Preview Night, Round 2

In All, Conventions by Kyu

I agree with my compatriot that Preview Night demonstrates both the positives and negatives of Comic-Con. It’s heavily commercialized, overmarketed, overtargeted, and overcrowded–and yet the entire exercise arises from celebrating the creativity, imagination and skill of hundreds if not thousands of creators. So I stood …

It Begins… Preview Night!

In All, Conventions by David

Preview night… What is there to say, really? It’s everything that makes Comic-Con great and terrible. Lines all over the place, toy hunters elbowing fans aside to get the best exclusives, the emotional roller coaster of finding, losing, just missing, just earning the items you …

Remembering Comic-Cons Past

In All, Conventions by David

Today is the day. After spending countless hours looking over exclusives, planning schedules, figuring out giveaways, and doing everything possible to prepare for this year’s Comic-Con, the event finally starts tonight. So, after all that, do I feel prepared? Not even close. I know I’ll …