On August 23-26 I’ll be a guest again at Fan Expo Canada, a huge comics/sci-fi/horror/anime convention in Toronto. While Xan will be out on the floor meeting celebrities and cult favorites like Gillian Anderson, Christopher Lloyd and John Barrowman, I’ll be at my table scribbling away and signing for fans. Please drop by the table and say “hi!” and I’ll try to do a sketch for you if I can.
Speaking of con sketches, I usually cringe when I see my own posted on the internet. I try to do my best for everyone I meet at conventions, but sometimes sleep deprivation, noise pollution, heat, bad lighting, headaches or any number of other distractions/irritants can keep a convention drawing from looking like the work I do in my nice quiet private little temperature-controlled studio at home. If I’ve ever done a crappy sketch for you at a con, my apologies–I’ll try to do better next time. Every once in a while, though, things “click” and a relatively decent piece squeaks out. I’ve posted a few recent ones below that I’m pretty happy with.
NOTE: The Fan Expo Canada is the only convention I’ll be attending in the near future, as far as I can tell. I was hoping to be a guest at this year’s Mid-Ohio Con (now called Ohio Comic-Con and run by Wizard), a show I’ve been doing for 20 years. However, they never replied to my numerous attempts to contact them, so it looks like I’m out. I’ll still be going as a fan for one of the days just to see and talk with visiting friends, but I apologize to any who hoped to get a sketch or an autograph from me at this year’s show.