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Wizard World Philly: A fan’s viewpoint

Every year for the past few years I have taken off from work for Wizard World. This multi-genre fan event spans a full three days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). The recent Convention Center expansion on Arch Street allowed the convention [...]

June 20, 2011 Features
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Wizard World Philly: First Impressions

For the past nine years, each summer the Wizard World Tour has taken the city of Philadelphia, PA by storm! Though the convention itself has seen it’s ups and downs over the last few years, Wizard World Philadelphia has always [...]

June 18, 2011 Features
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Protection of Investment: Why Encapsulate?

Why Encapsulate? I collect because I love the hobby, but do you collect for investment? And if CGC is financially out of reach, what do you use? I am clearly in a hobby that I cannot afford. At one time I [...]

June 9, 2011 Features
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Fat Jack’s: My Local Comic Shop

What is it about comic books that every week we are compelled to flock to the comic book shop and pick up our books of choice? To think I used to laugh at my sister when she said she needed to [...]

June 5, 2011 Features
Philadelphia Comic Con 2011 Programming Schedule Announced

Philadelphia Comic Con 2011 Programming Schedule Announced

Earlier today, Wizard announced the event programming for Philadelphia Comic Con. In simpler language, my friends, that means panel schedules! If you plan to attend, then now is the time to start planning your weekend. In addition to an array [...]

June 2, 2011 Reviews
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Cosplay At Big Apple Con 2011

Aside from the fact that all of the comics and collectibles a nerd could possibly want are all in the same room, my personal favorite part about comic conventions are the cosplayers. At almost any kind of convention for anything [...]

May 27, 2011 Reviews
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Big Apple Con: Crisis On Infinite Cons

Few things in life excite me quite the same way as a comic convention; let alone a comic convention run by Wizard. I’ve been attending Wizard World conventions since their second year in my hometown of Philadelphia in 2003 (I [...]

May 22, 2011 Reviews
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CGC at Wizard World Philadelphia 2011

I imagine I feel like a kid just after Thanksgiving because Christmas is about a month later and that is the time between now and Wizard World 2011. Philadelphia is hosting this event at the Philadelphia Convention Center on Arch [...]

May 20, 2011 Features
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Comic Convention 101 – A Con Survival Guide

Comic conventions are can be incredible experiences.  They are huge events, with so many different things happening all at once.  If you have not been fortunate enough to attend many conventions, it can be a bit overwhelming at first (but [...]

February 24, 2011 Features, Reviews