MCBA Spring ComiCon 2018

On May 19th & 20th, I attended MCBA Spring ComiCon, and it was a wonderful time, as usual! I volunteered at the Minnesota Force table on Saturday, and the 501st Legion booth on Sunday.

Awesome photos taken by Lindsey Rae! Costumers: Pari Elizabeth and Kris Heding.

More awesome photos by Lindsey Rae! Costumer: Kris Heding.

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Photo Credit: Madeline Anderson. Costumers: Nick Hickman, Shtey Short, Kris Heding, Eve Zabronsky, Jordan West, Sara Rae, Madeline Anderson, Trevor Bailey, and Pari Elizabeth, with bonus Tusken Raider! (Your costume was awesome!)

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The highlight was running into C-3PO at the end of the day on Sunday. We hope he’ll join the Minnesota Force and/or Rebel Legion so we can troop with him!

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MSP ComiCon (SpringCon) 2017

I’m posting this so late – sorry!

A couple of weekends ago I attended MSP ComiCon (SpringCon) at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. It’s a fun two-day convention that’s focused on comics and collectibles, and I volunteered at the Minnesota Force table off and on over the weekend.

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General Hux sees you’re not using a coaster. Photo by Shane Erickson.

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The Dark Side: GRRRR. Photo by John Neitz. (Costumers: Kris Heding, John Neitz)

Saturday night the Minnesota Force was supposed to make an appearance at the St. Paul Saints Star Wars Night, but the game was canceled due to the rain. It rained nonstop all day, and it was so cold. It would have made for a miserable time for everyone, but that doesn’t mean I wasn’t sad that the event was canceled. It’s supposed to be rescheduled, so hopefully it will happen sometime in July or August.

On Sunday, I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to recreate the photo of Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron sitting in his X-Wing drinking coffee, so I attempted to put on my “If you can’t beat the First Order, seduce them with your wily charms” face and held up my coffee. I’m an idiot.

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Rey and Poe: READY TO KICK ASS. Photo by Lindsey. (Costumers: Lindsey, Kris Heding)

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I love this photo so much. Photo by Lindsey. (Costumers: Lindsey, Kris Heding, Eve Zabronsky, Phil Glover)

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Hanging out with Jedi, like you do. Photo by Ryan Christensen. (Costumers: Kris Heding, Pari Elizabeth, Ryan Christensen, Eve Zabronsky)

I bought fun things, too: General Hux and Captain Phasma “Black Series” figures, a pair of purple Lego lightsaber earrings, and a set of Jabba the Hutt and Salacious B. Crumb plushies. Oh, and a stack of Catwoman series 2 comics. Fun times!

MSP ComiCon & St. Paul Saints Star Wars Night

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I’ve got a busy weekend ahead! On both Saturday and Sunday, I’ll be at MSP ComiCon (“SpringCon”) at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. I’ll be volunteering at the Minnesota Force booth off and on throughout the weekend, but you can also find me wandering around trying not to buy everything. More info can be found at the MCBA website.

On Saturday, the Minnesota Force will be at CHS Field for the St. Paul Saints Star Wars Night! There will probably be about 30 of us there, so it should be super fun! Check out the Facebook event for more info.