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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  - 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  - 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

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  - Ember - Goodreads

This book was pretty entertaining and I felt it gave me a better understanding of the comics world and all Comic Con entails. I also learned about "steampunk" and shared my knowledge at work. :) 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  - Bob - Goodreads

Among other things, a very interesting , knowledgeable and insightful look at the state of the comic book business and where it might be headed and why. Read full review


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