New York Comic Con

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New York Comic Con is my favorite con. I tend to travel alone to the cons since it's hard for the husband and I to travel to these things together, especially now that the store is open to the public and the kids have school.

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When I'm by myself, I have more freedom to network and meet new people. Talking to strangers is a huge task for me. I've gotten better at it over the years after having worked in promotional marketing for over a decade where it was my job to engage with strangers, but it is still is a struggle.

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I've met a lot of people over the course of this year. Everyone I spoke with at NYCC last year was a stranger, this year was different. This year I knew so many people and it was nice to be able to see familiar friendly faces but I still made the effort to meet and talk to new people, retailers, artists and writers.

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When I first saw Tom King sketching on the Batman Elmer Fudd Special #1 I knew I just had to have something done by him. This was the highlight of my NYCC trip.

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Jim Mahfood artistic style is so unique. His process is mesmerizing.

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Zack Kaplan's stories are so captivating that many of his stories are being optioned.

Maybe next year I'll have a booth at NYCC...

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