Memphis Comic Expo (June 2015)

Memphis Comic Expo

Convention Name
Memphis Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://http://www.memphiscomicexpo.com/
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/06/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/07/2015
About This Convention
Memphis Comic Expo is the truest comic convention in the mid-south! Creators come first at this show because they are what is good about comics (don’t forget)! We have plenty of other stuff including a fantastic costume contest, media guests, a variety incredible dealers, but this show is all about comic book creators! Do yourself a favor and come check us out! This year we have: Ben Templesmith, Kyle Baker, Mike Norton, Cullen Bunn, Aaron Kuder, Joe Casey, Jason Shawn Alexander, Phil Ortiz, Brian Clevinger, Matthew Southworth, Erica Henderson, Ian Mcginty, Benito Cereno, Matt Wilson, Chris Haley, John Lucas, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Nicole Marie Jean, Colin K. Bass, Dean Zachary, Mitch Foust, Jon MastJ Woodard, Adam Shaw, Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Larry Cathey, 501st Legion with more adding soon! Cash pizes for the costume contest (detaills soon)!
Venue Name and Address
Agricenter International
7777 Walnut Grove
Memphis, TN 38120
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
140
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

DC – Comics on Campus

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Kyle Baker and William H. Foster visit Howard University

Comics artist Kyle Baker (Nat Turner, Truth: Red, White & Black, Birth of a Nation) and scholar William H. Foster III (Looking for a Face like Mine) will visit Howard University for “Comics on Campus,” a symposium held in the Blackburn Auditorium from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 4. Baker and Foster will discuss the history and production of graphic novels, recent landmark works, and the unique opportunities and challenges that face African American cartoonists. The event is sponsored by the Department of English with support from the Fund for Academic Excellence. For information please contact Prof. Marc Singer at msinger@howard.edu. The event is free and open to the public.

The Blackburn Auditorium is inside the Blackburn University Center, between 5th and 6th streets NW and above Howard Place. It’s on the main quad at the top of campus. Here’s a document with driving and Metro directions to Blackburn.