The Drive Up:
Doralya and I left Thursday afternoon. We drove halfway up and spent the night inSavannah at a Fairfield Inn. We got up early the next morning and finished our trip toCharlotte in plenty of time to get to the show.
The Convention Hotel:
We used to stay at the Weston, but for the last two years (and the foreseeable future) our con hotel is the Hampton Inn Charlotte – Uptown. What a great hotel! It’s super-clean with the friendliest staff I’ve ever seen. Free shuttle service and free breakfast made the stay even better.
Main Sketch Goal of the Show:
My main sketch goal was to meet (for the first time) and ge
This week we have the first but hopefully not last appearance of Joel Carroll!
I ended up having to work on Free Comic Book Day so I didn't get over to Sandford to see my buddies, John Beatty, Alex Saviuk and Shawn Surface. They had a blast, and I got caught up on some things, so it all balanced out. I did make it by my local comic shop and things were busy. Unfortunately no artists were there sketching so I came up empty handed for a new Stallone sketch or two.
I did come home with some great comics -- if you're not reading Dead Body Road, The Saviors, Southern Bastards or The Walking Dead, you should give them a look the next time you'
This week we have the first [but not last] appearance of Scott Quick.
Free Comic Book Day is coming up. It's the first Saturday in May. I'll probably head of to Sanford Florida to Coliseum of Comics event. My buddies John Beatty and Shawn Surface will be there with other artists sketching and selling prints. Who knows, maybe I'll get a Stallone sketch?
John Beatty http://johnbeattyart.com/who-is-rico/
Coliseum of Comics http://coliseumofcomics.com/stores/seminole-towne-center/
Shawn Surface http://surfaceart.deviantart.com/