SpringCon 2012 is hitting the Twin Cities in a couple of weeks and I’ll be there as usual. Will definitely have some Kill All Monsters ashcans and Cownt stickers, but I’ll see if I can’t find something new to bring as well. I’ll probably have David with me for some of the time, so if you want to talk dinosaurs or Godzilla (or Pokemon), he’s your man.
The full guest list is up at the Midwest Comic Book Association website and it includes some awesome names as usual. In addition to the many friends I love seeing at that show, the MCBA does an especially great job at bringing in and honoring classic comic book creators. This year they’ve got Allen Bellman (The Human Torch, Sub-Mariner Comics), Jose Delbo (Jimmy Olsen, Wonder Woman), Bob McLeod (Action Comics, Conan the Barbarian), and Don Rosa (The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck).
They’ve also got other creators making their appearance for the first time this year: artist Jamal Igle (Supergirl, Zatanna), animator Joel Seibel (A Pup Named Scooby Doo, The Angry Beavers), and writer Bill Willingham (Fables, Fairest). I have no idea how I’m going to meet Willingham without geeking out, but I’m definitely going to ask him to sign my copy of Fables, Volume 2 (the one that quotes a review I wrote on the back cover).
If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll stop by my table and say “hi.”