Scene on the Web: New York Comic Con 2012 Digest #5
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Doctor Who and Sherlock cosplay abound at NY Comic Con 2012New York Comic Con (NYCC) was held this past weekend at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. The convention has been running since 2006 and has gradually progressed to epic proportions, coming closer every year to rivaling the San Diego Comic Con in size and celebrity appearances.
Broadway’s Spider-Man Swings Into New York ComicCon – Theater News – Oct 18, 2012Star Reeve Carney, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man, sang "Boy Falls From the Sky" from the musical, which performs on Broadway at the Foxwoods Theatre. Afterwards, Spider-Man resident choreographer Jason Snow led an interactive presentation and demo for kids in the audience. And numerous costumed Spider-Men interacted with fans at the convention.
A New York Comic Con Slideshow – ForbesCosplay allows fans to become part of the show – it’s a self-reinforcing loop of "that’s awesome!" and "wow, that must have taken forever to make" that spurs more and more people to dress as their favorite characters each year. The New York Comic Con also benefits from its proximity […]
New York vs. San Diego: A Comic Con Throwdown – ForbesCap doesn't like the way you're looking at him. Photo: Pitroick Hanson/Madd Pencilz The San Diego Comic-Con has been known for decades as the gold standard of comics fandom get-togethers and is considered something of a mecca to the devoted – a place to which the true geek must make a […]
Scarlet Witch by Olivier Coipel @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/QvfZDSHkgJ/Eddy Choi
Frank Castle and Travis Bickle by Eduardo Risso @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Qw4Y8yHkhz/Eddy Choi
Captain America by Steve McNiven @NY_Comic_Con #NYCC http://instagr.am/p/Q7tyW_HklN/Eddy Choi
Toy Hunting With Jordan Hembrough at NYCCattackoftheshow
The Hot Sellers of NYCC 2012 | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and RumorsLouis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool; The New York Comic Con isn’t all about book announcements, parties, sketches and cosplay. Believ…