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Detroit Fanfare Convention Shutters, Citing Hotel Troubles & Media Competition

Detroit Fanfare Convention Shutters, Citing Hotel Troubles & Media Competition

Citing the difficulty running a comics-only con, Detroit Fanfare has cancelled its 2015 show and subsequent plans.

Comics A.M. - Taking a Closer Look at the Convention Boom

Comics A.M. - Taking a Closer Look at the Convention Boom

Ticket sales for U.S. conventions pegged at $600 million! Marvel's Isaac Perlmutter among “10 Inspirational Leaders Who Turned Around Their Companies”! Plus more!

Cosplay Photo Shoot Spooks Boca Raton Residents, Police

Cosplay Photo Shoot Spooks Boca Raton Residents, Police

What began Saturday night in Boca Raton, Florida, as a seemingly harmless photo shoot for an upcoming comics convention, quickly turned into a tense confrontation with police. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Shelf Life - 7/11/2013

Shelf Life - 7/11/2013

With Comic-Con International: San Diego fast approaching, Ron Marz recounts one of the more... bizarre experiences he's ever had a convention featuring an unexpected dinner guest.

Comic-Con badges go on sale today [Updated]

Comic-Con badges go on sale today [Updated]

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.

MorrisonCon Gets Organized With Tickets, Guests & More

MorrisonCon Gets Organized With Tickets, Guests & More

Organizers Ron Richards and James Sime discuss the full plans for their intimate Las Vegas celebration of all things Grant Morrison including show exclusives and a guest list boasting Gerard Way, JH Williams II and more.

Hobby Star Sues Wizard Over

Hobby Star Sues Wizard Over "Toronto Comicon" Name

In a battle over the name to Wizard World's just wrapped "Toronto Comic Con," a $500,000 suit from Fan Expo owner Hobby Star highlights the growing issues of how unique the term "Comic Con" is and who can use it where.

Hobby Star Takes Legal Action Over

Hobby Star Takes Legal Action Over "Fan Expo" Name

The owners of the pop culture show "Toronto Fan Expo" have filed an injunction against the owners of the UFC fighting league and Reed Exhibitions over their use of the name "UFC Fan Expo" this weekend in Canada.

C2E2 Con Wrap With Lance Fensterman

C2E2 Con Wrap With Lance Fensterman

The show organizer takes CBR News on a wrap up of the con from attendance to the scale of the show and from awareness to the future dates and location of the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo.

Ten Views on C2E2

Ten Views on C2E2

In the wake of the high-profile debut for the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo, CBR News catches up with responses from major players from DC and Marvel to Dark Horse and Image and more.

Comicpalooza: Houston's Innovative Convention

Comicpalooza: Houston's Innovative Convention

This weekend sees the third annual Comicpalooza in Houston, a show that has grown considerably from it's origin as a small event in a movie theater lobby in 2008 to this year's 3-day convention center setting.

PRESS RELEASE: CAPE announces complete listing of events

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