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Diversity reigned supreme in the fandom world.
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Because Comic Con isn't always about comic Books and pop culture -- it's also a hot bed for some serious style.
A spectacular action scene unfolds on the city's Georgia Viaduct, which was closed for several days.
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It's a long way from the 1950s, when comics were blamed for juvenile delinquency and the subject of U.S. senate hearings calling for censorship. So rest assured that your child's love of superheroes is not just fun, but meaningful, and because you grew up with the same ones it's a great cultural meeting point for mom and dad, too.
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It's hard to upstage the amazing cosplay at Comic-Con but this year, celebrities nearly outshone their rabid fans on the red carpet. Last week and over the weekend, we saw a ton of A-listers, TV stars...
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Every year at the San Diego Comic-Con, fans get treated to a variety of nerdy delights from movie teasers and clips, to star-studded TV panels and of course, lots of red carpet action (hello, Benedict...
Say hello to Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Pinkett Smith, that is. Jada Pinkett Smith is in superhero shape, showing off her fit, toned tummy at "Gotham's" San Diego Comic-Con panel, on Saturday. This 42-year-old...
Tatiana Maslany may be laughing off questions about her Emmy snub at San Diego Comic-Con, but one fan query brought the "Orphan Black" star to tears. A young fan, who goes by the name of Taylor, asked...
I haven't seen any surveys that say definitively how many five to twelve year old girls are frequenting comic book stores and watching Star Trek. I'm sure that the number, whatever it is, is higher than the numbers were in the 1970s but I'm willing to bet that it still disproportionately less than the number of boys.
Movie franchises like "Superman," "Wolverine," "Spider-Man," and "Iron Man" continue proving that the appetite for superheroes in our lives is endless. But film isn't the only medium to romanticize th...
After walking the floor at Montreal Comic-Con for a few hours on Saturday, one thing became abundantly clear: the majority of the commercial activity that was taking place at this physical event cannot be duplicated or replicated in a digital format. By cultivating true fans and giving them unique opportunities to connect and share, they're not only keeping alive a traditional media channel (or two), but they're inventing new and fascinating ways to extend their characters and build interest.
Even as comic collecting declined in the 1990s, its fan-oriented subcultural set-up spread to other groups who began joining forces for broader genre cons like Fan Expo and Comic-Con, while slowly turning their favorite things, be it Lost or Lord of the Rings and the contemporary comic-book movie, into mainstream success stories.
His stories earned him recognition in the global comics industry and seriously large piles of fan-mail. And today marks what would have been the 82nd birthday of India's "Master Storyteller," Anant Pai who died last year in Mumbai. But this year, he is immortalized by way of his own medium.
At any given time, there’s a legion of pop culture and comics enthusiasts, many dressed in full character, roaming the halls of local convention centres in search of collectibles, autographs and compa...