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  • comiconguy
    Apr 19, 2011
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      I 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 pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, 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: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.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,
      > hated....whatever.
      > Patrick
      > --- In pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, "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 pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, Wayne <hobanagarak@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Video doesn't seem to be working now (almost 7PM) so I'll try again later.
      > > >
      > >
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