Comic-Con Rumor

I’m sure there’s scads of post-con reporting going on that I’m not reading, so I’m not sure if this is common knowledge, but here goes: I attended a “talk back” session at the close of the con, and the organizers said they’re contemplating the possibility of only letting pre-registered attendees in on Saturday next year.

They also said they weren’t sure if this would help with crowd issues at panels–they felt that it might skew attendance towards dedicated fans who were most likely to want to attend lots of panels. And they said that one of the biggest challenges with the con has become the fact that all the companies involved in the most popular panels are insistent that they be held on Saturday–which is at least one reason why that day has become the most frustrating, least pleasurable one of the convention, at least for me. But it’s an intriguing idea…

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