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RAMBLINGS ABOUT COMICS AND STUFF CONVENTION SPECIAL #7: Detroit Fanfare 2012

Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #7 Detroit Fanfare 2012 After experimenting with a move to downtown Detroit last year, the third annual Detroit Fanfare returned this weekend to the venue where it originally launched, at the Hyatt Regency … See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #5: Motor City Comic Con 2012

The 23rd annual spring Motor City Comic Con has just wrapped up at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. The show featured its usual assortment of media guests, which this year included semi-regulars such actors Erin Grey (Buck Rogers … See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #4: C2E2 2012

The third annual C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) continued its migration within the various buildings of the McCormick place campus, this time settling in the complex’s north building. But this was a non-issue to exhibitors and attendees alike, who … See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #3: Detroit Fanfare 2011

The second Detroit Fanfare is currently taking place in downtown Detroit at the Cobo Hall convention center, making it the first major comics-related convention to take place within the city in nearly thirty years, and believed to be the first … See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #2: Motor City Comic Con 2011

“We have much stronger comic book guests this year than we’ve had in the past few years,” admitted convention organizer Michael Goldman. See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Convention Special #1: C2E2 2011

Many of those exhibiting at the show just might have fallen victim to a strange illness that befalls many on this day, and one that typically strikes The Windy City with enough vigor to turn even its river green. See More

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With a nod to Mr. Silver Age, I’d also like to do my part to help keep the discussions on this site going while the forums are offline. So feel free to bring up any topic in this space, if … See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff Holiday Special #2: A Christmas Wish

Few things are as pervasive as Christmas. It’s like a snowfall that blankets everything. See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff #156: Detroit FanFare 2010

It was cool seeing the other veterans like Starlin, Tony Isabella, and William Messner-Loebs chatting it up with Stan, too. But cooler still was seeing Stan pose with the Detroit FanFare girls, where he urged the all those taking pictures to take their time, and that he was in no hurry to walk away from posing with the ladies. See More

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Ramblings About Comics and Stuff #155: The Dawn is Dead

The eventual moral of the film makes its message meaningless. Are you materialistic? You die. Do you live a mobile lifestyle, free of such trappings? You die. Are you anyone else in the film? You die, even though you’re already dead. See More

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