#NYCC18 LIKE YOU WERE THERE! (sans the con crud)

TOP TEN COUNTDOWN from BCHQ! w/ the dreaded CRUD-O-METER!

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with Ron Wimberly, artist/writer of Prince of Cats and the Ellen Stewart story in FEMME MAGNIFIQUE.

CRUD-O-METER: 0/0, Day One of show and no crud in sight!

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IDW Booth Bon Vivants Trisha, Andrea and Anita.

CRUD-O-METER 9/10

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EUTHANAUTS artist Nick Robles in Artists Alley showing off his sketchbook.

CRUD-O-METER: post coffee, 8/10

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FEMME MAGNIFIQUE signing part I: Friday Night Fanfest! From near to far: Kelly Sue DeConnick, writer of the Hillary Rodham Clinton story, Kieron Gillen, writer of the Bjork story, Tee Franklin, writer of the Michelle Obama story, Dan Parent, writer/artist of the Marlo Thomas story, Alison Sampson, artist of the Beth Ditto story, Jill Thompson, writer/artist of the title page illustration.

CRUD METER: 6/10 first sneeze

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#NYCC18 EXCLUSIVE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bookplate illustration by Jill Thompson! Bonus images!

CRUD-O- METER: 9/10 feeling Notorious

Jill Thompson raises a glass to RBG at the Hourglass Tavern, my favorite NYC restaurant.

CRUD-O- METER: 4/10, first cough

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With Shawn Martinbrough (R), artist of a trio of spot illustrations in FEMME MAGNIFIQUE and Living art legend Bill Sienkiewicz, variant cover artist of LODGER #1, the neo noir series by The Laphams.

CRUD-O- METER: 5/10 w/comics vitamin boost to follow:

LOOK! It’s a live showing of the first copies in print! Double Shot bonus! In stores on 10/24

CRUD-O-METER: blasted

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SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL! St. Mark’s Comics hosts BLACK CROWN’s 1st Anniversary Signing Party.

Behind the table from L to R: Megan Hutchison, writer/artist on Ada Lovelace story for FEMME MAGNIFIQUE,
Alison Sampson, artist of Beth Ditto story for FM, Peter Milligan, writer of KID LOBOTOMY, Gabriel Rodriguez,
artist of Locke & Key and the upcoming HOUSE AMOK #5 variant cover and honorary patron of the Black Crown Pub.

CRUD-O- METER: 4.5/10 the cough brigade begins

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The amazing St. Mark’s Comics staff dressed to impress — just a few of the evening’s cosplayers.

CRUD-O- METER: 3/10 trying my best to not act pale and sickly

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The winner of the BLACK CROWN Cosplay Contest is Aynsley who came dressed as HQ!

10/10 for originality!

CRUD-O-METER: 1/10, think fast! there must be a cure up there!

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Mission Accomplished! Party with #therulingclass

CRUD-O-METER: -6.5/10 GAME OVER!

Join us next week for our regularly scheduled art and alchemy assault! Until then…Bring on the Meds!

BONUS: Voted best re-enactment from a comic book. Prop bottle of French champagne not included in the price of a copy of ASSASSNISTAS by Tini Howard and Gilbert Hernandez from BLACK CROWN.

#NYCC18 #vespertine