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November 29, 2018

The Never-Ending, Four-Color Festival: Shows And Events


By Tom Spurgeon

* industry-oriented from PW on two key comics-related festivals: Anime NYC and Comic Arts Brooklyn.

* Heidi MacDonald smartly points out that Marriot's database exposure has an effect on convention goers that use those hotels in places like San Diego and Bethesda.

* finally, I know a bunch of people here in the midwest for which Genghis Con is the year-ender. I had a good time and it was fun to meet so many attendees of CXC. I think it's good to shut it down as far into next year as your commitments allow. It's hard for me to imagine doing one of these late-period in November and then heading off to Angeloume, but of course many people do it. Also, would a warm-weather show aggressively marketed do well in early December? I go back and forth on this.
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