Friday, October 22, 2010
For my second shot at our "remote location" blog over at the new startrek.com, I decided to take a shot at putting what seems to be some new Trekland perspectives into context: gleanings about fans that I've picked up from a busy year of hanging out at the comic-cons.
Head over and take a look!
Of course, they're really multi-genre and hardly "just" about comics these days, following on San Diego's Hollywood-boosted connection that's exploding turnout the past decade ...and spreading to other comic cons nationwide. You'd think, after inventing the all-media con format, that Star Trek would hardy be on view there—in competition with the rest of the wide world of pop culture.
But you'd be wrong.
Here's why: This is a shot from my TREK-only "Between the Cracks" show at Seattle's Emerald City Comic-Con earlier this year. And that's typical for all...