comic con

Hobbes in Search for Calvin

Hobbes in Search for Calvin

Day #1 Emperor Kuzco, Link, Princess Jasmine, The Joker, and there’s Waldo, but no Calvin. I didn’t know what to expect for my first time at this year’s Denver Comic Con, but I certainly anticipated finding my counterpart Calvin, renowned comic book author Bill Waterson’s protagonist. Upon entering the Denver Convention Center, I was surrounded […]

Denver Comic Con wrap-up

Denver Comic Con wrap-up

Denver Comic Con may be a safe space for the obsessed but it is far from a quiet haven. Instead, nonprofit organization Pop Culture Classroom creates an environment with energy palpitating off concrete walls and panel halls as families, whether by blood or fandom, mingle. “The energy in this room gives me goosebumps,” said Mayor […]

Denver Comic Con brings fiction to reality for the third year

Denver Comic Con brings fiction to reality for the third year

The third annual Denver Comic Con swooped into the Colorado Convention Center last weekend to give anyone with a heartbeat — and con badge — a fun place to let his or her geek flag fly. The con brought roughly 86,500 attendees throughout the weekend — 30,000 more than last year. The relatively young convention […]