Category Fan Expo

Fan Expo Coverage

Episode 19: Final thoughts on Fan Expo 2012

Sitting back for a moment and really considering this past weekend’s event, it’s difficult to be particularly upset with Hobbystar’s event planning. Despite a Toronto Star report citing the displeasure of several thousand fans who waited in line until 3…

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Fan Expo | X-Men Panel

Panel: C.B. Cebulski, Axel Alonzo, Leonard Kirk, Nick Lowe, Arune Singh. I am not a regular reader of X-Men.  I really like the X-Men but I don’t read it (my theory is if you read one X-Men title, you need…

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Fan Expo | Spider-Man (and Marvel) Panel

Panel: Axel Alonzo, Dan Slott, Ryan Stegman, Steve Wacker and Arune Singh Marvel started off saying that they are really excited for Spider-Man during the next couple of months.  The beginning of the excitement for Marvel and Spider-Man was issue…

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77,840 Attend Fan Expo

Hobbystar just sent an email that attendance for Fan Expo 2011 was 77,840, unofficially making it the third largest comic convention in North America after San Diego and New York.  Crowd control was smooth this year: organized lines managed by…

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Fan Expo Haul

I attended Fan Expo 2011 Thursday and Saturday.  I was there Thursday early to get my name on the list of artist commissions and Saturday to feel the show at its busiest and pick up my art.  The rest of…

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Fan Expo 2011 Wrap Up

Overall, Fan Expo 2011 was a positive experience for me.  The programming was diverse and I think it had something for everyone. I’d like to see the official attendance numbers for this year.  As a guess, I think it matched…

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Panels Recap

I attended quite a few panels at Fan Expo.  Here are my comments on them. THURSDAY Ethan Phillips He played Neelix on Star Trek: Voyager.  His Q&A panel started at 4:00 PM on Thursday right when Fan Expo officially opened. …

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