If you like to wear red, blue and yellow to show your love of Superman, then Ashley Eckstein may want you in her fashion show.
It took San Diego Comic-Con a whopping 35 years to reach an attendance of 100,000 convention-goers, but scrappy New York Comic Con (NYCC) achieved it in a mere six. Now in its seventh year, NYCC is back, with fantastic giveaways (I’ve got comic books aplenty), terrific demos (I got my hands on a plethora a videogames—a plethora, I tell you), and much, much more.
Almost every geeky convention you can attend has a costume competition, and New York Comic Con (NYCC) is no exception. But that’s not the only event at NYCC (which will be held from Thursday, October 11 through Sunday, October 14) where attendees can potentially win fabulous prizes.
After three years plus several specials of fawning over David Tennant’s version of the Doctor in Doctor Who, I admit that I wasn’t immediately bowled over by Matt Smith’s performance. But his youthful take on the 11th iteration of the character slowly won me over, and by the end of Smith’s second season, I thought I would need a dose of methadone to keep me going until the the next season, in August 2012.