ConShark

Category - Conventions

WonderCon 2016 Talk Back (RFID, LA vs...

WonderCon’s adventure in Los Angeles went pretty well last weekend, even considering some hiccups with the new RFID badges. As always, the con closed with the Talk Back, a sort of community town hall meeting with John Rogers, the...

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Hoteloween:...

Last year in our recap of the disastrous downtown hotel sale we said, “it won’t be a surprise if this comedy of errors is the catalyst for a switch to a truly random hotel lottery next year.” Well, guess what? The first...

WonderCon 2016 Preview

It’s Easter weekend, which must mean it’s time for WonderCon to spring up again in Southern California. This is its first (and possibly only?) time at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown LA, but it’s the fifth year...

WonderCon 2016: Go Metro!

Whether you’re an LA local or coming in from out of town, the LA Metro system can be intimidating. It also, for some reason, has a subpar reputation: most people are surprised we even have one, and those that know (wrongly) suspect...

WonderCon 2016: Rumor Mill [Update]

If you’ve been under a rock for the last year and are just now being surprised by the fact that WonderCon is at the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend, here are some answers to the questions frequently generated by the rumor...

Preview: C2E2 2016

It’s C2E2 weekend! It may feel early, and we are a full month earlier than last year’s C2E2 – even coming before WonderCon and Emerald City. But the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, or C2E2 as literally everyone calls it...

Photos: Gallifrey One 2016 Masquerade

Photos from the 2016 Gallifrey One Masquerade of Mandragora! The big winner was Valerie Anderson, taking best in her class and best in show for her elaborate Eldrad costume from the classic serial “The Hand of Fear.” You can see...

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Open Registration...

It’s finally here! San Diego Comic-Con badges go on sale tomorrow morning for anyone who signed up for a Member ID before 9:30am on February 11, 2016. This is Open Registration, and if you’re a regular attendee without a ticket...