San Diego Comic-Con 2013: The Recap

Marvin the Martian Spotting at San Diego Comic-Con (Photo: Liz O., originally appeared in the L.A. Weekly slideshow "San Diego Comic-Con: Inside the Convention Center")

Marvin the Martian Spotting at San Diego Comic-Con (Photo: Liz O., originally appeared in the L.A. Weekly slideshow “San Diego Comic-Con: Inside the Convention Center”)

Last Wednesday morning, I left for San Diego Comic-Con. I was there until Sunday night and continued working on assignments through Monday morning. Here’s my reporting and photos, all of which appeared in L.A. Weekly. 
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More Anime Than You Can Handle

Anime Expo in the opening hours. (Photo: Liz O.)

Anime Expo (Photo: Liz O.)

Before I start the weekly recap, I want to thank Dianne Garcia for creating new art for the site. Dianne is an incredibly talented artist as well as a co-host of the  super podcast Defective Geeks. She’s also one of my Comic-Con roommates, so you’ll probably be seeing her pop up on my Instagram feed next week.

I spent the bulk of last week at Anime Expo, which is a massive anime convention that happens annually in Los Angeles. I’ve been going since 2008 and have seen it grow immensely over the years. This year, they brought in 61,000 people.
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