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Austin Comic Con - Eduardo's Report
Posted on November 22, 2010 by



The Austin Comic Con took place this past weekend at the Austin Convention Center, it featured a wide variety of guests from various flavors of geekdom. In addition to the many comic book creators were television and film actors and even some wrestlers. In addition, several Magic The Gathering tournaments were being held.

It was a great place to be for geeks above a certain age, with guests Adam West, Burt Ward, Walter Koenig, Billy Dee Williams, Ernie Hudson, Lee Majors, Gil Gerard, and Erin Gray present to sign autographs and host panels.

The Artists Alley was also filled with many comic book creators both famous and upcoming showcasing their work. Austin is something of an “artist’s town” and it showed in the wide variety of works on display and available for purchase. Comic book sellers were also well represented and there were even a few indie publishers present such as San Antonio’s Antarctic Press.



Just as in any big geek gathering, there were many folks dressed up as their favorite characters. I noticed a large number of Green Lanterns walking around, probably due to the upcoming movie and seemingly never-ending Blackest Night/Brightest Day story arc. I brought a Green Lantern hoodie myself, but left it in the car because I figured it would make the “nerd heat” (to borrow a term from O.G.) unbearable.

Overall, it was a fun event, and I enjoyed myself. My only issue with the Austin ComicCon is that there weren’t very many panels and events to participate in. While the events that were held attracted large crowds and often featured big-name guests, it would have been nice to have some smaller things going on, too. That said, the Austin ComicCon was a great place to go get your geek on.

- Eduardo

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