Pathetically late, we know, but we earned that vacation. Above, Charles Vess and one of his gorgeous sculptures. More in the jump.
Very popular giant nipple toy. We tried to catch people touching it, which they were doing all the time, but our flash wasn’t fast enough.
Out: Pictures of people in costume. In: Pictures of people in costume doing things on the show floor!
The AV crew at Fox Atomic was apparently running NORAD from the booth.
Here’s an Escher-esque photo of The Beat taking a picture of The Beat being webcast live on MySpace.
There was almost always a big crowd around the Radical booth — this year’s entry in the publishing sweepstakes. Unfortunately, the crowd was often smelly.
Nothing is sadder than a Superman with a droopy vinyl crotch.
But THIS Superman had his sock-stuffing technique down pat.
Vanessa Satone, Becky Cloonan, Gabriel Moon and Fabio Ba. (We may have the order reversed, sadly we still cannot tell these talented twins apart.)
The Gentle Giant booth was the epicenter of villainy with beautiful full-sized busts of Voldemort, Sauron and Boba Fett.
Disney’s impressive but poorly-lit pirate ship.
Believe it or not, these lasses were promoting the PATHFINDER DVD.
As were these lads, in glute-bareing loincloths. They didn’t seem too happy about it.
It was never entirely clear what this was.
MEANWHILE, underneath an exit sign, a small refugee camp had been set up. We’re not exaggerating by much…people were sleeping, eating and changing diapers back here.
Joe Harris, Ben Templesmith, Stuart Moore and Michael Gaydos at THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY signing.
Blurry Friends of Lulu award photo.
Mastermind William Christensen and Warren Ellis at the Avatar party.