St. Louis Comic Con (June 2018)

Convention Name
St. Louis Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://stlouiscomiccon.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/23/2018
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/24/2018
About This Convention
Good news, everyone! Mighty Con is marching triumphantly back into St. Louis! On June 23rd, Mighty Con will be bringing the show to the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, MO. The St. Louis Comic Con will feature over 100 artist tables, vendor booths, and special guests. But we’re also bringing cash prize cosplay contests, video and table top gaming tournaments, and a whole weekend of fun! St. Louis’ largest comic book and pop culture event!
Venue Name and Address
St. Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza
St Charles,, MO 63303
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
150
Projected Attendance
4,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Tom Nguyen, Frank Fosco, Jeff Balke, James O’Barr

Milwaukee Comic Con (February 2018)

Milwaukee

Convention Name
Milwaukee Comic Con
Convention Website Address
https://mightyconshows.com/show/milwaukee
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/24/2018
About This Convention
Good news, everyone! Festival season in Milwaukee is kicking off this year with an amazing comic convention! This February 24th, The Milwaukee Comic Con is taking over the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Comic Con will feature over 300 artist tables, vendor booths, and special guests. But we’re also bringing cash prize cosplay contests, video and table top gaming tournaments, and a whole weekend of fun! Milwaukee’s largest comic book and pop culture event!
Venue Name and Address
Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
640 S 84th Street
West Allis, WI 53214
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
250
Projected Attendance
2,500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
James O’Barr, David Nakayama, Scott Beaderstadt, Frank Fosco, Jeff Balke, Jordan Gunderson,

Grand Rapids Comic-Con Returns October 21-23, 2016

Grand Rapids Comic-Con

Press Release:

The next Grand Rapids Comic-Con will be held on October 21-23, 2016, at the DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Hours:
Friday, October 21: 2-8 pm with after-hours programming until 11 pm
Saturday, October 22: 10 am-7 pm with after hours programming until 11 pm
Sunday, October 23: 10 am until 5 pm

Ticket Prices:
3-day pass: $40 advance, $50 at door
Friday only: $15 advance, $20 door
Saturday only: $20 advance, $25 door
Sunday only: $17 advance, $22 door
VIP pass: $149 advance only
Link to tickets is here.

Celebrity Guest List:
Wil Traval: “Jessica Jones”, “Arrow”, “Once Upon A Time”
Denise Crosby: Lt. Tasha Yar in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and the leader of Terminus in “The Walking Dead”
Bruno Gunn: Brutus in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Sean Maher: Dr. Simon Tam in “Firefly”, Nightwing in several DC Comics animed Batman movies
Steve Blum: Zeb Orrelios in “Star Wars Rebels”, Spike Spiegel in “Cowboy Bebop”, Wolverine in numerous X-Men animated features
Bryce Papnebrook: Eren Jaeger in “Attack On Titan”, Rin in “Blue Exorcist”
Austin St. John: The original Red Ranger in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Steve Cardenas: Rocky DeSantos/Red Ranger in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Robin Shelby: Slimer in Ghostbusters 2 and Lady Slimer in Ghostbusters (2016)
Russell Hodgkinson: Doc in “Z-Nation”
Felix Silla: “Buck Rogers In The 25th Century”, “The Addams Family”, Star Wars: Episode VI–Return Of The Jedi
Rob Miller: “Face Off”
Dr. Mortose: local horror host

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) Cast Reunion!
Michelan Sisti * Leif Tilden * Josh Pais

Comic Guest List:
Kevin Eastman: co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Jae Lee: Batman/Superman, Before Watchmen: Ozymandias
Bob Camp: creatiuve writer/director of Ren and Stimpy
Joe Rubinstein: Wolverine, Micronauts, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe
Stuart Sayger: The Walking Dead, Bionicle
Tony Kordos: Batman and Robin Eternal
Rodney Ramos: Transmetropolitan
Steve Lieber: Whiteout, The Spectacular Foes Of Spider-Man
Jeff Balke: Deadpooh, Fantastic Four
Allen Bellman: Golden Age artist for Captain America
Greg Weisman: Gargoyles, Star Wars Rebels
Vince Locke: Sandman, Deadworld
J. David Spurlock: publisher on Vanguard Publishing
Tony Isabella: Black Lightning, 1000 Comic Books You Must Read
K. Lynn Smith: Plume, Cards Against Humanity
Jeff Carlisle: The Guild, Star Wars, Doctor Who
William Messner-Loebs: The Flash, Wonder Woman
Dirk Manning: Legends Of Oz, Nightmare World
Jason Moore: Batman: Haunted Gotham, The Crusades
Arvell Jones: All-Star Squadron, The Avengers
Jeff Balke: Fantastic Four, Deadpooh
Comfort and Adam: The Uniques, Rainbows In The Dark
Jon Alderink: Superman, Justice League: Generation Lost
Dan Monroe: children’s book illustrator
Tyler and Sara Sowles: Durontus: The Lost Serpent, G-Fan magazine
…plus an extensive artist alley!

Best Selling Authors:
Anne Bishop: The Others, Black Jewels
Susan Dennard: Truthwitch, Something Strange and Deadly
Adam Bray: Marvel, Star Wars technical manuals
Eric Telchin: Black and White Factory
Courtney Allison Moulton: Angelfire
MarcyKate Connolly: Monstrous, Ravenous

New! Kids Area in Exhibit Hall C, including a huge LEGOs display, Hot Wheels track, Star wars coloring area, two science exhibits, and a ton more. Check it out!

Plus:

100,000 square foot vending hall
Car show
Film festival (link here)
Anime room
Art show
Costume contest
Electronic and board/card gaming rooms
501st/Ghostbusters/Transformers
Comic and 1950’s sci-fi displays
100-plus hours of programming

More information: www.grcomiccon.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/grandrapidscomiccon
Twitter: www.twitter.com/grcomiccon
Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/grcomiccon

IL – Colorist Signing

September 1, 2011 by  
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Jeff Balke signs at Alleycat Comics on Saturday, September 10 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm!
 
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Alleycat Comics
5304 N. Clark Street Rear, Chicago, IL

IL – Free Comic Book Day 2011

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Art Baltazar, Jeff Balke, and Justin Castaneda sign on May 7, 2011 for Free Comic Book Day!

Art Baltazar – Artist and writer currently working for DC Comics who started with a self-published comic book called The Cray-Baby Adventures. His other work includes Gyro-Man, Captain Camel and the Space Chicken, Jimmy Dydo, Lunar Lizard, Meteor Mite, Patrick the Wolf Boy, a monthly comic strip called GORILLA GORILLA! in Disney Adventures Magazine and, his most recent work for Platinum Studios, the graphic novel Big Amoeba.

Now he works at DC Comics as artist and co-writer on the Eisner Award winning comic Tiny Titans, co-writer on Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam!, and also works on the comic book adaptation of the Young Justice TV series (which has an FCBD version this year) and Little Archie.

Jeff Balke – Currently coloring for Zenescope Entertainment (Grimm Fairy Tales, Tales from Wonderland, Charmed) will be signing for fans.

Justin Castaneda – Author of the When I was Little… book series will be doing sketches and signing for fans.

*Face Painting

*Balloon Twisting

Dreamland Comics
1415 W. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194
847-524-6060

IL – Zenescope Signing

Jeff Balke signs on Wednesday October 27th from 2-5pm at Graham Crackers Comics.

Graham Crackers Comics
2562 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

IL – Sketch Coloring

January 8, 2010 by  
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Jeff Balke does sketch coloring at Graham Crackers Comics’ Chicago Loop location on Jan. 13th.

Graham Crackers Comics, 77 E. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602

www.grahamcrackers.com