It’s been a pretty good con – very well attended and sales have been good. Lot’s of people have been pleasantly surprised at the turnout and feel this con has the potential to turn into a real Indy-friendly event. And I have to say – kudos to the Wizard World staff. Friendly, helpful and a great experience. Here’s Dirk, Brian and Alisa who have been alongside me the whole time:
Chicago Comicon was definitely a success. I believe there were fewer attendees than last year, and those that did attend were on tighter budgets. But I sold almost 80 books and about 20 prints – that’s fewer books than last year, but last year the book was new and there wasn’t a recession. (I’m writing this at the dentist office on my mobile phone, so sorry about the lack of links) This year I was lucky to be hosted by Jon and Ruth Jordan of Read More +
Comicbook Resources has a report on the crime fiction panel from Friday. Pretty cool, and I didn’t come off sounding like a dope (too much). But there was one small error – I reccommended Gary Phillips “High Hand” at the end.