Gone are the days when people with both a weakness for comic books and aspirations of becoming “serious” writers had to slink across town and hope no one they knew drove past as they walked out of the shop with the latest issue of Zap! or Weirdo wrapped in plain brown paper (to give it that little extra patina of shame).
One of the advantages of being a geek in a large city is the wonderful conventions in my own backyard. I admit it. I am a con addict. I have been going to fandom conventions since 1984 and will probably still be going when I have to incorporate my walker into my cosplay. During March and April, I have three opportunities to get my geek on with one comic/scifi/fantasy convention and two anime conventions in town.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 09/28/2009 - 7:10pm
October 2nd, 1950 was an important day in American history. On this date, Charles Schulz published his first Peanuts comic strip. As most people are familiar, the comic strip continued to run until the death of Charles Schulz in February 2000.
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