Party! Photo by: JD Hancock

It’s the perfect plan. Geek our hearts out at Phoenix Comicon, detox for a couple of weeks, then get back together when we start to feel the itch again.

Lightning Octocon will be two weekends after the big PHXCC. There should be a pretty good mix of local geeks celebrating local geeks.

And cake!

The name is a bit of a misnomer as it’s more of a shindig than a con, so don’t worry about hauling a booth out or anything. Just come and relax and have a good nerdy time.

For anyone who wants to get involved, I’m calling all:

Geeks With Cake Skills:

This will also be Lightning Octopus’ 1 year birthday, and we need cake!

Let me know if you want to make and bring some kind of nerd-themed-cakey-creation. If enough people are interested, we could have some kind of cake-off with prizes.

Geek Creators:

Let me know if you’re interested in showing off some of your work.

I’d like to have a table or two showing off local works, letting people get a taste of what we can do around here.

Geeks With Personalities:

Let me know if you’d be interested in helping run something at the event.

Don’t worry, nothing crazy, just helping make sure things are running smoothly.

Geeks With Strong Backs:

Let me know if you can show up early and/or stay late to help set up and/or take down.

Geek With Ideas:

Share them! This isn’t a big deal, it’s just for fun and for local geekery, so let me know if you want to help in your own unique way.

Just leave a comment, or email me. Doesn’t matter. And if you haven’t RSVPd, there’s a Facebook event for that.

See you there?