OH – Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Screening + Q&A

William Shatner appears at the Akron Civic Theatre on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

Set your phasers to stun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with William Shatner, live on stage. In this unique evening you’ll enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying the original “Captain James T. Kirk” in the Star Trek television series and movies as well as his career spanning over 50 years as an award winning actor, producer, director and writer. Fans will also have a chance to ask William their question during the audience-led Q&A.

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Akron Civic Theatre
182 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308
(330) 535-3179

OH – Xmas in July Party

K. Lynn Smith, Seth Damoose, Scoot McMahon, Dirk Manning, and Dan Dougherty sign at Seann’s Anime and Comics on Saturday, July 21st from noon till 5:00 PM.

Seann’s Anime and Comics
5805 Monroe St, Sylvania, OH
(419) 720-9544

OH – Packrat Comics’ Not at Comic Con 2018

Press Release:

Not making the pilgrimage to San Diego Comic Con? Join us at Packrat Comics instead on Saturday July 21st! Come experience the fun and camaraderie of Comic Con without the long trek across the country at our annual Not At Comic Con celebration.

Making his way back to Packrat bringing a little Hollywood to Hilliard is the one and only Nicholas Brendon of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame! We will have a free graphic novel for the first 50 people in line just for him!

No tickets required for entry.

Nicholas Brendon Price List:
$40 Autograph
$40 Selfie
$60 Autograph/Selfie Combo
$50 Video Message

Stand in line for free swag! The first 100 people in line get a bag of goodies including a free Ant-Man trade paperback!

Free screen printing on your shirt for Not at Comic Con from 11am-2pm.

Artist Alley:
Darryl Banks
Uko Smith
Michael Watson
Ren McKinzie
Tom Williams
Wiccy Christina

Publishers & vendors:
Mr. Seams
Sweets by Aud
Freestyle Komics
Basement Fodder
Essence Cartoons

Wear a cape or costume and get 10% off your purchase.

Win up to a $50 gift card during our costume contest! Registration opens when we open at 10, contest starts at 1pm.

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Packrat Comics
3864 Lattimer Street, Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 527-8450

Cincinnati Comic Expo 2018 Welcomes Cary Elwes & the Cast of GI Joe

Cincinnati Comic Expo has announced several new additions to their 2018 guest list including Cary Elwes, Michael Bell, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Bill Ratner, and more for their convention on September 14-16th!

Cary Elwes heats up the summer lineup! Cary is probably most recognized as Westley in the film classic The Princess Bride. His successful career also expands to Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Twister, Glory, Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, the Saw franchise, and many other features in movies and television. Cary is also an author with his New York Times Bestseller memoir As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the making of the Princess Bride. Fans are waiting to see Cary’s role of Mayor Kline coming to the next season of Stranger Things.

 

Voice actor Michael Bell will be leading our G.I. Joe guest unit! In addition to performing voices for A Real American Hero, Michael is known for dozens of other characters in hundreds of other projects. Most notably, he is recognized for voicing numerous characters in Transformers and Transformers: The Movie, The Houndcats, Rugrats, and The Smurfs. He has also appeared on screen in Dallas, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. His credits also include appearing in television classics, such as Gomer Pyle: USMC, Get Smart, and Mission: Impossible. Besides television and films, Michael has provided numerous voices for video games in such franchises as Ratchet, Madagascar, Final Fantasy, World of Warcraft, and Call of Duty. Most recently, Michael has been heard on Star Wars Rebels, Voltron, and DuckTales.

 

Mary McDonald-Lewis, Lady Jaye, will be attending her first Expo! Mary McDonald-Lewis’ other voicing credits include “Wonder Woman” on the animated Superman series, Veronica Deane on “Archer”, and numerous other characters on SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show, Galtar and the Golden Lance, Where’s Waldo?, and most recently on Voltron. She has also appeared on camera in roles such as Frau Pech on Grimm. In addition to acting, Mary is a dialect coach, a theater director, and the voice of the OnStar’s vehicle navigational system.

 

Bill Ratner, Flint in the cartoon series, will be at his first Cincinnati Comic Expo! In addition to portraying Flint and other characters on the “Sunbow” production, Bill is recognized for his numerous other projects in television and video games. Bill has also provided the voices for characters in the Mass Effect franchise, Ben 10, the Grand Theft Auto franchise, Final Fantasy, and Dead of Night.

Established in 2010, the Cincinnati Comic Expo is an annual event celebrating the best in comic books, fantasy, gaming, collectibles, cosplay, steampunk and pop culture in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Now in it’s 9th year, The Cincinnati Comic Expo, has grown to become the Queen City’s premier comic convention, bringing together great artists, publishers, actors, writers, cosplayers, and fans from across the world.

Follow us on social media so you can be one of the first to hear the fresh line up of close to 20 NEW comic artists to Cincinnati Comic Expo and other guest film and TV stars that will join us in 2018.

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For further information please go to the website: cincinnaticomicexpo.com

New Comic Guests Announced for Cincinnati Comic Expo 2018

June 29, 2018 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Ohio

Cincinnati Comic Expo has announced several new additions to their 2018 guest list including Ed McGuinness, Kevin Maguire, Darryl Banks, Mark Kidwell, Johnny Desjardins, and more for their convention on September 14-16th!

Artist Ed McGuinness will make his first visit to the Queen City! Ed’s work has appeared in multiple titles for DC and Marvel Comics. At DC, Ed’s projects included Superman/Batman, Batman, and JLA: Classified. While at Marvel, Ed’s work is recognized for his runs on Deadpool and Hulk. Other works at Marvel include Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America, Civil War, Guardians of the Galaxy, Nova, Wolverine, and The Amazing Spider-Man!

 

Artist and writer Kevin Maguire to join Cincinnati Comic Expo 2018. Kevin has numerous credits with DC, Marvel, IDW, and others. He has worked with 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo guest J.M. DeMatteis on Justice League, Formerly Known as Justice League, and The Defenders. He has also completed projects with Team Titans, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America, JLA, Spider-Man, and Superman.

 

Creator, artist and writer Darryl Banks returns to the Queen City. After his start on Cyberpunk and Justice Machine, Darryl has been at Marvel and DC. The numerous titles with his work include X-Men, Doc Savage, Superman, Tomb Raider, JLA, and Captain America. Most notably, Darryl is recognized for his work on Green Lantern. He co-created Kyle Rayner and is credited with the designs of costumes for many characters

 

Artist, writer and comic creator Mark Kidwell returns! Mark is best recognized for the ’68 comic series including ’68, ’68 Jungle Jim, and ’68 Bad Sign. In addition to his work for Image Comics, IDW, and BUMP Mark is credited for his numerous other projects including Fangoria Comics, Battle Pope, and Hack/Slash. His work can currently be seen in the horror comic series, Rising Rebels.

 

Artist Johnny Desjardins will grace the halls of the DECC for the 2018 Expo! Following his work with artist David Finch on Marvel’s Ultimatum, Johnny went to Dynamite Entertainment to work on various publications. His work has included Red Sonja, Robocop, Kato and the Green Hornet: Blood Ties with Dynamite, as well as Grimm Fairy Tales, Vampirella, and Wonder Woman.

Established in 2010, the Cincinnati Comic Expo is an annual event celebrating the best in comic books, fantasy, gaming, collectibles, cosplay, steampunk and pop culture in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Now in it’s 9th year, The Cincinnati Comic Expo, has grown to become the Queen City’s premier comic convention, bringing together great artists, publishers, actors, writers, cosplayers, and fans from across the world.

Follow us on social media so you can be one of the first to hear the fresh line up of close to 20 NEW comic artists to Cincinnati Comic Expo and other guest film and TV stars that will join us in 2018.

RSVP on Facebook!

For further information please go to the website: cincinnaticomicexpo.com

OH – Adventure Zone Graphic Novel Live

Join us at The Adventure Zone Graphic Novel Live! featuring the creative team behind the graphic novel: Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, and Travis McElroy. At this live show, your ticket to the show gets you a copy of THE ADVENTURE ZONE: HERE THERE BE GERBLINS graphic novel and each copy will be signed by one of the McElroys! The live show will include a conversation with the team about the graphic novel and a live “reading” of an excerpt from the new comic, featuring special guests playing your favorite NPCs. See you there! Run time: approximately 1.5 hours.

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Taft Theatre
317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 232-6220

Cincinnati Comic Expo 2018 Announces Peter Mayhew, Charles Martinet & More

Cincinnati Comic Expo has announced several new additions to their 2018 guest list including Peter Mayhew, Charles Martinet, Stephane Roux, John Beatty, Joe Benitez, K Lynn Smith, Joe Corroney, Josh Blaylock and more for their convention on September 14-16th!

Peter Mayhew, who played the iconic Chewbacca, is returning to the Queen City for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Peter Mayhew has donned the Wookie role over the span of five decades covering five Star Wars films, numerous specials, cameo appearances, games, and projects. Most recently for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Mayhew had the job title of Chewbacca Consultant. Outside of Star Wars, Peter’s credits include portraying The Tall Knight in Dark Towers, the voice of Susha in Dragon Ball GT: A Hero’s Legacy, Uncle Clyde in Killer Ink, and more!

 

“Ohhh. Momma Mia!” Actor Charles Martinet will be attending the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Since 1990, Charles has been the voice of Mario in the Nintendo video game franchise, plus the voices of Luigi, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth, and others. In addition to the Mario games, Charles has voiced many other games including Super Punch Out!!, Skies of Arcadia, Shadow of Destiny, and dozens more. Charles has appeared on camera with roles in numerous films and television shows.

 

Artist Stephane Roux is making his first visit to the area for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Stephane is a freelance artist with publications with DC, Marvel, and France’s Semic Comics. His artwork has appeared on covers or the interior of numerous and notable comics including Witchblade: Blood Oath, Birds of Prey, Star Wars: Agents of the Empire, Countdown to Final Crisis, Savage She-Hulk, and so much more

 

Artist Gavin Smith is returning to be a guest for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Gavin is the creator and publisher of the Human City comic book series. Gavin has also completed work in The Accelerators, and All Superheroes Must Die. His credits also include artwork for AT&T, INTERSIL, and many others. Meet Gavin Smith by getting your tickets to the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo.

 

Artist and creator K Lynn Smith will be in the Duke Energy Convention Center for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! K Lynn is the creator and artist for the webcomic series Plume. She has also done work and projects on Garfield, Cards Against Humanity, and the video game Tuebor. Currently, she is planning her next project which is the Afterglow graphic novel. Meet K Lynn Smith by getting your tickets to the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo.

 

Cincinnati native Josh Blaylock is returning home for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Founder of Devil’s Due Comics, Josh is an artist, writer, and publisher for numerous titles. His notable works are Mercy Sparx, Operation Nemesis, Igloo BBQ, The Circuit, and more. Meet Josh Blaylock by getting your tickets to the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo.

 

Artist Joe Corroney is returning for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Joe’s work is most recognized in his Star Wars and Star Trek illustrations for comics, posters, trading cards, and more. His other projects and titles include X-Files, True Blood, and GI Joe for IDW, as well as Doctor Who, Farscape, The Phantom, and Crimson Dynamo for other publishers and numerous more publications. Meet Joe Corroney by getting your tickets to the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo.

 

Artist John Beatty will be attending the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Working along with Cincinnati Comic Expo guest Mike Zeck, John did ink and cover art for Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars. He has also had numerous projects with Marvel and DC over the years including Captain America, The Punisher, The Nam, The Adventures of Superman, Batman, G.I. Joe, and more! Meet John Beatty by getting your tickets to the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo.

 

Comic artist and creator Joe Benitez is returning to the Queen City for the 2018 Cincinnati Comic Expo! Joe is widely recognized as the creator of Wraithborn, Lady Mechanika, and the co-creator on Weapon Zero. His artwork has appeared in numerous publications, such as Titans and Superman/Batman with DC, Magdalena and The Darkness with Image Comics, and Aspen Comics’ Soulfire.

Previously announced guests include: Karl UrbanLevar Burton, Nikolaj Coster-Walda, Summer Glau, Cobie Smulders, Tom Grummett, Art Baltazar, David Michael Beck, John Bolton, Amy Chu, Jose Delbo, Rick Leonardi, Alejandro Rosado, Alex Saviuk, Michael Zeck, and more

Follow us on social media so you can be one of the first to hear the fresh line up of close to 20 NEW comic artists to Cincinnati Comic Expo and other guest film and TV stars that will join us in 2018.

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For further information please go to the website: cincinnaticomicexpo.com

OH – Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Screening + Q&A

William Shatner appears at the Taft Theatre on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

Set your phasers to stun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with William Shatner, live on stage. In this unique evening you’ll enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying the original “Captain James T. Kirk” in the Star Trek television series and movies as well as his career spanning over 50 years as an award winning actor, producer, director and writer. Fans will also have a chance to ask William their question during the audience-led Q&A.

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Taft Theatre
317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 232-6220

OH – Long Lost Signing

Matthew Erman and Lisa Sterle appear at Secret Identity Comics on Saturday, May 19th at 2:00 PM to sign LONG LOST from Scout Comics.

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Secret Identity Comics
34 N. Franklin St., Delaware, OH 43015
(740) 957-8101

OH – Secret Coders Signing

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with a special visit from Gene Luen Yang, author of the Secret Coders graphic novel series for children, at the Public Library of Cincinnati on Sunday, May 6th at 2:00 PM. The series introduces children to coding through logic puzzles and basic programming instruction. Yang is also the author and illustrator of American Born Chinese. The book was a National Book Award Finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. While serving as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature from 2016-2017, Yang created the Reading Without Walls Challenge, which promotes diversity and opens readers’ eyes to new ideas and experiences.

Mr. Yang will discuss the Secret Coders series and the Reading Without Walls Challenge. Books will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of Joseph-Beth Booksellers.

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Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 369-6900

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