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Geek Products We Are Loving This Week!

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Geek Products We Are Loving This Week!

The Captain's Blog Entry 18 - Stardate:  No Idea Who doesn't love a good geek product mash up?  We love searching for the best geek products that we can find!  Here's 3 Con Couture items that we are loving this week! They also all happen to be Pinterest best sellers!  :)   1.  The Captain America Shield Purse This purse is a must-have for fans of all ages!  It's large enough for a cell phone, makeup and other adult essentials but also a good size for younger Captain America lovers.  Each purse comes with a detachable gold chain strap.  In...

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Retail 101: Best Convention Booth Practices for New Vendors

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Retail 101: Best Convention Booth Practices for New Vendors

The Captain's Blog Entry 17 - Stardate:  No Idea You applied with your local or favorite Comic Convention to sell your stuff and you got in!  Congrats and go you!  As a fellow vendor, we are happy to have you.  Now the real work begins.  Exhibiting at a convention for the weekend can be a real boost to your bottom line and a great way to represent your business.  However, a lot of work and preparation needs to go into your booth, products, and set up to make it worth your while.   Here's the 1st installment of basic set up...

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You Bought Tickets to your 1st Convention. Now What?

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You Bought Tickets to your 1st Convention.  Now What?

The Captain's Blog Entry 16 - Stardate:  No Idea So you've finally decided to take the plunge and buy tickets to your 1st Comic Convention and as a Vendor, let me tell you that we are happy to have you!  Comic Conventions are one of the most fun and rewarding events to be a part of.  There is always something new to see and awesome people to meet.  Maybe this is your 1st time or perhaps you are a veteran.  Either way, we've come up with a Comic Con rules series for everyone from Attendees to Vendors to make your...

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Movie Updates: Marvel's Logan and Deadpool 2

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Movie Updates: Marvel's Logan and Deadpool 2

The Captain's Blog Entry 15 - Stardate:  No Idea We couldn't wait any longer to see the new Marvel movie Logan and we were not disappointed!  Logan is not exactly the usual X-men movie if that's what fans are expecting.  Clearly the R rating gave them a license to be grittier and darker.  It's hard not to talk about the movie without giving away spoilers which we definitely don't want to do.  However, here's a few things we will say about it that are positive and most importantly, spoiler free.    1.)  The young actress Dafne Keen that plays X-23...

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Geeks at the Oscars!

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Geeks at the Oscars!

This past weekend had everyone feeling Oscar fever!  The Captain's Blog Entry 14 - Stardate:  No Idea We heard a lot more people talking about the Academy Awards than Walking Dead last night even though, we tuned into the latter.  Award shows are BIG nights with the biggest celebrities, enormous swag bags, the most expensive dresses, and of course the most coveted honors.  This past year has been a huge one for geeks and there is so much more on the horizon planned for 2017, 2018, and beyond.  So it came as no surprise that the geeks won a couple...

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