Other Conventions

New York Comic-Con : Our Top Programming Picks for Saturday and Sunday

New York Comic-Con hits Manhattan this week, and as the second-largest comic convention in North America many of our readers from around the globe, as are we, are making the trip. In combing through the programming schedule for our own planning, we wanted to share what we feel are the highlights with our readers who may be attending, as well ... Read More »

Zachary Levi’s Nerd Machine Invades NYCC

Since 2011, Zachary Levi’s Nerd Machine has organized the wildly-popular Nerd HQ during San Diego Comic-Con. The event has greeted thousands of attendees over the years with nighttime events and intimate “Conversations for a Cause” panels, accommodating those who may have not been able to get tickets to SDCC while raising money for charity. Last month, Levi announced the event ... Read More »

How Does Dragon*Con Stack Up Against SDCC?

DragonCon2013-1 by PatLoika, on Flickr

The 27th annual Dragon*Con convention was held over the 2013 Labor Day weekend in Hotlanta Atlanta, and this long running geek gathering has been a favorite among attendees because of its stellar cosplay and emphasis on fans rather than a big corporate presence like some of the larger, more popular conventions such as Fan Expo, New York Comic-Con and San ... Read More »

NYCC Gets Funko POP! Stan Lee Exclusive; Makes SDCC Attendees Jealous [UPDATED with Stan Lee Signing]

The second biggest comics and pop culture convention in the United States is nearly a month away, and already it’s trying to “one-up” its West Coast rival. Our friends at ConventionExclusive.com alerted us to an early NYCC-exclusive, and it’s one that will undoubtedly get SDCC attendees jealous: The Stan “The Man” Lee POP! Vinyl from Funko. The POP we’ve all ... Read More »

How Does Fan Expo Canada Stack Up Against SDCC?

Additional reporting by Sarah Lacey. [Editor’s Note: For many of our readers, San Diego Comic-Con is the only convention they attend each year. But interest and popularity is increasing within the convention scene, so we wanted to take a look at how the other big cons stack up against SDCC. This week, Kerry takes a look at Fan Expo Canada, ... Read More »

How Does Disney’s D23 Expo Measure Up to San Diego Comic-Con?

[Editor’s Note: For many of our readers, San Diego Comic-Con is the only convention they attend each year. But interest and popularity is increasing within the convention scene, so we wanted to take a look at how the other big cons stack up against SDCC. This week, Shawn takes a look at Disney’s ‪‎D23‬ convention, which was held in Anaheim (the ... Read More »