feature new hours and introduce a ticket exchange and a different venue for Anime Fest @ NYCC. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary San Diego: A Reading List That May or May Not Include Ron Burgundy

What place does San Diego have in the cultural imagination? Because this is where I grew up, it’s hard for me to see it clearly. San Diego can seem like a joke—always trying to be something more than what it is, never measuring up, the overlooked younger sibling of LA and San Francisco. Our... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-05 08:48:04 UTC ]
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Pullman and Brandreth join Gardners Trade Show line-up

Philip Pullman will open this year's Gardners Trade Show ahead of the launch of The Secret Commonwealth, with Gyles Brandreth also joining the line-up.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 09:53:34 UTC ]
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The Literary World of Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con isn’t just a place for authors to promote their work—it’s got a literary tradition of its own. Here are some of the books and graphic novels set at or about SDCC. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Mueller Report graphic novel will be released by San Diego publisher

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has become something of a publishing phenomenon, with several book versions of the report flying off bookstore shelves. Now a San Diego publisher is planning to release a version of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-24 19:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego’s Laotian community pushes for a place in California history books

Members of San Diego’s Laotian community have launched a statewide movement to get their history added to California textbooks. Lao Advocacy Organization San Diego, or LaoSD, formed last fall after then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that added lessons on the Vietnamese American refugee... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why brands wanted in on NY Comic Con's 'rabid' audience

New York Comic Con's audience is "rabid," and not just in the zombie comic book kind of way. That's according to Lance Fensterman, global president of event producer ReedPop, which was behind New York Comic Con this month."They're kind of bleeding-edge around technology, they're huge consumers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con 2018: All Our Coverage

Stay up to date on all the latest news about New York Comic Con 2018 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Record 250,000 Fans Mob New York Comic Con 2018

The return of the Harvey Awards to New York and more made big splashes at this year's New York Comic Con, which once again set a record for tickets sold. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2018

New York Comic Con 2018, held October 4-7 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and at nearby venues, attracted throngs of fans to a weekend of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con 2018 Opens at Javits

New York Comic Con opened for business at the Javits Center with a new artist alley, and a new anime/manga festival, but without Milton Griepp's annual B2B business conference on the graphic novel market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Promote Her Upcoming Show, This Finnish Pop Star Appeared as an AR Cartoon in a Donald Duck Comic Book

While brands have experimented with augmented reality on surfaces ranging from murals to milk cartons, a Finnish pop star is using the technology to layer herself into a comic book. To promote her sold-out show next month, Sanni, one of Finland's favorite artists, and her label Warner Music... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con Adds Space for Content Creators

New York Comic Con returns with a streamlined Harvey Awards and a new anime and manga festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Comic Con and Women of Wrestling team up for matches to be aired on AXS TV

Royal Caribbean will no longer allow passengers to bring emotional support animals on its ships, such as the Mariner of the Seas. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnny Depp surprises fans, and Zoe Kravitz calls for Trump's impeachment at 'Fantastic Beasts' Comic-Con panel

Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated Hall H panel got off to a political start Saturday morning as the stars of the sequel to the “Harry Potter” spinoff “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” took the stage. Onscreen in the Harry Potter universe, wizards spin extraordinary spells with the wave... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time capsule revealing bits of San Diego history from 1961 is opened

Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh reached back in time as he pulled bits of San Diego history out of the narrow copper box. Newspapers, coins, stamps, government documents, history books, audio tapes and microfilm were among the contents. The time capsule had been sealed for nearly 56 years,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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