Akron Comic-Con After Action Report:
The 2018 Akron Comic Con changed venues, from the Knight Center in Downtown Akron to Goodyear Hall on East Market Street. Food vendors included local drive-in Swensons and soft drinks from Norka.
Had I remembered to fill the Camelbak with water, this photo would have never been taken. I overheated and had to ditch the suit after the cosplay parade, and had to appear in the winners circle with Zinogre's head under my arm.
But through sweat and far too many hours spent sewing, I triumphed. Zinogre went home with Best in Show. I would have been happy to simply place.
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The Hydralisk prototype pattern is complete. While I need to make a few changes (no eyebrows), the broadcloth will soon be cut up and the pattern will be transferred to the computer. It might even be possible to simply throw everything onto my large-format scanner, which would vastly simplify the process compared to what I went through with Gojira two years ago.
There are still good days and bad days. As I wait for responses from employers, the financial stress increases and I eye my old bedroom with a sense of resignation and feeling of humilition. December will probably be my last month of living independently. Soon I will be just like the rest of my generation, driving for Uber and playing courier for Amazon...