Longtime friends and followers should already know how much of a bookworm the Urban Roamer is. Though perhaps not as avid as others but a bookworm still the same, as evidenced by never failing to miss the annual Manila International Book Fair. Thus you can imagine this guy’s excitement when it was announced that a big book sale was coming up in February. What made it more exciting is the fact that it offers a premise unlike any other sale event held here thus far: a 10-day event that is open 24 hours. Yes, 24 hours. As in no closing times.
As a self-confessed “moderate” geek, I often found myself being amazed by the spectacle of comic conventions or comic cons, especially the famous San Diego Comic Con in the US. Seeing so much of today’s pop culture phenomena under one roof was a sight I’ve been at least intrigued to see. Thankfully, we in this part of the world got at least a bit of a taste of what a full blown comic con is like with the first ever AsiaPop Comicon Manila that was held over the weekend at the World Trade Center Metro Manila convention center. For this historic event, the Urban Roamer could not afford to miss…