Creator’s Corner – Chicago Comic Con

It was 1996.

Our first issue of the full size Tic Toc Tom was out.  We made a plan to go to a few conventions to help promote the book.  First was a Spirits of Independence Convention in Montreal and Kitchener (more on that at a future date).

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Plans were made to go to the second biggest convention in the world, the Windy City itself Chicago for the Comic Con.  Mike Korditsch, Edward Korditsch, Brett Feschuk, Tom Yeo & Chetan Patel were all set to go to the convention.  Paul Marhue did not come.  Due to a fist-a-cuffs with the late Harry Caray in the early 1980’s during the 7th inning of the Cubs games, Marhue has been banned from the Windy City for life.

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Weeks before the convention, large logo banners and displays were made.  Stickers were printed to hand out any folks that would walk past us.  A car full of five guys and boxes full of comics were set to drive across the border.

Photos from Chicago:

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Edward Korditsch, Brett Feschuk, Tom Yeo & Chetan Patel

More on Chicago at a later date…