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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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Fan Expo: Recap

Another Fan Expo has come and gone and the folks at Hobbystar must be congratulated for producing another top-notch con that excited fans of all genres. It is necessary to mention last year’s overcrowding debacle, if only to note that no such…

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Top Five Interview Tips

Scoring an exclusive interview, on record, at Fan Expo can be a difficult but rewarding task. The artists and writers featured at this event have a lot of interesting things to say – be it about their current titles or…

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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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Fan Expo Sunday (Le Finale)

Today was the final day of Fan Expo.  Typically Sunday is the lighter day, which was true for the beginning of the morning.  The afternoon got much busier. Since I spent all day at the show yesterday, and left the…

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Marvel Assemble

Masquerade Aftermath – Sunday

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Marvel Assemble! Weeping Angel Poison Ivy GLaDOS Baroness and Destro Sweet Lolita Mystique Dalek and Dr. Who Belle Seven of Nine Vegeta and Goku Lolita Black Rock Shooter Dead Master Onion Knight For entire Fan Expo…

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Fan Expo Saturday

Saturday was the big day for the Fan Expo weekend.  When I showed up at the convention center the lines were very long.  You could hear a murmur in the crowd if this would turn out like last year.  I…

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Fan Expo Report: Day 3

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the last two years, it’s that when you combine Fan Expo with a Saturday, you’re typically in for a rough day. Thankfully I was only on-site for a few hours on Saturday to…

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Steampunk Rogue

Road to the Masquerade – Saturday

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Steampunk Rogue R2-D2 and C-3PO Ms. Marvel Benn’Joon The Macho Man Randy Savage The Red Queen Dr. Who Wonder Woman The Riddler and Bane Carnage Renji Abarai Elizabeth (from Gin Tama) Morrigan Aensland and Pyramid Head…

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