FablesCon: It’s a Different World

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by Matt O’Keefe Many of the FablesCon panels were held in the Talk Show Room. Set up like a late night program, at the front of the room there was a desk for the host and a couch and armchair for his guests. For this panel Peter Gross acted as the host with Van Jensen, […]

FablesCon: The Fables Panel

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by Matt O’Keefe It was a packed room at the show’s official panel for the comic for which the convention was named. Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Shelly Bond and company began the event giving out prizes to winners of the con scavenger hunt. The grand prize winners, a couple and their baby daughter, received first […]

Poisoned Chalice Part 7: A Warrior Stumbles

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[Previous chapters: Introduction, 1 - Prehistory, 2 - Marvelman Rises, 3 - Marvelman Falls, 4 - Intermission: 1963 to 1982, 5 - Prologue to Warrior, 6 - A Warrior is Born] When Dez Skinn had started Warrior, he wanted the creators to own their own creations, which they all did, more or less. Marvelman was […]

On the Scene: MegaCon: Three is A Magic Number

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  By Amy Chu Last week’s MegaCon in Orlando marked my third convention in three weeks. Seattle’s Emerald City and Toronto ComiCon were fantastic, but I was looking forward to some warmer weather down South. MegaCon is the mama bear of the three conventions – bigger than Toronto, smaller than Emerald City, and just about […]