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Setting a new sellout record, the mad rush to register for SDCC gave birth to memes but otherwise was a smooth, if frustrating, process.
San Diego, L.A. and Anaheim make the pitch (again) for Comic-Con! Roz Chast's graphic memoir is a National Book Critics Circle finalist! Plus much more!
A profile of the revival of Valiant! San Diego juggles All-Star Game and Comic-Con in 2016! Kelly Sue DeConnick talks "Bitch Planet"! More of the best comics of 2014!
The grand jury's decision in Ferguson sparked a series of disturbing and inflammatory tweets from a Comic-Con International volunteer.
Hotels in Comic-Con room blocks asked to freeze rates! Pioneering retailer Ed Summer passes away. Jill Lepore on "The Secret History of Wonder Woman"!
Taking a closer look at NYCC's counting system! KaBOOM! offers a trick-or-treat pack! Latour and Rodriguez talk Spider-Gwen! Plus much more!
The SLG publisher, who founded APE in 1994, will assume ownership once again, and move the show from San Francisco back to San Jose.
Organizers to talk about possible settlement in trademark feud! More on Banned Books Week! Interviews with Gene Luen Yang and Justin Jordan!
Convention center expansion isn't only factor in organizers' decision! Interviews with Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Ales Kot! Lynda Barry speaks at Willlamette University!
San Diego City Council won’t appeal a court ruling that struck down the hotel tax devised to fund most of the planned expansion of the San Diego Convention Center.
Utah attorney dissects SDCC's trademark arguments! Interviews with Ed Brubaker, Ed Piskor, Tula Lotay and David Ury! Hilary Price visits Mort Walker's studio!
A lawsuit filed by CCI accuses the fledgling Utah convention of trademark infringement and attempting to "confuse and deceive" with its use of the term "Comic Con."
As Comic-Con International kicks into full gear, its lawyers have sent a letter to Salt Lake Comic Con demanding organizers stop using the term "Comic Con."
David Glanzer, director of marketing and public relations for Comic-Con in San Diego, explains the show's "deliberately broad" anti-harassment policy.
SDCC online registration will begin shortly after 9AM PT March 15; the EPIC Registration landing page will open two hours earlier. ROBOT 6 has details.
Noting they are hoping to "maximize the number of people who can get a badge to attend Comic-Con," CCI explains why they will no longer offer four-day badges in San Diego. ROBOT 6 has more.
California Coastal Commission takes up San Diego Convention Center expansion plan! New York Comic Con expects about 120,000! Robert Kirkman on "The Walking Dead's" 10th anniversary! Plus more!
NFL franchise opposes current plan to expand San Diego Convention Center! Tips for surviving New York Comic Con! Columbia University Library acquires Al Jaffee works! Plus much more!
The 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were presented tonight at Comic-Con International with "Saga," David Aja and "Building Stories" taking home multiple awards.
"Avengers" mastermind Joss Whedon, Clark "Agent Coulson" Gregg, executive producer Jeph Loeb and more bring fans a full look at the pilot of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." at Comic-Con, and CBR has an extensive report on the action.
Brian Michael Bendis and a lineup of Marvel's digital leaders gather in San Diego to discuss the future of the publisher's online efforts from Infinite Comics to new video series.
Tips for those attending Comic-Con International! Interviews with Art Spiegelman, Nick Cardy, Matt Kindt, Mark Waid and more! Comic-book collection stolen in Springfield, Illinois!
Motor City Comic Con founder apologizes for long lines on Saturday! Oklahoma City retailer offering free comics and more for kids left hospitalized or homeless by tornadoes! Comic-Con badge resale is next month! Plus more!
Comic-Con organizers pledge to investigate glitch that plagued Saturday's badge sales! The nerdy members of the Virginia General Assembly! Lucy Knisley talks "Relish"! Justin Jordan on "Luther Strode"! Plus more!
The road to San Diego begins for many as badges for the 2013 Comic-Con International in San Diego go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. Pacific today. Watch for updates on ROBOT 6. Update: Badges sold out in an hour and a half.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders has announced Comic-Con International will extend its contract for one additional year and remains at the city's convention center through 2016.The Comic Convention"?" class="tnail" />
An argument for 2013 as New York Comic Con's breakout year! Another look at Clark Kent's departure from Daily Planet! Christian Beranek on gender identity and comics! Interviews with "Luther Strode" collaborators, Noah Van Sciver and more!
Comparing and contrasting Comic-Con International and New York Comic Con! Missouri man pleads guilty to possessing cartoon child porn! Interviews with Richard Thompson, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Stephan Pastis, plus more!
San Diego City Council approves convention center expansion, but when would it be completed? New York Comic Con ticket sales up 190%! Interviews with Chris Ware, John Layman, Amy Reeder and Matthew Inman! Plus more!
Comic-Con International VP of Marketing and Public Relations David Glanzer revealed that WonderCon 2013 will likely take place in Anaheim next year during Easter weekend at the end of March.
Vertical Inc. acquires "Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin" and "Wolfsmund"! Kodansha executives talk "Sailor Moon" and state of manga market! How to make San Diego more artist-friendly! Plus more!
A CCI crowd was treated to a screening of "Cult," the upcoming drama from "Farscape" creator Rockne S. O'Bannon that delves in the shadowy depths of obsessive fandom.
DC Comics Co-Publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio discuss New 52, gay characters, creator rights and more! Alternative Comics returns! How to improve Comic-Con! Mark Millar, spider-victim! Plus more!
Sales boost has retailers at Comic-Con upbeat! Viz Media executives on the state of the manga market! Alison Bechdel discusses creative process! Writer Len Brown looks back at his "Mars Attacks" bubblegum cards! Plus more!
A closer look at women in comics! Drawn and Quarterly announces Art Spiegelman's "CO-MIX"! The digital comics scene at Comic-Con! Darwyn Cooke talks "Parker: The Score"! Plus, much more!
Why Bill Finger deserves screen credit on "The Dark Knight Rises"! Comic-Con International as small-business showcase! The kids comics scene at San Diego! Bryan Talbot receives honorary doctorate! Plus more!
Hand-wringing begins anew over whether Comic-Con will leave San Diego after 2015! Comic-Con founders organize "old-school" convention! Kickstarter isn't the No. 2 graphic novel publisher -- or even a publisher at all? Plus more!
Days away from Comic-Con International's 2012 run, CCI Marketing Director David Glanzer talks with CBR about side events, the Hollywood shuffle in Hall H, the future of WonderCon and more.
A placeholder website briefly went live this weekend teasing a Hit-Monkey video game from Marvel, Activision and High Moon Studios. The official announcement is expected at the Marvel video game panel at Comic-Con International.