Dallas Comic Book Show (July 2015)

Convention Name
Dallas Comic Book Show w/ Battlestar Galactica Actor Richard Hatch, Pollard, Stroman, Rude
Convention Website Address
http://comicbooksdallas.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/18/2015
About This Convention
North Texas Comic Book Shows presents their next Dallas Comic Book Show on Saturday July 18th, 2015.
Special guests at the event include:
Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch (Captain Apollo).
Keith Pollard, co-creator of Black Cat.
Larry Stroman, artist on Alien Legion and X-Factor.
Steve Rude, painter, and artist on the Nexus title.
Tugg and Blake, the inspirational rescue dog and his super-hero comic creator.
The evnt will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center, 2015 Market Center Blvd., on Saturday July 18th, from 9:30 am to 5 pm.
Admission is just $10.
Kids 11 and under are free.
Cosplay Contest at 2 pm.
Thousands and thousands of comic books, collectibles, and toys will be available.
Meet local fan art artists as well.
Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
70
Projected Attendance
650
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Richard Hatch,Pollard,Larry Stroman,Steve Rude,Tugg and Blake

North Texas Comic Book Shows July 18th, 2015 Event

The Great Lakes Comic Expo (December 2015)

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

Convention Name
The Great Lakes Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.greatlakescomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
12/05/2015
About This Convention
Comic Books, Toys, and Collectibles
Venue Name and Address
United Food and Commercial Workers Hall
876 Horace Brown Drive
Madison Heights, MI 48071
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Keith Pollard, Arvell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, Jason Moore

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

The Great Lakes Comic Expo (September 2015)

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

Convention Name
The Great Lakes Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.greatlakescomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/19/2015
About This Convention
Comic Books, Toys, and Collectibles.
Venue Name and Address
United Food and Commercial Workers Hall
876 Horace Brown Drive
Madison Heights, MI 48071
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Keith Pollard, Arvell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, Jason Moore

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

The Great Lakes Comic Expo (July 2015)

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

Convention Name
The Great Lakes Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.greatlakescomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/18/2015
About This Convention
Special Guests include Keith Pollard, Arvell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, and Jason Moore! Comic Books, Toys, and Collectibles
Venue Name and Address
Trinity Lutheran Church
38900 Harper Ave
Clinton Twp, MI 48036
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Keith Pollard, Arvell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, Jason Moore

The Great Lakes Comic Expo

Fantasticon Toledo (April 2015)

Fantasticon

Convention Name
Fantasticon Toledo
Convention Website Address
http://www.fantasticon.net/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/11/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/12/2015
About This Convention
The Fantasticon is a mid-size show created for true comic book and pop culture collectors. The fans that come to our shows are true collectors that are looking for those rare items for their personal collections. Most leave very satisfied as we pride ourselves on having great dealers and artists at our shows. If you collect it, you will find it at a Fantasticon Show. We also are very proud of the fact that our admission price is the lowest of any of the other shows. And the cost for being an exhibitor or artist at the Fantasticon is far less than any other comic cons out there.

Fantasticon Toledo will take place at the Grand Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Toledo on April 11th and 12th. Some of our special guests will include Jeremy London, Scott Spiegel, Moses Moseley & Theshay West, Toledo’s own Dirk Manning, and many more!

Venue Name and Address
Grand Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
444 N. Summit Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Jeremy London, Scott Spiegel, Moses Moseley, Theshay West, Dirk Manning, Arvell Jones, Richard Comely, Keith Pollard, Scott Rosema, Jason Moore, William Messner-Loebs, Jordan Trovillion, War Machine, Alloy Ash

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The Great Lakes Comic-Con (February 2015)

The Great Lakes Comic-Con

Convention Name
The Great Lakes Comic-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.greatlakescomiccon.org
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/27/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/28/2015
About This Convention
The Great Lakes Comic-Con
GreatLakesComicCon.org
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
AND
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015
at Macomb Community College, South Campus
12500 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088
(20 minutes north of Detroit)
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Special Guests – Arvell Jones, Keith Pollard, Jason Moore,
William Messner-Loebs, and more!
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Visit us on Facebook
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More information available at
http://www.GreatLakesComicCon.org
Venue Name and Address
Macomb Community College, Sports and Expo Center
14500 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Keith Pollard, Avell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, Jason Moore

The Great Lakes Comic-Con

Detroit Fanfare (October 2010)

August 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention Profiles, Gaming, Michigan

Convention Detroit Fan Fare
Convention Website http://detroitfanfare.com/
Start Date 10/30/2010
End Date 10/31/2010
About This Convention: Detroit has a very strong connection with comic conventions and fandom. Some of the earliest fandom magazines came out of the Detroit area in the late 1960’s and the Detroit Triple Fan Fair was the first convention of its kind. The “triple” stood for movies, comics, and science fiction. Detroit Fanfare is both proud and excited to bring back home some of the major participants that helped to grow the comic industry into the behemoth it is today. There will panels and discussions where the people who started so much will have a chance to discuss the early days, and reflect on their memories of the great stars that attended the convention. They will provide rare pictures and original drawings of some of the masters of the medium.
There will also be a Zombie Walk – “Pre-Show” the Morning of October 30th , and a Blood 4 Comics – October 30th & 31st for the American Red Cross Detroit Chapter plus many other exciting events for the Comic Book lover in you. Be sure to go to www.detroitfanfare.com for the most up to date information Regarding Detroit’s Hottest Comic Book show.
Convention Guests Guest of Honor Stan Lee, with Featured Special Guest Jim Starlin. We also have Comic Book Creators Greg Thekston, Carl Lungren, Guy Davis, Keith Pollard, Matt Busch, Gary Reed, Rich Buckler, Michael Netzer, Joe Pruitt, Vince Locke, Patrick Zircher, Bill Morrison, James O’Barr, Sean Mckeever, Tony Meillo, Mark Crilley, Arvell Jones, William Messner-Loebs, Raphael Nieves, Dan Dougherty, Rob Worley, Mark Bloodworth, Paul Storrie and many more to come.
Venue Name Hyatt Reagency Dearborn
Venue Address 600 Town Center Dr.
Dearborn, Michigan 48126
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 125
Projected Attendance 5000
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Gaming



Hero Initiative Hits the Mid-Ohio-Con

October 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Ohio

Hero Initiative hits the Mid-Ohio Comic-Con

Become a Hero Initiative Member!

Los Angeles CA. September 30, 2009 – Hero Initiative is proud to be a part of Mid-Ohio-Con in it’s 29th year as one of America’s longest-running and most successful comic book and pop-culture conventions, carrying on a fun and family-oriented tradition of bringing fans, talent and retailers of all ages together! This year’s Mid-Ohio-Con takes place October 3ndand 4th in Columbus Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall E.

The folks at Mid-Ohio-Con have most generously made it possible for a contribution from each ticket sold to go to Hero Initiative directly IF you start on the Hero page when you buy your tickets! Show your support by visiting our website at: www.heroinitiative.org, get your tickets and have a wonderful time!

Hero Initiative is kicking off its fall membership drive at Mid-Ohio-Con, with a fun-filled Membership Party, Saturday, October 3rd from 8pm-11pm at The Big Bar on 2 at the Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Columbus Ohio, connected to the convention center! While you are partying with some of the most amazing talent-including David Mack, Joe Jusko, Herb Trimpe, Mark Texeira, Barry Kitson, Josh Medors and more-you can renew your Hero Initiative membership! 2009 marked the first year ever for Hero Initiative memberships, and for 2010, we’ve revamped with more and better premiums! You can get full information at the party, at the booth, or order today at www.heroinitiative.org or www.heroinitiative.org/2010members. Old Members, remember to bring your membership card to claim a 10% discount!

And if joining the Hero Initiative and contributing to a very worth cause wasn’t enough, Sideshow Collectibles, www.sideshowcollectables.com, has contributed 50 gift cards worth random amounts from $10 to $50 that will be given to the first 50 people who sign-up for Hero Initiative memberships at Mid-Ohio! Get all the insider information and be invited to all the best events. Don’t miss out!

And as always, we at the Hero Initiative love to deliver the best talent lineup around! Come to our booth at Mid-Ohio and see:

Saturday October 3rd
11:00-12:00 Keith Pollard
12:00-1:00 Arvell Jones
1:00-2:00 Steve Scott
2:00-3:00 Todd Nauck
3:00-4:00 Mark Texeira
4:00-5:00 Pat Block

Sunday, October 4th

11:00-12:00 Fred Hembeck
12:00-1:00 Herb Trimpe
1:00-2:00 Darryl Banks
2:00-3:00 Scott Kolins
3:00-4:00 Barry Kitson
4:00-5:00 Michael Golden

About The Hero Initiative
The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $400,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.