Ramblings Of A Man Named Joseph Carro

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Excelsior: My Tribute To Stan Lee

Posted on November 13, 2018

*Artwork by me.   I don’t have any photos with Stan Lee. I was never lucky enough to meet the man in real life – So, on top of that, I also don’t have any touching anecdotes about how I met him in an elevator once, or how I sat down next to him at a convention, or anything else I’ve been grateful to read about him on the day of his death. Stan Lee never encountered me once during the 95 years he roamed our Earth – he didn’t know I even existed. And yet the mark he left on me was indelible, and though he didn’t know I existed – he knew lots of people LIKE me. I was an archetype in…

Vermont Comic Con

Posted on September 26, 2015

I was recently visiting with a few of my writing friends in Vermont. Most of us went to grad school together, and so we still get together for mini-vacations and write, among other things. Last year, we did the same thing. I drove to Vermont, and I was able to check out the famed Mac and Cheese Festival put on by Harpoon Brewery (where one of my friends worked) as well as the Tunbridge World Fair. This year, I missed the Mac and Cheese Fest, but made it again for the Tunbridge World Fair. And, because one of my cosplaying friends (Cheryl Wild – AKA WyldRyce Cosplay) was in the area, she reminded me about the Vermont Comic Con that was still going on.…