Mile High Comics will return to San Diego Comic-Con

Chuck Rozanski, President of Mile High Comics, reportedly lost $10,000 at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con because of low sales. The reason for the low sales wasn’t because people at San Diego Comic-Con weren’t in the market for old comics at 50 percent off. The real reason? San Diego Comic-Con exclusives. Rozanski has accused comic … Continue reading “Mile High Comics will return to San Diego Comic-Con”

The San Diego Comic-Con is not a flea market

Chuck Rozanski, the owner of Mile High Comics, is at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) and there’s something going on at the con that he doesn’t like: publishers and manufacturers creating convention exclusives and then selling them directly to fans. The problem is, it’s interfering with his ability to sell overpriced back issues to people … Continue reading “The San Diego Comic-Con is not a flea market”

What is harassment at a comic book convention?

The Los Angeles Times┬áblog Hero Complex published an article about the San Diego Comic-Con and its lack of policy on harassment. Although the 130,000 people attend the event from all over the world, organizers haven’t seen fit to define what harassment is. Not really. This is the only thing posted on the official San Diego … Continue reading “What is harassment at a comic book convention?”

San Diego police moving homeless people away from Comic-Con

The San Diego Comic-Con kicks off this week, and it seems the police are trying to clear the surrounding area of homeless people. Good for them. From ABC 10 News: “People on these streets are unsightly to the public, to the general public and certainly to visitors coming in from out of town,” said David … Continue reading “San Diego police moving homeless people away from Comic-Con”

If you have a problem with 'How I Met Your Mother' being at San Diego Comic-Con, blame the IRS

The San Diego Comic-Con is going on this weekend. It’s the country’s largest, annual comic book convention. At least it’s supposed to be. Contrary to what the name implies, every year the event is a little less about comic books and a little more about stuff that doesn’t have to do with comic books, mainly … Continue reading “If you have a problem with 'How I Met Your Mother' being at San Diego Comic-Con, blame the IRS”

San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Admiral Motti bust

Gentle Giant Ltd. had a number of exclusive items for sale at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, a mega comic book pop-culture event wrapping things up later today. Of all the exclusives being offered, my favorite is the bust of Admiral Motti, the Imperial Naval office Lord Darth Vader chocked with The Force until Grand … Continue reading “San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Admiral Motti bust”