Comics Conventions: San Diego Comic-con International, Armageddon, Dallas Comic Con, Comic Art Convention, Fan Expo Canada, Dragon Con, Comiket

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General Books LLC, 2010 - Art - 150 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: San Diego Comic-Con International, Armageddon, Dallas Comic Con, Fan Expo Canada, Comic Art Convention, Comiket, Dragon Con, Emerald City ComiCon, Wizard Entertainment, CNAnime, Adventure Con, Shel Dorf, GX, Hi-Ex, Phoenix ComiCon, Angoul me International Comics Festival, Detroit Triple Fan Fair, New York Comic Con, London MCM Expo, London Film and Comic Con, Intervention, Alternative Press Expo, Comic Festival, Paradise Comics Toronto Comicon, Montreal Comiccon, Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong, United Kingdom Comic Art Convention, Niigata Comic Market, MegaCon, Comicpalooza, WonderCon, Comic Con India, Comic Expo, Heroes Convention, Central Canada Comic Con, Lille Comics Festival, Baltimore Comic-Con, Big Apple Convention, International Festival of Comics and Games, Komikon, MoCCA Art Festival, International Comics Festival "Salon stripa," Small Press Expo, STAPLE!, Wales Comic Con, Lucca Comics and Games, Fantabaires. Excerpt: San Diego Comic-Con International, also known as Comic-Con International: San Diego (as given on its website), and commonly known as Comic-Con or the San Diego Comic-Con, was founded as the Golden State Comic Book Convention and later the San Diego Comic Book Convention in 1970 by Shel Dorf and a group of San Diegans. It is traditionally a four-day event (Thursday through Sunday - though a three-hour preview night on Wednesday is open to professionals, exhibitors, and some guests pre-registered for all four days) held during the summer in San Diego, California, United States, at the San Diego Convention Center. Comic-Con is both the name of the annual event and the common name of the organization. Comic-Con International also produces two other conventions, WonderCon and the Alternative Press Expo (APE), both held in San Francisco, California. Since 1974, Comic-Con has bestowed its annual In...

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