Superman Celebration 2018

Last year I went to the Superman Celebration, and was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it. So, of course, I immediately planned to return this year.

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One lucky thing about the long drive to Metropolis, Illinois – I can stop in Perryville, Missouri on the way, and see the lovely people at Villainous Grounds.

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I needed some comics and to pick up the Harley I won on Free Comic Book Day, so it all worked out well. Plus, I adore Villainous Grounds.

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After that quick stop, we continued on our way. You may notice in the pictures, it was raining. Of course, by the time we got to Metropolis – it was ready to really storm.

Have I mentioned I’m afraid of storms? Haha.

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I was pretty excited to go to Super Con, inside one of the buildings near the museum and statue. Last year I was bummed I didn’t bring much money with me, so I made sure to bring a little bit this year.

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My purchases:

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Harley Quinn #1 from her first solo series, and a Harley Quinn coaster.

 

We dodged the rain off and on, had funnel cake and nachos, and walked around enjoying the costumes and coolness.

I brought a little friend along to take some pics…

Plus, the girls are always down for photo ops:

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Overall, we had a great time, despite the gross weather. Metropolis is a great town and a perfect example of a nerdy destination for any road trip. While I didn’t have the opportunity to visit the museum again this round, I will be finally posting about the museum soon! So, stay tuned for more nerdy goodness.

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-Angel

 

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Free Comic Book Day 2018

Another year, another Free Comic Book Day. And it was busy busy busy. This year we took my nieces on a big adventure to three shops – Villainous Grounds, All the Rage, and my local shop – Not Just Comix.

I will state before going into this, that it is important to remember that even though it is Free Comic Book Day, these comics are not free to shops, and it’s important you buy something as well as pick up your free comics. I didn’t have the most money on this trip due to Fan Expo crunch time, but I still made sure to buy something at all three shops – as did my mother, my brother, and the girls. Please support local shops and keep them in business.

First up: Villainous Grounds

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