The New York Post reports that over NYCC's four-day run, more than 130,000 people came to the Javits Center at the edge of Manhattan to revel in all things geek culture. According to the paper, this beats out San Diego International Comic Con's headcount, and thereby solidifies NYCC's place as major cultural force. This could mean studios, publishers, and TV networks will take NYCC more seriously in the coming years. As someone who has covered the event for several years now, that would be a welcome change.
To read the full article, click here: http://www.cinemablend.com/new/York-Com ... 39847.html
The numbers for SDCC have been huge in the past, to the point that the city feels like one massive Disneyland for geeks!
Hasbro and IDW didn't even have panels at NYCC this year, so what gives?!