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Collective Memory: Wizard World: Chicago 2006
posted August 6, 2006
 

A sampling of links to articles and entries on Wizard World: Chicago, which took place August 4-6, 2006 in Rosemont, Illinois at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center:

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Institutional
* City of Rosemont
* Convention Center
* Dedicated Convention Page
* Wizard Entertainment

News Reports
* Comics Worth Reading on DC's Milestone Statement
* ICv2.com
* Newsarama Index
* Wizard Entertainment Index

Blogs and Journals
* Biscuits and Gravy 01
* Biscuits and Gravy 02
* Blog@Newsarama Round-Up 01
* Blog@Newsarama Round-Up 02
* Blog@Newsarama Round-Up 03
* Candle Light Press 01
* Candle Light Press 02
* Candle Light Press 03
* Candle Light Press 04
* Comics and More
* Comics Worth Reading
* Fleshy Organs
* Greg
* Irismoongarden
* John Herndon
* Kong.5u
* Kris Dresen
* Meryl-Jed
* Mighty Magdalena
* R.D. Hall
* Sean Maher
* Sequentially Speaking
* Shaun
* Trusty Plinko Stick
* View From The Cheap Seats
* Yodasnews

Message Boards and Chat Rooms
* Bendis Board
* The Comics Journal Message Board
* The Engine

Photos and Videos
* CBR Friday
* Mark Anderson
* Wizard Entertainment

Miscellaneous
* Wizard Fan Awards

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Notes to Myself

* So much for the theory that the mainstream comics company were withholding their big announcements until Chicago.
* The Brian Wood and Peter Gross exclusivity announcements are interesting -- a throwback to DC's original use of the incentive. I also didn't know Y: The Last Man was finite, or that Thor had gone away.
* Most of my e-mail this weekend was bemoaning how little there was to do for anyone not interested in mainstream comics and buying them -- to a worse extent than any year before.
* I heard both ways on attendance.
* Why did WW abandon the July 4 weekend, exactly? I understand why I would, but I don't remember why they did.
* The last time I attended, which was probably Wizard's first or second year, there were almost no people in costume.

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