Category Archives: Comics Creators

Stan Lee is My Superhero

Stan Lee, the man I credit with inspiring my 48 years (and counting) love of comic books, passed away on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95.  Today, December 28, 2018, would have been his 96th birthday. I wanted … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Friday July 20

This Blog is LONG overdue.  The last few months have been a real “overcome by events of life” and my attention to ComicSpectrum have not been at the top of the stack.  I’ve been posting to the Facebook page and … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Conspicuous Consumerism Edition

For a lot of people, Comic Con International: San Diego (know by many as San Diego Comic-Con, or simply SDCC) is all about getting stuff.  Free stuff. Exclusive stuff. Or just cool stuff that catches your eye.  The show floor … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind the Complaint “San Diego Comic-Con Is Not About Comics Any More”

The largest and longest running comic convention – Comic Con International: San Diego (still affectionately known as San Diego Comic Con or simply SDCC by fans) is in a few weeks.  That means that it’s time for people to start … Continue reading

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Bob’s Top 10: San Diego Comic Con International 2016

I did so many great things at Comic Con International: San Diego this year! I went out of my way to focus on comics and only comics, so I had a different experience than almost anyone else there, since even … Continue reading

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SDCC Not About Comics? Not Hardly!

I had a wonderful time at San Diego Comic Con International 2016… it was my 27th year at the show.   But, whenever SDCC gets mentioned there are a host of people on the internet who  come out of the … Continue reading

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Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 on $0 per day

The Long Beach Comic Expo is the “small” version of the Long Beach Comic Con that typically occurs in the February-April timeframe, as opposed to the Long Beach Comic Con that occurs in September/October.  It used to be that the … Continue reading

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