20 February 2009

Con Report: Hi-Ex 2009

Alexi Conman has taken to going to UK comic conventions. He felt his name kind of forced him into it, but fortunately all the cons he's been to so far have all been great.

He thought maybe he should write some brief reviews. They'll mostly just be him saying "went here, it was awesome" but hey, it's worth saying.

Latest was Hi-Ex - the Highland Expo up in Inverness. It was lovely. Slightly smaller than some of the other UK cons, and perhaps partly because of that (although moreso because of the excellent people organising it), it had a really welcoming and inclusive vibe.

Some great panel discussions (Politics and Religion was predictably fiery), workshops (Alexi picked up a few tips from the wise duo of Al Ewing and Ferg Handley) and a charity auction (which Alexi chickened out of bidding in) made for a thoroughly enjoyable programme. Alexi would go again.