OH – Deep Roy Signing

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Press Release:

Packrat Comics hosts a Halloween Comicfest on October 31 with our annual comics for canned goods food drive (free comics for non-perishable food items), comic creators, Mikey’s Late Night Slice pizza truck, a costume contest along with a special guest appearance by Deep Roy.

Mr. Roy played the physical Yoda in Return of the Jedi along with a Cantina band member and THE Oompa Lumpa in the 2005 remake of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. He is in the current Star Trek movies as Keenser and was Teeny Weeny in the Neverending Story. His list of credits is impressive including a recurring role on Doctor Who and you will get a chance to meet him during our annual ComicFest!

WIN A BATMAN ADVENTURES #12, FIRST HARLEY QUINN – Bring the most non-perishable food items and it’s yours!

Artists & Writers
DIRK MANNING
Writer: TALES OF MR. RHEE; NIGHTMARE WORLD; WRITE OR WRONG, etc. (Devil’s Due/Image Comics)

TOM HUTCHINSON
Writer: CRITTER; THE LEGEND OF OZ: THE WICKED WEST; etc. (Big Dog Ink)

SCOTT “SCOOT!” McMAHON
Writer/Artist AW YEAH COMICS; SAMI THE SAMURAI SQUIRREL, etc (Aw Yeah Comics)

JOHN MARROQUIN
Artist EL MARIACHI, etc. (El Arto Studios)

EMILY ZELASKO
Writer/Artist: OLD MAN, DOG, AND THE OCEAN; RAINBOW SPRINKLE-SLIME; etc

JASON WESTLAKE
Pin-Up and Sketch Cover Artist; Graphic Designer

ERIC PALICKI
Writer: ORPHANS, RED ANGEL DRAGNET, etc.
Free Comics and food drive

WOLFGANG PARKER
Writer: CRIME CATS

Costume Contest & More!

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Packrat Comics
3872 Lattimer Street, Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 527-8450

OH – Superman Writer Signs

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Meet award-winning comic book writer, Gene Luen Yang, at Alter Ego Comics on Wednesday, October 7th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM.

Yang is the current writer of Superman for DC Comics (beginning with issue #41) as well as Avatar: The Last Airbender from Dark Horse Comics.

In 2006, Yang published American Born Chinese. It became the first graphic novel to be nominated for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award. It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album.

His latest creator owned comic is Secret Coders, a wildly entertaining new series that combines logic puzzles and basic programming instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!

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Alter Ego Comics
230 N. Main Street, Lima, OH 45801
(419) 224-6700

OH – The Paybacks #1 Signing

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Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal appear at Comic Heaven on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5:30 PM to sign copies of THE PAYBACKS #1! ALSO! Special Guest MATT HORAK – Artist of Space Step Dad and The Covenant will be joining us!

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Comic Heaven
4847 Robinhood Drive, Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 942-6960

NEO Comic Con (August 2016)

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Convention Name
NEO Comic Con 2016
Convention Website Address
http://www.neocomiccon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/14/2016
About This Convention
After Its Tremendous Success Last Year – NEO Comic Con Is Back! Sunday, August 14th 2016! 10:00am To 5:00pm! The Holiday Inn Strongsville – 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH 44316-5419! More Space! More Tables & Vendors! More Artists & Special Guests! And Especially More Comics & Fun! Free Door Prize Drawings! The Charity Raffle Event! Admission Is Only $3 & Children Under 12 Get In Free! For More Information, visit www.neocomiccon.com or our FaceBook page!
Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Strongsville
15471 Royalton Rd.
Strongsville, OH 44316-5419
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
1,200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Please Vist Our Website For Upcoming Guests & Events…

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Fantasticon Toledo (April 2016)

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Convention Name
Fantasticon Toledo
Convention Website Address
http://www.fantasticon.net/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/16/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/17/2016
About This Convention
The Fantasticon is a mid-size show created for true comic book and pop culture collectors. The fans that come to our shows are true collectors that are looking for those rare items for their personal collections. We pride ourselves on having great dealers and artists at all of our shows. If you collect it, you will find it at a Fantasticon Show. We are also very proud of the fact that our admission price is the lowest of any of the other shows, and the cost for being an exhibitor or artist at the Fantasticon is far less than any other comic cons out there. Fantasticon is continuing to grow – look out for a show near you!
Venue Name and Address
SeaGate Convention Centre
401 Jefferson Ave
Toledo, Ohio 43604
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
TBA – check Fantasticon.net for details!

OH – Archmage Signing

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Author R.A. Salvatore appears to sign his new novel Archmage on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00pm at Joseph-Beth Books!

About this author
R.A. Salvatore is the New York Times best-selling author of more than forty novels, including the popular Forgotten Realms series The Legend of Drizzt. He’s an avid gamer, father of three, and loyal citizen of Red Sox Nation.

Joseph-Beth Books
2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

OH – Not Funny Ha-Ha/Dorfler Signing

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Leah Hayes and Jeremy Baum will be signing their respective books, Not Funny Ha-Ha and Dorfler, at Kafe Kerouac on August 24th at 8:00 PM!

Kafe Kerouac
2250 N High Street Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 299-2672

Ratha Con (May 2016)

Ratha Con

Convention Name
Ratha Con: Athens Ohio’s own Pop Culture Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.rathacon.blogspot.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/07/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/08/2016
About This Convention
Our convention has something for everyone over 3 days. Starting with a pop culture art opening and film on the night before (May 6th) at ARTS/West – Athens’ city arts center. The convention includes special guests signing autographs (guests to be determined). Other special guests such as authors offering presentations/workshops (guests to be determined). Comic artists selling their work. Fan based clubs. Special effects and props artists. Sellers/dealers selling everything. Gaming all day, both days – Magic tournament. A real live Quidditch tournament (contact us to register). Costume contest. Food vendors. The first night (May 7th) offers a costumed dance party at a local bar called Casa Nueva. Check out our facebook page to keep up with what we have to offer.
Venue Name and Address
Athens Community Center
701 E. State St.
Athens, Ohio 45701
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
600
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
To be determined

OH – Thors Signing

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Artist Chris Sprouse (Superman, Tom Strong, Midnighter) appears at Laughing Ogre Comics on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm to sign SECRET WARS: THORS!

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Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 267-6473

OH – Dragons Beware! Signing

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Meet artist Rafael Rosado and pick up his new graphic novel, Dragons Beware!, at Alter Ego Comics on Saturday, May 30th at from 10:30am – 12:30pm.

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Alter Ego Comics
230 N. Main Street, Lima, OH 45801
(419) 224-6700

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