PulpFest (July 2013)

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Convention Name
PulpFest 2013
Convention Website Address
http://www.pulpfest.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/25/2013
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/28/2013
About This Convention
PulpFest is the summertime destination for fans and collectors of vintage popular fiction and related materials. It returns to downtown Columbus, Ohio, beginning on Thursday, July 25th, for its 42nd year. It will run through Sunday, July 28th.

The theme of this year’s convention will the eightieth anniversary of Doc Savage and the pulp heroes of 1933 as well as the centennial of Sax Rohmer’s villainous Dr. Fu Manchu. There will be panels and presentations on these topics that will feature appearances by Will Murray, author of 12 Doc Savage novels; pulp art expert David Saunders; William Patrick Maynard, the writer authorized to continue the Fu Manchu series; Nathan Madison, author of ANTI-FOREIGN IMAGERY IN AMERICAN PULPS AND COMICS, 1920-1960; and Ed Hulse, publisher of BLOOD ‘N’ THUNDER. There will also be a showing of the complete movie serial, THE SPIDER’S WEB, produced by Columbia Pictures in 1938.

The convention will take place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Daytime hours will be from 9 AM to 5 PM. Evening programming will run from 7 PM until midnight. We hope to see you at “Summer’s Great Pulp Con!”

Venue Name and Address
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
125
Projected Attendance
450
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Will Murray, William Patrick Maynard, David Saunders, Nathan Madison, Ed Hulse

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Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (May 2013)

Lake Effect Comic Convention

Convention Name
Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.comicsandfriends.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/26/2013
About This Convention
Just in!  We are proud to announce that this we have teamed with Boom! Studios to present a Lake Effect exclusive comic!  The Regular Show #2 with cover art by our very own Craig Tucker

Regular Show Craig Tucker

When:  Sunday May 26th 2013 from 10:00 AM untill 5:00 PM.  Free parking and Free admission
Where: Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16 – 7860 Mentor Avenue – Mentor – Ohio – 44060

EVENTS:

Movie Screenings
•10:15 – Munster Go Home
•1:15 – Big Trouble in Little China
•4:10 – A Little Snow Fairy Sugar Special

Panel Discussions
•12:15 – 12:45 panel 1 – Comics and Education
•3:30 – 4:00 Panel 2 – Science Fiction Comics

Heroclix Tournament – Month 6 conclusion to the Batman No Man’s Land series.

Door Prizes: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM

Costume Contest:  3:00 PM (Female under 13 Female 13 and over, Male under 13, Male 13 and over)

Guests:
•Craig Tucker
•Aubrey Fisher
•Sean Forney
•Gary Dumm
•Chris Yambar
•Scott Bachmann
•Chris Lambert
•Bob Ingersoll
•David Russell
•Elyria Comic Book Initiative

Dealers:
•Bill’s Books and More
•Burning River Comics
•Cards Comics and Collectibles
•Comics Are Go!
•Craig Higgins
•Dan Dahlgren
•Ed Szabo
•George Geis
•HooHah Collectibles
•Joe Sherman
•John Crawford
•John Haines Rare Comics
•JR Collectibles
•Mark Allen
•New Dimension Comics
•Our Gang Comics and Toys
•Pixel Bits
•Remember When? Thrift & Collectibles
•Robert Jenkins
•Spectrum Comics
•Tony Starkks
•Universal Comics
•Vic Gober
•World’s Greatest Comics

Directions:  From the South
•I-71 N
• Merge onto I-271 N via EXIT 220 toward ERIE PA.
•I-271 N becomes I-90 E.
• Take the OH-306 exit, EXIT 193, toward MENTOR/KIRTLAND
• Turn LEFT onto OH-306
•Turn RIGHT onto MENTOR AVE/US-20.
•7860 MENTOR AVE is on the RIGHT

From the East
•I-76 W
•Take I-80 W toward CLEVELAND
• Merge onto I-480 W via EXIT 187 toward CLEVELAND.
•Take I-271 N toward ERIE PA.
•Merge onto I-90 E.
•Take the OH-306 exit, EXIT 193, toward MENTOR/KIRTLAND
•Turn LEFT onto OH-306
• Turn RIGHT onto MENTOR AVE/US-20
• 7860 MENTOR AVE is on the RIGHT

From the West
•90 E.
• Keep LEFT to take OH-2 E via EXIT 185 toward PAINESVILLE.
•Take the OH-306 S exit toward KIRTLAND.
•Turn RIGHT onto OH-306.
•Turn LEFT onto MENTOR AVE/US-20.
• 7860 MENTOR AVE is on the RIGHT

Venue Name and Address
Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16
7860 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
700
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Guest to be announced

Lake Effect poster

OH – Drawing for Comics & Graphic Novels

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Comic artist David Michael Beck (Star Wars, Jonah Hex, G.I. Joe, etc.) teaches a two-part drawing program. Learn to the process of bringing a story to life through art with a comic book all-star. Participants should bring their own paper, pencils, erasers, and markers.

When: 2:00 p.m., March 3 and March 10
Where: Room 3B, Main Library

This program is for adults only. Registration is required.

 

Public Library of Cincinnati
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2009
513-369-6900

Akron Comicon (November 2013)

Akron Comicon

Convention Name
Akron Comicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.akroncomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/09/2013
About This Convention
Akron Comicon is an event established to help promote newspaper comics and comic-books as an original American art form and 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 one day event scheduled to take place at the University of Akron Quaker Station on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 135 S. Broadway Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 from 10am to 6pm.

Presale tickets to the event are $8 and are available at www.akroncomicon.com until Wednesday, November 6th. All presale ticket holders will receive a free Akron Comicon exclusive poster available the day of the show. General admission tickets cost $10 at the door. Admission for Senior Citizens is $5. University Student tickets are $5 with a student I.D. All children age 10 and under are free.

Venue Name and Address
135 S. Broadway Street
Akron, Ohio 44325
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
77
Projected Attendance
2000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Dave Aikins, Mike W. Barr, Tom Batiuk, Adam Beechen, Craig Boldman, Tony Isabella, Dirk Manning, Al Plastino, Marc Sumerak, Chris Yambar, Thom Zahler

Akron-Canton Comic Con (June 2013)

Convention Name
Akron-Canton Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/23/2013
About This Convention
Northeast Ohio’s Biggest all Comic event. !0,000′s of Comics, toys, Sci-Fi, etc. Guests to be announced on web-site. Free parking, Admission $5.00, age 6 & under FREE. Hourly Door Prizes.
Venue Name and Address
Chapparells Community Center
2418 S Arlington Rd
Akron, OH 44319
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
56
Projected Attendance
450
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
To be announced on web-site

Cleveland Comic, Card and Nostalgia Show (October 2013)

Convention Name
Cleveland Comic, Card & Nostalgia Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/20/2013
About This Convention
Comics, Books, Non-Sport Cards, Sci-Fi, Horror, Western, Toys, Free Parking, Admission $4.00, age 6 & under FREE. Hourly Door Prizes.
Venue Name and Address
American Legion Hall
22001 Brook Park Rd.
Fairview Park, OH 44126
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Cleveland Comic, Card and Nostalgia Convention (March 2013)

Convention Name
Cleveland Comic Card and Nostalgia Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/17/2013
About This Convention
Comics, Non-Sport Cards, Books, Sci-Fi, Toys, Horror, Western, Etc. Free Parking, Hourly Door Prizes. Admission $4.00, Age 6 & under FREE.
Venue Name and Address
American Legion Hall
22001 Brook Park Rd.
Fairview Park, OH 44126
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Buckeye Comic Con (November 2013)

Convention Name
Buckeye Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/24/2013
About This Convention
Comics, Sci-Fi, Books, Collectibles, Free parking, Admission $4.00, age 6 & Under FREE. Hourly Door Prizes.
Venue Name and Address
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
4560 Hilton Corporate Drive
Columbus, OH 43232
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
39
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Buckeye Comic Con (August 2013)

Convention Name
Buckeye Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/04/2013
About This Convention
Comics, Sci-Fi, Books, Free Parking, Admission only $4.00, age six & under FREE. Hourly Door Prizes
Venue Name and Address
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
4560 Hilton Corporate Drive Columbus, OH 43232
Columbus, OH 43232
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
39
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Buckeye Comic Con (March 2013)

Convention Name
Buckeye Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.harpercomics.com/conventions.php
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/03/2013
About This Convention
Comics, Sci-Fi, Books, Free Parking, $4:00 Admission, Age 6 & Under FREE.
Venue Name and Address
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
4560 Hilton Corporate Drive Columbus, OH 43232
Columbus, OH 43232
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
39
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

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