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 back on my time there — especially as the new viral marketing campaign for The Dark Knight sequel ramps up and we are going to possibly see some new gameplay marketing there.

So in the spirit of looking back, I found the notes I took on the Thursday, the main opening day, for the 2007 convention.  I thought I would share my impressions from back then, and to look forward to hearing how the 2011 convention is: what difference will four years make?

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