It’s that time again! When nerds across Massachusetts travel many miles in blistering August heat in heavy, uncomfortable cosplay to attend that Mecca of geek shopping and celebrity photo ops: Boston Comic Con. My schedule only permitted me to attend BCC on Saturday and Sunday this year; I usually go Fridays and Sundays because Saturdays are insaaaaaane. This year … More Boston Comic Con 2016
And then, somehow, it was September, and Autumn was in the air. I’ve been making an effort recently to slow my life down a bit, to make sure I take some time to stop and smell the roses—to be more thoughtful about what I’m doing each day and not just bulldoze my way through work … More Autumn/Flash Gordon approaching
Soooo what with the moving and the traveling and the whatnot, I’ve fallen pretty far behind with the comics reading. If you don’t believe me, here’s a photo of all the loose comics lying around my apartment that I haven’t read yet, finally sorted into piles: Intimidating, when they’re all laid out like that. I … More comics TBR pile(s)
This was my first year going to MICE (The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo) and it was HOPPING. I hear it was dead at the beginning of the day, but Saturday afternoon was downright bustling. I mostly just swung through to visit some friends who were tabling, so this can’t really be a proper Review of … More MICE
Boston Comic Con was originally scheduled for the weekend of April 20-21, but after the Marathon Bombing it was rescheduled for this weekend. You should go! There are tons of fabulous artists (and a lot of local artists—Boston has a great professional artist scene). So head down to the Seaport World Trade Center today and … More are you in Boston? go to Boston Comic Con!
First, Wednesday has good taste in comics: That’s Building Stories by Chris Ware; Gore Squares by Tim Finn, Liz Prince, Joe Quinones, and Maris Wicks; and The Woodsman and the Bear by Ellen T. Crenshaw (the green one back in the corner). Good job, Wednesday! Black cats aren’t very photogenic, are they, especially when they’re … More various cat updates
I spent most of this weekend at Boston Comic Com, my first ever con. It was basically amazing. I loved the energy, the costumes, the artists, the EVERYTHING. I didn’t go to any panels (just not in the mood) but I talked to a lot of artists and fans. I love how at a con … More The Boston Comic Con Report