Great Allentown Comic Con! Announces Initial Lineup for November 2011 Mega Show

Great Allentown Comic Con!

Press Release:

THE GREAT ALLENTOWN COMIC CON! ANNOUNCES INITIAL NOVEMBER 19th & 20th MEGA SHOW GUEST LINEUP!

NY Times bestseller Michael Jan Friedman, Bob Greenberger, Publisher Steven H. Wilson, and Artists – Neil Vokes, Chris Moreno, and Tom Smith – Join The Great Allentown Comic Con’s November 19th – 20th Inaugural Mega Show Lineup.

Allentown PA, August 31s t – NY Times Bestselling authors and award winning artists have announced plans to attend the Inaugural 2011 Mega Show edition of the Lehigh Valley’s largest pop culture extravaganza – The Great Allentown Comic Con! to be held November 19th and 20th at the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown PA.

“With the success of our 1-day shows, we are thrilled to offer our fans a chance to see even more guests over the course of a weekend long event.” – Christopher D. Wertz, Show Founder and Promoter. “We are also pleased to be able to provide our fans a chance to meet such amazingly talented creators such as NY Times Best Seller Michael Jan Friedman and his business partner and fellow author Bob Greenberger (they recently founded Crazy 8 Press along with friend and colleague Peter David).”

The November show will have a strong Sci-fi theme, the guests announced today provide a Star Trek presence with additional Sci-fi and Comic Book related guests also being planned (To be announced in coming weeks). For more information visit us online at www.allentowncomiccon.com and remember to come to the show in November and “Get Ur Geek On!”

For a Full list of Guests attending the November 19-20th 2011 Mega Show, please visit: http://www.allentowncomiccon.com/artists-and-guests.html

Those interested in Dealers and items of interested can visit: http://www.allentowncomiccon.com/dealers.html

The following is a partial list of initial guest announcement details:

Michael Jan Friedman is the author of nearly 70 books of fiction and non-fiction, about half of them set somewhere in the wilds of the Star Trek universe.
Friedman has also written for the Aliens, Predator, Wolf Man, Lois and Clark, DC Super Hero, Marvel Super Hero, and Wishbone licensed book universes. Eleven of his book titles, including the autobiography Hollywood Hulk Hogan and Ghost Hunting (written with SciFi’s Ghost Hunters), have appeared on the prestigious New York Times primary bestseller list, and his novel adaptation of the Batman & Robin movie was for a time the #1 bestselling book in Poland (really).

Bob Greenberger began his professional career began at Starlog Press where he created Comics Scene then joined DC Comics as assistant editor, working on the seminal before switching to the administrative side of the company, rising to the role of Manager-Editorial Operations.
In 2000, Bob left DC for a job as Producer at Gist Communications and then returned to comics in 2001, as Marvel Comics’ Director-Publishing Operations. In 2002, he went back to DC Comics as a Senior Editor in its collected editions department. Bob joined Weekly World News as Managing Editor until its demise in 2007. Since then he has been a fulltime freelance writer and editor including numerous Star Trek novels and short fiction in addition to short works of science fiction and fantasy. His adult nonfiction includes the Scribe award-winning novelization of Hellboy II: The Golden Army. He is a founding member of the writers’ cooperative, Crazy 8 Press, which launched this past summer.

Crazy 8 Press Founded by Michael Jan Friedman, the website (www.crazy8press.com) allows Peter David, Bob Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Aaron Rosenberg and Howard Weinstein to make their old and new original fiction available directly to the fans. The offerings are formatted for use by all eReaders or Print on Demand with new titles released every 6-8 weeks.

Steven H. Wilson has interviewed Jonathan Frakes and William Campbell for Starlog, written for DC Comics Star Trek classic and Warlord series, and, most recently, served as principal writer and director for Prometheus Radio Theatre and publisher of Firebringer Press. His original science fiction series, The Arbiter Chronicles, currently boasting nineteen full-cast audio dramas and the novel Taken Liberty, has won the Mark Time Silver Award and the Parsec Award for Best Audio Drama (long form). A new series of episodes is currently in development. His third novel, Unfriendly Persuasion, is due out in 2012. As a podcaster, besides hosting the Prometheus Radio Theatre podcast, Steve has recorded Lester Del Rey’s Badge of Infamy for podiobooks.com, multiple roles in J. Daniel Sawyer’s production of Antithesis, and Nobilis’s upcoming presentation of Scouts.

Neil Vokes has been Illustrating stories in comic books professionally for over 28 years working on titles and projects involving Superman, Iron Man, Tarzan, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many more, currently working on FLESH & BLOOD with Bob Tinnell, the first issue of which is due out in October in time for Halloween.

Chris Moreno is the creator of Zombie Dickheads, now appearing in Zombie Bomb: Dark Daze from Terminal Press. His work has appeared in Disney’s Toy Story for BOOM! Studios, The Minions of Ka from Arcana, and Paul Jenkins’ Sidekick from Image Comics. His creator-owned character, Sanz Pantz: Ninja Platypus appears in the Popgun anthologies from Image. His other comics credits include Alien Inventor, World War Hulk: Frontline, Dracula vs. King Arthur, Monkey in a Wagon vs. Lemur on a Big Wheel, The Last Sin of Mark Grimm, the webcomic Super Frat (http://www.superfrat.com), and Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales.
Chris’s work has appeared on sketch cards for Inkworks for The Spirit, Shrek the Third, Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem, Hellboy: Sword of Storms, Robots and Family Guy. His art has also been seen in role-playing games for companies like Kenzer & Co. , on their Hackmaster game and Knights of the Dinner Table Magazine, and Tony DiGerolamo’s Complete Mafia for d20 from Living Room Games.

Tom Smith has been one of the top comic book color artists for the last 25 years and has colored some of Comic’s best-selling titles and has done work for all the top comic companies. Including Marvel ,DC, Image ,Top Cow, IDW, Chaos , First, Malibu, Platinum, Gorilla, Topps, IDW and many others on the Comics like Avengers ,X-Men 2099, Hulk “Future Imperfect,” Avengers /JLA, Spiderman, The Brave and the Bold, Dr Who, Astro-boy, The Ghoul, Jurassic Park, and also has been the Sunday color artist of The Phantom newspaper strip for the last 2 years. He owns and operates his own color and pre-press house “Scorpion Studios” in the great state of New Jersey.

About The Great Allentown Comic Con! – The Largest Pop-Culture Comic Convention in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 2010, by Riverside Comics; The Great Allentown Comic Con (GACC) is already one of the fastest growing Fan-focused events in the comics industry. Currently located in the 10,000 sq ft Showroom of the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown PA, the GACC is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans. The show motto “Get UR Geek On!” represents in part the recognition of the diverse and unique nature of our fans, and events where they can come express themselves.

The Great Allentown Comic Con – Mega Show (November 2011)

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Convention Name
The Great Allentown Comic Con – Mega Show!
Convention Website Address
http://www.allentowncomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date
11/19/2011
End Date
11/20/2011
About This Convention
The GACC – Largest Pop-Culture Comic Convention in the Lehigh Valley – Inaugural 2 Day Mega Show Event!

Over 10,000 SqFt of Dealers – Golden age-Current, Collectible Toys, Cards, Pulp, and Vintage Memorabilia!

Special Prizes, Door Prizes and Artists/Media Guests all weekend, Special original art fundraising auction Sunday!

Come Get UR Geek On! At The Great Allentown Comic Con!

Guests Include:

Writers:
NY Times Best Selling Author – Michael Jan Friedman
Former DC/Marvel editor and author – Bob Greenberger
Steven H. Wilson
Phil Giunta
John Mclaren

Artists:
Neil Vokes
Tom Smith
Chris Moreno
RickMan
Nick Mockoviak
Mina Sanwald
Gwen Patton (Sunday Only)
Media/Pop Culture Guests:
BrimStone (Hound Comics)
Garrison Carida – 501st Legion (Saturday Only)
Smurfologist Matt Murray

Publishers:
Hound Comics
Ultimate Comics Group (Sunday Only)
And Many More!

Venue Name and Address
Merchants Square Mall
1901 S. 12th St.
Allentown, PA 18103
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
95
Projected Attendance
1500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Sports
Guests
Michael Jan Friedman, Neil Vokes, Bob Greenberger, Tom Smith, Chris Moreno, Brimstone, Mina Sanwald, Crazy 8 Press, Steven Wilson, 501st Legion

GACC Hosts Harvey Award Winner, Adds Guests to July 16th Show

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GACC HOSTS HARVEY AWARD WINNER, ADDS MULTIPLE GUESTS TO JULY 16th SHOW LINEUP

Harvey Award Winner Bryan JL Glass, as well as Wrestling/Media Superstar Brimstone, and Artists - Chris Grillo, Nick Mockoviak, Paul Benincasa, Amy Chance, and Darrel Goza – Join The GACC July Show Lineup

Allentown PA, June 27th – Top creators and award winners have announced plans to attend the July 2011 edition of the Lehigh Valley’s largest pop culture extravaganza – The Great Allentown Comic Con!

“The participation of local independent artists, as well as bringing recognized award winners and media guests, are part of what makes this such a unique show.” – Christopher D. Wertz, Show Founder and Promoter. “Where else can you find such a diverse group of talents, from the self-publishing fresh new faces, to long time industry favorites such as Bryan JL Glass or Brimstone.  At the same time, we are always working hard to keep the show as fun and family-friendly as possible.  It’s one of the reasons why we don’t charge for kids to come to the show.”

Unlike larger shows that charge $25 or more regardless of age, the GACC remains committed to fan-focused entertainment, with free entry to all 12 and under (with attending parent/guardian).  Door prizes are also a staple of many shows, and the GACC doesn’t disappoint with Busts, key comics and toys as frequent prizes all day.  For the July 16th show there is even a special prize – a CGC edition signed copy of Batman #232, the first appearance of Ra’s Al Ghul, by Neal Adams (Ra’s Al Ghul is to be featured again in the upcoming Christopher Nolan Batman movie, played by Josh Pence).  Fans interested in possibly winning this book can sign up online for free atwww.allentowncomiccon.com

Bryan J.L. Glass Bryan J.L. Glass is the two-time Harvey Award winning co-creator/writer of the The Mice Templar, the acclaimed Image Comics’ series. His Marvel Comics credentials thus far are Valkyrie and Thor: First Thunder, as well as the adaptation of the Riftwar Saga. Most recently he produced Thor: Son of Asgard for the iPhone, Burger King’s Kids Club Thor, and a special one-shot that teamed The New Avengers with the FDNY!
Bryan’s first work in the comic industry was in the role of photographer, providing photo covers and interiors to such 80s series as Bill Willingham’s The Elementals, Matt Wagner’s Mage, and Eliot R. Brown’s Punisher Armory. Bryan first collaborated with Mike Oeming in the ’90s on Spandex Tights and Ship of Fools. After a brief absence from the industry, Bryan returned in 2003 with his first Mice Templar short stories, and then again in 2005 with Quixote: A Novel and 86 Voltz: The Dead Girl. He is currently developing several new series in various genres.

Brimstone
one of Americas top professional wrestler, actor, author, philanthropist and comic book / animated hero, in a nutshell, Brimstone has had a successful and rewarding career spanning well over two decades encompassing everything “entertainment.” As the co-founder and CEO of Hound Comics, Inc. — Brimstone and his team of creators launched his comic book series, “Brimstone and The Borderhounds” (in which he appears as the lead character) onOctober 31st, 2010 at Borders Books and as of January 11th, 2011 went nationwide and worldwide via Barnes & NobleBook World and Amazon. The title will also be featured in Diamond Distribution’s Previews starting in July 2011, making the Borderhounds available to every comic book shop around the world!
Brimstone
Currently, there is a “Brimstone and The Borderhounds” video game in production through SGN Games for the Xbox LIVE and the Playstation Network as well as the iProducts game called, “Forza Infernis.” Shocker Toys announced plans to release the ‘Brimstone‘ action figure in 2011 to Toys R’ Us as a part of their Indie Spotlight (Super Heroes) Series; while Floating Pear Productions has developed the much anticipated, “Brimstone and The Borderhounds: The Animated Series.” For the younger demographic, a line of Brimstone based children’s books will be released under Hound Comics, Inc. – Hound Kids Division under the title, Border-Pups.
Brimstone’s career in professional wrestling has spanned over fourteen years and he has made countless appearances worldwide for the leaders in sports entertainment and throughout the Independents. As a trainer, he is responsible for an enormous amount of talent including a handful of students who have made their mark in the business on WWE andTNA. Brimstone’s hard work and dedication to the industry has garnered high honors, appreciation and the recognition of his peers including a 2008 Award from the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Memorable television credits include Sesame StreetRomper RoomWWF SuperstarsThe Ricki Lake Show,MTV’s Total Request Live and BET’s 106 & Park. Since his semi-retirement from the wrestling industry, Brimstone has pursued a career on the silver screen; making cameos and acting in multiple films, music videos and television pilots; and is under contract with Dick Clark Productions to produce his own series.

Brimstone makes frequent appearances for the military, as well as speaking engagements at elementary schools for theGet-A-Voice Foundation. He donates a large portion of his time to supporting numerous charities and foundations including but not limited to The Arthritis FoundationDee Snider’s Biker’s for BabiesWrestler’s RescueMichael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s FoundationRonald McDonald HouseMake-A-Wish, and Toys For Tots. He is a celebrity spokesperson for Paul McCartney’s RADD (Rockers Actors and Athletes Against Driving Drunk) and was recently asked to be the National Spokesperson for the Jamie Isaacs Foundation For Anti-Bullying.

Chris Grillo is the writer and artist for the webcomic “Ninjas Don’t Knit,” which tells (extremely exaggerated) tales of the daily antics of Chris and his friends. The comic started in 2007, and, after a two-year hiatus, has returned triumphantly and is now published weekly. Chris will be selling original prints, each design limited to 100 copies. T-shirts are also available on his website. To read the comic and find out more information, visit www.ninjasdontknit.com.

Nick Mockoviak
is a freelance illustrator. His talents have been put to good use as an artist on the “Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animated” project as well as being featured in the Drawgasmic Underground Artists Art Show. Currently he is developing a comic book that will see the light of day at the end of 2011.

Paul Benincasa
is a freelance artist living in Woodmere, New York.   He grew up in Queens, New York where his first exposure to art came from copying drawings from comic books. ” I believe my love of the figure came from the highly stylized drawings of my favorite comic artists.” I got older and became more aware of Illustrators working in comics which opened more avenues to fine art.” His anthology comic Transient Tales was self-published in 2010. Transient Tales contains 4 stories and encompasses Sci-fi, action-adventure, fantasy and superhero parody. Stop by his table and pick up a preview of his new series SPINE which debuts in Fall 2011.

Amy Chace
is a mixed-media artist as well as cartoonist. She is currently promoting her new comic, Foot Fetish: A Love Story. She also does single Panel artwork and collage work as well as photography.

Darrell “The Nightray” Goza
During Darrells career he has done pencils behind Howard Simpson on Young All-Stars #14 for DC; background inks for Art Nichols on The American #4 for Dark Horse and The Ray #6 limited series for DC. Pencilled a “Scarlet Scorpion” story for Americomics. He has also inked backgrounds for Hero Comic’s Icicle book and penciling for Valiant’s Captain N., as well as Neal Adams’ Crazyman #1 and Ms. Mystic series. Penciled Danse #1 for Blackthorne. Designed “Few Survive the Mission” #1, coloring the cover and designed and inked “Few Survive the Mission” #2 and Ceiss Voyage #1 for Beatnik Productions. In addition he colored on Valiant’s Magnus #15 and Puppet Terrors Press’s Puppet Terror #1 and wrote and penciled “Silver Surf Mouse” (a parody) for ScriptGraphics.  

About The Great Allentown Comic Con! – The Largest Pop-Culture Comic Convention in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 2010, by Riverside Comics; The GACC is already one of the fastest growing Fan-focused events in the comics industry, with plans for a 2-day Mega show in November of 2011.  Located in the 10,000 sq ft Showroom of the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown PA, it is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans.

The Great Allentown Comic Con! (July 2011)

Great Allentown Comic Con

Convention Name
The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website Address
http://www.AllentownComicCon.Com
This convention will take place:
 

  • for one day only.

 

Date
07/16/2011
About This Convention
Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78 ->Lehigh St exit. 

We have over 80 Dealer tables available, with comics from the Silver Age to New releases, Action Figures, Cards, and Clothing and Much More! At a recent show our dealers sold CGC graded copies of Avengers #4 (Return of Capt. America), Journey into Mystery #83 (First Thor)…what deals will you find?

A fun-filled day for eveyone, with hourly Door Prizes, a No-Minimum Bid Auction at 3:30pm!

Guest Highlights:

James Q. Nygen!
Luis Small Jr.!
Bill Ellis!
And Many More! – Check our website for updates as the date gets closer!

Venue Name and Address
Merchants Square Mall
1901 S. 12th St.
Allentown, PA 18103
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
80
Projected Attendance
350
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
 

  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

 

Guests
Louis Small Jr., James Nguyen, Bill Ellis, Mark Mariano, Dawn Griffin, Matt Reid

Great Allentown Comic Con! Adds Lee Weeks for April 2011

March 25, 2011 by  
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Lee Weeks

Press Release:

Added guest artist – Lee Weeks!

The Great Allentown Comic Con! is proud to announce that the Lee Weeks will be attending our upcoming April 16th Show!

Lee WeeksLee Weeks made his professional comics debut in the 1980s, penciling, inking, and lettering a short story (“Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk”) in Tales of Terror #5, a horror anthology published by Eclipse Comics. He is best known for his work for Marvel Comics on Daredevil Vol. 1 series (1990 – 1992), where he penciled the Last Rites storyline. It featured the fall of the Kingpin and is a sequel of sorts to Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli’s Born Again.

Other titles he is well known for include: Batman, Gambit, Spiderman, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and Captain Marvel just to name a few. He illustrated the Juggernaut storyline in Amazing Spider-man and recently has been writing and drawing a Daredevil project In sum it could be said that the list of characters Lee has not touched during his long career is shorter that those which he has influenced.

He will be available for only a limited time during the day, so be sure to arrive early and secure a spot in line to see him! Rumor has it he also knows a few good card tricks. So be sure to stop by and ask him to show you one!

For more about Lee please check out Modern Masters Volume 17: Lee Weeks – a definitive 128 page book chronicling his childhood, career in comics, and faith in Jesus Christ.

In addition to Lee Weeks, the GACC will also have an Exclusive comic from 215Ink guest Adam Wilson – Free to the first 50 attendees! And a fabulous lineup of guests including: Gus Fink, Doug Baron, Glenn Whitmore, Darrel Goza, Eric Cooper, Jim Kyle and Many More!

Visit www.AllentownComicCon.com for more guests, info, and Free Prizes!

Thanks and see you all at the show!

The Great Allentown Comic Con! Staff

 

The Great Allentown Comic Con! (April 2011)

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Convention Name
The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website Address
http://www.allentowncomiccon.com
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.
Date
04/16/2011
About This Convention
Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78 ->Lehigh St exit.

We have over 75 Dealer tables available, with comics from the Silver Age to New releases, Action Figures, Cards, and Clothing and Much More!

A fun-filled day for eveyone, with hourly Door Prizes, a No-Minimum Bid Auction at 2pm, and Costume Contests and Prizes!

Additional Guests are being added – Check our website for more information!

Venue Name and Address
Merchants Square Mall
1901 S. 12th St.
Allentown, PA 18103
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
80
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories

  • Anime
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

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The Great Allentown Comic Con! (October 2010)

Convention Name
The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website Address
http://www.allentowncomiccon.com
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.
Date
10/30/2010
About This Convention
The Great Allentown Comic Returns Saturday October 30th! Come Dig up great savings and have a spooktacular time!

Saturday, October 30th, 10am-4pm
Admission: $4 all children 12 and under FREE! with adult.
Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78 ->Lehigh St exit.

We have over 75 Dealer tables available, with comics from the Silver Age to New releases, Action Figures, Cards, and Clothing and Much More!

A fun-filled day for eveyone, with hourly Door Prizes, a No-Minimum Bid Auction at 2pm, and Costume Contests and Prizes!
Costume Contest will occur at:
12pm – Kids Costumes – 12 and under only please!
2pm – Auction
3pm – Team and Themed Group costumes
4pm – Best Male and Best Female individual Costume
4:30 – Additional kids costume – 12 and under only, late arrivals, and non-winners from earlier 12pm contest only please!

Special Guests:
Artists/Writers:
Dave Wachter! – Dave is the artist, co-creator and co-writer of the epic adventure web comic The Guns of Shadow Valley, which was nominated for Best Digital Comic in the 2010 Eisner Awards. He began his career as the artist and co-creator of the critically acclaimed independent comic series Scar Tissue. His work has been featured in various anthologies, including: Fiendish Fables, PKD Media Presents, and Hope: New Orleans.

Nick Mockoviak – Nick is a freelance illustrator. His talents have been put to good use as an artist on the “Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animated” project as well as being featured in the Drawgasmic Underground Artists Art Show. Currently he is developing a comic book that will see the light of day at the end of 2010, so be on the look-out!

Shawn Alleyne – Shawn was born and raised on the island of Barbados but later moved and set up in Philadelphia. From an early age he knew he wanted to be involved with art in some capacity and is currently working as a freelance artist, with many clients ranging from the field of comics, to music and film. Shawn is setting up a studio by the name of PYROGLYPHICS, a stylistic name that translates to “Hot Images”, to reflect his self-taught style.

John Kovaleski – John is the creator of the comic strip Bo Nanas and a contributor to MAD Magazine, making him one of the usual gang of idiots. His humorous scribblings have adorned magazines,
newspapers, greeting cards, puzzles, billboards, and that new-fangled Internet that all the kids
are talking about. His new comic strip “Infant Fred” will be coming to an iPhone, Blackberry or hand-held device near you this Fall. In his spare time he practices the ukulele and does the occasional escape-artist trick.

Bill Ellis – All New Issues is a web comic by Bill Ellis. The strip is a humorous look at relationships, being poor, the comic book retailing industry, gaming, and much more through the eyes of some, to put it kindly, flawed individuals.

Publishers/Industry Professionals:
Elizabeth Amber-Love Delaney – Elizabeth is a journalist, blogger, costumer and model who spends her Wednesdays slaving away at Comic Fusion in New Jersey. She is addicted to Nathan Fillion and Tiny Titans. She is best known as New Jersey’s Wonder Woman while participating and promoting an annual comic art auction raising money for domestic violence awareness month.
In Addition she will be participating as our Celebrity Costume Judge – deciding who will win for each Costume category!

The Ultimate Comics Group – NJ Based Ultimate Comics Group, LLC. (www.ultimatecomicsgroup.com) has been publishing amazing FULL COLOR comics since 2005. With 4 comics for sale and a full length Mature Audience Novel, UCG will have something exciting for ALL AUDIENCES!

Mytron Comics – Mytron Comics was formed in November 2009 by Victoria Conrad and Corey Conrad. We are based out of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Our first series, Livid Outbreak, was launched in January 2010. Currently, we have 3 issues online and were happy to see a good number of people checking it out. We love making comics, so we hope you enjoy reading them!

The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society – The PSWCS is dedicated to enhancing the collecting experiences of Star Wars memorabilia, share a wealth of information, and socialize. The PSWCS is open to all collectors who currently live in Pennsylvania.
Additional Guests To Be Announced Soon!

Visit our site for additional information about all our guests or email for more information: info@allentowncomiccon.com

Dealer inquiries: Dealers@allentowncomiccon.com Tables still available- Act soon as tables are running out!

Venue Name and Address
Merchant Square Mall
1901 S. 12th Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
350
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Great Allentown Comic Con! Returns This Weekend

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The Lehigh Valley’s Largest Comic and Pop Culture Con returns this weekend!

Our 10,000 sq foot Show room – over 90 Tables loaded with Comics, Toys, Movies, Action Figures, Cards, Clothing and more!

Lee Weeks

Merchants Square Mall
1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103

Directions from the East taking route 78W
-78W
-Exit 57/Lehigh St
-Keep Right toward Allentown City Center
-Turn Right on Vultee St.
-Arrive at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103
Directions from the West taking route 78E
-78E
-Exit 57/Lehigh St
-Left at Lehigh St Exit -toward Allentown City Center
-Turn Right on Vultee St.
-Arrive at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103

Special Guests:
Mark McKenna – Artist
Lee Weeks – Artist
Kenly Dillard – Artist
Tedd Hazard – Creator/Artist
Gus Fink – International Artist/toy designer
Emi Boz – Artist
Nick Mockoviak – Artist
The Fraim Bros – Artists
Steven Wilson – Author and Former DC Comic writer on Warlord and Star Trek!
Ultimate Comics Group – Publisher
Arch Nemesis – Publisher
Seize Your Turn! â„¢ – Games and Gaming
Comic Geek Speak – Comic and Industry News

Deadpool art by Mark McKenna

And Many More!

Door Prizes!

  • First 50 Attendees receive a FREE comic!
  • Free World of Warcraft miniatures – While supplies last!

Hourly Prizes include:

  • Limited Edition 13″ Green Lantern Figure
  • Limited Edition porcelain cast Batman busts
  • 9.6 CGC graded copy of Ultimate X-Men #1
  • Copies of Marvel Best of the Fantastic Four Edition and Marvel Visionaries – Stan Lee!
  • And Many More!

Confirmed Dealers:

Riverside Comics
Zapp Comics
Americas Most Wanted Collectibles
The Encounter
New World Manga
Wrestling World
Graphic Novel Discount
Wild Pig Comics
Comic Cubes
Argo City Comics
Mithrandir Comics
Comic Warehouse
Derek Woywood
Joe Rogers
Gary Platt
Bob Fox
Ryan Terlesky
Mike Williams
John Paul
Steve Snyder
Gene Carpenter
Jason Shannon
Dominic Abruzzese
Tom Beverly

And More!

The Great Allentown Comic Con!

Great Allentown Comic Con! Adds Lee Weeks to July 2010 Show

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GACC Welcomes Lee Weeks!

The Great Allentown Comic Con! is proud to announce that the Lee Weeks will be attending our upcoming July 17th Show!

Lee Weeks made his professional comics debut in the 1980s, penciling, inking, and lettering a short story (“Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk”) in Tales of Terror #5, a horror anthology published by Eclipse Comics. He is best known for his work for Marvel Comics on Daredevil Vol. 1 series (1990 – 1992), where he penciled the Last Rites storyline. It featured the fall of the Kingpin and is a sequel of sorts to Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli’s Born Again.

Other titles he is well known for include: Batman, Gambit, Spiderman, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and Captain Marvel just to name a few. He recently illustrated the Juggernaut storyline in Amazing Spider-man and is currently writing and drawing a Daredevil project In sum it could be said that the list of characters Lee has not touched during his long career is shorter that those which he has influenced.
He will be available for only a limited time during the day, so be sure to arrive early and secure a spot in line to see him! Rumor has it he also knows a few good card tricks. So be sure to stop by and ask him to show you one at the show!

For more about Lee please check out Modern Masters Volume 17: Lee Weeks – a definitive 128 page book chronicling his childhood, career in comics, and faith in Jesus Christ.

Or you can email us! – info@allentowncomiccon.com

Thanks and see you all at the show!

The Great Allentown Comic Con! Staff

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The Great Allentown Comic Con! (July 2010)

Convention The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website http://www.AllentownComicCon.com
Start Date 07/17/2010
About This Convention: Hours: 10am-5pm

Admission: $2; all children 12 and under FREE! with adult.

Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78.

We have over 80 Dealer tables, with comics from the Golden Age to New releases, Graphic novels, Action Figures, Toys, Clothing, CCG and Non-sport Cards, and Much More!

A fun-filled day for everyone, with hourly Door Prizes, A No-Minimum Bid Charity Auction at 1pm!

Convention Guests Gus Fink!
Emi Boz!
Tedd Hazard!
Steven H. Wilson!
The Ultimate Comics Group!And Many More!

Please visit our website for detailed Bio’s and updates/additions as new guests are added!

www.AllentownComicCon.com

Venue Name Merchants Square Mall
Venue Address 1901 S. 12th St
Allentown, PA 18103
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 80
Projected Attendance 500
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? - Anime
- Collectibles
- Gaming
- Science Fiction and Fantasy
- Other

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