Battle at the Comic Expo
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Comic-Con 2018: How San Diego's Comic-Con International Changed My Life

It was a stifling hot summer day outside of San Diego Comic-Con in 1987, and I questioned my choice of wearing a bathrobe and pajamas to the event. I was dressed as Arthur Dent from the BBC series adaptation of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” but even with a rubber yellow Babel fish sticking out of my ear, I could hear the teasing. [Read full article.]

 

“Be Open To Feedback That Comes From The Right Source With The Right Intention” With Author Richard Andreoli

I had the pleasure of interviewing Richard Andreoli, an author, screenwriter, and social media brand marketing expert. His newest book, Battle at the Comic Expo, is a dark comedy/thriller that draws upon his years of working at San Diego Comic-Con. It is an ode to comics, artists and fans. [Read full interview.]

 

Read an Excerpt from Richard Andreoli’s Battle at the Comic Expo

The out author and San Diego Comic-Con veteran tackles nerd culture in his inclusive new novel. [Read the article and book excerpt.]

 

Taking Flight with Battle at the Comic Expo

It was upon first meeting Richard Andreoli that I learned he could fly. Beyond being a novelist/screenwriter/journalist/editor extraordinaire, Rick is a trapeze artist and instructor. Now, with the release of his novel Battle at the Comic Expo...  [Read full article.]

 

HOT READ: Battle at the Comic Expo

Get ready for Klingon-speaking Cosplayers, cutthroat convention politics, and the unlikeliest heroes ever known inside the epic dark comedy Battle at the Comic Expo by Richard Andreoli. [Read full article.]

 

Author Richard Andreoli (Battle at the Comic Expo): The Ruth Buzzi of Circus Performers

Dennis visits the enchanting Highland Park home of Richard Andreoli, author of the new novel Battle at the Comic Expo... [Richard] talks about the long evolution of the book, the mid-life crisis that motivated him to write it, his affection for the Comic-Con crowd, and coming out during the time when he was part of the world.  [Listen to full interview.]

 

LISTEN: The Only Boy on Paradise Island (Ep. 167 - Wonder Woman)

This week's guest grew up idolizing comic book heroes, which presented a problem as he entered adulthood: how could he possibly measure up to the flying, crime-fighting, invisible-jet-flying role models of his youth? Richard Andreoli's mission in life became seeking out the opportunities for heroics in everyday life. In other words -- not expecting to become a superhero, but finding pride in being a normal hero. [Listen to full interview.]

 

Darkly Funny Action/Thriller, Battle at the Comic Expo by Richard Andreoli, Debuts

As a child, author Richard Andreoli would daydream about saving the day if a crisis broke out in real life. Those fantasies became even more acute when he started volunteering at Comic-Con in San Diego...  [Read full article.]

 

Fandom Gets Homicidal in BATTLE AT THE COMIC EXPO

Having just gotten back from E3, I find it hard to believe that there isn’t a small percentage of event goers who don’t just lose it after a day or two... But what if someone really did snap at a convention and take out their aggression on those they believed wronged them?  [Read full article.]

 

NEW READING MATERIAL: Battle At The Comic Expo

Get ready for Klingon-speaking Cosplayers, cutthroat convention politics, and the unlikeliest heroes ever known inside the epic dark comedy Battle at the Comic Expo. [Read full article.]