San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Here We Come!

Skkawliens, the time has come - for San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC)! We thought it would be cool to discuss as a first-timer (Justin) and a veteran (Skkaw) what our plans are for the world's biggest comic and popular art convention. Justin The SDCC Initiate As my first time attending SDCC, preparing has been a little... Continue Reading →

Comic Talk: Blackbird Book 1

I read the first issue of Blackbird after I met Jen Bartel at New York City Comic Con in October of 2018. I have a good friend who loves her artwork and turned me onto her cover work for IDWs Jem and the Holograms sometime ago and I wanted to bring her back a comic... Continue Reading →

Maker Faire Bay Area 2019

Welcome to our Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 coverage. Unless you're well versed in recent uptake in Do-It-Yourself culture, you may be unfamiliar with the Maker Faire. The Maker Faire is a gathering for people of all ages for a showcase of invention, innovation, and creativity. One of the two flagship events in North America, the annual... Continue Reading →

Workshops @Maker Faire Bay Area 2019

Hello Skkawliens!  Welcome to our Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 (MFBA19) Workshop coverage.  In this post we share our experience from the Handcrafting Soft Circuits Workshop, Light-up Cosplay Workshop and Easy Screenprinting with Vinyl Workshop.  It's not everyday you get hands on instruction from some of the most skilled and talented Makers around, so we certainly took... Continue Reading →

Cosplay @Maker Faire Bay Area 2019

We really enjoyed seeing all the amazing cosplay at the Maker Faire this year. But in true Maker fashion, it wasn't just about the cosplay display, it was also about the cosplay crafting. Keep reading as we share what cosplay we encountered at the Maker Faire and even a few things we learned about making... Continue Reading →

Mech Warfare @Maker Faire Bay Area 2019

There's never a shortage of robot battles at the Maker Faire.  For instance, there's the highly popular Aerial Sports League which pits drones vs drones in a cage match of propeller-driven destruction! But this year, but we were drawn to another sort of robot mayhem: Mech Warfare. In Mech Warfare remote controlled quad-legged robots battle... Continue Reading →

Gaming Hall @FanimeCon 2019

Ready to get pwned like the newb you are? Or excited to do some pwning of your own? Your eyes have not deceived you - I did indeed write pwned in 2019. But seriously Skkawliens, the gaming hall is a gamer's delight, even if you're not your typical PC or console gamer. The gaming hall... Continue Reading →

Dealer’s Hall @ FanimeCon 2019

X marks the spot! Treasures abound at FanimeCon's dealer's hall, where you can find hundreds of vendors with a wide variety of loot from your favorite anime or popular brands. They also have food in this hall too because shopping so hard works up an appetite! Here's a list of some things I saw in... Continue Reading →

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