Dialogue with the Director

Your direct line to the person who knows more than anyone else about the why, what and how of Denver Comic Con.

Welcome to our special, dedicated blog section written exclusively by Convention Director Christina Angel. This section is designed to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the con, along with answering some of your most burning questions. Be sure to follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter, and subscribe to e-mail alerts so you don’t miss a thing.

How Does DCC Book Guests?

Here’s another tricky one; there is much we wish we could tell you from behind the scenes, but a great deal of it is confidential. I’ll endeavor to answer the most frequently asked questions/complaints without breaking any of those confidences, though. “I Want [enter...

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What’s the Deal with Cosplay and Prop Rules at DCC?

No one likes this topic. Literally no one, and least of all us. We are in the business of fun, and enforcing rules like these don’t make us happy and they don’t elicit a sense of “fun.” Props policies, however, are complicated and stir up a great deal of emotional...

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What Is “Programming” at DCC and Why Should I Care?

An Invited Guest Post by Bruce MacIntosh, Director of Programming In 2017, the 115,000 fans that attended Denver Comic Con (DCC) were able to experience about 600 hours of programming, more than almost any other comic convention or pop culture expo in the country. But...

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How Do We Book the Convention Center?

This may not yet be a pressing question for you this far before the con, but a lot of questions on this topic have come up frequently in previous years—so I thought it best to get this topic addressed early. If you have ever asked the question, "Why does the date for...

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Are There Lines and How Do I Avoid Them?

Waiting in line is no one’s idea of a great time, but we all know that when you go to a large event, theme park, or sporting event, they are inevitable. While Denver Comic Con (DCC) does its best to move people as efficiently as possible, some strategic planning ahead...

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What’s Up With the Ticket Prices?

I know. Ticket prices are tricksy; there’s a base price, a face price, and a post-fees price that all seem like a dizzying pile of numbers when it’s all said and done. It can be enormously frustrating to buyers, and it's frustrating for us, too. I wanted to take the...

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