Conventions | Early estimates place attendance three-day attendance at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at 34,000, up from 27,500 at last year’s inaugural event. “Last year was disappointing,” said Eric Thornton, manager of Chicago Comics. “But now you definitely see this starting to take hold.” [Chicago Tribune]
This makes me very happy, for two reasons. One - this is good for comics, and Two - Japan has yet another source of relief thanks to Japanese Anime fans. I really hope they rack up the money.