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Rhode Island Comic Con

2014 Rhode Island Comic Con
by Joseph Tavano

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The last time I attended a comic book convention was 1993. It was in the large conference room of a Marriott on the outskirts of town, and there were roughly 20 vendors from all over New England selling hard-to-find action figures, bootleg concert cassettes, VHS tapes of first generation Star Trek episodes, and long-boxes of comics as far as the eye could see. This monthly slice of heaven was free to all who could find it and pretty much the greatest thing my 13 year-old eyes ever gazed upon. My Dad would drive my friend and me to the “comic con” and set me loose among the stacks and tables to burn through the $20 I earned washing refrigerated trucks from his friend’s Italian sausage business.

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Rumor: Billy Dee Williams Asked On Board Star Wars Episode VII

Film Buff Online has a source (one that actually has a name, hurrah!) that says he talked to Billy Dee at the Monster Mania convention this past weekend:

Billy Dee said, he has been asked, but hasn’t decided if he is going to do it or not yet.

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