Saturday, July 30, 2016
The 2nd Annual, "Mini Comic-Con," Held by the Saint Louis Public Library Was Great!
Today I went to the 2nd annual, "Mini Comic-Con," held by the Saint Louis Public Library system at their location on Olive Street in downtown Saint Louis. It was the 2nd year this smaller comic-convention was held and my first time attending. True to its name, the mini-con had a smaller assortment of guests and vendors, but that didn't mean the attendance was miniature--quite a large crowd showed up!
There were a number of comic-makers in attendance from the publisher Lion Forge (whom I've spoken with and enjoyed the works of before), to a creator and her husband I met at a previous Project Comic-Con, Lindsay Hornsby and James Hornsby, and a very nice creator with a cool art-styel, Coyote G. Bynum. I bought some comics from Ms. Hornbsy (a cute comic about princess puppies I plan to review in the future) and a fun comic about a vicious robot from comic-maker Jeff Elden.
501st Legion were there promoting, "Star Wars," cosplay as well as the Hand Painted Nerd AKA Ashley Dunning, who had a variety of neat ceramic stuff. I had the pleasure of meeting with, "Game Night Gear," who are a monthly subscription box (like some of the ones I've discussed before on the blog) that send out exciting board games, "Blind-box," style where you get to be surprised every month by what you receive!
I had a fun time checking-out the 2nd annual mini-con and want to thank librarian and comic-maker Christina, "Steenz," Stewart for organizing such a stellar mini-con! I had a wonderful time attending it and look forward to many other successful future ones!