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Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Du - Goodreads

As a fan of comics and a past avid reader/collector I saw this book and really thought it would be great. It was good. It had a fun overview of where comics have evolved from the 70s to today. This ... Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - alana - Goodreads

In Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture, Rob Salkowitz recaps the history of the ever-growing Comic-Con, details the goings-on of the 2011 Con, and uses all the above to highlight necessary ... Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Jenny Thompson - Goodreads

Even as someone who has never really been exposed to the world of comics, I found this book to be an interesting read. The books is structured almost like a journal as the reader follows Salkowitz ... Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World’s Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Jessie - Goodreads

This was a great insider's look at the business of Comic-Con. I attended my 10th SDCC this year and I, too, wondered if we'd hit "peak geek." While I'm no businesswoman, it was fascinating to hear the author's takes on the future of this convention. Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Juliana - Goodreads

As a geek I highly recommend this book. Business author Rob Salkowitz takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of Comic-Con and discusses the various convergences of geekery in media. Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World’s Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Jim Leckband - Goodreads

Probably not the "World's Wildest Trade Show". The Las Vegas Adult Entertainment Expo (or whatever the porn con is called) might be a little wilder than people dressing up as Darth Vader. In any case ... Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Kevin Bermingham - Goodreads

An eye-opening exploration of business in the current pop and tech culture and the business-model for tomorrow's pop and tech cultures. And an enjoyable read to boot. Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Interesting to see the connections between the gaming/comics/toys and the evolution of the comic-con. Also gives a bit of history of the demise of bookstores. Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - BGM Hall - Goodreads

Interesting mix of geek fandom at the event that's become nerdvana and a tale of the business side of the comic book/film/transmedia world. Covers both the new movie franchise-oriented side of the con ... Read full review

Review: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World's Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment

User Review  - John Orman - Goodreads

What happens in San Diego at the biggest and best Comic-Con apparently does not stay in San Diego, as that chaotic celebration spreads out to affect most of the entertainment industry in some way ... Read full review


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