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  • MCBA FallCon 2010 to Feature Hughes, Jurgens, Etc.

    October 6, 2010 by  
    Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Minnesota, Top Stories

    Press Release:


    Saint Paul, MN (October 5, 2010) – The Midwest Comic Book Association (MCBA) is pleased to announce that the 23rd Annual MCBA FallCon Comic Book Party (aka “The One Day Wonder!”) will take place at the Progress Center located on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Saturday October 16, 2010.

    Time Masters by Dan Jurgens

    FallCon, one of the premiere comic book events in the midwest with a growing national reputation, is a celebration of the extraordinary marriage between the written word and graphic arts. A fascinating and focused acclaimation of an American born, truly unique, dynamic, ever growing and evolving medium that comic books represent.

    “FallCon is a 360 minute nexus of all of the things that make the world of comic books so very compelling and relevant!” said Nick Postiglione, Co-Director of the all volunteer MCBA, “Over the years, FallCon has been built around the concept of developing community and providing opportunity for all aspects of our growing community to interface in a welcoming and energetic enviroment. The midwest has a long standing reputation of being a breeder reactor for comic creators of all types and given the recent appropriation of cutting edge comic book culture by the much larger mainstream media, it’s a great spotlight for the wildly diverse aspects of our exponentially growing creative community. Including superstar creators, working professionals, up and comers, Independent & Alternative creators, webcomicers, self-publishers, mini-comic folks, small press, and all creative and format points in between!”

    Of course no FallCon could possibly be complete without the hucksters! Offering a super gigantic comic book marketplace with comic book stores and dealers buying, selling and trading all things comic books. There will be literally tons of comic books (Around 500,000 golden age, silver age, bronze age, current and collectible comic books), trade paperbacks, graphic novels, original comic book art, manga, action figures, statues, Star Wars & Trek, unexplicable trinkets, collectibles and the list goes on into a reasonable approximation of infinity.

    At FallCon, expectation of the unexpected is generally expected! Costumed characters, hundreds of door prizes, surprise guests, portfolio reviews, attendees of all shapes, sizes, colors, ages, sexes, characters and mundane’s from all walks of life will converge to join the party. A One Day Wonder of pure comic book action! Now is the time and FallCon is the place where there’s something for everyone and everyone is welcome!

    Event Name: FallCon Comic Book Party

    Event Description: Comic Book Party

    Date of Event: Saturday – October 16 – 2010

    Open to Public: 10AM to 4PM

    Location of Event: MN. State Fairgrounds – Progress Center
    1621 Randall Ave – St. Paul, MN. 55108

    Featured Guests:

    Adam Hughes – Legendary Cover & Pin Up Artist

    Barb Schulz – World class inker – Istructr

    Herb Trimpe – Bronze Age Superstar Artist & Co-Creator of Wolverine

    Dan Jurgens – Local Superstar & The Man Who Killed Superman

    Mike Hoffman – World Reknowned Fantasy Illustrator

    Joel Seibel

    And Many More TBA – Complete List On Website

    Event Features: * Free Creator Autographs * Free Parking * Free Portfolio Review * Hundreds of Door
    Prizes * Costumed Characters * Prize Drawings *Over 100 Comic Book Creators *
    Dealers from all Over the USA *

    Tickets at the Door. Admission: $7.00 per adult. Children 9 & Under Free. Get $1.00 off w/a canned
    foodshelf donation.

    Event Website: www.Midwestcomicbook.com – under construction

    Charities: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund – www.cbldf.org
    Minnesota Lupus Foundation – www.lupus.org
    Minnesota Foodshelves


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