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When Meeting Someone IRL Doesn’t Go Quite as Planned

A Lesson in Humility

The Doubleclicks offer us an important lesson for con season: sometimes people aren’t quite as cool in real life as they are online.

Except for the editors of The Mary Sue. We are 100% awesome throughout the universe and all time.

…trust me.

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Susana Polo thought she'd get her Creative Writing degree from Oberlin, work a crap job, and fake it until she made it into comics. Instead she stumbled into a great job: founding and running this very website (she's Editor at Large now, very fancy). She's spoken at events like Geek Girl Con, New York Comic Con, and Comic Book City Con, wants to get a Batwoman tattoo and write a graphic novel, and one of her canine teeth is in backwards.