People of the Fleet,
Suffice to say that the Second Annual Fayetteville Comic-Con was A Resounding Success! Over the Two Days the con took Place at the Crown Expo Center,Many A Creature made the rounds in the Exposition Hall and found out why they said: "If it's Geek,We got it!".
The Gunstar Trireme,First Escort of the Raven Battle Group, Had the Privilege of Representing the BFC at the Con;All Those who Visited during the Two Days were Informed of the BFC's Mission to Provide more than the Usual Fan Experience;To that effect,Many Flyers and Business Cards were Handed out;With Good Luck, We should see some New Members in the future;People were Still asking me About it While I was waiting for My Ride Home Sunday Afternoon at the Close of the Con;It seems there Is some Interest about the Saga of A Star World here in the Sandhills.
Most of those who Visited the Table Pretty Much Remember the Original '78 Series;There were some Who Haven't watched the Whole New Series,And,Once or Twice, the Caprica Series was mentioned;One Person Asked about any News Regarding the New Movie being Worked on;Others said they only Heard the Name Battlestar Galactica,But never watched It;Lots of People to Convert!
In the Meantime, All Manner of Characters were present: Jedi Knights,Superheroes and Villians,Fuzzy Creatures of all kinds,Videogame ,Animae, and other Fantasy Players;Oh, Dart Vader and his Troops were present;There were Aerialists,Martial Artists,and Medieval Swordsmen giving Demonstrations;A whole Section of the Floor was Reserved for the Gamers,And, A DJ Kept the Crowd well entertained.
One of the Guest Headliners were Sam Jones,Better known as FLASH GORDON; As I approached his table for his Autograph,He asked if We had met Before;Ah, Methinks my Bald Head and Handlebars almost gave him a Ming Flashback;We did Discuss Max von Sydow,and how He was still hanging in there at 83 Years of Age.
Another Star was Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson,Star of Blaxploitation Films of the '70s; He playfully chided Me on my not having A Smartphone;It's OK, the Hammer Didn't know about the Toasters turning Tech Against us.
Other Stars included cast from the 'Walking Dead',The Voice of Ash Ketchum from Pokemon,and Artists from the well-Known Comic Book Industry,and some Power Rangers;There were Panel Discussions,Trivia Questions,and Door Prizes;Vendors were plentiful, selling wares from Classic Toys,Art Prints,Crafts,Game pieces,Jewelry,Figures of all Sizes,and yes,Comic Books.
K.A. 'LEONIDAS' Ranson