NYCC 2013 Wrap-Up!

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Ahhhh, my favorite time of the year: New York Comic Con! This convention is dearest to my heart (for a number of a reasons) because it’s about ten minutes from my house. Okay…more like an hour. But still, a convention in one of the greatest cities on earth? Sign me up! This year’s con was a whirlwind of toys, food, cosplay and Sigourney Weaver. Though my favorite moments spawned from the after parties and late night diner excursions, I have to admit that some parts of the con itself were pretty amazing. Ladies and gents, get ready for a picture heavy post…. Read more…

C2E2 2013: News Wrap-Up!

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Having never been to C2E2 or Chicago before, I was immediately impressed with the mechanics of this convention. The venue was gorgeous and just large enough to accommodate the mass amounts of people frolicking about. I felt like I had a solid chance at viewing each and every booth and table at artist alley. Chicago itself was simply gorgeous; it felt like a cleaner, quieter New York. In other words, I fell in love. Read more…

Toy Fair 2013 Wrap-Up!

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Toy Fair 2013: In other words, Melissa’s paradise. Of hell. If you don’t know me, then you probably aren’t aware of my disgustingly sick [re: awesome] obsession with toys, statues, action figures, legos, YOU NAME IT. I have an entire storage room brimming with boxes and boxes of opened and unopened figures. It’s crazy.

So when I had a chance to attend Toy Fair, I jumped at the opportunity, stars in my eyes. When I say hell, by the way, I truly mean it. Yes, the entire convention is jam-packed with every toy your heart could ever conjure up, but – and here’s the nasty part – NONE OF IT IS FOR SALE. That’s right. It’s just previews and stuff to place orders from. You can look but you certainly can’t touch. Or bring home. Or worship. Sigh. Anyways, below is a mere smattering of the delicious treasure troves I laid my eyes upon. Read more…