Monday, August 4, 2008

SDCC in Review!

Gawd, it was glorious. Blinding hot white tendrils of light emanating from the San Diego convention center... drawing me in... to... glory.....

Actually it was insane. I've never been somewhere so crowded, not even at Comic Con. Alberto furnished us with badges but we still had to stand in line for years to get in. I was horrified when we arrived Saturday morning almost 2 hours before the hall opened and the parking garage was like, full. Crap.

But it was GREAT. I have a lot of highlights...

*Bryan Lee O'Malley = signing my Scott Pilgrim vol. 1
He's so nifty.
*The 'Spaced' panel. Simon Pegg = awesomeness
* Sarah Silverman bumping into me and then apologizing. I was all "S'okay" and then like "Wait.
WHAT?" she was just meandering around... clearly for official reasons but none I saw just then
*Uglydoll keychain
* Wil Wheaton sighting at Dumbrella!!
*Book buying...... to wit,
-Octopus Pie by Meredith Gran
-Flight vol. 2
-Drawers 2.0 by Claire Wendling
-Rejects by Joe Bluhm
-Blubberlubber by Dan Hay
-Sketches & Scribbles by Frank Cho
-comix by Elephant Eater Comics/Ryan Claytor
-The Revival by James Sturm

We also drank too many margaritas in the Gaslamp and I found myself drunk on a bench blubbering about my Pinkberry at like, 8pm. I'd blame the jetlag, except we drove. Owen, Alberto, and Sam thought I was nuts. Maybe I was.


Anonymous said...

Sounds cool. What does SDCC stand for? San Diego Comic something... Glad you ended up have a nice time!

Trin said...

San Diego Comic Con... it's no longer just flat out a comic-geared nerdfest, but so many movie studios are launching their promotions there, it's become an insane media circus. And fun!