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October 17, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Meet the Author: Glen Weldon

On July 14, I attended a Q&A at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC.  The speaker was Glen Weldon, NPR contributor and author of Superman: The Unauthorized Biography. Glen enthralled the audience with his in depth knowledge of the history of the mighty Man of Steel.  This book required many hours of detailed and exhaustive […]

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October 7, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Annapolis Comic Con 2013

  Our friends from Awesome Conventions put on yet another great show at the end of June.  The annual Annapolis Comic Con took place at the Roger “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center.  Some of the highlights included Press Play Entertainment’s Injustice: Gods Among Us tournament as well as panels on Doctor Who and How to Survive […]

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September 18, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Growing Up Geek

I recently had the pleasure of making an appearance on The Menagerie of Kick-Assery podcast series’, Growing Up Geek.  GUG individually focuses on one nerd and delves into their murky past to uncover the details of how they ended up as such a frigging geek.  It was my turn in the barrel. I confess that […]

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July 15, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

TIVA Pitchmaking Seminar

Since this is a production blog, I think it appropriate to, from time to time, share some of the details of the ongoing grind of producing a television series.  I regularly write about location taping, event coverage,  publicity appearances and new stations carrying the show.  But it all has to do with FANTASTIC FORUM.  This […]

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July 8, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Graphic Art & Social Change

Early last month I attended a fascinating discussion forum in Washington, DC.  Visualizing Peace: Graphic Art and Social Change was held at Johns Hopkins’ prestigious Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.  The forum brought together artists, activists and conflict resolution practitioners to explore the ingenious methods in which graphic art and comic books have […]

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July 1, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find…

They’re at Heroes Convention! The first weekend in June was the annual Heroes Convention in Charlotte, NC.  2013 year marks the 31st anniversary for this fabulous regional show sponsored by Shelton Drum’s Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find comics store. I attended along with co-producer Patrick Michael Strange and director/cameraman Alvin Jones. A delightful time was […]

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June 18, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Blood at the Beach (Video)

Patrick Michael Strange and I traveled to Virginia Beach over the weekend of May 10th to attend Blood on the Beach III.   I’ve been to conventions for comic books, Star Trek, science fiction and anime but this was my very first horror oriented show.   I had a great time! Among the many celebrities […]

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June 11, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Free Comic Book Day 2013

  The biggest day for the comics industry was last month.  The highly anticipated annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY event, as usual, didn’t disappoint.   FANTASTIC FORUM was in it up to our necks this year as we sponsored events and made the rounds to comic book retailers in the Washington, DC metro area. Producer/host […]

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June 6, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

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Awesome Con DC!

  The weekend of April 20 marked the first annual Awesome Con DC!   The event was organized by conventioneer, Ben Penrod, in response to the absence of a major comic convention in DC.  Ben is also the mastermind behind the popular Annapolis Comic Con as well as the Southern Maryland Comic Con and he […]

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May 29, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

photo Ulysses Campbell at Valiant Entertainment

Next Stop, Valiant Entertainment!

Last month, Patrick Michael Strange and I visited the mid-town Manhattan offices of Valiant Entertainment.  As you may know, Valiant Comics re-launched late last year after a successful run in the mid-nineties prior to being bought out by video gaming company, Acclaim. To say that Patrick is a huge fan of the comics line would […]

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