A movement is afoot to bring a comics festival to San Francisco


A group has formed in San Francisco to discuss bringing a comics festival to SF, currently bereft of comcis event with the move of WonderCon to Anaheim and soon APE to San Jose. The group has called for a town hall meeting on Monday, October 20th:

Gary Edson Arlington (1938-2014), Creator of the Comic Book Store


by Bob Calhoun [Underground and retailing pioneer Gary Arlington died last week, and local writer Bob Calhoun penned this obituary for him. Above photo via Last Gasp.] Gary Arlington’s comic book store on 23rd Street in San Francisco’s Mission District seemed more like a feat of engineering than the truly historic place that it was. […]