The PopCult Toybox
A very happy Mr. and Mrs. Popculteer meandered up North to Saint Mary’s earlier today for the first Old School Convention. You may remember that we wrote about it last Thursday. Organized by Aaron Hickman, who teaches at Saint Mary’s Elementary, this was an old-school convention on many levels, since it took place in an historical school building. It was a fun, small convention, making up for the lack of glitz with an abundance of fun.
Vendors from all over the region offered cool toys and comics. Cosplayers mingled with Ghostbusters and the band HarraH even performed an acoustic set.
In one personally mortifiying moment, your PopCulteer was asked if he was dressed as Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Marton. The fact that anyone thought I resembled the ultra-successful, but aged and troll-like writer made me want to curl in a fetal position and bang my head on the floor, but aside from that, it was a great time, and here’s a quick mini-photo essay, short on captions, that’ll give you a taste of the fun. I’m off to either shave or dye the facial hair. Here’s hoping that this is just the first of many Old School Conventions.