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I was able to attend the Hamilton Comic Con over the weekend in Hamilton, Ontario. I had a singular reason to attend: Mike Zeck. As most readers know I am an avid collector of Artist’s Editions and thought it would be nice to get any of them signed since most are from deceased creators. I checked the con’s site and found,…

Welcome to my first  January 2015 toy collectible report wherein each show I do, I’ll give you a little run down of how my show went and even include actual sales.  Please understand any sand-boxing is just my opinion, based on years of attempting to make a living selling toys, comics and collectibles.  Hopefully this will come off as an…

On Saturday I attended Con Bravo. It is a show I haven’t been to before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. Con Bravo is the “Festival Celebrating Everything Geek” and the focus of the show is “indie media, gaming, and cosplay”. Unfortunately I do not follow the indie scene, so I was at a loss when it came to the special guests and panels that were featured at the show. But the convention goers were going nuts for the guests. There were long lines waiting to interact with the celebrities. Which is the real focus when it comes to the celebrities at Con Bravo – the personal interaction with the convention goers.

Last updated on January 7th, 2014 at 07:54 amAs regular readers know I’m a big fan of convention sketches. I try to pick up a few every convention I attend; check out my Comic Art website for a gallery. The tried and true method of attaining conventions is to get to the artist’s table before they arrive, wait in line,…

Last updated on January 7th, 2014 at 07:54 amOriginal art is near and dear to my heart; I’ve been an active collector for a few years and really enjoy getting a completely unique piece of comic art when attending a comic convention. I diligently check the list of attending guests and then decide who I’m going to try and get…

Last updated on October 9th, 2012 at 08:52 pmThe comic convention season will be upon us in Ontario this weekend, kicking off with Wizard World Toronto.  For collected edition collectors that means two things: hunting and signing. A convention is good opportunity to find newer books on discount and to a much lesser extent locating a long sought after volume. …