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At Balticon, it's all about science fiction and fantasy
At Balticon, it's all about science fiction and fantasy

Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention. "It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m. Monday at the Marriott in Hunt Valley. Pausing a moment for effect, Butler then adds mischievously, "and it's everything like a comic book convention." What she probably means is that Balticon, like any good fan convention (be it dedicated to comic books, "Star Trek" or Civil War memorabilia), brings together people of similar tastes for a full-psyche immersion in their preferred field. What she...

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