Scoop: When Comic Cons Collide

Gossip that rules the road.

WIZARD WAR: The first Rose City Comic-Con was held last weekend, aiming to become a mainstream comics and pop-culture convention à la San Diego Comic-Con or Seattle’s Emerald City Comic-Con.    More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Willamette Geek: Wizard World Announces Portland Comic Con

The Walmart of comic cons?


In last week's paper, I wrote about Rose City Comic-Con, a new comic/pop culture convention by a newcomer to the convention world who is nevertheless hoping to grow the event to the size of our northern neighbor's Emerald City Comic-Con. I managed to stick my head in on Sunday afternoon, and was pleased to see a full house, with loads of kids in attendance (as was the organizer's ...   More
Monday, September 10, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Rose City Comic-Con

Can Portland build a con to rival the mighty Emerald City?

Stumptown, Kumoricon, Wonder Northwest, OryCon-—does Portland really need another geek convention?  Ron Brister sure thinks so, and he says he’s got the numbers to prove it. The first Ros   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Willamette Geek: Rose City Comic-Con Schedule Released


Because the weekend of September 8 isn't busy enough between MusicfestNW and TBA, here's another item for the calendar: Rose City Comic-Con. Does Portland really need another comics or pop culture festival? Organizer Ron Brister certainly thinks so—I spoke to him last week, and he told me he thinks Rose City will bring something new to the table:"We didn't have a mainstream pop culture ...   More
Monday, August 27, 2012 RUTH BROWN


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