My Little SDCC Vacation

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My Little SDCC Vacation

Post by just1nj » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:24 am

This was my first year as an exhibitor ( I was with Strangekiss, for those wondering ), so I had no idea if I would be able to cruise around during the con. Somehow I managed to get a lot done during preview night and thurs-fri-sat. I networked with artists, met artists I've been longing to meet, met up some friends, bought some stuff I didn't expect to buy, blah blah, etc.

Meeting some of you board members was super cool. Off the top of my head I met manga_spawn, superben, hypekickz, jceballo, deanobot, iliksprite, spankystokes, kngwiz, and a crap load more of ya'll.

hypekickz - next time get more than one day pass, lol
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spankystokes - eating out at Sushi Itto's w/the strangekiss crew
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Everyone seemed to be in a good spirited mood, unless you got butt-hurt about missing a release @ KR.

Here is some other random shots from various days:

Luke Chueh - talked to him for while about random stuff (saturday)
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Thomas Han - super nice guy, real talk. ;) (friday)
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Hang loose w/Woebots (thursday)
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Do you love orange soda?!?! Kel does. (thursday)
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Itokin Park (preview night)
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Met other artists too, but I don't want to flood this post with pictures loading.

Peep the flickr for more - FLICKR

So, I hope ya'll had just as much fun as I did. Just wanted to post this before this section gets locked, lol!

Thanks for all good times at the con, ya'll. Don't think I had one bad moment, besides getting stopped at the airport security thingy before heading to SD.

See ya next year

justin j.



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Post by halfapparition » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:45 am

great pics!

it seems no matter how you try there is never a good shot to properly show how long the line is
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Post by rottierook » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:53 am

Great pics! Did you and the artist plan which hand signs you would do together? lol
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Post by hypekickz » Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:59 am

Hey Justin, here is another picture as well:

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Ben took this picture while we were getting sketches done by David Horvath. 8)

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Post by just1nj » Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:57 am

Glad you like the pix halfapp!

rottierook wrote:Great pics! Did you and the artist plan which hand signs you would do together? lol


I think some of them were pure coincidence.. lol. I threw up the hang loose sign because AW is from Hawaii. Uhm.. ya, and I know Itokin Park usually throws up a thumbs up, so I had to do that for fun.

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Ben tagged me on facebook with those pics. They came out pretty sweet. Haha, look at those handmade Uglydolls I am holding.

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Post by electrickitten » Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:29 am

Please post some pics and or send them to us of the Tank Girl, she wants to see them :D
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Post by Spooky M » Sat Aug 01, 2009 4:23 pm

You met Kel? That's worth the ticket price alone. :biggrin:

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Post by EviL0ne » Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:36 am

damn wish i went...next yr im definately gonna try to make it out
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