Year in Geek 2018

From comics to books to live podcast tapings, this was my year in Geekdom. 2018 was crazy for being a geek and here are the highlights of various events I attended, participated in or covered for different media sites, as well as some of my digital drawings. Lots of fun and I look forward to…

The Ten Con Commandments – Remix

Back in 2015 I wrote a post called “It’s the Ten Con Commandments” where I laid out the important things con goers should have in order to make it all the way through New York Comic Con. And now I’m back to update/reaffirm these commandments, cue Biggie’s Ten Crack Commandments – Star Wars remix, if…

It’s the Ten Con Commandments.

Things you will need for surviving and conquering Comic Con. 1) Bag – As I can’t fit everything into a Utility Belt, I prefer a backpack to help get around without tripping folks up behind me. Your bag should be big enough to carry your gear and NYCC booty. 2) Gear – Lines are killer,…

Brooklyn Brewery Comic Con Brooklyn Defender Beer Launch Party 2015

Last night I attended the launch party of the Brooklyn Defender, a specialty beer made for New York Comic Con by Brooklyn Brewery. The party was co-hosted by New York Comic Con, BB Brew Master Garrett Oliver, and Comic Book Artist Khary Randolph, the designer of this years Defender.  On tap were the usual fair…

Drink and Draw – Brooklyn Brewery Defender

Last night was Drink and Draw NYC, a positive space where artists can come together and sketch a live model. Created and run by comic book artist Khary Randolph, last nights D&D had the distinction of being the 6th anniversary of the get together and also the unveiling of Brooklyn Brewery’s New York Comic Con…

3 Days of the Comic Con – Part II

Friday – Day 2 of NYCC was redemption day, my MacArthur returns, my I’ll be back, my Return of the Jedi. With more panels to check out, I was able to make 4 out of 6, in Baseball terms I had a great day at the plate. Starting with the Marvel 75th Anniversary opening panel,…

3 Days of the Comic Con – Part I

Yes I know New York Comic Con is four days, but that is another post. If you’ve never been to Comic Con or any comic convention, think of it like a high priced parade, circus and bazaar rolled up under one roof. A multi day marathon where you have to pace yourself so you can…