Comic books are having a moment. Actually, they’re omnipresent. Whether it’s big box office hits or your Netflix cue or licensed branding – from X-Men to Luke Cage, they’re everywhere. Over the years, San Diego’s Comic Con has gone from being an insider pilgrimage to a major Hollywood stop but it’s hardly the only event. This weekend exhibitors at San Francisco’s Comic Con will be catering to a wide range of interests includes comic books, of course, but also magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel. Come meet comic industry professionals and some comicdom-related stars, like Krysten Ritter of Jessica Jones and Breaking Bad fame.
If You Go:
When: Friday, September 2 from 12 p.m. to Sunday, September 4
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission St. in San Francisco
Cost: $30 – 80
Please be aware that events may occasionally be cancelled or postponed by the promoter. We always suggest you contact the promoter or venue to confirm for a particular day.
Kasia Pawlowska loves words. A native of Poland, Kasia moved to the States when she was seven. The San Francisco State University creative writing graduate went on to write for publications like the San Francisco Bay Guardian and KQED Arts among others prior to joining the Marin Magazine staff. Topics Kasia has covered include travel, trends, mushroom hunting, an award-winning series on social media addiction and loads of other random things. When she’s not busy blogging or researching and writing articles, she’s either at home writing postcards and reading or going to shows. Recently, Kasia has been trying to branch out and diversify, ie: use different emojis. Her quest for the perfect chip is never-ending.