Ulysses E. Campbell

May 5, 2014 | Ulysses Campbell

Free for All on Free Comic Book Day

  The biggest day for America’s Comic Book Industry is the first Saturday in May.  Since its inception FREE COMIC BOOK DAY has been an unqualified success.  Publishers designate certain titles to be offered free of charge to the general public in a nationwide promotion.  And the lines at specialty comics retailers around the country […]

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April 24, 2014 | Ulysses Campbell

Awesomeness in DC

  Fantatstic Forum had a banner weekend at AWESOME CON DC!  This is year two for the convention.  Boasting such celebrity guests as Billie Piper (Rose Tyler of Doctor Who) and Danai Gurira (Michonne of The Walking Dead) Awesome Con attracted tens of thousands of attendees to DC’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center.   Things […]

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January 23, 2014 | Ulysses Campbell

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Fantastic Forum in Philadelphia and Herndon

Big news for Fantastic Forum fans!  Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5, Fantastic Forum is broadcast in Philadelphia, PA via Philly Cam (Comcast channels 66/966; Verizon FiOS channels 29/30).  The weekly airtime is 11:30 p.m. The addition of Philly Cam to the lineup of stations that carry the show is the culmination of months of work on […]

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January 14, 2014 | Ulysses Campbell

Capclave 2013

The New York Comic Con 2013 was Columbus Day weekend at the Jacob K. Javitz Center.  I didn’t make it this year.  Instead, I attended The Washington Science Fiction Association’s annual convention, Capclave, at the Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg.  The Guest of Honor was author, George R.R. Martin.  Martin is best known for his, “Song […]

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October 30, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Small Press Expo 2013

On September 13 and 14, I attended the Small Press Expo at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center.  SPX was created to promote artists and publishers who produce independent comics.  The Expo is an annual festival that provides a forum for artists, writers and publishers of comic art in its various forms to present […]

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October 24, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

Baltimore Comic-Con 2013

We had a blast at last month’s Baltimore Comic-Con! 2013 marked the 14th year for this well established regional convention founded by Marc Nathan. FANTASTIC FORUM went all out this year as a sponsor of the 26th Annual Harvey Awards. In addition to our sponsorship, the show contributed to the attendees gift bags. We were […]

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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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