Comic-Con

Comic-Con after hours

Many of the Comic-Con attendees I have spoken to this year have said that their favorite aspect of the four-day event, apart from cosplaying, is hanging out at the clubs and on the streets of ...

The characters of Comic-Con

Comic-Con is here and the streets of the Gaslamp are overrun with zombies, Assassin Creed junkies, comic book lovers, Pokémon characters, and various superheroes. It is, hands down, the very best opportunity for some amazing ...

The Con spilleth over

Plenty of Comic-Con–related events don’t require a pass to the convention center. On Wednesday, July 23, Star Trek’s Wil Wheaton will be at Stone Brewing Liberty Station to tout a stout he reportedly co-brewed called ...

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 ...

I am, in fact, very much related to Conan the Barbarian and, by extension, the governor of California

It will have been some weeks after the San Diego comic convention by the time this sees print, but it hasn't happened yet as I write this. I'm hoping to avoid the thing if possible, ...

Comic-Con Videos 2008

9-year-old Lucas attends Comic-Con Popular Designer Jermaine Rogers talks about Comic-Con going Hollywood Hillary & Hanna are sisters at Comicon 2008 Grant Morrison from DC Comics talks about Comic-con going Hollywood. Deepak Chopra at Comicon ...

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