New autographs since February

I took a complete break from sending letters for the last 7 months but a few weeks ago I started again, after receiving two new autographs, one of which may have been my longest wait: 5 years and 2 1/2 months to be exact. I wrote to Katie Leung (Cho Chang from Harry Potter) back in February 2012 – and got a reply from her 3 weeks ago.

For one of the new letters I sent I already got an answer. 9 days to the UK and back is damn quick! 🙂

These are the autographs I got since my last post:

Katie Leung – Cho Chang (HP)

(see full scan: Other movies –> HP)

 

Joanne Froggatt – Anna Bates (Downton Abbey)

(see full scan: Other TV shows)

 

Bella Ramsey – potentially a future ruler of Westeros, fierce as her character is. ;-D  = Lady Mormont (GoT)
She actually signed all three of my photos but they were badly smudged, this one being the neatest. She suspected that since apparently the ink didn’t dry, and wrote a note on the backside to resend photos if they were smudged, which I did this week.

(see full scan: Other TV shows –> GoT)

 

Conleth Hill – Lord Varys (GoT)

(see full scan: Other TV shows –> GoT)

 

+ i.p. at MagicCon: Lotte Verbeek, Zach McGowan, Emilie de Ravin, Keegan Connor Tracy, all of which I only got because I didn’t wanna waste the money I paid for the ticket. Maybe I’ll watch their shows one day and like them and be glad that I got their autographs. 😉 Haven’t scanned those yet. Also Louise Brealey. Already had her autograph, but I missed her photo session due to the orga’s constant switching of her schedule 😦 and I didn’t wanna waste this either. Plus I love her in Sherlock and she’s such a fierce woman, as I realized in her panel and the autographsession.  Haven’t scanned the autograph yet either but you find the autographs that I already had on the Sherlock page (Other TV shows –> Sherlock)

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New autographs since June 2016

I realized that I haven’t posted for quite a while now. There are two reasons:

  1. The lack of responses didn’t motivate me much to continue writing letters, which of course lead to even less responses. And
  2. I’ve discovered a new hobby, cosplaying (you can see photos of my first cosplay and after MagicCon also the next cosplay here), and I use pretty much all my spare time to build my next cosplay, so that it will be ready for the MagicCon in April (and then probably the next cosplay, for the next MagicCon, and so on). It leaves me almost no time for this hobby. But maybe I can bring myself to write a few letters now and then.

Anyway, I got a couple of autographs since my last post.

Three I won’t post because they are badly smudged (another reason for not being very motivated) – Chris Pratt, Hugh Bonneville and Jim Carter), and one is probably a sec (Richard Madden). Here is the rest:

Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran Stark / GoT)

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John Bradley (Samwell Tarly / GoT)

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Mark Dacascos (Wo Fat / Hawaii Five-0)
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Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy / GoT)

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Owen Teale (Alliser Thorne / GoT)

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Craig Parker (Haldir / LotR, Lord Narcisse / Reign)

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Alexandra Dowling (Queen Anne / Musketeers)

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Poppy Drayton (Amberle / Shannara)

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Jerome Flynn (Bronn / GoT)

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New autographs since my post in June: Kit Harington & Anton Yelchin

I got two new treasures in my collection, one thanks to the lovely Kesi, who met Kit Harington (Jon Snow/GoT) in person after his play “Doctor Faustus” and kindly got his autograph for me ❤ Thank you SO much!! 🙂

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And the other one was kind of a hurried purchase… I had been trying to get Anton Yelchin’s (Chekov/Star Trek ( & into Darkness)) autograph for a while and when I read the sad news that he had died, I bought his autograph – for a “decent” price, since the dealers apparently hadn’t caught up with the news yet – (let’s face it, the prices for his autograph will be insanely high now for quite a while). I’ll treasure this one and will go and watch the new movie with very mixed feelings – excited about the movie but very sad about the death of this talented young actor.

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I added the full scans to the Star Trek and Game of Thrones page respectively; if you want to know the password, comment on this post or send me an e-mail to the address on the right)

Autographs since December: Jack Gleeson, Rose Leslie, Maria Howell, Sibel Kekilli

Regarding autographs this year has begun very slow for me. I haven’t had time to send out new letters either.  4 new autographs since my last post:

Jack Gleeson (Joffrey / Game of Thrones)

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Thanks to Kathrin for getting his autograph for me at RingCon! 🙂

 

Rose Leslie (Ygritte / Game of Thrones)

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Maria Howell (Seeder / Hunger Games)

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and Sibel Kekilli (Shae / Game of Thrones)

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Emilia Clarke & Julian Glover

I got two more autographs recently, both for my Game of Thrones collection:

Emilia Clarke, who plays one of my three favourite characters (or four, but one of them has already died, so…). Of course she’s Daenerys Targaryen; she was the first actor I wrote to specifically for this show. She didn’t sign the photos I sent her, but a presigned photo, but I’m very happy about it, since it’s a very beautiful picture (not like most photos actors use to send), in fact I even prefer it over the photos I sent to her. However, I’ll try to get a personalized autograph when she starts replying individually again.

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Julian Glover, who plays Grand Maester Pycelle, and Triopas in Troy. He signed and personalized all three photo I sent him. 🙂

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I added the full scans to the Game of Thrones page (Other TV shows –> GoT) If you want to see the full scans, please e-mail me (fantasy-autographs@gmx.de) or comment on one of my posts and I’ll send you the password.

Sophie Turner & Iain Glen

I’m newly addicted to Game of Thrones. I knew it would absolutely be to my liking, but I also knew I would hate to wait for new seasons, so I decided not to watch it until the series ended. Well, I managed to steer clear of it for 5 years, but a few weeks ago I gave in (and watched the first four seasons within 1 1/2 weeks :D). Now I’m waiting for the fifth season to be released on Blu Ray and in the meantime I started collecting autographs of the GoT cast.

Since I knew that I’d like the show, I had the foresight to let two cast members also sign GoT photos, when I sent them photos for other roles: Harry Lloyd, to whom I wrote because of his role in Robin Hood, and Peter Dinklage. The latter is an especially curious case, because I sent him three photos, one for Narnia, one for X-Men where I love his performance, and one for GoT which I hadn’t watched at that point. I was a bit disappointed for obvious reasons when he only signed one – the GoT photo. Now, however, I’m pretty happy about this autograph, especially since Tyrion happens to be one of my four favourite characters.

And yesterday and today I got my first “official” GoT autographs (since the first two I got while I wasn’t even watching the show ;)) – Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, and Iain Glen, Jorah Mormont. I do hope that they’ll still be around after season 5. No spoilers please 😉

Both signed the 3 photos I sent them, and very quickly too, it took only 20 and 21 days respectively.

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I added the full scans (and the ones from Harry Lloyd and Peter Dinklage) to the newly created Game of Thrones page (Other TV shows –> GoT). The password is the same as for the other pages, if you want to get access, please comment on this post of send me an e-mail 🙂