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
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 ...
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 ...