After 39 years, the annual Village Halloween parade has run up against the recession. The parade route has been changed to save money but even so, there are more revelers than ever. Why? Unlike Christmas, Halloween is recession proof.
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.