COMIC-CON 2011 Memo #5: Trickster

Heidi MacDonald brought this news to the world about a cool thing going on right outside of Comic-Con and it is not promoting a movie or TV show:

The big news outside the convention center was the soft opening for Tr!ckster, the comics-themed offsite event, showcasing independent comics creators. While it was still evolving — prints and posters set up in front of industrial sized stoves — the wares on display look sharp.

The life drawing classes — led by two gorgeous models — were well attended, and the bar got a shake-down cruise. As Tr!ckster is held inside the San Diego Wine and Culinary Center, the wines are quality — we enjoyed a stunning dry rose from the south of Italy last night.

Show runner Scott Morse was running around seeing to last-minute details, but the response from everyone there was excitement. “This is going to be the hit of the show,” predicted Jimmy Palmiotti.

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