As our website’s resident Noob I thought it would be interesting to write about my first experience at Comic Con. It was something I had never really thought about doing but I’m glad I did. I went to zero panels, I strictly spent my time just wandering around and marveling at everything like a child being let into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The costumes of course were amazing; you could have spent the entire time just looking at them. I couldn’t believe how nice every single person was that I stopped to ask for a picture of or with. Not one person gave me a hard time, which when you think about is almost unbelievable given the sheer amount of pictures taken and posted on the site. In fact, everybody I dealt with there was incredibly nice and polite. I bet if you asked the other members of the evil geekdom you would get the exact same response.
If you have claustrophobia or dislike large crowds, comic con might not be your thing. There are A LOT of people. You are almost never not in the middle of a massive crowd where you’re constantly stopping for someone to take a picture, or someone hitting you with their book bag as they try to get around you or just being unexpectedly pushed. This really took some getting used to and I think I’d prefer (as would many others I’m sure) the comic cons of yore with significantly fewer people and some breathing room.
Happy October to all Brothers and Sisters in Evil Geekland! We’re popping in today to bring you the first edition of our new monthly feature: The Top 5 Thunderdome Throwdown!!! Every month each of our contributors will bring you their top 5 favorites in any random category. It could be our 5 favorite crappy comic movies, 5 favorite action figures, 5 favorite NES games, or pretty much anything else that pops into our Evil minds. We’re even open for suggestions, so if you’ve got a top five you’d like to see, then let us know in the Comments section. We’d love to hear your opinions too, so let us know your top five choices for this month in the comments as well!
Since October is clearly our favorite month, as it contains Halloween which is the most evil and geeky of all the holidays, we thought we’d start off by having the Evil Geeks list off their top favorite villains from any genre. Any person/place/thing that has done some pretty raw stuff to another person/place/thing ever in any medium is up for grabs in this Big Bad Free-For-All! Ready for our first Evil list down?! Here we go!