River City Comic and Card Show (July 2011)

July 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Anime, Comic Books, Convention Profiles, Gaming

Convention Name
River City Comic & Card Show
Convention Website Address
http://rivercity.arkgeeks.com/
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.

 

Date
07/30/2011
About This Convention

Our location has over 4500sf available to dealers specializing in Gold/Silver/Copper/Bronze age comics, Graphic Novels, Trade Paperbacks, Toys, Cards, Movies, etc. 

Admission will be $3.00

Dealers tables are $40.00 for the 1st table, $20 for the second table and $10 each additional table.

Guest’s include:

Mitch Breitweiser- Cover and interior artist primarily for Marvel Comics. Since 2005, Mitch has been penciling, inking, and painting his way through dozens of Marvel comic books and covers. Mitch has left a lasting impression with his Captain America books including 2010’s Captain America: Patriot Mini Series and the recent Captain America 615.1
http://www.mitchbreitweiser.com/
http://mbreitweiser.deviantart.com/gallery/

Elizabeth Breitweiser- Elizabeth Breitweiser is a painter and a former art teacher, turned Marvel exclusive color artist. Elizabeth currently works on the Captain America & Bucky, and Hulk series. Previous credits include: Captain America, Agents of Atlas, Skaar: Son of Hulk, Incredible Hulk, Girl’s Comics, Amazing Spiderman, Uncanny X-Men, and many more. She resides in downtown Little Rock, AR with her illustrator husband, Mitch Breitweiser, and two biscuit head cats.
http://bettiebreitweiser.tumblr.com/
http://dismang.deviantart.com/

Adam Smith and Matt Fox- Wet Black Ghost publishing will be promoting their self published works. Mule, a one-shot, about an underground health clinic where people pay a “mule” to take on their sickness via a Dr. Frankenstein type machine.
Long Road to Valhalla, on-going webcomic with new pages out on Mondays.
http://wetblackghost.com/

Dusty Higgins- Artist and creator of Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer from SLG Publishing. He is an award winning illustrator and graphic artist at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock, Arkansas. Higgins has created several comic strips including The Anarchist and God, the Devil, and a Monkey.
http://Pinocchiovampireslayer
http://arkansasillustrator.com/bio.html

Will Mangin- (Official Transformers Collectors Club) is one of several fans who have made the jump to working on official Transformers product. His main work has been profile art for the Hasbro Transformers Collectors’ Club magazine.
http://beamer.deviantart.com/gallery/

Charles Martin- Literati Press in OKC. Debuted the first issue of the self published digital novel The Wonderboy Serials in the spring of 2011. Other works include 2008’s “the dominant hand”, 2010’s “Edward and the Island”. Literati Press splits its effort between comics and fiction novels, all with a subculture bent. We gravitate more towards unique and weird ideas rather than fads and cookie-cutter genre work.
http://www.literatipressok.com/

John Lucas- Penciller and inker for published works by Marvel, DC, Darkhorse and Top Cow. Most recent work includes Uncanny X-Force, Batman Streets of Gotham and Red Robin. Previous works include Superman: Man of Steel, Xmen Unlimited. Stop by his table for more info on his upcoming works, Shang-Chi Master of Kung Fu, The Haunt and more.
http://joltinjohnnylucas.deviantart.com/

Ric Croxton- 2010-2011 Echoes Award Winner, will have his weekly podcast and archive tapes available. Ric’s podcasts are about books, comics, pulps, movie serials, old time radio and tv series.
http://thebookcave

Arkansas’s 501st Legion- Since 1997, the costuming organization known as the 501st Legion has spread the magic of the Star Wars genre worldwide through its authentic-looking costumes, and has become the leading force in fan-based charity events. Will be recruiting onsite
http://ar501st.org/

Starfleet- For over 35 years, STARFLEET has provided Star Trek fans a way to meet each other, make friends, have fun, give back to their communities, and show that the dream of Gene Roddenberry can live long and prosper. Will be recruiting for the International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc.
http://www.sfi.org/portal/

Tony Bates- Webmaster of Arkansas Geek Central, the website for Geeks, Nerds, Trekkies/Trekkers, science fiction buffs, cosplayers, programmers, artists, web designers, etc residing in Arkansas. This site was created to inform the Geeks of Arkansas and surrounding areas about upcoming events that are of interest (including this site).
http://arkansasgeekcentral.com/

Venue Name and Address
Woodys Sherwood Forest
1111 West Maryland
sherwood, arkansas 72120
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Anime
  • Gaming

 

River City flyer

Comic-Con® International Expands 2010 Guest Lineup

Press Release:

Comic-Con® International Expands 2010 Guest Lineup
Moto Hagio, Jenette Kahn, and Rick Riordan Among Impressive List of Additional Guests

SAN DIEGO – Comic-Con, North America’s largest comic book and popular arts convention, today announced additional guests for its 2010 convention. Industry luminaries including manga artist Moto Hagio (The Poe Clan, Mesh), DC Comics former president Jenette Kahn), and popular author Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson and the Olympians series), are among the 15 newly announced guests.

Ray Bradbury

Over 40 special guests for the 2010 convention were previously announced, including syndicated cartoonist Berkeley Breathed (Bloom County, Opus); artist and illustrator Drew Struzan (Back to the Future, Indiana Jones) and author and creator Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse, True Blood).

“This lineup demonstrates that Comic-Con continues to be the go-to destination for the biggest names from the worlds of comics and popular arts,” said Comic-Con Director of Marketing and Public Relations David Glanzer. “Comics and popular arts are the heart and soul of this convention and the presence of these icons is a testament to our dedication and commitment to those industries.”

The 41st Comic-Con 2010 will be held July 22-25 at the San Diego Convention Center, kicking off with Preview Night on July 21.

The full list of additional guests announced today include:

Ray Bradbury (Author, screenwriter, Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles)
The dean of American science fiction writers, Ray Bradbury has published more than 600 short stories over a period of sixty years. His best-known books are The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Fahrenheit 451. He was a guest at the very first San Diego Comic-Con in 1970.

Émile Bravo (Writer/artist, My Mommy Is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill)

Émile Bravo’s graphic novel collaboration with Jean Regnaud, My Mommy is in America and she met Buffalo Bill, is nominated for three Eisner Awards, including Best Painter for Bravo. Co-sponsored by Fanfare/Ponent Mon.

Hunter Freberg (Humorist, entertainer, media personality)
Hunter Freberg is a humorist, entertainer, well-known media personality and keynote speaker. Since marrying humorist/satirist Stan Freberg, audiences have declared it, “A comedy match made in heaven.”

Stan Freberg (Author, humorist, satirist, voice-over actor)
Stan Freberg is one of America’s best-loved humorists, satirists, and keynote speakers. He is known worldwide as an award-winning composer, lyricist, singer, actor, writer and director. Freberg has been inducted into The Radio Hall of Fame, The Animation Hall of Fame and has a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Moto Hagio (Manga artist, The Poe Clan, Mesh)

Moto Hagio’s major manga works include The Poe Clan, They Were Eleven, The Heart of Thomas, Hanshin, Iguana Girl, Marginal and Mesh. She is considered to be the mother of shōjo (young girl) manga. This will be her first-ever visit to the U.S. to appear as a special guest at Comic-Con.

Dusty Higgins (Artist, Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer)

Dusty Higgins is the creator and artist behind the 2009 graphic novel, Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer, chosen as one of the Top 10 Great Graphic Novels for Teens by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Courtesy SLG Publishing.

Van Jensen (Writer, Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer)

Van Jensen is the author of Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer and its sequel. Previously, Van covered the comics industry for Publishers Weekly and other outlets. Courtesy SLG Publishing.

Phil Jimenez (Writer/artist, Wonder Woman; Artist, New X-Men)

Phil Jimenez has worked as a comic book creator since 1991. He is best known for his run on DC Comics’ Wonder Woman, and his work with Grant Morrison on New X-Men and Geoff Johns on Infinite Crisis. He is also the co-author of the recently published Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia.

Jenette Kahn (President/editor-in-chief, DC Comics, 1976-1993)

At the age of 28, Jenette Kahn became publisher of DC Comics, home to over 5,000 characters, including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Five years later, she became president and editor-in-chief of DC. Under her aegis, DC introduced the graphic novel to America and broke new ground by championing and implementing extensive rights for creators in an industry where there were none.

Ivan Reis (Artist, Green Lantern, Blackest Night, Brightest Day)

Ivan Reis is a Brazilian comic book artist who has worked on such high-profile series such as Infinite Crisis, Green Lantern and Blackest Night, the DC Comics mega-hit event book of 2009–2010.

Rick Riordan (Author, Percy Jackson & the Olympians series)

Rick Riordan is the author of the best-selling Percy Jackson & the Olympians series: The Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters; The Titan’s Curse; The Battle of the Labyrinth and The Last Olympian. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre.

Jeannie Schulz (Founding Board President, Charles M. Schulz Museum)

Jeannie Schulz is an ambassador for Peanuts and the founding board president of the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, California, which opened in August 2002. The widow of Peanuts creator Charles “Sparky” Schulz, she has overseen all Peanuts activities, along with his children, since Sparky’s death in 2000.

Ann VanderMeer (Editor, Weird Tales)

Ann VanderMeer is the founder of the award-winning Buzzcity Press and currently serves as the editor-in-chief for Weird Tales, for which she has received a Hugo award. She is also known for teaching writing workshops and creativity seminars.

Jeff VanderMeer (Author, City of Saints & Madmen, Finch)

World Fantasy Award winner Jeff VanderMeer is considered one of the foremost fantasists of his generation. His latest books are the noir fantasy Finch and the writer’s strategy manual Booklife.

Gerard Way (Writer, The Umbrella Academy)

While most people know Gerard Way as the frontman of the platinum-selling rock band My Chemical Romance, this dynamic rock star has scored equal success in the comic book world with the Eisner Award-winning The Umbrella Academy.

AR – FCBD: Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer Signing

Creator & artist Dusty Higgins (Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer) signs at Autobot City Comics 12 PM – 2 PM.

Autobot City Comics, 111 South Main St, Benton, AR 72015

 501-778-4440

www.autobotcitycomics.webs.com