This past weekend was the WinterCon convention for 2016 and it was held at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY. To my knowledge this was the second time that the event would be held here and the second WinterCon to even take place so after exploring the overwhelming NY Comic Con, I was very interested in seeing what was going on over here.
Continue reading Exploring WinterCon 2016: Chapter 1 (12/3/2016)
A few months ago, the Weather Wizard decided that the Stephen Amell convention known as “Heroes and Villains Fan Fest” needed to be waylaid by some serious blizzard action. The storm hit our region hard and dumped approximately three feet of the white stuff on our Metropolis and it was not only enough to cancel the Saturday portion of the convention, but the respective mayors and governors put their areas of control under a “stay in your house” lock down by turning off mass transportation and overall mobility while the snow was cleared. Reaching the convention for the Sunday session would be all but impossible unless you had checked into a nearby hotel on Friday night. Fast forward to now when the convention was rescheduled for the warm summer month of July at the same location with most of the same guests that were supposed to appear that last time and here we go with an exploration of the Saturday part that I attended as a member of the online media. It was a very fun day for sure and here is my first chapter of visuals.
You always run into a Joker like this at such an event. I wouldn’t have it any other way 🙂
Continue reading Exploring Heroes & Villains Fan Fest (7/2/2016): Part 1
Greetings Geeks and Geekettes around the world and welcome back to my continuing posts about the 2015 NY Comic Con. My presentations below are still from the first day that we attended but its our third chapter of images and thoughts so let’s get right on down to the fun shall we. I think the best place to start this installment is with the fine freaky folks at Troma Films. They’ve been disrupting mass media for 42 years now. Sadly I would not see founder Lloyd Kaufman when I stopped by the booth.
Continue reading Exploring NY Comic Con 2015; Day 1 – Part 3