You gotta love comic book conventions. Your friendly neighborhood jman’s been going to them for almost 20 years now. They’ve definitely changed over the last few years, in size and scope (back in my day we had to walk 15 miles in the snow to get to a comic book convention). But, the heart of it remains the same…
comic books buying stuff.
Wizard World Philadelphia was founded circa 2002. I did a quick internets search, but couldn’t nail the year down (Updated! From Wizard World themselves! The Con started in 2001.). Regardless, the first couple years of the show were big to-dos, with all the big comic book companies taunting us with their goodies. But, by the mid 2000s, Wizard World was looking a bit…lean. So much so, that you had to wonder if the year you were in would be it’s last. But, by the beginning of the 2010s, the momentum had shifted and Wizard World Philadelphia is finally returning in strength and size.
Nope…that ain’t the end of the article. Hells no! Let me tell you, that is one long article. And it’s only part 1?!?!? Head on over to Fanboyfactor.com to read the rest of Wizard World Philly 2013: The Sight and Smells Pt.1