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Experience my first comicon as an exhibiting creator

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I attended my first comicon, exhibiting my work as the creator of The Brink comic book (www.brinkcasefiles.com) at the MCM Comic convention in Birmingham. Firstly, it's pretty scary going to one of these things to display your work. Alot of questions run through your head - what's going to happen? Will people like my work? What the hell am I doing?

To begin with it was surprisingly lonely but the atmosphere was comfortable so getting to know other creators around me was not difficult. Everybody was so friendly anyway. The first thing I did was set up. I took the following items with me and was quite happy with my display: Comics (obviously). I had already placed most of them in plastic wallets with backing board. Prints. Wire cube storage - I attached some comics and prints. Lots of others use these too. Table cloth - this is a requirement at comicons. I bought a cheap black table cloth. Roller banner. A5 sized chalk board and pen - I wrote the price list on one side and '…