Comic Con


United Airlines Says It “Misunderstood” TSA About Non-Existent Ban On Comic Books

Now that the Transportation Security Administration has called shenanigans on United Airlines’ claim that folks leaving last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con could not stow their comics in their checked bags, the airline is admitting that it was wrong about this bizarre request being any sort of federal requirement. [More]


TSA Says It Did Not Ban Comic Books From Checked Bags On Flights Leaving Comic-Con

The thing about a major comic book convention like Comic-Con? People are probably going to buy stuff, including comic books, likely in large quantities. But some travelers leaving San Diego after this past weekend’s Comic-Con International were confused by signs informing them that comic books are not allowed in checked baggage. However, that’s just not true. [More]


No, Security Won’t Believe You Need Free Passes To Comic Con So You Can Pursue A Fugitive

We’re sure people working event security have basically heard it all — but there’s always going to be someone out there pushing the envelope to try to sneak in, anyway: officials in Utah said a man attempted to get into Comic Con in September for free, claiming there was a fugitive at the event he had to catch. [More]