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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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

Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (June 2012)

2012 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention - Presented by Comics and Friends

Convention Name
2012 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)
06/03/2012
About This Convention
Third Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention Sunday, June 3, 2012 Mentor Ohio10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Free Admission
Free Movie Screenings 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
HeroClix Tournament 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, pre-registration required
Costume Contest 3:00 PM ages 12 and under / 13 and over
Creator-run discussion panels throughout the day
Hourly Door Prizes – must be present to win

Guests:
Frank Cho – Marvel cover artist for Avengers Vs X-Men
Marc Sumerak – Marvel Writer
Bob Ingersol – DC Writer
Mike Gustovich – Marvel Artist
Steve Harmon – Creator of Goth Girls and Witches
Joe Corroney – IDW comics Star Trek
Chris Yambar– Bongo comics Bart Simpson
Craig Boldman – Archie comics Jughead
Gary Dumm –DC Comics American Splendor
Aubrey Tucker/Craig Tucker – Rabzilla.com
Chris Lambert/David Russell – Vampire Gazette

Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16 –7860 Mentor Ave, Mentor OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-4242 Web: www.comicsandfriends.com
Email: joe@comicsandfriends.com

Sponsored by Comics and Friends, your favorite comic shop!

Venue Name and Address
Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16
7860 Mentor Ave, Ohio Mentor
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Frank Cho, Marc Sumerak, Bob Ingersol, Mike Gustovich, Steve Harmon, Joe Corroney, Chris Yambar, Craig Boldman, Gary Dumm, Aubrey Tucker, Craig Tucker, Chris Lambert, David Russell

2012 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention - Presented by Comics and Friends

Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (May 2011)

Convention Name
2011 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.comicsandfriends.com
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.
Date
05/22/2011
About This Convention
Lake Effect Comic Book Convention – Sunday, May 22, 2011

Great Lakes Mall – 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-4242 Web: www.comicsandfriends.com
Email: joe@comicsandfriends.com

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Free Admission
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Free Movie Screenings
12:00 PM – 6:00 PMMagic the Gathering Tournament, pre-registration required
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM HeroClix Tournament, pre-registration required
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM PK Cards Tournament
3:00 PM – Costume Contest – ages 12 and under / 13 and over
5:00 PM – Silent Auction, proceeds to benefit the Veteran’s Administration
Creator-run discussion panels throughout the day
Hourly Door Prizes – must be present to win

Guests: Aubery Fisher, Bob Ingersoll, Chris Yambar, Craig Tucker, Derf, Gary Dumm, George Broderick Jr, Greg Budgett, Jeremy Freeman, Marc Sumerak, Mike Gustovich, Mike Neno, Mike Sangiacamo, Peter Cooper, Sean McArdle, Thom Zahler

Venue Name and Address
7850 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
90
Projected Attendance
750
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Aubrey Fisher, Bob Ingersoll, Chris Yambar, Craig Tucker, Derf, Gary Dumm, George Broderick Jr, Greg Budgett, Jeremy Freeman, Marc Sumerac, Mike Gustovich, Mike Sangiacamo, Mike Neno, Peter Cooper, Sean McArdle, Thom Zahler

2011 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention Events

OH – The Android’s FCBD

April 22, 2010 by  
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The Simpsons comic book writer Chris Yambar is coming to Lake County May 1, 2010, for an exclusive book signing celebrating Free Comic Book Day, at Comics and Friends comic book store in the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor.

Yambar is winner of numerous awards from the 2001 Big Ameba Network Indi-Comic Awards, including Best Writer. His stories appear in Simpson’s Comics Presents Bart Simpson, Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol, I Dream of Jeannie and Popeye. He is also publisher of Substance Comics, Moordam Comics and Comics Library International, which are also Ameba Award winners.

Comics and Friends, The Great Lakes Mall, 7850 Mentor Ave., Suite 1054, Mentor, Ohio 44060

Kids Read Comics! Convention Friday and Saturday

June 11, 2009 by  
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Kids Read Comics! Convention

Kids Read Comics! Convention

The kids and teens-oriented Kids Read Comics! Convention taking place in Chelsea, Michigan, tomorrow and Saturday. Guests include:

# Mark Crilley, writer/artist of the Akiko books and comics
# Voice actors Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal
# Arvell Jones, artist of Iron Fist and All-Star Squadron
# Ruth Barshaw, writer/artist of the Ellie McDoodle books
# Marc Sumerak, writer of Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man
# Ryan Stegman, artist of The Incredible Hercules
# Chris Yambar, writer of Bongo Comics’ Bart Simpson Comics
# Jim Ottaviani, writer of GT Labs’ T-Minus
# Dan Mishkin, writer/co-creator of Blue Devil and Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld
# Gary Cohn, writer/co-creator of Blue Devil and Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld
# William Messner-Loebs, writer of The Flash, Thor, and Wonder Woman
# Michelangelo Cicerone, creator of Ozone Jones
# Corey Barba, creator of Yam
# Jason Howard, artist of The Astounding Wolfman
# Matt Feazell, creator of The Amazing Cynicalman
# Jane Irwin, writer/artist of the Vögelein graphic novel
# Paul Sizer, writer/artist of the Little White Mouse and Moped Army graphic novels
# Katie Cook, artist of Star Wars comics and sketch cards
# Fred Gallagher, writer/artist of the MegaTokyo webcomic
# Tara Tallan, writer/artist of the Galaxion webcomic
# Jwan Jordan, writer/artist of The Circular World
# Ray Friesen, writer/artist of Cupcakes of Doom
# Brian Germain, creator of Dark Elf Designs
# Erik Hodson, creator of Melby Comics
# Jim Mackey, writer for Disney Adventures Magazine
# Eric Wilmoth, artist for Archetypal Images
# Tony Miello, writer/artist of Gapo the Clown
# Michael Easton, artist and co-creator of Paradox City
# Scott McMahon, writer/artist of Sami
# Diana Harlan Stein, freelance illustrator
# Chris Houghton, writer/artist of Station 8
# Sara Turner, writer/artist of File 49 and The Boys of the Den
# Jerzy Drozd, writer/artist of The Front , and co-host of the Art & Story comics podcast
# Mark Rudolph, creator of CV Comics and co-host of the Art & Story comics podcast.
# Ryan Dow, writer/artist of Jack and Zack
# Mike Bocianowski, writer/artist of the Yets! comic
# Duane Abel, writer/artist of the Zed comic
# Paul Storrie, writer of Gotham Girls comic for DC Comics
# Layne and Peri Toth, twelve- and eight-year-old published artists from Sisters Comics
# Levi Krause, creator of Scribble Monster
# Alan Schell, cartoonist and freelance illustrator
# Shawn Amberger, illustrator and cartoonist
# Terry Huddleston, cartoonist and freelance illustrator
# Stephanie Mannheim, creator of Nate the Non-Conformist
# Lauren Houser, creator of The Innocent
# Erin Ebbitt, cartoonist

Dan Mishkin provided Newsarama with more details. Follow the link.

For more on the convention, visit: http://mlatcomics.com/krc/