I went to Boston Comic Con and all I got was these pics (and a bunch of other stuff)

As I mentioned in Wednesday's Pretty Sketchy post, I went to Boston Comic Con last weekend.  I've been wanting to go for a few years now, but every year something always managed to conflict.  This year was wide open for me, though, so I was finally able to attend, and while I've missed getting to watch it grow, it was still impressive to see that it has become a pretty big show.  Not New York or San Diego big, mind you, but a lot bigger than I was expecting.  And since I was only able to go on Saturday, it was pretty crowded, too.  And I had my son with me, who tends to tire out early on.  But we still managed to get a good two hours in before he descended into a full whine, and considering his previous record at one of these was maybe 30 minutes, I'm taking the win.  So we didn't get to see everything, but we saw quite a bit and enjoyed what we did.  Here are some highlights:

The line ahead of us to get in:
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And behind (which wrapped quite a ways around the building!):
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Captain the Kiddo waits in line:
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Mr. T and Blade:
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Aquaman and Mera:
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Robin, Black Bat (Betty Felon herself), Spoiler, and Raven:
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Rule 63 11th Doctor and TARDIS:
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Another 11th Doctor and Carl Sagan (had to shake that guy's hand):
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The awesomely friendly and talented Stephanie Buscema (from whom I bought this awesome Batgirl print):
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Katie Cook, from whom we bought 4 different mini-paintings (so yes, more Pretty Sketchy posts to come there):
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Our swag for the day:
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Wish I could've gotten more pictures, but the opportunities weren't always there.  But a lot of great things to see - Ghostbusters, 501st Legion folk, awesome artwork and displays, and a lot more really great cosplay than I was honestly expecting.  Nose around the con's Facebook page and check it out.  A lot of people really did themselves up well.

In all, a good show, and I'm looking forward to going back next year.  And it looks like Rhode Island will finally be getting a con of its own come November, which is also pretty exciting.  Are there too many now?  Maybe, but so long as we start getting a few more within a reasonable travel distance, I'm perfectly okay with that.



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