As many of you already know, I often attend conventions. These can be any sort of conventions, really. Facial hair, comic book, pop culture, anime – whatever. I love conventions, I love cosplaying (or costuming, for you semantics-oriented people out there) and I love the atmosphere. My comic convention of choice since around 2011 was Coast City Comicon. I started going there the year I became separated from my now ex-wife. I went there because, at the time, I didn’t have much else to look forward to or do. If I didn’t occupy myself in some way, I was going to go crazy. My response to that was dressing up like David Bowie’s character from the movie Labyrinth and going to my first ever…