Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Comic Shop:
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Description of Pictures: The Comic Shop
Ever wonder what it’s like to run your own comic shop? Do you think it’s sitting around reading comics all day while getting paid? Join comic shop retailers and learn more about the comic shop business than you probably wanted to know! Moderated by Christy Blanch with guests Kyle Roberts, Mark Waid, and others.
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BCCP02_150927_06.JPG: Chrissy Blanch, Kyle Roberts, and Pete Kilmer
BCCP02_150927_13.JPG: Pete Kilmer of Downtown Comics in Indianapolis!
BCCP02_150927_18.JPG: Kyle Roberts
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2015 photos: Equipment this year: I mostly used my Fuji XS-1 camera but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
I retired from the US Census Bureau in god-forsaken Suitland, Maryland on my 58th birthday in May. Yee ha!
Trips this year:
a quick trip to Florida.
two Civil War Trust conferences (Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA), and
my 10th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including Los Angeles).
Ego Strokes: Carolyn Cerbin used a Kevin Costner photo in her USA Today article. Miss DC pictures were used a few times in the Washington Post.
Number of photos taken this year: just over 550,000.