Inside Comic-Con with Gerard Jones

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Today through Sunday, tens of thousands of people will descend upon San Diego for the 41st annual Comic-Con International Convention. The largest such convention in the world, Comic-Con has gone from attracting a small handful of comic book enthusiasts to serving as one of the premier pop culture events in the world, with stars like Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie stopping by to present their latest projects.

Author and comic book creator, Gerard Jones describes the scene and how the event has grown. Jones is the author of “Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book,” and of a new comic book he’ll be launching at Comic-Con: “Networked: Carabella on the Run.” He's also appearing in three panels at Comic-Con.

Guests:

Gerard Jones

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

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