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REVIEW: Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture

Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture By Rob Salkowitz McGraw-Hill, 304 pages, $27.00 Comic book fandom was a natural outgrowth of science fiction fandom, splintering off in 1961 as the revival of superhero comics was clearly here to stay. In that year, sci-fi fan and future author Richard Lupoff published Xero, the first comics-only fanzine.… Continued on next page...
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Rob Salkowitz Conventions Thinkpiece: $600M In Yearly Ticket Sales

Entertainment / Comic Books : The Comics Reporter (10 months ago)

The latest of writer and consultant Rob Salkowitz's columns at the hobby business news and analysis site ICv2.com offers up a $600 million figure for tickets sold to comics conventions and shows, based on industry research he's seen... Read Post

Comics A.M. - "Digital Doesn't Cannibalize the Industry"; Geezer Noir

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comic Book Resources (2 years ago)

Rob Salkowitz, author of "Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture," on digital comics! Christos Gage talks "Sunset"! Derf talks "The City" and "My Friend Dahmer"! Ed Piskor on the genesis of "Wizzywig"! Plus more! Read Post

Vote For Your Favorite Superhero!

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (last year)

Every Summer, geeks journey to San Diego, CA, for Comic-Con, a celebration of all things comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, and pop culture. Festivities kick off July 18, and with the countdown to Con officially on, comic book superheroe... Read Post


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