Lisa Yee (lisayee) wrote,

2012 Comic-Con Confidential -- Starring BatPeep

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Last year was our first year at Comic-Con in San Diego . . .

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To say that it was overwhelming is an understatement. But we were thrilled to be there this year, again . . .

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Our first reaction upon seeing the sea of people was to flee in the opposite direction.

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However, we braved the crowds. Why? Because the number one reason people go to Comic-Con is to have their photos taken with BatPeep, that's why! (I won't reveal who's really behind that mask, but here's a hint.

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We saw lots of interesting things and many, many, many people, creatures and monsters, and superheroes, and did I mention many, many, many people? There were an estimated 130,000 people + one BatPeep there.

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Look! It's famed animator Bill Plympton. (LOVE his work.) And there's one of Jane Austen's characters -- reimagined . ..

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Others things/people we saw included . . .

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There was so much stuff, it (and the many, many people) spilled outside . . .

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Back inside there was this . . .

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Who are those attractive young people with no pores or flab? Why, it's the kids from GLEE!!!

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We attended a panel on comics and music, and then roamed around more . . .

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We'll have more about Comic-Con in our next blog, including scenes from our Middle Grade Heroes Panel . . .

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In the meantime, there's this photo roundup from Publisher's Weekly, and this . . .

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Oh! And one more thing -- BOBBY THE BRAVE (SOMETIMES) made The Horn Book's list of recommended sports books!.

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UPCOMING JULY STUFF . . .

July 27 - South Pasadena Library Writing Workshop for Kids

July 30 - Once Upon a Time Bookstore - Get Your Pens Out Writing Club

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