As it sits right now, it looks like I won't be attending Wizard World Portland this year. That is unless I actually win one of the VIP contests I've entered into.
There's not too many artists I was really looking forward to seeing in Portland that I would also see in Seattle in March for Emerald City Comic Con, so this isn't as big of a disappointment as it could have been. Don't get me wrong, if all things were aligned to where I could make it to WW PDX, I'd go without hesitation. I took a look at the panels, and I am regretting missing some of those. I will be focusing on ECCC, though.
At the end of March, you can see me in Seattle for Emerald City Comic Con. This will be my 4th time going, but I wasn't able to make it last year... I'm really regretting not being able to finally meet Larry Hama. There's still time for more artists to be signed for ECCC, so hope is not dead.
Unlike years past, I have decided not to take my laptop with me. Amtrak has decreased their carry-on's down to 2, so my sacrifice is my laptop. BUT... this year I will have my new iPad with me. As I'm not all that savvy on taking photo's with it right now, I'm going to be working on that over the next couple of months in hopes of bringing you some great shots and additional information from ECCC this year.
May is going to be a very busy month for me personally. I have friends and family who have weddings planned for that month, plus the inaugural Cherry City Comic Con May 10-11. As I've mentioned before, this is in my hometown, so my overhead costs (travel & hotel) are negated. I've been keeping an eye on their website, and it looks like it's shaping-up well.
My last comic con for 2014 right now will be in September with Rose City Comic Con. Loved going last year, and I'm already making plans for this year.
If you see me at any of these conventions, feel free to say "Hi". I'd love to meet those of you who have helped me keep this blog running for the past 4-years.
Again, I just want to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who has helped to support me on this project.