Tuesday Gene and I will be getting into a car and driving down to San Diego, home of Comic-Con International 2003. If you've never been to Comic-Con, know that it is about MUCH more than comics. It is truly, as advertisied, a festival of the popular arts, with something for everyone (and all ages). Movies, books, science fiction, fantasy, manga, anime, it's all there. And it's just a spectacle. There are real-life movie stars signing autographs and people dressed as Star Wars characters, booths selling collectibles for everything under the sun, talks by famous and talented people, and first-time previews of movies and other media. A good time is had by all 40,000 or so attendees, and we couldn't be more excited to be going. Yes, we know, we're geeks.
If you or someone you know is going, look for us in the small press area at table S-11. If the map is accurate you just walk in entrance B2 and go all the way to the bay side. We'll be on your left just before you exit the hall.
Of course we'll be there selling and signing our book. We'll also have a batch of brand new Unshelved t-shirts, some leftover Unshelved lanyards, and Bill may have some photocopies of his 24-hour comic. In case you're sending a friend to buy stuff for you, here are the details: The shirts are heavy cotton shirts in five sizes (S,M,L,XL,XXL) and three colors (navy blue, forest green, and cardinal red). They say "Read Responsibly" in large block letters on the front, with the Unshelved logo on the back. Prices are not yet set (we need to see what the competition is like at the show), but no more than $15. Please tell your friend a second choice in case your size/color combination is already sold. Lanyards are $3 and Bill's comic will be dirt cheap. Unfortunately we can't take credit cards at the show. And sorry, we're not yet set up to sell merchandise by mail.
We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!
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ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth 450) (Gene)
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Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
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