Tag: ComiCon

The Pullbox Ultimate Guide to the Con, Episode Five: Finding Room at the Inn

Perhaps a bit late for THE BIG ONE, as C2E2 is IN TWO FREAKIN’ DAYS!!!, but useful information for future cons…and it’s the last in the series. So, here you folks go. If’n you’re headed to C2E2, make sure to follow Eric, Greg and me on Twitter and watch the site; we’ll be wandering around the con with goodie bags we’re just dying to unload to some deserving collector…

The Pullbox Ultimate Guide to Conning: Episode 4

In this week’s episode, my fine and faithful friends, we’ll examine the delightful art of autograph-seeking at the con. Whether it’s that one celebrity you need to complete your Serenity cast poster (looking at you—eventually—Morena Baccarin!), your fave artist in the Alley, or maybe even those Critical Role cats for your first-edition DMG, signings are a major feature of most larger cons. Now you’d think there really shouldn’t ought to be a ton of planning or strategy involved here: stand in line, enjoy the 7.8 seconds of contact, re-bag book, rinse, repeat—but, oh, my lovely little neophytes, you’d be so, so wrong.

The Pullbox Guide to the Con Episode 3: Swingin’ the Best Deal

If you’re like me, one of the great appeals of the con is the opportunity to shop the vendor floors and exhibit halls. Among so many other glorious things, a comicon (or gaming con, or sportscard convention) is a unique opportunity to shop among a huge variety of collectibles vendors on the same show floor, which often presents the chance to find that special item, that one variant issue or mint-on-card figure that’s eluded you as you’ve scoured the comic shops and toy stores of your home town. And, it’s a chance to find some serious bargains.

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