Reviewed by Gillian Daniels
(Boston, MA) San Diego Comic-Con is less a comic book convention than a blown up Hollywood cousin of the original concept. I both loved and feared it when I attended last year. It’s a beautiful, strange mess of a con, bloated with action movie advertisements, cameras from SPIKE and BBCA, and hundred dollar t-shirts. While still a sort of haven for those obsessed with action figures and trade comics, its proximity to tinsel town has turned it into an exciting, stressful hype machine.
Vagabond Theatre Group’s production, True Believers, does an excellent job in distilling this over-saturation. Continue reading