2854Re: Post Gazette links
- Apr 19, 2011I could watch Stuart do his thing all day. He never ceased to amaze me and Ed Beard is always fun to talk to. He has such a passion for what he does and it is contageous.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Joe Patrick <brandysdad_2000@...> wrote:
> It was the first time that we attended any of the quick sketches and we loved
> it. Such a unique experience and great way to raise money for worthy causes.
> Over the 3 days, we won 5 pieces our favorites being a piece Dave Wachter did of
> Jack Skellington as Ghost Rider, a Chris Moreno sketch of Namor in a bar and an
> Elecktra sketch that I have no idea who the artist was as I didnt recognize the
> signature on it. A friend of ours attended for the first time and scored a nice
> Billy Tucci Wolverine in the quick sketch on Sunday. Stuart Sayger is just
> amazing to watch during the quick sketches, the man is a maniac and turns out
> amazing work so quickly.
> For the first time since I've been attending, I stopped and talked with Ed Beard
> Jr. His genre is generally not my thing, but found myself really enjoying much
> of it and found him fascinating to talk to. I know now that he's going to be a
> regular stop for me from this point forward. I got my original Bettie Page
> sketch from Jay Fife that he was holding for me, so that was a high point for
> me. Jay pointed it out when I was talking to him on Saturday when he said that
> the whole con just feels more upbeat this year then it did last year. I dont
> know specifically about that, but I know I really enjoyed myself more then
> previously and I certainly spent more then previously as well.
> From: comiconguy <patlqp@...>
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Tue, April 19, 2011 11:36:31 AM
> Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: Post Gazette links
> I saw the Being Human Panel up on YouTube, (sorry I don't have the link)
> I'm sure I'll have plenty of parting thoughts when my brain is a little less
> "mushy". But just some personal observations,
> Is there any better guest than Phil Jimenez? The man was a workhorse all
> weekend long. It was the first time in Pittsburgh for Phil and I'd have him
> back anytime he wanted to come.
> Jim Starlin is a cool guy.
> Sam Witwer was as nice of a guy as you'll ever meet.
> The art of Sara Richard is stunning!!! I wish Gaiman would do some new Sandman
> specials and hook up with her as the artist. Her Delirium is to die for!!! She
> did a Delirium/Tank Girl piece at the Quick Sketch that may be my favorite piece
> of art I saw all weekend.
> I was so happy that the Blood Drive exceeded its goal since it was the first
> time we tried it.
> Brandon Bartolomeo is my hero. When we found out we were going to have to
> handle the Costume Contest ourselves since Scott Crawford and crew couldn't be
> there, Brandon stepped up to emcee with me coordinating the contestants, and it
> went smoothly and Brandon was a Great Emcee. If we ever have to do it again, I
> would proudly work with Brandon again. (plus as someone suggested on facebook,
> I would award more places in each of the age catagories, because there was some
> great costuming going on!!)
> From a shopping perspective, I was too busy between the show and my 7 mon. old
> to dig through any long boxes but I was able to procure some cool stuff from
> some of the small press publishers, Mary Monster from Jay Fife, Neverminds from
> Drumfish (Rich Bernatovich/Jamie Fay & Rey Arzeno) and a really cool Ntombinde
> Graphic Novel from Sterling Clark.
> and I got a Legion page from Wayne Faucher that made my whole weekend!
> How bout you guys??? any random observations about what you did, liked,
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "forgiona" <forgiona@> wrote:
> > The vid link works for me in firefox. Maybe it's your browser
> > P.A.T,
> > Do you know where any of the panel videos will be posted?
> > I think someone taped the Being Human.
> > Great convention this year, I wish we had another show in September! ;)
> > Any parting thoughts on this year's show?
> > -A
> > --- In email@example.com, Wayne <hobanagarak@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Video doesn't seem to be working now (almost 7PM) so I'll try again later.
> > >
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