Sep
2013

Rose City Comic Con 2013

I completed my stint at the 2nd Annual Rose City Comic Con last night! I was in Admissions/Ticket Sales the entire weekend and it was FANTASTIC! I had a blast!

Here I am in my “Henchman” uniform. It served it’s purpose: we stood out! (Check out my earrings – I got so many compliments on those!)

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Day One

Arrived at my station:

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I was the third seat from the right. GREAT spot! Right there in front! I got to meet some interesting folks – and see some interesting things. My colleague to my left wasn’t so lucky:

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Saturday was a little quieter (but not much!) at our station because many of the tickets were pre-sold (and pre-picked up). Apparently that area was SLAMMED!

As a Batman fan, I love the Batmobile – in most renditions. So, I scoped out the Batmobile day one. This is one of my favorites (can you see Batman in one of them?):

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A colleague made up a joke: “Where does Batman take a dump? In the batroom.” Ba dum bum!

The crowds were full all day:

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I was able to sneak away for about 1/2 hour to get my autographs. My first was Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Spenser: For Hire)

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My favourite of the two is Spenser: For Hire, so I chose a Hawk photo. He hasn’t changed much. Just a little thinner – and still awesomely tough! I thanked him for the years of Hawk – and he grinned at me.

Then, I tucked over to meet Christopher Judge (Stargate: SG-1)

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He was EXTREMELY cordial and great! He was hugging people left and right! Many people brought him University of Oregon merchandise because he was a Duck once. I am seeing Richard Dean Anderson at Emerald City Comic Con in a few months, so I will get his autograph then.

I went back to my station and found a woman dressed as the Enterprise showed up. Absolutely gorgeous!

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At the end of day one, I met one of my favourite Muppets, Beaker:

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I heard that he took either 2nd or 3rd place in the costume contest that night! He was AWESOME!

And the cutest Predator came strolling through with his/her parents at the end of the day!

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Day Two

Day two was WILD! Lots and lots and lots of ticket sales. We were solidly busy the entire time. But we were able to sneak out and get a few photos:

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There is a club in the Pacific Northwest called the Pacific Northwest R2-D2 Builders Group who make these replicas. They are beautiful – and one of them blasts the Star Wars theme song while cruising the show floor.

This woman’s costume was incredible. I was a little freaked out!

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I was able to capture this photo near the end of the last day. This photo contains a lot of the Cosplayers at the end of the con.

 

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All in all, it was a fantastic couple of days. I like to participate in these volunteer opportunities because I am rejuvenated hanging around a pile of awesome people!

Thanks for the memories Rose City Comic Con 2013! See you next year!

 

 

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