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Thursday, September 14, 2006

The Baltimore Comic-Con photos

Here's a bunch of photos that Ken took while at the Baltimore Comic-Con... ENJOY!

KFC: It's what's for breakfast!

Bill and long-time comic dealer extraordinaire Gene Carpenter

Bill and Baltimore Comic-Con organizer and all-around great guy Marc Nathan!

That's right, we will cash in on ANYTHING

George Perez and Joe Hare: The Battle of the Shirts

The Comix Connection Booth of Wonderfulness™

The Hulk in a reflexive moment. (Get it?)

Ivan Brandon is rendered powerless by Bill's Boredom Ray™

Manager Ken and Mark Waid... nice choppers, guys!

Happy statue buyers Alicia, Tom, Luis and James... see you all again next year!

Ken comes between John Romita, Jr. and John Romita, Sr.

Shannon and Bill at the DC booth, gathering buttons

Well, that's all for now. What a great show! You really should consider going next year... it's the closest, biggest, coolest comic convention in the area, and it's loads of fun!


At 9/14/2006 10:05 AM, Blogger Manager Ken said...

What a great time I had! Meeting all the great people who stopped by the booth (some whom I haven't seen in 15 years-Brian J. and Mark-good seeing ya again...),
-All the great artist and writers...shout out to Ivan...eerrr,I mean Andy,,,mmmmm???? never mind...It was just too cool to chat with all the guys at the FOO (Friends of Oeming) booth.
-Jimmy Gownley (will we see Amanda Rules rag dolls soon????)
-John Romita, Sr, who had a great story about meeting Paul and Linda McCartney of the group Wings (I think Paul was in another band at one time?).
- Also John Romita Jr, who never stopped smiling all day.
-Super nice guy Michael Turner-I wish him well (and to you guys who had him sign 40 to 50 books at one time,how about 4 or 5 books next time-give him a break for pete sakes and give other fans a chance to meet him...yeesh!)
-George Perez, what a fun-lovin' guy!
-Legend Jerry Robinson,one of the creators of the original Joker!
-John Cassaday of Astonishing X-Men fame,who did a sketch for EVERYONE in line!!!
-and finally on Sunday at the end of the show as we were packing up..I looked up to see Mark Waid wading thru our old back issues..super nice, chatty guy!
-Oh, did I mention the girl who stopped by the booth that looked like Storm of the X-Men *whistle*-white eyes and all....!
-Hey Bill,a personal thanks for the hospitality and bringing me along with ya and putting up with my non-stop wit and chatter
-Wait until you all see the Marvel Toon Tumblers...Sweetness!

At 9/14/2006 7:44 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

Ooooh, I forgot to mention seeing Mark (Cadillacs & Dinosaurs) Schultz again and buying a huge print of a dinosaur stampede that he signed "To Fellow Dinosaur Fan Max!" for my son... what a nice guy!

At 9/15/2006 10:11 PM, Blogger Nick said...

see, I leave the country and miss all the fun stuff. As if being 10 weeks behind on 52 wasn't enough! Next year, I'll be there.

At 9/18/2006 1:58 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

nick, wait until you catch up... cool stories happening in 52.

If you come to the Balt Con next year, wear your shirt so you can claim your free DOLLAR!


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