The San Diego Comic Con International is the crown jewel in the comic book convention circuit. Every year, more than 100,000 comic book fanboys and fangirls flock to the San Diego for the largest pop culture phenomena in the world. You will be able to buy comics, meet creators, see celebrities, and rub elbows with tens of thousands of fans each day. Check out all the information about the San Diego Comic Con International.
What is the San Diego Comic Con? Why is it so special? What goes down in this, the largest of all comic book conventions? All these questions and more are answered in this profile of the event. Find out how the con got started, what you can do at the con, and why it's so special.
Considered by many to be the "Oscars" of the comic book world. The Eisners celebrate comic book greatness. This award ceremony is one of the main highlights of the convention and it is free to all paid con goers. There are almost thirty categories now, with many other special awards as well. Find out about the history of these awards, what the categories are, and why this event is a must see for all con goers.
If you are going to a convention, than read this article first! Make sure you have everything you need to survive the event of the year in style. If you don't you will probably wind up paying a hefty price in one way or another. As the Boy Scouts say, "Be Prepared!" This motto holds up under scrutiny, especially in this case. A well planned convention will insure that you don't miss out on the things you want to see and do. That isn't to say you can't be flexible, because I'm sure that the con will throw you a curve ball or two along the way. But if you are prepared, then you will be able to adapt easily to any obstacle.
What can one do at a convention such as the San Diego Comic Con International? A lot! There are so many events that one person can't possibly do them all. But here is a list of the mainstays of the comic book convention circuits. With these in mind, you will be able to formulate a plan as to what you want to see and do at this years Comic Con International.
Stan Lee is another comic legend that has his own panel and will actually be attending it himself. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the comic book creator of such characters as Spider-Man, The X-Men, The Hulk, and The Fantastic Four, just to name a few. Read a profile all about the The Man - Stan Lee.