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comics A.M. - San Diego Convention Center Plan Advances

comics A.M. - San Diego Convention Center Plan Advances

San Diego City Council approves financing plan for convention center expansion! Is piracy "singly responsible for ruining the comic book industry”? Interviews with Stan Lee and Brian Wood! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Passes Away

Comic-Con co-founder Richard Alf dies at age 59. MorrisonCon announced! Eisner Awards submissions open! Michael George request acquittal or new trial! Toronto’s Dragon Lady Comics to close! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Charges Dropped Against Susie Cagle in Occupy Arrest

Comics A.M. - Charges Dropped Against Susie Cagle in Occupy Arrest

Oakland police drop charges against cartoonist Susie Cagle! Funding plan approved for expansion of San Diego Convention Center! One comic store closes, another in peril! Female creators and characters at Marvel!

WonderCon & C2E2 Explain The Spring Shift

WonderCon & C2E2 Explain The Spring Shift

With long-standing San Francisco-based WonderCon making a one-year move to Anaheim for 2012 and Chicago's C2E2 shifting spring dates to match, CBR News spoke with organizers about what this means for each's future.

CBR TV @ CCI: Tom Morello Discusses

CBR TV @ CCI: Tom Morello Discusses "Orchid"

Musician turned comics writer Tom Morello spoke with CBR TV about his debut series "Orchid," how he hooked up with Dark Horse to develop and publish it while explaining why it's not a simple vanity project.

Comics A.M. - No New Bidders for Borders; CCI Sets 2012 Prices

Comics A.M. - No New Bidders for Borders; CCI Sets 2012 Prices

Liquidators remain only bidders for bankrupt Borders Group! Comic-Con International announces prices for 2012 convention! Grant Morrison on Comic-Con! Voting opens for Shel Dorf Awards! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - ICv2 Conference Returns to San Diego; Surviving CCI

Comics A.M. - ICv2 Conference Returns to San Diego; Surviving CCI

ICv2's Comics, Media, and Digital Conference set for July 20! Comic-Con releases floor map and exhibitor list! Tips on surviving the convention! Jim Shooter talks "G.I. Joe"! Brandon Graham talks collaboration, world-building!

PRESS RELEASE: Garth Ennis Debuts "Stitched" Short Film at San Diego Comic-Con

PRESS RELEASE: San Diego Comic-Con International Announces 2011 Film Festival Schedule

Jim Lee's Full Justice League Leaks Online

Jim Lee's Full Justice League Leaks Online

With a promotional image for a new San Diego Comic-Con licensed product, the full cast of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's incoming "Justice League" is revealed including eight never before seen members, some of whom are JLA newbies.

PRESS RELEASE: Dark Horse Announces 2011 Comic-Con International Exclusive Domo Toy

PRESS RELEASE: Summit Entertainment Showcases 2011 Films at Comic-Con

"Chew" Goes Scratch N' Sniff For San Diego

John Layman and Rob Guillory's delectable Image Comics series will get an interactive twist come July as the pair announce Scratch N' Sniff variant cover for sale at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego.

CBR's Top News Stories Of 2010

CBR's Top News Stories Of 2010

As the clock ticks down on 2010, CBR ranks the top ten stories that had readers, retailers and creators buzzing from the past 12 months from DC's restructuring to the advent of a major legal digital marketplace and more!

Assessing CCI's Ticket Sales Trial Run

Assessing CCI's Ticket Sales Trial Run

Comic-Con International's David Glanzer stops by CBR to unpack today's successful trial sale of 1,000 tickets to the event in San Diego and assure would-be attendees that all the available tickets will be released in the new year.

Comic-Con Again Closes Registration

Comic-Con Again Closes Registration

Computer issues are again at the heart of an indefinite delay in ticket sales for the 2011 edition of Comic-Con International in San Diego as David Glanzer explains to CBR News.

Comic-Con Delays Ticket Sales

Comic-Con Delays Ticket Sales

After a computer issue threw a wrench in the first online day of 4-day ticket sales for Comic-Con International, the organization has delayed the release of more for a week, telling CBR the issue is being worked on.

BREAKING NEWS: Comic-Con Stays in San Diego

BREAKING NEWS: Comic-Con Stays in San Diego

After months of speculation as to whether the convention would stay in San Diego or move to Los Angeles or Anaheim, Comic-Con International has announced San Diego is home through 2015.

CCI: Glanzer On Comic-Con To Date

CCI: Glanzer On Comic-Con To Date

CCI's Director of Marketing and Public Relations David Glanzer checked in with CBR News about what's made this show different than years past and what those differences mean for this weekend and the future.

SPINOFF: What Do YOU Want From Comic-Con?

SPINOFF: What Do YOU Want From Comic-Con?

With Comic-Con International in San DIego less than two weeks away, and the schedule for the show finally revealed, this week’s SPiNOFF question is a simple one: What are you most looking forward to from the show?

PRESS RELEASE: Comic-Con International Announces First Group of Sweepstakes Winners for 2010 Convention

Permanent Damage - 5/7/2010

Permanent Damage - 5/7/2010

Steven Grant surveys the L.A. Convention Center's pitch for Comic-Con International and has a few words to say in the interest of keeping the show where it's had it's roots for four decades. Plus: "Iron Man 2!"

David Glanzer Narrows Down CCI's Options

David Glanzer Narrows Down CCI's Options

With the aggressive battle for Comic-Con International growing to a fever pitch amongst the candidate cities, the convention's Marketing and PR Director David Glanzer updates CBR on the potential future of CCI.

LA Inc Speaks On Their Comic-Con Pitch

LA Inc Speaks On Their Comic-Con Pitch

CBR News talks first to Michael Krouse - the Senior Vice President of LA Inc and the Los Angeles Convention Center - about his company's bid to bring Comic-Con International to the City of Angels in 2013.

David Glanzer: CCI Sell Outs & WonderCon Prep

David Glanzer: CCI Sell Outs & WonderCon Prep

The Comic-Con International Marketing and PR Director explains what's the complete sell out of San Diego passes means for 2010, addresses the hotel booking concerns and looks to setting up WonderCon this holiday weekend.

CCI 2010 Officially Sold Out

CCI 2010 Officially Sold Out

Comic-Con International 2010 has officially sold out, a full two months ahead of last year's sell-out date, after the remaining Sunday memberships were purchased yesterday, late Monday afternoon. ROBOT 6 has all the details.

Discussing Comic-Con International's Future

Discussing Comic-Con International's Future

With talk swirling over whether it will remain in San Diego, Comic-Con International's David Glanzer discussed which cities are in the running, the issues at stake and why no decision has been made yet.

Glanzer on Comic-Con's Early Sell Outs

Glanzer on Comic-Con's Early Sell Outs

CCI spokesman David Glanzer talked about the conventions' plans to accommodate fans in the wake of a shrinking ticket pool, possibly expanding off-site programming and making WonderCon work on a holiday weekend.

CCI 2009 Thursday Photo Parade

CCI 2009 Thursday Photo Parade

We're finally ready to put all of our Comic-Con International 2009 coverage to bed with the first of a handful of Photo Parades. Today, sites and sounds from Thursday at CCI!

Permanent Damage - 8/5/2009

Permanent Damage - 8/5/2009

More lessons of San Diego and how fans (no, not you, the other fans) are killing comics, plus Russ Heath, writing advice, great Firefox news and lots of other notes from Steven Grant this week.

Permanent Damage - 7/29/2009

Permanent Damage - 7/29/2009

This week: the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con post-mortem - winners, losers and threats we must deal with. Plus mail, thoughts on the Eisners, parties, wrestling, the evil Easter eggs in Obama's health plan and plenty more.

Permanent Damage - 7/15/2009

Permanent Damage - 7/15/2009

It's Comic Con time, so hooray for San Diego! So what do we do about it now? Plus: thoughts on moving the con, the Permanent Damage midsummer television wrap-up, the crazy art of spying, and more.

The CBR Boat Show Returns to Comic-Con for Third Year!

The CBR Boat Show Returns to Comic-Con for Third Year!

We're excited to announce we're bringing the CBR Boat Show, our video interview feature, back to Comic-Con International in San Diego and this year we got a bigger boat! Read the details on how you or your talent can get involved.

The Big Book of Comic-Con

The Big Book of Comic-Con

After 40 years of fanboy celebration, Comic-Con International compiles some of its biggest names and best memories into a coffee table book. We spoke with CCI's David Glanzer about the project.

Permanent Damage - 5/27/2009

Permanent Damage - 5/27/2009

This week's topics include: respecting comics, and other worthless endeavors; 1000 reviews in a thousand days; plus San Diego Con notes, death to New Comics Day, courtroom follies and other notes.

PRESS RELEASE: 2009 Eisner Award Voting Is Now Open

PRESS RELEASE: Four VIZ Titles Nominated for Eisner Awards

Permanent Damage - 3/25/2009

Permanent Damage - 3/25/2009

Why backup strips are a great idea, and why they're doomed; adventures in Con booking; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; the Battlestar Galactica post-mortem; plus the Comics Cover Challenge and the latest on voting machines, chimpanzees and more.

PRESS RELEASE: CCI Announces Russ Manning Newcomer Award Requirements

Permanent Damage - 3/19/2009

Permanent Damage - 3/19/2009

Quality comics - threat or menace?!; what's new with San Diego this year; 1000 reviews in 1000 days; what to do in New York this Monday, what to do about the economy and other notes; plus this week's Comics Cover Challenge.

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