Solution Squad Review

  By Hannah Jorgensen REVIEW As I read Solution Squad, I had a vivid flashback to little 5th grade Hannah sitting in a classroom learning math. I can clearly remember learning about prime numbers and factors out of the workbooks that we always had to use and...

Review of Sisters

  By Ronell Whitaker Written & Art by Raina Telgemeier Appropriate for grades: 2nd grade and up   Review When I first read Raina Telgemeier's 2010 graphic novel Smile, I had trouble relating. As a high school teacher, I couldn’t shake the fact that I was...

El Deafo Review

Review by Chloe Anderson Written and Illustrated by Cece Bell Winner of the John Newberry Medal  SYNOPSIS  El Deafo is perfect for new readers as a bridge between sight-word books and more complex stories. It tells the story of Cece Bell, who loses most of her hearing...

MARCH Review

By Eric Kallenborn Last August, I was privileged enough to hear Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, co-authors of the award-winning graphic novel trilogy March, speak at Evanston Public High School in Evanston, Illinois. It was there, about three months before the...

Pride of Baghdad Review

By Michael Gianfrancesco Brian K. Vaughan’s and Niko Henrichon’s 2006 masterpiece Pride of Baghdad combines fact and fiction in a way that not only creates an impactful and poignant story, but also makes serious and complex themes accessible to just about any reader....

Name the Denver Comic Con Beer!

The annual "Name the Denver Comic Con Beer" contest starts today! This is the 6th year Breckenridge Brewery has brewed a special beer just for the con. The 2017 DCC beer is a Bohemian-style Pilsner. It’s delicate and well-balanced, light yet complex. Saaz hops, a...

Experience the Comix

Experience the Comix was created through a partnership between Illegal Pete’s and Pop Culture Classroom. Each year, tickets to Denver Comic Con—a program of Pop Culture Classroom—are given to middle and high school students with the goal of helping these students...

Changes to DCC Prop Policy for 2017

We’ve heard your concerns about safety, and we are taking a number of measures to make the con as safe and as family-friendly as possible.  We’re following in the footsteps of other cons such as Florida Supercon, Baltimore Comic Con and New York Comic Con and amending...

The Mighty T

Jake has always been a comic book guy. He worked for Dark Horse Comics in college, and has just never really let the passion die. Years later, a firefighter with a family of his own, Jake found out that Denver had its very own comic convention. He decided to go, but...

Denver Comic Con Announces 2017 Event Dates

Denver Comic Con (DCC), Denver’s largest consumer convention and program of education-nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom (PCC), announces the dates for the 2017 convention as June 30 – July 2, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center. Tickets will go on sale this fall.In...

Opening Ceremonies 2016

DENVER COMIC CON OPENING CEREMONIES – FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016 – 7:00 PM, MAIN EVENTS/BELLCO THEATERDenver Comic Con Opening Ceremonies is taking place Friday night after the main floor closes in the Bellco Theater Main Events hall. The event will open with guest...

Valiant Comics 101

If you’re not familiar with Valiant Comics, DCC ’16 is a great place to dive in. Valiant has been steadily gaining in popularity since the company re-booted in 2012, and two of their comics (BLOODSHOT and HARBINGER) are heading to the silver screen starting in 2017....

DC COMICS COMES TO DCC WITH REBIRTH & MORE!

DC Comics is changing this year more than any time since 2011’s “New 52," and the publisher is sending its Editorial Department to DCC'16 to give YOU all the details! Don't miss the DC: Rebirth panel on the xFinity Stage in the Bellco Theater on Saturday, June 18 at...

DCC Art Auction

This year, Denver Comic Con is celebrating the Comic Creator Superstars of the 70s, 80s and 90s.  With artistic greats like John Romita Jr., Tim Truman, Jose Delbo, Joe Staton, Alex Saviuk, Ron Randall and many more, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to score...

Educator Interest Tracks

Denver Comic Con, a program of Pop Culture Classroom, features the best in comics along with popular sci-fi and fantasy tv shows, movies, Japanese animation, cosplay (fan-created costumes and costumed skits), toys, gaming, and panel presentations. The proceeds from...

Live Art With Copic Markers

Denver Comic Con 2016, in conjunction with Copic Markers, is pleased to announce LIVE ART with Copic. You will have the opportunity to watch 48 artists get creative with Copic Markers during live art demonstrations in Artist Valley throughout the weekend.Easels will...

Shoot First, Ask Questions Later

In celebration of 75 Years of Captain America, Denver Comic Con will feature the return of Allen Bellman -- one of the original artists for Cap's comic book adventures. And to honor his work, which spans all the way back to WWII, ArcMedia Studios is currently...

Science Panels at Denver Comic Con

Interested in learning all of the ways that science and popular culture intersect? We have hours of excellent panels from NASA and the SETI Institute that explore topics like whether or not Pluto was more awesome in Sci-Fi or reality.NASA: What would superheroes look...

The 5280 Stage

The 5280 Stage at Denver Comic Con boasts some of the best musical and performance art that Denver has to offer, with the talent ranging from Nerdcore hip hop to post punk to performance art. The 5280 Stage is located on the main floor in Lobby D upstairs from the...

Beware of Fraudulent Ticket Sellers

As Denver Comic Con gets closer and ticket availability becomes less and less, we’d just like to remind everyone to make sure to buy your DCC’16 tickets through reputable websites. AXS is the official ticketing service of Denver Comic Con, and all third party websites...

Lena Headey to Attend Denver Comic Con 2016

Denver Comic Con (DCC), Denver’s largest consumer convention and a program of education nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom (PCC), today announced it is bringing Lena Headey to the June 17 – 19, 2016 event at the Colorado Convention Center. Headey, best known for her role...

DCC’16 Stan Lee VIP Packages

Stan Lee’s VIP PACKAGES  and autographs are ON SALE NOW.  Regular photo-ops will go on sale at a later point.  All the information you will need to know before making a purchase is listed below, so please read carefully.Stan Lee VIP PackagesStan Lee will be offering...

DCC’16 Autograph Pre-Sales

BREAKING NEWS! Autograph pre-sales are opening for DCC 2016, on Monday, 18 April at 10:00 am MDT! Here are the details: Please note that not all celebrity guests have pre-sales available and some have not yet been added. There is a $1 per autograph service fee for...