Friendly Encounters is a weekly series featuring my friends who have met celebrities.
I have met actor Barry Bostwick a few times. Our interview can be found at On the Beat With Barry Bostwick. That interview was one of the mist fun ones I have had. Bostwick was awesome and he continued to be great every other time I met him.
I met writer Dirk Manning many years ago. My interviews with him can be found at On the Beat With Dirk Manning.
At Wizard World Columbus 2017, these two met up and that photo landed here. I love this pic, because Dirk is a pop culture fan and doesn't hide it. I love that Bostwick took the pic with Dirk, but he didn't do Dirk's trademark pose. Hmm. Maybe as an actor, Bostwick did not want to steal Bostwick's gimmick?
In either case, they are clearly having fun. This is the stuff I love seeing at Wizard World. Two of my favorites appeared together. Two notable creators from totally different fields joined together for a picture. I love seeing the various crossovers at Wizard World.
There are still a few Wizard World events left in the year. Check WizardWorld.com for the schedule and other information. Also go to DirkManning.com to learn more about this talented guy.
Dirk Manning and Barry Bostwick in Columbus, OH-August 2017.