North Coast Current

Comic Fest goes back to basics

Ken Pagano

August 18, 2012

Filed under Arts, NORTH COAST BEAT, Region, San Diego County

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: All in a week’s work

Roman S. Koenig

July 16, 2012

Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Comic-Con, Encinitas, NORTH COAST BEAT

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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