"Sir, our arrival in this city coincides with something called a comicon. "Great, what's that?" "A social event where aficionados gather to celebrate mass media entertainment." "Why would they do that?"
"Well, sir, as far as I can tell, the venue provides an opportunity for the producers of that mass entertainment to co-opt genuine appreciation for their products with the sole aim of maximizing their profits."
"I see. In other words, organized exploitation of innocent and enthusiastic people."