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aznaphrodite
12-28-2002, 01:03 PM
I just went to the Comic Con web site and found out that Comic Con is two weeks after AX. :( I wish it was the first week of August like last year. This will make it tough on my schedule.

BlueLady
12-28-2002, 01:17 PM
They love to do things like that it seems. At least they are both relativly close to each other.

katchoo
12-28-2002, 01:20 PM
Just make sure you budget yourself. Comic Con is my favorite con in the world, so I definitely won't miss it. ^_^

ZiggyB
12-28-2002, 01:33 PM
Yah, Comic Con was a breath of fresh air for me. After going to the lameless that is the Creation Star Trek Cons going to Comic Con was like heaven!

Starting in June, my cons are essentally going from northern to southern California.

BayCon -> Fanime -> Anime Expo -> Comic Con -> Ani-Magic

XO

My wallet is hurting already...

Eurobeat King
12-28-2002, 02:08 PM
I'll be going to SDCC, since I had lotz of fun in 2002, so I look forward to going again in 2003. If it were the weekend AFTER AX, then I'd prolly stay in Anaheim (meibi go to Vegas ;)) until SDCC, but since it's 2 weeks I have time to work a week, and then drive ALLLL the way down there AGAIN for another So.CA con.. :thumbsup:

June-August will be hectic for me, with the cons being pretty close to one another:

June: A-kon, Reccacon, & Fanime
July: AX, SDCC
August: Otakon (3 weeks after SDCC)

Nadeshiko
12-29-2002, 03:08 PM
thinking about it...

BlueLady
12-29-2002, 03:44 PM
Everyone should go to comic con.. It's huge, full of fun events and I can't even think of how many wonderful people I met last year. Whatever you're interested in, it's probably there. A question though.. I was thinking about booking the Clarion hotel this time.. Does anyone else have suggestions?

katchoo
12-29-2002, 06:28 PM
umm the clarion was where i stayed last year, and it was scary! And the rooms were dirty gross! I'm going to try and stay in the hilton that is right next door to the con. It might be more expensive, but I have 5 of us so far in the room. ^_^

BlueLady
12-30-2002, 12:40 AM
good to know, thanks katchoo!!! Does anyone know about the embassy suites?? What does anyone suggest ? The Hilton ?? I used to have a friend in san deigo so I never had to actually stay at a hotel before..

Dark Vision
12-30-2002, 05:05 AM
OMG... if i remember famine, ax, and comic con happen within a month of each other. So much for spreading out time for new costumes. But be strong... the cosplay gods look down upon us.

katchoo
12-30-2002, 11:04 AM
hmm...I'll probably wear the same set of costumes to all the cons. But I am making like 6 new costumes. hehe

Something Lulu
12-30-2002, 11:31 AM
It's actually better for me to have them close, because then I can just make one trip to CA this summer instead of two. Last year I had the money for the two tickets, but this year I definately do not. I'm just worried because I'm going to have to take a month off of work for the trip!

Sana-chan
12-30-2002, 01:51 PM
Ooo Comic Con-ness. It is rather close to AX, but that's ok I guess. It was like that in 01 too.

Nadeshiko >> I hope you can come to CC again!

Freya
01-02-2003, 10:37 AM
Comic Con is certainly a lot of fun and it was my first ever convention I went to back in '98 when the creator of Sailor Moon came out. There hasn't been too much happening lately on the anime side...let's hope for some big name eventually or I'll be stickin to stalking Dominic..j/k :P

Famira Damaris
01-02-2003, 11:38 AM
Does anyone know about the embassy suites??

Embassy Suites are pretty clean. Rooms are decent. Not spectacular, but it's not like you're living there for weeks. My family usually gots to Embassy Suites when we're traveling.