I met up with Poesters PrfktTear and Sped this weekend at the Boston Comic Con, which was much more of a comic convention than I thought was possible in this day and age.
(That photo was taken by my friend Hannah of New England Comics, by the way. Say hello if you stop in at their Harvard location. Or say Hellboy–she really likes him.)
I went hoping for some good action figure scores, but most of the showroom was taken up by actual comic books. It was good to see that, frankly–other comic conventions seem to have largely forgotten the comics themselves–but it made the trip a bit disappointing for someone who’s primarily a toy collector. I’m hoping that the Super Megafest in Framingham next month has better toy pickings.
Still, I did score a loose-complete vintage Casey Jones (Ninja Turtles), as well as a 1998 Kay-Bee re-release Shredder, for $5 each. I also got a McFarlane Conan “Fire Dragon” for another $5.
Admission was free for cosplayers, and the best outfits we saw were this group of Bat-villains.
No clue what the deal is with that Robin. Looks like he’s trying, albeit failing, to bring sexy back.
*Contrary to my Twitter update, I did not ask Walt Simonson for directions to the bathroom. I found it without his help.