These awesomely geeky photos explain why you need to go to next year’s Comic Con

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Friday 17 July 2015

Every year San Diego comes alive with pop culture heroes at Comic Con, with the most diehard fans dressing up to steal the limelight. If these photos are anything to go by, this annual festival is just getting bigger and better every single year.

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The craziest things we saw at New York Comic Con 2013

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By Doug Levy in New Events on Thursday 17 October 2013

San Diego may still hold the mantle for the biggest Comic Con in the US, but with attendance breaking 100k yet again at Manhattan’s Javits Center last weekend, New York is catching up faster than a speeding bullet. The four-day New York Comic Con ran from October 9-12, featuring premieres, panels, celebrity appearances, surprises, and, of course, lots and lots of people in (often quite elaborate) costumes.

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Comic Con: dress up and come out to Denver

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By Tom Pounders in New Events on Thursday 31 January 2013

If you like a good freak show along with comics, you need to check out Comic Con Denver. This year will be the second time it will be held here and this time Stan Lee will be there, along with many other well-known cartoonists. But half the fun is the people watching: fans lose all […]

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World’s first brain-controlled cat-inspired headgear

Tanja M. Laden Contributor

By Tanja M. Laden in New Products on Tuesday 17 July 2012

Unveiled at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Necomimi is the world’s first brain-controlled feline-inspired headgear that uses forehead muscles to control the movement of a pair of cat ears. After a brief calibration period, the battery-operated, skull-mounted stuffed animal/fashion statement perk up, flatten, or flutter a pair of furry ears while picking up subtle movement from the head. Japanese fashion and electronics company Neurowear created Necomimi after the founder’s shyness resulted in a lot of alone time. She studied her cat’s physical communication and replicated it with Necomimi, which sends bio-sensory feedback to others. (Note: hair gets in the way.)

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Awesome coverage of Comic-Con 2011 by Wired

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By Agent X in New Events on Thursday 4 August 2011

Comic-Con is a visual and media extravaganza in San Diego for the finest in sci-fi, animation, film and video games. This is the Mardi Gras for nerds and I love it. This year’s Con was amazing, from the preview of Ridley Scott new film, Prometheus, to the Frank Miller comedy, Holy Terror, and even a […]

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New Ron English figures for Comic Con

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By Zolton in New Products on Monday 19 July 2010

Our friend, Lost At E Minor contributor, Ron English has a bunch of awesome new figures out for this year’s Comic Con, including Figment (Dead Artist), Telegrinnie, T-Rex Grin, and POPaganda Minis.

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