In terms of star power, Comic-Con International in San Diego may still have the edge, but as far as attendance is concerned, there's a new king of the mountain in comic conventions.
ReedPOP, the organizers behind New York Comic Con, sold passes to 151,000 people for the event at the Javits Center this weekend, making it bigger than San Diego's historic convention by about 21,000 attendees. San Diego's attendance has been capped at 130,000 for years now.
This year, New York Comic-Con is taking harassment on their convention floor more seriously than ever before. Their brand-new anti-harassment policy is comprehensive and offers a great deal of protection for attendees. Still, we here at ComicsAlliance wanted to offer some tips for ensuring you and others around you have the safest, most fun convention possible.
It's fairly safe to take the word "rising" out of the "rising star" description of Scott Snyder. After receiving critical acclaim for his award-winning American Vampire series for Vertigo, Snyder was hired to write Detective Comics, which was instantly considered one of the best super hero titles on the stands at the time. All of this led
Things are definitely changing for New York Comic Con this year. Not only will the event officially merge with the concurrent New York Anime Festival for the first time, but the combined convention may find itself out of a home, if proposed plans for a new NY convention center get the go-ahead.Heidi Macdonald has the official PR about the merging of the two conventions, which notes that "whi
This week, we've moved our monthly War Rocket Ajax roundtable episode up a few weeks to bring you a New York Comic Con wrap-up with ComicsAlliance editors Andy Khouri and Caleb Goellner! It's a strange trip back to the stone age as we discuss everything from the return of Extreme Studios to the music of Fall Out Boy (really), and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax v.2, #19: Stone Tablets and Giant Fingernails wit
During this weekend's New York Comic Con, the staff of ComicsAlliance has been on the scene covering all of the announcements of the East Coast's biggest convention. From the latest news on the upcoming Green Lantern cartoon to a surprising return in the pages of Marvel Comics, we covered it, and today, we're breaking the whole thing down in one post for your conveneince!
So get ready for the biggest news from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image and more with our New York Comic Con Roundup! Keep in mind, though, the news coming out of the con may contain spoilers!DC COMICS:
Geoff Johns and Gary Frank Teaming Up For Shazam In 2012: The team behind Superman: Secret Origin and Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes is reuniting to bring Captain Marvel into back-up stories in Justice League. There's been no information yet what sort of take Johns and Frank will be using for Captain Marvel, but given that it's running in the flagship title of the new DC
While a far cry from the chaotic wall-to-wall obstacle course that is Comic-Con International in San Diego, Reed Exhibitions' New York Comic Con has quickly become one of the United States' most trafficked events for comic books, film, television, games, and all sorts of awesome things of a similar nature. The number of d
Artist community and marketplace RedBubble is holding a design contest for New York Comic Con 2011 in October. RedBubble is known for showcasing pop culture-inspired t-shirts designed by independent artists, many of which have been featured on TeeFury. The winn
Considering how much I love comic books and video games, it probably doesn't surprise anyone that I also finish out the Geek Trifecta with an absolute, undying love of Dungeons and Dragons. So much love, in fact, that as
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