Tag 2011

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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Vampires Panel

This panel discussed vampire literature in general.  It was moderated by Nancy Kilpatrick (Evolve Two).  The participants were Crissy Calhoun (Vampire Diaries companion), Karen Dales (Chosen Chronicles), David Tocher (Evolve Two), Max Turner (Nightrunner Series) and Alyxandra Harvey (The Drake…

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Jeff Smith Panel

Jeff Smith is an American cartoonist best known for his comic book series Bone.  His current series is RASL.  The series follows the art thief RASL who jumps to parallel universes to steal paintings.  In this panel, Jeff talks about…

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Writer’s Guild Panel

This panel is about respecting the fan base.  It discusses the rewards and challenges of adapting a well known and well loved story from one platform to another.  This panel is moderated by The Listener showrunner Peter Mohan.  The panel…

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Paranormal Potpourri Panel

This panel consisted of James Davidge (Driftwood Saga series), Greg Lamberson (Jake Helman Files series) and Crissy Calhoun (Vampire Diaries companion books and managing editor of ECW Press).  The panel discussed paranormal literature. Unfortunately, the panel got off to a…

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Boston Comicon 2011

I'm back from the Boston Comicon 2011 this past weekend. This was a very traditional comic book show: comic dealers and creators in a big room with fans milling about. A few toy dealers around but mostly comic retailers set up to sell, plus a ton of comic creators.
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