San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day One: Blood on the Con Floor

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day One: Blood on the Con...
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San Diego Comic Con is a strange and overwhelming beast. You can try to imagine what a mass of humanity 125,000 deep is like, but it won’t do justice to viewing the actual spectacle with your own eyes. This being my fourth time attending I still find it incredible. … read more

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day Two: When It’s Time to Party We Will Party Hard

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day Two: When It’s Time to...
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“The best laid plans of mice and men,” as they say, was a bitter pill to swallow. I learned this quickly the second day of San Diego Comic Con 2012, as I dashed with my roommates to try and get into the Firefly 10th Anniversary panel. This was one of the very few things on my agenda that I really wanted to attend. But the normal part of my brain was not willing to get to the con early and wait in line for hours. … read more

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day Three: Oddball Comics

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Day Three: Oddball Comics
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I entered day three of the convention with the Zen calm of a Hindu cow, resigned to my fate. All the things that a fanboy suffers through for his passion—the sore feet and aching lower back, the endless bumping of people running into you at every turn in the tightly packed convention center, the loud noises, the ups and downs of meeting your idols or being turned away from a full panel, the expensive but desirable exclusive toys and comics—all these things no longer bothered me. … read more