Has Comic-Con Nuked the Fridge?
Amidst all the movie hype, some Comic-Con attendees grumbled that the convention has lost sight of the comic books it was started to showcase.
125,000 fans and fanboys struggled their way through traffic jams and back home through epic airport delays in order to attend the just-wrapped Comic-Con 2008. But amidst all the movie hype, some attendees grumbled that this was the year the convention finally lost sight of the comic books it was actually started to showcase. This week on the IFC News podcast, we look at what’s changed for Comic-Con, why it’s gotten so much press attention this year and which movies everyone’s been talking about.
Panel footage from Comic-Con:
- “The Wolf Man,” with Benicio Del Toro and make-up artist Rick Baker
- “The Spirit,” with director Frank Miller and Samuel L. Jackson
- “Watchmen,” with director Zack Snyder, Billy Crudup, Carla Gugino and others
- “RocknRolla,” with director Guy Ritchie and Gerard Butler