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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Crowd in Bangalore is more dedicated: Comic Con founder

BANGALORE: Bangalore officially got its first annual Comic Con, and the Koramangala Indoor Stadium was packed with enthusiasts, families, cosplayers and just first-timers. "This is not what I expected, I thought it would be a lot more boring. But there's so more
Times of India ( 6/1/2013 1:51:09 PM -08:00 )

Crowd in Bangalore is more dedicated: Comic Con founder
Founder of Comic Con India Jatin Varma, 28, is remarkably serene despite the chaos around him. He took some time off to speak to STOI. * So how is the response this year? On Day One, we've had about 20,000 people. In Delhi, over three days, we had more
Times of India ( 6/1/2013 1:51:08 PM -08:00 )

Denver Comic Con: 2nd Annual Convention A Hit With William Shatner As Guest
The Denver Comic Con has returned, and it's such a hit this year that approximately 6,000 fans waiting in line for tickets at the Convention Center had to be turned away by the fire marshal and Comic Con staff. "Some people were livid," Ami Heinrich, more
Huffington Post ( 6/1/2013 8:47:50 AM -08:00 )

Comic Con organizers respond to larger than expected turn-out
KUSA - Lines for Denver Comic Con wound around the block outside of the Denver Convention Center Friday night, leading to a barrage of complaints from attendees about the wait. This larger than expected turn-out led event organizers hold an emergency more
9NEWS.com ( 6/1/2013 3:11:03 PM -08:00 )

Philadelphia Comic Con 2013
The Philadelphia Comic Con 2013 Wizard World Convention was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center between May 20 and June 2, 2013. (Credit: Paul Bennett). Philadelphia Comic Con 2013 Wizard World Convention (Day 1). The Philadelphia more
KYW Newsradio ( 6/1/2013 12:13:30 PM -08:00 )

On the Scene: Denver Comic Con 2013, Too Much+Too Fast=Too Slow
On the Scene: Denver Comic Con 2013, Too Much+Too Fast=Too SlowThe good news is that Denver Comic Con has sold out for its Saturday access, in the sense that the numbers (50,000) are here. The bad news is that things are breaking down pretty rapidly into impossible access when it comes to getting to panels on time or more
Comics Beat ( 6/1/2013 10:37:35 AM -08:00 )

Photos: Denver Comic Con takes over Colorado Convention Center
People lined up for Opening day of the Denver Comic Con at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado May 31, 2013. Close. DENVER, CO. - MAY 31: Sarah Paul of Fort Collins with Harley Quinn. 1 of 22. DENVER, CO. - MAY 31: Sarah Paul of more
Denver Post ( 6/1/2013 10:37:28 AM -08:00 )

On the Scene: Denver Comic Con 2013, Life as a Moving Picture in Chris Ware's
William Kuskin, Ph.D., of the University of Colorado, Boulder, introduced Denver Comic Con's keynote speaker, cartoonist Chris Ware, as a man who presents “honesty” as an “antidote to the emptiness we see in culture now, countered by art, even if he more
Comics Beat ( 6/1/2013 8:01:40 AM -08:00 )

Chris Ware Calls For Radical Honesty In Denver
On the eve of the Denver Comic Con, at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, Dr. William Kuskin of the University of Colorado, Boulder, engaged cartoonist Chris Ware in a question and answer session that probed fairly deeply into more
Bleeding Cool News ( 6/1/2013 7:01:10 AM -08:00 )

Denver Comic Con: Q&A with J. Scott Campbell
Editor's Note: Contributor Tim Beyers is covering all the news from Comic Con (May 31 to June 2) for 5280.com. Check back Monday for more. Would you pay $500 for an original piece of art? How about comic book art? You can bet that many fans attending more
5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) ( 6/1/2013 6:45:39 AM -08:00 )

On the Scene: Denver Comic Con 2013, Then and Now
On the Scene: Denver Comic Con 2013, Then and NowDenver Comic Con is one year old. When it opened in 2012, the con directors hoped for a total of 12,000 attending to make the grand effort worthwhile, but might have been content with less. Instead, they clocked in at roughly 26,000, leaving plenty of room for more
Comics Beat ( 6/1/2013 6:01:42 AM -08:00 )

The Cosplay And Creators Of Denver Comic Con, And Peter Bagge Wants To
Waiting in line sucks. I've never waited in line two and a half hours for anything. Until today – to get into the Denver Comic Con. Apparently four hours was the norm if the complaint cloud from within the exhibit hall can be believed, and trust them, it can. more
Bleeding Cool News ( 6/1/2013 5:04:29 AM -08:00 )

Denver Comic Con opens ; fans line up around the Colorado Convention Center
The line outside Denver Comic Con at the Colorado Convention Center wraps around the building, turns around at the blue bear and goes back again down 14th Street on May 31, 2013. (Daniel J. Schneider, The Denver Post) more
Denver Post ( 6/1/2013 2:35:49 AM -08:00 )

Philadelphia Comic-Con combines comics, costumes and fantasy culture
“Check your weapons at the gate” is something you might expect to hear when going to an assault weapons trade show or at the beginning of a Jason Statham movie. But the sight of Batman submitting his batarangs to center security and Link making sure his more
The Bridgeton News - NJ.com ( 6/1/2013 2:09:25 AM -08:00 )

Some Denver Comic Con attendees complain about hours-long waits
Some Denver Comic Con attendees complain about hours-long waitsDENVER - Members of fandoms from "My Little Pony" to "Doctor Who" wound down the block leading to the Denver Convention Center Friday, waiting hours for their chance to pour into the festival's one entrance. Matt Shovelski and his family drove from more
9NEWS.com ( 5/31/2013 11:40:09 PM -08:00 )

Graphic attraction
Graphic attractionWhile Bangalore may have hosted the first ever travelling edition of the Comic Con last September, comic enthusiasts can now look forward to a new chapter in their favourite series – the Comic Con debut convention this weekend. You can watch as Batman more
The New Indian Express ( 5/31/2013 11:29:00 PM -08:00 )

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( 5/31/2013 6:36:09 PM -08:00 )

Line for Denver Comic Con wraps around Convenction Center [Video]
DENVER — The line for people waiting to get into the Denver Comic Con wrapped around the Colorado Convention Center Friday afternoon. The convention center is the widest building in Downtown Denver, it spans from Speer Boulevard to 14th Street and more
kdvr.com ( 5/31/2013 3:00:33 PM -08:00 )

World Wizard Comic-Con comes to Philadelphia
World Wizard Comic-Con comes to PhiladelphiaPHILADELPHIA - May 31, 2013 (WPVI) -- Superheroes and their fans are taking over the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend. That's where Philadelphia's Comic-Con is underway. This year's Comic-Con is part of North America's largest pop culture more
6abc.com ( 5/31/2013 2:04:02 PM -08:00 )

Denver Comic Con celebrates comics, sci-fi
Denver Comic Con organizers expect more than 35,000 attendees -some of which will be dressed as their favorite comic book, film or television characters - at the three-day event. / Stacy Nick/The Coloradoan more
The Coloradoan ( 5/31/2013 10:01:47 AM -08:00 )