Stan Lee

As you've probably realised from my previous post or the title of this one, LFCC was a very special convention indeed. With the cultural phenomenon that is Stan Lee not only being the main attraction for it this year, but with it also being his last ever European convention appearance! Who is Stan Lee For those who somehow have lived in a box avoiding any sort of pop culture Stan Lee is one of the fewnay, none of his peers have been able to do in escaping the comic community to become a world wide pop culture icon! More recognisable than the artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko; with whom he co-created Marvel icons such as Spider-Man, The X-Men, Iron Man and Thor. Stan has been able to transcend from being just their writer to being the celebrity and cherished ...

London Film and Comic Con Summer

This summer's London Film and Comic Convention has just finished and what a convention it was. I don't think I've ever geeked out as much as I did in those 3 days of epicness. As those who have been reading my blog up until this point you will know that I was really looking forward to going to this ever since I bought my tickets. It did not disappoint. The largest event of it's kind in Europe it took on the lofty task of being the final European convention that Stan Lee (yes that Stan Lee) would ever attend. This effectively made it more popular this year than organisers could have predicted. Even with the event spread across 2 halls at London's Earls Court, there were still hundreds (if not thousands) of people who were unable to avoid this jam ...

LFCC

So I have decided to truly embrace being a geek this year and bought a ticket to Comic Con. Okay not the "real" Comic Con that happens in San Diego but it is the next best thing the UK has to offer; London Film and Comic Con! This year I could not pass up the opportunity to go to this event for a number of reasons but largely due to the guests that they have going. Stan Lee This year Stan Lee, the Steve Jobs of the comic book world is going. For those who aren't a geek, Stan Lee was the co-creator of Marvel superheroes we all know and love today including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk and the X-Men. Unfortunately I missed the very small window of opportunity to get a ticket for an autograph or a picture with ...