StarQuest Convention 2016

StarQuest Convention 2016

StarQuest Convention held it’s 2nd Annual Convention July 30th and 31st at the Fredrick, MD Holiday Inn. Like many of the conventions held in Maryland, it is small and inexpensive so you can enjoy the convention without sinking a lot of money into it and autographs.

Guests were:

Tim Russ – Tuvok from Star Trek Voyager

Hilary Shepard – Divatox from Power Rangers Turbo

Vinent M Ward – Oliver from The Walking Dead

Natalya Nogulich – Star Trek’s Admiral Nechayev

Bill Blair – He has played the most aliens

Donald F Glut – Author of Star Wars the Empire Strikes Back

Carl Taliaferro – Make up artist


The good:

The guests were easy to meet with and getting autographs was no trouble.  Hilary and Natalya were very nice, and if you have never met them, you will enjoy their company. [click to continue…]


Galacticon: Columbia Comic Con 2016

1st Annual Columbia Comic Con

July 31, 2016: Columbia, Maryland – USA

Two weeks ago, I had the incredible opportunity to go to the first annual Columbia Comic Con in Columbia, Maryland.  Let me just say, it was amazing to have a con within 15 minutes of my house for once!  So, I knew it was going to be a smaller con, especially seeing as it was the first year, so I didn’t have unreasonable expectations that I might have had for Awesome Con in D.C., or SDCC.  Columbia Comic Con surpassed my expectations though, and I can’t wait till next year!  Here’s what the con did right!

The Cost:  With an admission price of only $10, and no celebrity guests, it’s insane that I spent the same amount or more than at many larger ones.  Cost is a major thing for fans, and Columbia Comic Con could have easily charged $20 or $30.  Instead, they made admission far cheaper than any other con I’ve heard of.  Props to them!   (Edit: I have been informed that they will be maintaining that price in the future!)

The Vendors:  Everyone there at the con was incredibly friendly.  Despite being a small con, [click to continue…]