Superman was there. In fact, a few hundred Supermans were there, along with Poison Ivys, Wonder Womans and Spidermans — Spidermans everywhere. We were there (but not in costume) to cover the four-day, sold out convention at the Javits Center. Here’s what we saw at Comic Con.
Everyone knows that sex sells, and the comic book industry is no exception. At New York Comic-Con 2011, women wore the same skimpy costumes so often seen in comic books.
What do the NYC 2011 Comic Con conference, an atomic cockroach and high school students have in common? Together, they can improve literacy in high schools nationwide, says Prof. Michael Bitz, who thinks of himself as an entrepreneurial type of comic nerd.