Do you know what it feels like to be crammed into a building with over 125,000 people? I sure do.
If I can describe New York Comic Con in one word, I would say “crowded”. The place was packed, and for anyone who has been to the Jacob Javits knows that’s not an easy feat. Last year it was pretty bad when getting though the showroom floor, but this year I actually had trouble just navigating the lobby. Even Artist Alley which I think was placed in an awful section in comparison to the rest of the convention was still full. I might be exaggerating here, but think it took me 15 minutes to walk through 3 isles without stopping at one table.
Also didn’t get to accomplish the video I wanted to do either. I was looking to make a cosplay music video at con to the song “Eyes for You” by The All Ways (which btw is an awesome band, check them out www.theallways.com). However the place proved too crowded to do the moves I wanted to on camera, and I’m sure cosplayers didn’t want me dragging them all over creation to find the perfect shoot location. Oh… and then there was Sailor Moon, but I’m saving that for a different post.
Still, outside the monstrous crowd, there were still alot of awesome things about New York Comic Con. There were some cool guests there. Stan Lee made his appearance and got to see him at the MTV Geek box. As a wrestling fan it was cool to see the Bella Twins, Kelly Kelly, and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (Dolph Ziggler was there too but missed him). I also managed to get an awesome image of Deadpool and Lobo together… and for anyone wondering who Lobo is, here is something to introduce you to his awesomeness…
Unfortunately I doubt I will be returning to the convention next year as I much rather spend that weekend doing other things with a smaller group. But for those looking for deals on comics, enjoying seeing or doing cosplays, and seeing some stars, I wish you all a good time. ^_^