A San Diego Comic-Con Modest Proposal

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Many people agree: San Diego Comic-Con has become too crowded. Too commercial. Too expensive. Too hostile to comics dealers. Too ableist. Too everything. Writers seem to delight in portraying the show as a bloated, aging Broadway star, oblivious that its best days are behind it.

That seems harsh, and a little hysterical. I just got back from my first Comic-Con, and it was a blast, one of the best…