Day 3: Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

Day three of Phoenix Comic Fest is in the books. Today was a very important day. Today, my wife got to do her Fan Experience with the legendary Tim Curry. She was incredibly psyched about it. As we were having a quick breakfast, the event app crashed, but a quick note on the PFC facebook … Continue reading Day 3: Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

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Day 2: Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

Well, it's the first full day of Phoenix Comic Fest 2018. How are they doing? Pulling up to the entrance area about 45 minutes before the convention center opened and the line was effectively non-existent. They did shuffle us farther down the block to enter than yesterday, so we got to walk by the Redemption … Continue reading Day 2: Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

Day 1: Phoenix Comic fest 2018

Opening days of comic conventions are normally the "slow" days; few if any of the celebrity guests are there (so no celebrity panels, obviously), crowds are typically smaller, etc. So it's normally a "find-your-way-around" kind of day, casually perusing the art and vendors to get a feel for what you might want to pick up, … Continue reading Day 1: Phoenix Comic fest 2018

Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 – Final Pre-show update

Okay, comic convention (damn you, San Diego) fans, 7 days from today, Phoenix Comic Fest (PCF) will be in full swing for the Memorial Day weekend. Let’s cover some last-minute tidbits, shall we? Tickets are still available at https://memberships.square-egg.com/e/phoenix_comic_fest_2018. PFC’s updated prop policy can be found here: https://phoenixcomicfest.com/pcf/improvements/#props, but some of the highlights include: Yes, … Continue reading Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 – Final Pre-show update

PCF 2018 – 5 May Update

Just a quick update on the state of Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 (formerly Phoenix Comicon). They've just announced Sean Maher, Simon Tam of Firefly fame, will be attending in a few weeks. It's always cool for me to see a Firefly alum, so this is great. Also added recently is the wonderful Famke Janssen, Jean … Continue reading PCF 2018 – 5 May Update

Fan Expo Dallas 2018 – Wrap up

Sorry for the delay in posting this, everyone, but travel and technology and LIFE... you understand. Anyway, Fan Expo Dallas 2018 is in the books. How did it shape up after Day One? Well, let me just say that entry was a freaking breeze. Now, I know that Dallas is very proud of their 60+ … Continue reading Fan Expo Dallas 2018 – Wrap up

Fan Expo Dallas 2018

Day one of the pop culture extravaganza known as Fan Expo (Dallas flavored) is in the books, at least for me. After an uneventful flight in from Salt Lake, where we left 40 degrees and rain, to Dallas, where we were greeted by near 80 degrees and 80% humidity... and rain. I forgot how humid … Continue reading Fan Expo Dallas 2018

Another new kid on the (convention) block.

This unexpected press release showed up in my email around lunchtime today. Suffice it to say, I'm intrigued, as its just down the road from me, and I do love Vegas! But, as I'm crazy busy right now, I figured I'd at least let you all read the announcement until I can dig deeper. Cheers! … Continue reading Another new kid on the (convention) block.

April Fool’s gone wrong

Just a quick note for those of you planning on attending Denver Comic Con (DCC). Apparently, someone spread an April Fool's joke that DCC was banning masks during the event. This is NOT TRUE. So don't worry. Cosplay your heart's out. Back to your lives, citizens, and have a great time. I'll be there in spirit.

HUGE addition to Fan Expo Dallas!

Imagine my surprise when this hit my email a little bit ago: DALLAS (April 2, 2018) – Fan Expo Dallas – the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas – has announced Ben Affleck will make a rare convention appearance at this year’s event at the Dallas Convention Center, April 6-8, 2018. … Continue reading HUGE addition to Fan Expo Dallas!