Posts tagged "chicago comic con"

Albion Swords & Mark Ryan Visit Chicago Comic Con

The detail on these swords is just incredible! <br />Photo Credit: Rich Johannsen (Lesson 5 Photography)
Over the weekend at Chicago Comic Con, I had the opportunity to catch up with Mark Ryan. He was attending the convention, not as a guest, but to support the people of Albion Swords. Albion Swords is a Wisconsin based company that creates incredible limited edition, museum quality swords. These guys take their craft seriously,... Read more »

Chicago Comic Con 2012

Photo Credit: Rich Johannsen (Lesson 5 Photography)
Chicago Comic Con 2012 is just a memory now, and this year was an interesting one. This year, Wizard World used more of the convention center space! Part of me loved the changed, and part of me was just confused with the whole new layout of the show. I loved the extra elbow room. The... Read more »

Willy Wonka Cast Reunion in Chicago

We all grew up wanting to know what Snozberries taste like (obviously the Snozzberries taste like Snozzberries), and we all wanted to visit Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. But we all know, there were only five golden tickets. Those five lucky kids are all grown up now, and will be reuniting at Chicago Comic Con next... Read more »
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Preparing for Season 10 of Smallville

Scene from Season 10 Premiere “Lazarus” The CW © 2010 I’d like to warn all my readers that the next several months will be pretty interesting for me…the final season of Smallville starts next week, and I’m filled with mixed emotions right now. I’ve talked about Smallville plenty of times on this blog, and I’m... Read more »

Bumblebee Adventures: Chicago Comic Con

  Nash and Mark Ryan with the Bumblebee Bug When I told Transformers voice actor Mark Ryan (Bumblebee and Jetfire) about my car, the Bumblebee Bug, he offered to take some pictures with it at Chicago Comic Con. I was so excited! When I told Bumblebee, he was so excited and he demanded to get... Read more »

Nash Nova on Chicago Now Radio

This past weekend was super busy! Not only did I go to Chicago Comic Con for 3 days, I also had to run downtown early Saturday morning for Chicago Now Radio. It was my first time on the show, and I’m already looking forward to coming back. Amy and Alex are hilarious, and seem to... Read more »
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Chicago Comic Con 2010 Recap &amp; Gallery

  I have over 70 Facebook notifications to go through, my calves are sore, I feel like crap, and costumes and wigs are scattered all over my room. This could only mean one thing…a successful con weekend! Chicago Comic Con 2010 has come and gone, and it was one of the highlights of my summer.... Read more »

Comic Con take me away!

  Oh yes. It’s that time of year again. The local nerd gathering of the summer, Chicago Comic Con. All my friends have been posting pictures of their new costumes, and tweeting up a storm about the drive to the convention center. I won’t be heading out until tomorrow morning…and then it’s a 3-day weekend... Read more »

Interview with Top Model &amp; cosplayer Adrianne Curry

(Courtesy askmen.com) Some people may know Adrianne Curry as the first winner of America’s Next Top Model, or all around reality show pro. When I had the opportunity to speak to her, I only wanted to talk about the nerd stuff. Adrianne is a long time Star Wars fan, a World of Warcraft gamer, and... Read more »
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Interview with Transformers voice actor Mark Ryan

This weekend, I had the pleasure of speaking with the talented British actor and stuntman, Mark Ryan. He’s recently known for his work on the Transformers films. Mark serves as the on set voice actor for all the robots during filming. In addition, he provided the on screen voice for Bumblebee in the 2007 Transformers... Read more »