Hey everyone. Have you ever been to a comic con? I have been to the Emerald City Comic Con 2 times now and went to the comic con this year back in March. I was there for most of the day, took pictures, saw celebrities (such as Adam West from the Classic Batman movie), got pictures of people dressed up as super heroes, and others. Below are a bunch of the pictures I took (using my Windows phone).
|2 Boba Fetts Posing for the Camera (including a white Boba Fett)|
|Me Posing with "Captain America" and a random imperial moff|
|Here is a funny picture of 2 business men posing as Darth Vader and Boba Fett|
|Darth Vader "force choking" (not really of course) a random jedi character|
|Random booth at the comic con|
|Justin with a random person dressed up as a robot (he got a bunch of pictures too)|
|Isn't this impressive: a huge lego castle. The person who built this definitely has talent. I wouldn't know how to do something like this myself.|
|Natalia Tena at the Comic Con. She is one of the support characters from the Harry Potter films.|
|Star Trek Improv. Yes, there was an entertaining Star Trek Improv at the Emerald City Comic Con. Pretty funny too.|
|Here are some people posing as Batman (pretty authentic costume if you ask me), Loki (from the Avengers and Thor), and Hallie from Batman|
|There was a section at the comic con where a bunch of the Star Wars characters congregated., such as Darth Sidious (aka Emperor Palpatine), a Storm Trooper, tuskan raiders, etc).|
|It is Darth Maul and a random female Sith (not sure who she is trying to portray)|
|Galactus Posing for the camera. Can't you imagine if Galactus was real? No planet would be safe from his ravenous appetite (including Earth).|
|Justin and Wonder Woman?|
|It's Luigi and Zelda! Link and Zelda probably gone together better though in my opinion.|
|Random Lady posing with R2 (the R2 unit looks pretty authentic).|
Those are a bunch of the pictures from the comic con (not all inclusive, but I am sure you can find more pictures and videos from others on the net).
Overview of the Emerald City Comic Con
I went to the comic con with Justin (my brother) on Saturday (back in March) and we were there for almost the whole day (longer than we were last year). It was a fun filled day and we did quite a bit. We walked around, took pictures, saw all of the different booths and stations people set up. We also sat in several panel discussions, including: one that offered tips on dating and relationships (I probably could have benefited from it myself considering that I am still single, at least at at the time of this posting, will update you if that ever changes of course), a star trek improv (which was pretty funny skit where a bunch of dudes pretend to be from the original Star trek series and venture to worlds that visitors come up with and they do a star trek style episode), various celebrity panels (such as Natalia from Harry Potter, Adam West / Burt Ward, along with several others). We did quite of other things too, including trying out a new mech warrior style game coming out in the near future (can't remember the name of it), took pictures of people dressed up as super heroes, star wars characters, etc. By the way, there were some celebrities at the comic con I did not see, including Patrick Stewart, the guy who played "Alpha 5" from power rangers, Billy Dee Williams (Lando from Star Wars Empire Strikes back), Will Wheaton, the lady from X-files, and several others, but I am sure you can find them on youtube and elsewhere on the net. By the way, when I saw the "talking dead" panel, it was originally supposed to be a panel for Carrie Fisher (Leia from Star Wars), but she was a no show (unfortunately).
Highlights of our visit includes:
- Watching a panel discussion on meeting women for nerds (at least from male perspective)
- Watched a Star Trek improve episode
- Saw several celebrity panels, including Natalia Tena (from Harry Potter), Burt Ward, Adam West, Michael Rooker and Danai Gurira
- Checked out the many different exhibits and booths
- Tried out a new mech warrior style game coming out in the next few months (online based)
- Took pictures of a bunch of people in costubes (like the ones in the pictures above). There were a bunch of other people in costumes too and I wish I could have gotten them all, but I am sure you can find more cosplay pictures on google and bing.
- Along with a bunch of other things.
This year, I did not dress up, but next year, I probably will try to dress up. Some ideas I am kicking around includes:
- Nick Fury (btw, before Samuel Jackson's version of Nick Fury, he wasn't always protrayed as an African American as was the case, for example in Marvel Ultimate Alliances 1 and 2).
- Power Ranger character (probably the red ranger), though I bet those costumes would be expensive to buy.
Well, that is all for now. Were any of you at the comic con? Feel free to share your experiences. Also, feel free to like and share this post with others and your support would be most appreciated.