By Nick Christophers It was perfect weather and a perfect time to celebrate another fun and exciting comic book convention. Organizer Lisa Bennett with her enthusiastic team put together an intimate comic show that is due to grow year after year. In its second year the convention has […]
It was another wild and crazy Sunday at the NY Comic Con with thousands of visitors packing the Javits.
Just taking a walk from Penn Station on 34th Street to 11th avenue it would have been impossible not to bump into Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America or Thor. Attendees paraded down the street in their favorite costumes with style. Passerby’s would get whiplash just trying to decipher whether Halloween came to early.
Comic and Anime conventions have been popping up everywhere yet only one of them is based on bringing a terrible disease to the forefront. Immortal Con which takes place in Ronkonkoma, Long Island is in its second year and building with every new step. The founder Elsie Martinez-Ginsberg is all too familiar with the beast called cancer. She is stage four cancer fighter and still battling to keep up her good work. Elsie thought of a way of bringing breast cancer and cancer in general to the forefront in a fun and special way. Hence, her plan to incorporate anime and fantasy while highlighting the need for more awareness to this painful disease.
We have heard of NY Comic Con, Eternal Con, NJ Comic Con and now we have Winter Con. The geeks are coming out in force. The popularity of comic, digital media and collectibles have become more prevalent in the past few years. Currently almost every season there is a new Comic Con. The largest and most popular is the NY Comic Con that is during October, Eternal Con which is building steam is in the summer and the NJ Con is in November and Winter Con wraps it up in December.
By Nick Christophers The geeks were out in force Day 1 of the blockbuster NYC Comic Con. There was a line to get in, tickets or not, a mile long across 11th Avenue. Passersby who were not aware of the event were shaking their heads “hey it’s not Halloween yet”. […]