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Scene on the Web Weekly: October 1-7, 2012
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Assassin’s Creed 3’s ‘Art of the Assassin’ exhibit arrive… | Assassin’s Creed III News | GameZoneNews Ubisoft and Rock the Vote’s "Art of the Assassin" exhibit – which features Assassin’s Creed 3- themed artwork from contemporary artists – is set to debut in New York City on Wednesday, October 10. The exhibit will be showcased at The Hole in New York’s SoHo neighborhood from 6:00-7:30 pm.
San Diego Comic-Con will get bigger! In 2017! Maybe!The San Diego City council officially approved the $520 million convention center expansion project yesterday, clearing the way for a Bigger Bang Theory panel, and the 502nd Legion at the Nerd Prom. BUT many hurdles remain, and one of them is named Cory Briggs.
The Amazing Spider Man 2 Confirms Marc Webb, Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone! ENTVentv
New York Comic-Con sales up 190% over last yearHow exited is the audience for this year’s New York Comic Con? Very excited. Ticket sales are already way ahead of last year’s pace, says show runner Lance Fensterman, global group v-p at ReedPOP, which produces pop culture festivals around the world. "Sales are pacing about 190% ahead of last year," he told PW.
Local comic artists show off their fantasy worlds at Hershey Comic-ConSitting amongst the zombies, the storm troopers, the collectors, the store owners, Batgirl, and all the adolescent (and middle-aged) boys…