Hollywood Cruises Nerd Prom

MacDonald, Heidi
June 2005
Publishers Weekly;6/20/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 25, p24
Trade Publication
Previews the 2005 San Diego Comic-con International comic books trade show and fan festival to be held in California in July. Publishers that are to make book announcements during the event; Graphic novels of Disney to be showcased at the event; Highlights of previous trade shows; Factors that contributed to the growing interest of the movie industry in film adaptations of comic books. INSET: The Comic-con Book List.


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