X-TravaCon (October 2017)

X-TravaCon

Convention Name
X-TravaCon
Convention Website Address
http://www.motorcityconventions.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/22/2017
About This Convention
Motor City Conventions presents the XtravaCon . Featuring over 100,000, books for sale or trade plus toys, collectible game cards, non sports cards and more. Please note that the selection of collectibles varies from show to show.
Venue Name and Address
Knights of Columbus Banquet Center Livonia
19801 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

MI – Rugrats #1 Signing

Lisa Dubois, the illustrator of the new Rugrats comic from Kaboom, along with Mike Roll and Jon Hickey creators of Apooka will be in store signing copies of their work on Sunday October 22nd from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.

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Green Brain Comics
13936 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126
313-582-9444

MI – Denis Leary Signing

Denis Leary appears at the Wealthy Theatre on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM to present his new book Why We Don’t Suck. Tickets available at the link…

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Denis Leary is a five-time loser at the Emmy Awards. And the Golden Globes. He hopes to one day also lose an Oscar, a Grammy, and a Tony. His first literary foray Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid was a New York Times bestseller but not nominated for the National Book Award. In his long and storied entertainment career, Leary has also never won The Stanley Cup, The Nobel Peace Prize, or an argument with his wife. He looks forward to playing Kellyanne Conway in the President Trump biopic.

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Wealthy Theatre
1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 459-4788

X-TravaCon (September 2017)

X-TravaCon

Convention Name
X-TravaCon
Convention Website Address
http://www.motorcityconventions.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/24/2017
About This Convention
Motor City Conventions presents the XtravaCon . Featuring over 100,000, books for sale or trade plus toys, collectible game cards, non sports cards and more. Please note that the selection of collectibles varies from show to show.
Venue Name and Address
Knights of Columbus Banquet Center
19801 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

MI – Marching Forward Signing

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight is thrilled to team up with The University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor District Library to present Marching Forward, a series of events tied to Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell’s visit to Ann Arbor on September 21st. Together, these three assembled one of the most powerful and celebrated graphic novels in recent memory with March, a three-part autobiography of the legendary civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis.

Vault of Midnight will be hosting artist Nate Powell on Wednesday, Sep. 20th at 7pm for a book signing. Besides his groundbreaking and lauded work on the March trilogy, Powell is an Ignatz and Eisner award winning graphic novelist whose book Swallow Me Whole took the industry by storm in 2008 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize.

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Vault of Midnight
219 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-998-1413

MI – DMC Signing

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight Detroit is more than excited to host multi-platinum recording artist, hip hop pioneer, and founding member of Run-DMC, Darryl McDaniels! Saturday August 26th, Darryl McDaniels will be in-store at Vault of Midnight Detroit from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm signing copies of his critically praised graphic novel “DMC”, which features art and writing from legendary creators such as Sal Buscema, Bill Sienkiewicz, David Walker, Greg Pak, and more.

And man, that is not all. McDaniels himself will be judging a break dancing competition at the shop, the winner of which will receive two tickets to see Run DMC perform live at Chene Park on August 27th!

This is an opportunity you will not want to miss. Show up early and don’t miss this chance to meet genuine hip-hop royalty at Vault of Midnight!

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Vault of Midnight
1226 Library Street, Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 481-2165

MI – Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Signing

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels from the iconic Rap group Run-DMC visits Source Booksellers on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM to discuss his new book “Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide.”

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels had it all—public adulation, the respect of his peers, money, and celebrity status. But, it all imploded when, overwhelmed by such success at a young age, he sank into a world of depression, alcoholism, and regular thoughts of suicide. In his brutally frank memoir, TEN WAYS NOT TO COMMIT SUICIDE, McDaniels recounts his slide into emotional darkness and the ways he worked to rise out of his depression and embrace the gift of life. McDaniels’s story has particular resonance in our time, with a rising epidemic of suicide among black men. Indeed, suicide is the #3 leading cause of death among African Americans.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Source Booksellers
4240 Cass Ave, Ste 105, Detroit, Michigan 48201
(313) 832-1155

MI – Evil Dead Screening with Bruce Campbell

Actor Bruce Campbell appears at the Redford Theatre on Tuesday, August 29 at 11:59 PM to host a screening of EVIL DEAD! Evil Dead first premiered at the Redford in 1981! Tickets available at the link…

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Redford Theatre
17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, Michigan 48219
(313) 537-2560

MI – Curse Words Van Tour Signing

Writer Charles Soule (Daredevil, Letter 44, Poe Dameron) and artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts) appear at Vault of Midnight on Sunday, August 13th from 2:00 till 5:00 PM signing and selling the Curse Words Van Tour EXCLUSIVE hardcover from Image Comics! 

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

The Great Lakes Comic-Con (September 2017)

The Great Lakes Comic-Con

Convention Name
The Great Lakes Comic-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.greatlakescomiccon.org
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/08/2017
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/09/2017
About This Convention
Join the Great Lakes Comic-Con in September!

Friday, September 8, 2017
5PM to 9PM (Preview Night)
and
Saturday, September 9, 2017

Featured Guests include:
Wesley Eure (Will Marshall)
Phillip Paley (Chaka)
both from the 1974-1977 TV Series Land of the Lost ;
Jason Moore (Artist/Inker) ;
more to come!

Admission:
$5 Each Day (Friday or Saturday)
$8 For Both Days (Friday and Saturday

more information can be found online at:
http://www.greatlakescomiccon.org

Venue Name and Address
UFCW Hall
876 Horace Brown Drive
Madison Heights, MI 48071
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
1,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Wesley Eure, Phillip Paley – Land of the Lost

Meet Cast Members from The Land of the Lost!

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