Today was my first ever convention and it was amazing! I met so many of my idols and was able to talk about so much!
Tim Sale. Not only did I meet him I showed him my Long Halloween pumpkin drawing made of tiny pumpkins!
Jerry Ordway. I showed him my drawing of AntiMonitor hiking through the mountains. He told me I should do a whole series of the villain doing ordinary things like going to a ballgame catching a ball. I told him it would like a tiny dot in his mitt and he said he would take up the whole stadium.
Dan Jurgens. Nice man, he signs two items for free and anything else he asks to donate what you can to the comic creators charity.
Jim Starlin. Was surprised I had no wait to meet him
Paul Kupperberg, legendary Batman artist.
Klaus Janson. I told him how I like to draw and emulate others especially in shading. I said I even tried Kirby but he was different and he agreed there was no one else like him. He then asked me what artist I liked best and I couldn’t come up with an answer in the spot.
Scott Hanna. I just missed getting Graham Nolan’s signature too.
Brett Breeding. Completing my Superman collection.
Lee Weeks. Easily the nicest guy there. We talked about the backstory to a story he drew. He looked at my sketches. He then asked my kid if this was the first convention. My child said yes and I said it was mine too. He proceeded to let each of us select a large print each for free! They normally would’ve 20 dollars each. He even signed them!!!
I also met and got autographs from the Marvelous competition but I wanted to showcase DC here.