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2013 Denver ComicCon Updates: William Shatner!! Wil Wheaton! Kelly Hu! George Perez! George Takei! Options
Xylob
Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012 6:55:16 PM

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http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2012/07/denver_comic_con_announces_201.php
http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2012/07/denver_comic_con_announces_201.php

IT'S HERE PEOPLE!!!!

Last year's con exceeded expectations for attendance with 27,000!!!
This year there are a ton more people! HOLY COW there's a lot of folks.
The cosplay is outta hand this year - so many costumes.

Also, at this altitude your beer money goes a lot further.

UPDATE - 24 May
Just announced additional guests:
William Shatner
Wil Wheaton
Robin Thorsen
Sandeep Parik
Kelly Hu
Peter Mayhew
Phil Jimenez

Paul Ryan
Herb Trimpe

Georges Jeanty
Rebekah Isaacs
Allen Bellman
Moritat
Zombie King Arthur Suydam
George Takei
George Perez
Eddie McClintock
Felicia Day

Ramona Fradon
Colin Baker
Daphne Ashbrook.

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inhumanking
Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 7:41:55 AM

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did you attend?

if so, what was security like? metal detectors?

just curious. i haven't been to a con in years (Heroes Charlotte when i was a kid & Wizard World Chicago in the late 90's) and i can't really remember what the security presence was like, if any.

in light of this morning's headlinesSad, i imagine comic con lines (not to mention movie theaters) could resemble the airport pre-boarding process.



Xylob
Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 9:26:25 AM

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I did attend, as did fellow CCL member SuperSoldier124.
It was pretty awesome.
Security was pretty non-existant - they had some folks at the entrance to the big sellers area to make sure everybody coming in had a lanyard, and there were people checking for your pass at the entrance to each panel. Other than that, nothing. You could easily get into the convention center and wander around freely without paying unless you tried to get into the areas mentioned above.
I'm sure this will change with next year's event though for many reasons including those you've mentioned.

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SuperSoldier124
Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 8:09:03 PM

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hmmm i may go but if security is crazy? to hell with that. i avoid the airports like they leper colonies. if sh*t is really that bad i'll just buy comics at the LCS and online.

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KingZombie
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012 7:49:38 AM

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I seriously doubt the incident in Aurora will have any kind of effect on adding any kind of invasive security to all theaters and comic shows in the area. These large scale random acts of violence are extremely rare. So I wouldn't worry about going to a comic show and being patted down or going through metal detectors.
Xylob
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012 9:42:37 AM

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KingZombie wrote:
I seriously doubt the incident in Aurora will have any kind of effect on adding any kind of invasive security to all theaters and comic shows in the area...
Agreed - I went to see Batman at the next nearest theater 2 days after the shooting and it was normal day-to-day operations.
Just because one idiot $h!ts their pants doesn't mean everybody should have to wear diapers.

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SuperSoldier124
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012 2:50:18 PM

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i agree with you both. i'm just saying if. i'll be damned if i let some dumb sh!t scare me away. but a ton of a security sure as sh!t will lol

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Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2012 1:45:28 PM

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i'm gonna miss next years denver comic-con! dammit!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 5:20:15 PM

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I plan on being there, gonna use my income tax returns to get a vendors booth if they are still available. If not will at least go as a buyer.
Also plan on doing the comic-fest the month before.

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Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012 12:32:30 PM
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I'll be volunteering again at the next one so it should be a good time. They're expecting a larger crowd and things should be better organized now that they've got a year under their belts.
Xylob
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012 1:28:11 PM

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cmcdjj37 wrote:
...things should be better organized now that they've got a year under their belts.
I didn't notice any problems last year.
However, I did pick up my lanyard the night before at the MH party - I noticed the check-in lines were lengthy and a bit of a mess, but I didn't have to deal with it.

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cmcdjj37
Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013 12:09:55 PM
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Xylob wrote:
cmcdjj37 wrote:
...things should be better organized now that they've got a year under their belts.
I didn't notice any problems last year.
However, I did pick up my lanyard the night before at the MH party - I noticed the check-in lines were lengthy and a bit of a mess, but I didn't have to deal with it.


Yea, The lines were pretty long. The worst though were the people that paid for VIP passes. After getting in they then had to continue to stand in line to get all their free stuff. I know a lot of them were upset that they were in the same line as everyone else.

They've also announced quite a few more guests, the biggest being George Takei, George Perez and Eddie McClintock.
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Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013 12:34:37 PM

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indeed, got the email last week but forgot to update this thread - first post updated.
Come on CCL sellers, I always see threads complaining about no cons to sell your wares - this one is relatively centrally located in the US and will have over 20,000 visitors!!!

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Xylob
Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013 9:04:18 AM

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Only 1 week to go and less than a week until Mile High's pre-party at the super store!

It's time to get your nerd on a mile above sea level.

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Mile High Comics is having a HUGE pre-party tonight at their warehouse location.
Doors "officially" open at 6pm, but will actuall open at 2.
The party continues until 10pm (at least) and of course they'll have thousands of back issues for sale.
MANY of the artists from the Con will be at the party for meet-n-greet and to sign stuff.
FREE FOOD! better show up early for that though.
But, the best part is this: if you bring all your paperwork/tickets for the Con, you can pick up your pass/lanyard TONIGHT and not have to wait in line tomorrow at the convention center.
Lanyards/passes should be available beginning around 7PM.

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Posted: Saturday, June 01, 2013 9:10:23 AM

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1 down, 2 to go.

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