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San Diego Comic-Con marks milestone for Carlsbad artist

Carlsbad artist N.C. Winters draws a sketch for fan Susie Lum of La Mirada at his Comic-Con booth. The convention ran July 18-21 in downtown San Diego. (Photo by Meghan Lanigan)

Meghan Lanigan

July 26, 2019

Carlsbad artist and designer N.C. Winters had shown his artwork at Comic-Con before, but 2019 marked a milestone. This year marked the 50th anniversary of Comic-Con and the first time Winters decided to have his own full booth at the event.

Comic Fest goes back to basics

Ken Pagano

August 18, 2012

It’s been dubbed “Comic-Con unplugged.” A smaller, more intimate convention where attendees and professionals can mingle, swap stories and share the same patio table for a bite without Bruiser the bodyguard cracking his knuckles and staring down fans to stay in line. Likened to watching a...

Comic-Con local snapshot: All in a week’s work

Comic-Con local snapshot: Artist Scott Saw

Roman S. Koenig

July 16, 2012

Given San Diego Comic-Con International’s status as a major pop-culture hub for movies, television and comics, it might be easy to overlook the numbers of independent artists and entrepreneurs who count the annual event as part their bread and butter. Among those this year was Cardiff-by-the-Sea...

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