Crashing the Con

Crashing the Con is a documentary on San Diego Comic-Con 2008, and more importantly, a profile on the various types of people whom attend and exhibit at it every year. Told through a series of humorous stories and interviews, we explore what makes these individuals tick and why they travel from around the globe to attend this convention every year.

Featuring industry veterans such as Lloyd Kaufman, Bill Plympton, Frank Kozik and many others!

Includes Full Length Feature as well as over 30 Minutes of Bonus Material, including an "Outside the Con" featurette and a look at San Diego Comic-Con 2007.

Contains language which may be inappropriate for children, Parental Discretion Is Advised.

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" Explorative Comedic Documentary on Comic Con for individuals with a YouTube attention span..."
- Douglas Randall

"They do a great job of capturing the chaos and the fun of San Diego Comic Con, and showing the personalities that make it all work. Or, not work."
- Geoff Sebesta,

"'s great for those that want to remember or relive what comic-con '08 was like..."
- James Blackwell

E-Mail Douglas Thigpen with any questions regarding Crashing the Con.

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