In years past, Denver Comic Con has been horribly draining for me; taking a lot of energy and not giving a lot back. But this year was different. I spent most of the weekend helping Crystal at her table (table BB-8, just by chance). From behind the table, I was able to talk with a lot of attendees and see a lot of cool costumes. Still, I had a quick look through Chris's photos, and there were a whole lot of costumes that I missed. I took some photos too, if you are into that sort of thing. Click on in for more discussion about anime and video games.Read More
Good news folks, Denver Comic Con starts on Friday. This means that in a short couple of days (or one depending on when you actually read this) we will be neck deep in comics, cosplay, and general geekiness. But being a large con there are a few things you should know.Read More
Photos from the floor of Denver Comic Con 2017 are on their very own gallery page. That is all.
Well folks, DCC is a little under two weeks away. Soon we will be geeking it up in the Colorado Convention Center. But due to the need for a safe environment there are some new rules on what you can take in and what you can wear. So how can you prepare to make entry into the convention as easy as possible? And what can you do to make sure you have fun? Well I am glad you asked.Read More
Hello readers! I hope you all have enjoyed our coverage of Denver Comic Con this year. We all had a great time. Everything was comics and nothing hurt. I've started reading and reviewing the comics that I bought, so keep your eyes on this space for more articles.
On top of that, I'm getting into my semi-regular reading of Lord of the Rings. I don't really have a lot to say about it. For whatever reason, I derive so much comfort from reading Tolkien's masterwork. No matter what is going on in my life, it is a grounding to my youth.
That's all that I really have for this week. I'm taking a bit of an easier time this week, and recovering from Comic Con. But, I'm planning to be back next week with some more discussions. Have a great week and game on!
Hello readers. This has been one of those weird weeks where I found myself not doing anything geeky, but can't really find the reason for it. Let's try to recount what happened this week. On Saturday, I went out for my birthday with family and friends, which took a large portion of the day. On Sunday, all of the usual D&D crew was busy, so Crystal and I ended up working outside. Monday evening, I went for a very long walk to help clear my head and work off a heavy dinner. On Tuesday, our friends came over for dinner and we all watched Crystal play Skyward Sword. Wednesday, Crystal and I decided to go out for dinner, since we had a pretty good coupon. We spent several hours enjoying some beer and talking about everything. On Thursday night, I went for a run by myself right after work, then went for a run with Crystal after dinner, which left me super tired. And that brings us to Friday night where I am composing this article. I'm with all the art crowd, typing away while they draw, paint, and color. Maybe I'll play some FLT after this.
Anyways, let's talk about the future. E3 starts tomorrow, and we are likely to be deluged with news of new games and products. Personally, I'm most looking forward to Nintendo's press conference. Even without discussion of their new console, getting some more info about the new Legend of Zelda title and Pokemon GO has me really excited.
Further in the future, is Denver Comic Con which starts next Friday. After helping Crystal run a table for the past few years, its going to be hard to adjust to spending the whole event on my feet. I'm hoping to see some of the artists that I've met in past years, as well as meet some new creators. I'm very likely to buy another print from Ukiyo-e Heroes, and maybe another book from Val Hochberg. We'll have to see. Not a lot of the names on the artist alley list are familiar to me, but I am horrible with keeping names attached to faces (and art!).
Next week, I'm not likely to have an article posted at the usual time due to convention burnout, but will do my best to post some short comments and pictures for you all. Have a great week and game on!
Hello readers, I hope you are all having a great Memorial Day and enjoying some well deserved time off. I'll be running the Bolder Boulder 10K race and then playing lots of video games. Speaking of, let's talk about what I've been doing for the past few weeks.Read More
Do you like beer? Do you like geeky things? Do you like live music? Then do I have the event for you! Tomorrow at Stoney's Bar and Grill Denver Comic Con is going to debut this years beer, Snape-ricot! Yes the winning name and excellent pun based name for an apricot beer is also going to honor Alan Rickman with how he masterfully brought Snape to life on the silver screen. Go for the popular vote! Ryan Workman, Breckenridge Brewery Brand Manager, is pretty happy and could not have thought of a better name.Read More
If there is one thing that is unique to Denver Comic Con, one thing that you don't typically see at other cons (at least to my knowledge), it is the annual beer that is named by fans and available only during Denver Comic Con. Previous years winners have included The Fantastic Pour, Caped Brewsader, Brews Wayne, and Hulk's Mash. Well starting 2/29 the tradition continues with the 5th Annual DCC Beer-Naming Contest! In concert with Breckenridge Brewery; Denver Comic Con will have yet another unique brew that will sell out in no time flat.Read More