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  • Over 150 Pulps to be Auctioned at PulpFest 2014

    July 10, 2014 by  
    Filed under Collectibles, Convention News, Ohio

    Press Release:

    Over 150 Pulps to be Auctioned at PulpFest 2014

    Shadow MagazinePulpFest 2014 is very pleased to announce that it will be offering a substantial accumulation of pulp magazines at this year’s Saturday Night Auction, taking place on August 9 at 9:30 PM. Thanks to auctioneer Joseph F. Saine, who acquired this collection from the Boston area, over seventy lots of this year’s auction will be almost entirely devoted to pulp magazines.

    Featuring over 150 pulps as well as a few digests and dime novels, the collection ranges from fair condition materials to collectibles in very good or better condition. A wide variety of titles will be offered: Argosy, All-Story Weekly, Amazing Stories, Bill Barnes, Dare-Devil Aces, Detective Fiction Weekly, Dime Mystery Magazine, Doc Savage, Frontier Stories, Galaxy Science Fiction, G-8 and His Battle Aces, Horror Stories, Ka-Zar, The Lone Eagle, Operator #5, Pete Rice Western, Pioneer Tales, The Shadow, Speed Adventure Stories, Spicy Adventure Stories, The Spider, Strange Stories, Terror Tales, and others.

    For a look at the pulps that will be sold, please visit http://www.auctionzip.com/cgi-bin/photopanel.cgi?listingid=1962252&feed=129&gid=0&category=0&zip&kwd

    So come to Columbus, Ohio from August 7 – 10 for “Summer’s Great Pulp Con” and bid on this fine selection of magazines. As always, you’ll find also find more details at www.pulpfest.com.

    Akron Comicon (November 2014)

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    Convention Name
    AKRON COMICON
    Convention Website Address
    http://www.akroncomicon.com
    This convention will take place:
    • over multiple days.
    Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
    11/08/2014
    End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
    11/09/2014
    About This Convention
    Akron Comicon is an annual event established to celebrate newspaper comics and comic-books as an original American art form and promote comics as a viable entertainment medium by bringing creators, dealers, and fans together for a day of fun and interaction designed for the entire family.

    Akron Comicon is a two day event scheduled to take place at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, 2014 at 135 S. Broadway Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 from 10am to 6pm and 11am to 5pm respectively.

    Tickets to the event are $10 for a single day or $15 for the weekend and are available at www.akroncomicon.com until Friday, October 31st at midnight. All presale ticket holders will receive a free Akron Comicon exclusive poster available the day of the show. All children age 13 and under are free.

    Venue Name and Address
    University of Akron’s Quaker Station
    135 S. Broadway Street
    Akron, OH 44325
    United States
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    Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
    88
    Projected Attendance
    3000
    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories
    • Anime
    • Gaming
    • Horror
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy
    • Collectibles
    Guests
    The distinguished group includes: Dave Aikins, Darryl Banks, Mike W. Barr, Tom Batiuk, Allen Bellman, Andy Bennett, Craig Boldman, George Broderick Jr., Gerry Conway, Jose Delbo, Mike Gustovich, Tony Isabella, Dirk Manning, Graham Nolan, Brad Ricca, Joe Rubenstein, Tom Scioli, Chris Sprouse, Joe Staton, Paul Storrie, Marc Sumerak, Chris Yambar, and Thom Zahler.

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    OH – Signing-A-Palooza 2014

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    Danielle Corsetto (Girls With Slingshots), David Willis (Dumbing of Age), Katie Valeska (Next Year’s Girl), and Lora Innes (The Dreamer) will ALL be in store at Laughing Ogre Comics on Sunday July 6th from 4 PM – 8 PM for an extreme signstravaganza!

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

    OH – Modern Cartoonist

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    Join Daniel Clowes and comics scholar Hillary Chute on Saturday, May 17th at 7:00 pm for a lively conversation about Clowes’s career—which includes such comics and graphic novels as Ghost World (1997), The Death-Ray (2011), and Wilson (2010)—and his role as a curator of Eye of the Cartoonist, on view at the Wexner Center.

    Chute is a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chicago and author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics (2010).

    FREE for all audiences

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    Wexner Center for the Arts
    1871 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210

    OH – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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    Cartoonist Tom Batiuk (Funky Winkerbean, Crankshaft), artist Jeremy Freeman (Cable and Deadpool), author Chris Lambert appear at Comics and Friends on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

    Comics and Friends
    7850 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
    (440) 255-4242

    OH – FCBD: Franklin Richards Signing

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    Guest of Honor MARC SUMERAK will be autographing 200 FREE copies of his Eisner and Harvey Award Nominated Book Franklin Richards: Son Of A Genius Volumes One and Two at Carol & John’s Comic Shop on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day! They are hosting many more events as well, visit their website for full details.

    Carol & John’s Comic Shop
    17462 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44111
    (216) 252-0606

    OH – Star Trek Cover Artist Signs

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    Press Release:

    The POP Shop is proud have Sandusky resident Joe Corroney as our special guest during our Grand Opening on Saturday, May 3rd. Joe is an accomplished artist who will be signing comics and other work from Noon to 6 PM.

    Joe has been providing Lucasfilm with official Star Wars artwork for books, games, trading cards, comic books, posters and magazines since 1997.

    Currently, he’s illustrating for IDW’s new Star Trek and X-Files comic books due for release in May, June and July. He’s also developing his creator owned comic book series, Death Avenger and continuing to create new Star Wars artwork for Lucasfilm. Other comic books he’s illustrated include True Blood, GI Joe, Fallen Angel, 24: Nightfall, Doctor WHO, Angel and Spike Vs. Dracula for IDW Publishing, Farscape for BOOM! Studios, Buckaroo Banzai, Kolchak The Night Stalker and The Phantom for Moonstone Books and Crimson Dynamo for Marvel Comics.

    Some of the other licenses and professional publishers he has illustrated for are Disney, DC Comics, Hasbro, Becker & Mayer! Books, The Lord of the Rings, Heroes, Wizards of the Coast, XBox, Dragon Magazine, Sony Picture’s Men In Black, Xena: Warrior Princess, ThunderBirds: The Movie, IDG Entertainment, Upper Deck, Rittenhouse Archives, Paizo Publishing, White Wolf Publishing, Cinemagraphix, Last Unicorn Games, West End Games, Image Comics, Blue Line Pro, and Microsoft’s Age of Empires collectible card game.

    He was also the instructor for the Comic Book Illustration Course at the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio for ten years and has taught the Ohio State University’s Summer Comic Book Workshop as well.

    You can view Joe’s current and past work at his official website www.joecorroney.com

    The POP! Shop will be celebrating it’s third year in a brand new location in the Verizon Plaza, directly in front of Meijers, on Milan Rd. (St Rt 250) on May 3rd.

    POP! Shop
    404 W Perkins Ave Sandusky, OH 44870
    419-621-1127

    OH – Adam WarRock Performance

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    Adam WarRock performs at Cleveland Comics on Thursday, April 17th at 6:00 pm!

    Call it nerdcore. Geek music. Whatever. Adam WarRock raps about the comics, TV, movies, video games, and culture that he loves and makes it personal.

    He’s coming to Cleveland Comics for one night for only $5.
    20% off New Comics & Trades.
    Snacks & Refreshments Available.

    His story is one of do-it-yourself, independent determination, having gone from a humble website to a full-time music career. Having tapped into the current culture, he’s caught attention from the biggest figures and sites on the web. Whether being personally cited by Nathan Fillion for his Firefly-inspired Browncoats Mixtape, praised by TV critics and cast members for his Parks & Rec EP, or made fans out of artists and writers for his comic book-influenced music, he’s gained the respect of the most fickle audiences and harshest critics around.

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    Cleveland Comics
    5379 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
    (440) 442-1986

    OH – FCBD: Abe Sapien Signs

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    Doug Jones, Mike Pollock, and many more appear at Packrat Comics on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

    Special Guests!

    Doug Jones – Fans will long remember Doug for his work as THE SILVER SURFER in FANTASTIC FOUR RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER. He’s also the life and soul of ABE SAPIEN in HELLBOY and HELLBOY II THE GOLDEN ARMY (based on the popular Dark Horse comic book, returning to his role of ABE SAPIEN as well a taking on 2 other roles, that of THE CHAMBERLAIN and THE ANGEL OF DEATH for director Guillermo del Toro.)! In the film he wants to be remembered for Doug portrays 2 characters in the Oscar winning film Pan’s Labyrinth (in the native tongue of Spanish “El Laberinto del Fauno”). He plays BOTH Pan (the faun creature) and The Pale Man. Little trivia fact: He learned ALL his lines for the film in Spanish while comparing it to a special script prepared for him in English! Aside from these very POPULAR films you can also find Doug’s work as the voice of Abe Sapien in the HELLBOY cartoon series, as Bette Midler’s boyfriend BILLY in HOCUS POCUS, he was side by side with Danny De Vito in BATMAN RETURNS, PLUS he was one of the “Gentlemen” in the fan favorite TV series BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER! Plus if you just can’t get enough of Doug do check out his starring role on NBC’s “FEAR ITSELF” and look for him in a new film NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD called “MY NAME IS JERRY”!

    Mike Pollock – Mike Pollock is a voice actor, famous for playing characters in anime dubs by 4Kids Entertainment. He has appeared as the narrator for 4Kids shows like Pokémon and some promos on the original Fox Box and 4Kids TV. He is also well-known as the current voice actor for Dr. Eggman and Professor Gerald Robotnik in Sonic X and in all Sonic games from Shadow the Hedgehog.

    Artist Alley!
    Matthew Swift 
    Dirk Manning
    Heather Breckel
    JD Larabee
    Matthew Swift
    Jamie Snell
    Scott Simmons
    Bryan Borgman
    Mark Lemieux
    Sean Forney
    Molly Durst
    Josh Peters
    Michael Anthony Carroll
    Joel Jackson
    Tom Williams
    Travis Perkins
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    Extras!

    In addition to the free comics and dozens of guests, we’ve got plenty of other activities planned! Sketch cover silent auction, game demos, costume contest, games & prizes for kids, charity comic book poker game and more!

    TEA TIME WITH DEADPOOL is back for their second Free Comic Book Day! This is not recommended for children under 18.

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

    OH – Return of Adam WarRock

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    Nerdcore rapper Adam WarRock performs at Packrat Comics on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 pm!

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    Packrat Comics
    3872 Lattimer Street, Hilliard, OH 43026

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