The #7 subway line now lets folks out right nearby so there isn't as much walking up the streets to get to the convention
Zach Quinto joined us live at ComicCon to talk about his new movie "Star Trek Beyond," which is now in theaters.
A mysterious meteorite crashes into a school and many students are killed and even more are seriously injured. Five students inexplicably come out of the wreckage unscathed and gain supernatural powers while becoming outcasts at school. As they begin to search for answers, they become targets for a secret government program that tests the group's abilities for reasons unknown to them all.
It appears that the stars are aligning and twinkling once again for Disney. The Star Wars franchise Disney acquired from Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 Billion is expected to pay big dividends as the Mouse House gets ready for the December release of the latest in the Star Wars series.
One simple question reveals the glaring diversity problem in comics.
When you walk the floor at Comic Con, one thing becomes immediately clear; fans certainly like engaging in far more than passive viewing. Comic Con may be the white-hot center of the fan world and consumers are engaged.
It's that time of year again in New York, if you see Batman or one of the Ninja Turtles or Walking Dead heading down the street, it's not early trick-or-treaters, it's the crowd headed to the Jacob Javits Center for New York ComicCon, the annual fall ritual around these parts.
As a grown-up who was raised in an era where comics, anime, sci-fi and fantasy fandom instantly classified you as a "loser" or a "geek" (which was NOT something society liked as much back then), The Little Con of Comics warmed my heart.
Back when I first moved to New York City in 2005, art toys were blowing up. KidRobot was making art toys accessible to the trendiest hipsters with their playful vinyl toys and coordinating fashion. Anyone remember the neon hoodies?
I imagined that the battle between Sega and Nintendo would be similar to the classic rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: a story of two great competitors who ultimately gain respect for each other.
With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes
Comic conventions aren't just where nerds go to meet the stars of "Battlestar Galactica" and "Star Trek." They have grown exponentially, helped boost local economies, and created a sense of community. Guest David Glanzer breaks down the economics of Comic Con.
"I thought VH1 had it right with their old moniker, 'Music First.' That's what I think for young artists. Keep it about your art. It's really easy for someone to say, 'Well things change. Everything's changed because the music distribution system has changed.' That doesn't change your music."
On November 20th, Vanguard Records is releasing the DVD and Blu-ray Chris Isaak Live! Beyond The Sun, featuring the artist's greatest hits plus his personal tribute to Sun Studio in Memphis and the legendary artists who recorded there.