OK, here is the second in my series of Comic-Con pics. This go around is from 2005. I wish I had pictures from the Cons I visited in the 1990s, but digital cameras didn’t exist back then and I was too cheap to go buy a 35mm. Wish I had though.
Speaking of wishing, I wish I could find all of the other pictures I took at this Con. I had a horrible little 1 megapixel camera on my HP IPAQ PDA (remember those?) that did poorly in the light, but I had some interesting shots of cosplayers and professional guests. Oh well, here’s what I found at the bottom of one of my folders.
The display case showing artifacts from the Star Wars movie were pretty cool. That’s Luke Skywalker’s prosthetic hand, his lightsaber, and Han’s blaster. Why the hell I have three shots of the Hot Wheel’s car and nothing for Batman Begins, Sin City, V for Vendetta, Pan’s Labyrinth, cosplayers, The Masquerade (oh, yeah, I didn’t go to that), and the long lines? At least I found my picture of Michael Chabon writing a sign for my friend Terry asking him to stop stalking him. Terry had the habit of sending every one of Michael’s books to him for signature. I think Michael was doing that at that point in his career, but still…
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