Comic-Con

No need to be jaded over San Diego Comic-Con

Klaus Janson gives an insider's pespective on Comic-Con, revealing that there's a lot more to the con than movie stars and cosplay.

Comic-Con musical companion

Rundown of music-related attractions at this year’s Comic-Con International.

We Got the Con

During Comic-Con’s July 11-15 run, music-related events will be held all around town. Here’s a list.

Key to the Comic Kingdom

“This is the first year that I’ll be coming in under a professional badge,” says local comic writer Carolyn Watson Dubisch. “My plans are to hand out preview copies of my books and, as dorky ...

Comic Concerts

Plenty of musical events are happening at and around Comic-Con next week. On Thursday, July 21, Japanese rocker Yoshiki (X Japan) will debut his Blood Red Dragon #0 comic, cocreated with former Marvel mainman Stan ...

Comic Books for Kids

The kids have been begging to go to Comic-Con for years. This year I yielded, on the condition that we seek out age-appropriate offerings. After 30 minutes of swimming through an ocean of people decked ...

Hate Override Complete

The Westboro Baptist Church’s planned protest at Comic-Con on July 22 was overridden by a rally against hate and intolerance. (For a background story on the church’s plans, click here.) At noon in front of ...

Time to Call Batman?

Pastor Fred Phelps and members of his Westboro Baptist Church, out of Topeka, Kansas, plan to picket San Diego Comic-Con on opening day, July 22, starting at 1:15 p.m. The religious group has made headlines ...

Comic-Conned

On Saturday afternoon, July 25, San Diego Police helped quell an unruly crowd on the main floor of the San Diego Convention Center. During an appearance of the cast of FX channel's It’s Always Sunny ...

Stencil Does Sundance

On January 14, San Diego’s own celebrity correspondent and red-carpet rude boy, Bob Stencil, took his signature mustache, aviator sunglasses, and unorthodox interviewing style to the Sundance Film Festival for ten days of celebrity interviews ...