The Mainstreaming of Geekdom?

You can't get tickets to Comic-Con that easily anymore.  Back in 2007, the passes were already being sold at a record rate.  It's accelerated since then.  My boyfriend and I were thinking about going this year, but everything is sold out.  So until we can find a new time to get there, I've been reflecting … Continue reading The Mainstreaming of Geekdom?

Comics Versus Literary Adaptations

Back in 2007, I attended Comic-Con.  At the time, I presented a paper on comics adaptations into films and the roles of "true believers" at the Comics Arts Conference.  However, it was while I was at that venerable convention, surrounded by the fans and true believers Hollywood was hoping to capture (their energy, their money, … Continue reading Comics Versus Literary Adaptations