IN – Figment Signing

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Jim Zub, writer of Figment, Skullkickers, Samurai Jack and more signs at Alter Ego Comics on Wednesday August 13th starting at 5:00 PM.

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Alter Ego Comics
111 E. Adams Street, Muncie, IN 47305
765-282-5297

IN – TMNT: Turtles in Time #1 Signing

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Writer Paul Allor appears at Alter Ego Comics on Wednesday, June 18th at 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm to sign the first issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time from IDW Publishing!

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Alter Ego Comics
111 E. Adams Street, Muncie, IN 47305
765-282-5297

IN – Strangers in Paradise Signing

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Terry Moore, creator of Strangers in Paradise and Rachel Rising, appears at Alter Ego Comics for a signing on Saturday May 10th from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm!

Alter Ego Comics
111 E. Adams Street, Muncie, IN 47305
765-282-5297

IN – FCBD: Batman/Daredevil Signing

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Batman writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV and Daredevil team Mark Waid and Chris Samnee appear at Alter Ego Comics on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 3rd, to sign all your favorite comic books!! Cosplay, games and COMICS will also be on hand.

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Alter Ego Comics
111 E. Adams Street, Muncie, IN 47305
765-282-5297

IN – Beautiful Scars Signing

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Meet local artist E. Guin Thompson at Comic Carnival on Wednesday April 23rd at 11 AM.  She will be signing her new Archaia book “Beautiful Scars” and speaking about publishing her first book.

Comic Carnival
7225 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 253-8882

IN – Arts Day Comics Event

gh-capGene Ha and Carol Tilley appear at Holy Cross College on Friday, April 11 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM!

Press Release:

Holy Cross College invites you to attend its annual Arts Day: a public lecture and exhibition which celebrates the spirit of the creative arts. The event will be held on Friday, April 11 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in Driscoll Auditorium, Vincent Gallery, and Vincent Atrium at Holy Cross College.

This year’s event will highlight lectures by Carol Tilley, an Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana and Gene Ha, a professional comic artist, illustrator and writer.

Carol Tilley will present “When Comics Almost Died: Readers, Censors, and Innovation.” Tilley teaches courses in media literacy and youth services librarianship. Part of her scholarship focuses on the intersection of young people, comics and libraries, particularly in the United States during the mid-twentieth century. Her research has been published in journals including the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) and Children’s Literature in Education. Tilley’s research on anti-comics advocate Fredric Wertham was featured in the New York Times and other media outlets.

Gene Ha will talk about his artistic career and the comic book industry. He has been a professional artist drawing images for comic books for over twenty years. Ha’s drawings have filled the pages of graphic works published by DC Comics, Malibu Comics, Wildstorm, Vertigo and Marvel Comics. A sampling of Ha’s character renderings encompass work on Batman, Captain America, Superman, Green Lantern, X-Men, and the Justice League of America as well as many others. Ha has won four Eisner Awards for his work on Top Ten with Alan Moore and Zander Cannon and with Brad Meltzer on Justice League of America #11 for DC Comics. Ha grew up in South Bend, Indiana, attended Clay High School, and received a BFA from the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan.

In addition to these lectures, the Vincent Gallery will feature an exhibition of student art and a reception with light refreshments will be held in the Vincent Atrium, adjacent to the gallery and auditorium. These events are free and open to the public. All are welcome to visit Holy Cross campus and celebrate the arts!

For further information about the events or directions, please contact William Tourtillotte by email at wtourtillotte[at]hcc-nd.edu or by phone at 574-239-8304.

Holy Cross College
54515 State Road 933 North, Notre Dame, IN 46556
574-239-8377

Indiana Comic Con 2014 Donates 100 Tickets to Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Press Release:

Indiana Comic Con Donates 100 Tickets to Big Brothers Big Sisters

February 21st, 2014 – The Indiana Comic Con has donated approximately 120 tickets to Indiana charitable organizations. The inaugural Indiana Comic Con will debut on March 14-16, 2014 at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is recipient of 100 tickets to the Indiana Comic Con. This organization plays a major role in bettering the community by directly helping, mentoring and guiding disadvantaged children. By providing a strong and professional, 1-on-1 relationship for children, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana directly improves the community of central Indiana by investing in the youth of central Indiana.

The National MS Foundation: Indiana State Chapter by way of an affiliated group called, “The Bearded Avengers” is recipient of 20 tickets to the Indiana Comic Con. The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation works to find a cure to the ailment that ultimately prevents human movement and function through traumatic nerve damage in the brain and spinal cord.

Featured at the inaugural Indiana Comic Con are roughly 20 critically-acclaimed creators (writers and illustrators) from the field of comic book publication and fantasy painting. In addition, popular actors and actresses will be in attendance: Evan Peters (American Horror Story, X-Men), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Caity Lotz (Arrow, Mad Men) and Daniel Cudmore (X-Men, Twilight). 150 vendors, local writers, artists and publishers will also be featured at the event.

The Indiana Comic Con will take place on March 14-16, 2014 at:

Indianapolis Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Team Eastman’s 2014 Turtle Tour

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KEVIN EASTMAN, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and longtime publisher of Heavy Metal, kicks off a year of touring across the United States and abroad this weekend with an appearance at Jared’s Epic Party in Dallas, TX! Visit Kevin’s website for full details of all his original art available for sale and regular updates about his schedule. And stay in touch with Kevin on Facebook and Twitter!

Upcoming 2014 appearances and signings …..

February 22 -  Jareds Epic Party – Dallas, TX

March 2   - Sac Con – Sacramento, CA

March 28 and 29 – DLUX Expo – Detroit, MI

April 5 and 6 – Gem City Comic Con – Dayton, OH

April 25 & 26 - Calgary Comic Con, Canada

May 3 - Free Comic Book Day, Jetpack, Rochester, NH

May 9 & 10 - WAP! Comic Con, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

May 31 & June 1 - Indy Pop Con, Indianapolis, IN

June 6 & 7 - Niagara Falls CC, Niagara Falls, Canada

June 21 - Heroes Con, Charlotte, NC

July 12 & 13 - Capitol City Comic Con – Austin, TX

July 24-27 - San Diego Comicon – San Diego, CA

Sept 12 & 13 - Wizard World – Richmond, VA

Sept 26-27 - Alamo City – San Antonio, TX

October – Australia and New Zealand TBA

Indy PopCon (May 2014)

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Convention Name
Indy PopCon
Convention Website Address
http://indypopcon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/30/2014
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/01/2014
About This Convention
Indy PopCon is a popular culture convention that will be coming to downtown Indianapolis in late May of 2014. Formed by a group of (mostly) Hoosiers with over 50 years of con experience, PopCon was created to give the Midwest a new kind of convention. Many popular conventions are hyper-focused and specific to certain genres. To get the most out of those conventions, you are likely already embedded within those specific cultures.

We’re a little bit different. Our goals for Indy PopCon are two-fold:

1. Make a Convention Accessible to All

Rather than specialize in one form of pop culture or another, we are dedicating resources to bringing in all aspects of popular culture. Our hope is that those who attend for one or two of our themes will discover new geeky, nerdy, and interesting hobbies and fun that they otherwise may not have been exposed to.

2. Make a Convention About YOU!

The landscape of popular culture is changing. Previously, one would need to be discovered in order to make a career in comics, art, entertainment, movies, and gaming. But with the success of funding platforms like Kickstarter and self-publishing platforms like YouTube, you are in control. You can choose what you want to publish, and what you like. You have the power to shape our popular culture!

We will invite the trail-blazers of this new pop culture phenomenon. YouTube stars, podcasters, web comic artists, webmasters, and more will be invited to share and grow their craft and also to help guide and train the next generation. Panels and workshops will be made available for those who have a dream and the passion to create, but just need a little guidance. Our hope is that Indy PopCon 2015 will feature new internet superstars who attended PopCon 2014!

Venue Name and Address
Indiana Convention Center
100 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
300
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Other
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Joel Hodgson, Kristian Nairn, John DiMaggio, Esme Bianco, Kevin Eastman, Guy Gilchrist, Tom Bancroft, Norm Breyfogle, Greg Horn

PopCon Flyer

IN – Amala’s Blade Signing

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Writer Steve Horton appears at Alter Ego Comics on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm! Help him to celebrate the release of the trade of his comic AMALA’S BLADE!

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Alter Ego Comics
111 E. Adams Street, Muncie, IN 47305
765-282-5297

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