Saturday night I attended the BrimpersUnited BrimpUP put together by the wonderful Andrea, Bri, and I’m sure tons of other minions. If you’re feeling a little in the dark right now, Brimpers are what we call fans of the comic “Sex Criminals” by Fraction/Zdarsky. If you aren’t reading this comic, you should be. I had no idea what to expect as I missed the one held at NYCC but I was super excited. It was held a the local Buffalo Wild Wings which was a short walk from our hotel. When we got there the place was packed! Luckily Travis had grabbed a table when he got there and saved us a seat. We actually had the best seat in the house as it was right in front of the little photo area they had set up. We ordered some food and drinks and waited for the fun to start!
The night included a raffle that featured some amazing prizes and they just announced that $1,000 was raised for Futures Without Violence! How amazing is that? It blows my mind that fans of comic can raise that much money in just one night by having a great time and hanging out. We should all feel really great about that. Of course the party really started with Matt and Chip arrived. Now, if you’re a fan of “Sex Criminals” you’re probably aware of the adventure they went on where they sketched 1,000 covers for Issue 11. Well, because of lawyers and things, and stuff, they were told they couldn’t sell them. Yup, 1,000 sketch covers that took them something like a gazillion hours couldn’t be sold. Guess what that means? That means those of us at the BrimpUp got those awesome covers! I could not believe it when we found out we were each going to get one of these amazing pieces of art. The guys went around and handed them out and of course we were told not to put them on the internet. But I will tell you my cover features Easter Island, but just picture it made of dicks.
I really had an amazing time and I can’t put into words how much I enjoyed myself. It really does feel like this little weird and perverted family reunion. But unlike most family reunions, I can’t wait for the next one!
And I leave you with these amazing gifs created by Travis!