Beverly Comic Con Returns on April 14th

Press Release:

Join us on Saturday, April 14th for the fifth annual Beverly Comic Con hosted at Porter Mill Studios! Free to the public, family friendly and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.  RSVP on Facebook!

Free admission with plenty of parking across the street at the garage. Doors open to the public at 10am.

Special Guests:
Robert Gill – DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Valiant Comics
Andrew MacLean – Head Lopper, Image Comics
MC Esoteric & 7L – Czarface

Live music:
DJ Noel Snow
DJ Radio Scotvoid
SERIES

Artists and vendors:
Adam Miller
Ali Barker Arts
Amos Madruga Art
Andrew Houle
AshBeadle Illustration
Crave Bakery & Cafe
DanamalArt
Daniel Kern
David J. Leblanc – Action Abstraction
Designs by Dennis Art
Do or Diecast
Don Mathias – Peanizles
Eric Boeker
Eric Boireau
Finar Comics
Flying Saucer Pizza Company
Inebri-Art Podcast
Jacob & Zoey Cardinal
Jason Casey
Joe Haley & TJ Dort – The UnderBurbs
Josh Morrissette
Kay’s Stained Glass
LSuperSonicQ – Robbie Short
Maura O’Connor Illustration
Mike Doherty
Montserrat College of Art
Paper Asylum Comics & Collectibles
Patt Kelley
Poetry Comix
Pretty Power Princess
Reckless Sidekick Productions
Renee Mallett
Richard Wentworth & Hadron Gospel Hour!
Sean Kiernan
SpeakEasy Donuts
Standup Comix
Suburban Bohemia
Taylor Popek – The Jellyfish Lady
The Book and Board – Comics and Gaming
The Castle: A Board Game Cafe
The Corey Press
The Painted Pastry – Aime Pope
Tom Torrey
XoWritingCo – Angela DiCicco
…and possibly a few more!

The Larcom Theatre will host the Official After-Party and Cosplay Contest of Beverly Comic Con from 8 PM – 10 PM! After enjoying a fun-filled day at Porter Mill, come over to the after-party at the theatre for a one of a kind Vaudeville show. You will see your favorite characters like you’ve never seen them before!

Cosplay Burlesque | Contortion | Aerials | Cyr Wheel | Live Art and More

Come in costume! Prizes awarded to the best cosplay costume! Full bar and concession stand. 18+ Details and tickets at the link…

Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 921-1117

Little Giant Comics Old School Comic Show (New Hampshire) (April 2018)

Little Giant Comics Old School COMIC SHOW in New Hampshire

Convention Name
Little Giant Comics Old School COMIC SHOW
Convention Website Address
http://littlegiantcomics.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/28/2018
About This Convention
If you’re like me and want COMIC BOOKS, ORIGINAL ART & the ARTISTS who make it all happen to be the MAIN FOCUS of the show and not second fiddle……….. then this is the place for you!

COME BE PART OF THE MAGIC!

One day only! Saturday April 28th, 10a-5p at the 20,000 sq.ft. EVERETT ARENA, exit 14 off I93 in CONCORD, NH

95 giant 10×10’s packed with COMIC BOOKS, ORIGINAL ART & AMAZING ARTISTS!!

We did it! WE FILLED A 20,000 sq.ft. ARENA WITH COMICS, ART & ARTISTS!

95 giant 10×10 BOOTHS PACKED!!

Comic Vendors comics SO FAR: (58 of the 95 booths in the arena are COMICS & ART, the rest are ARTISTS)

-CBCS will be at the show accepting submissions and witnessing

– SUPERWORLD COMICS -VINTAGE COMICS/ORIGINAL ART
– Dave & Adams – VINTAGE COMICS & ORIGINAL ART
– Terry’s Comics – VINTAGE COMICS & ORIGINAL ART
– James Payette – VINTAGE COMICS & ORIGINAL ART
– Danielle Smith – VINTAGE COMICS & ORIGINAL ART
– Shattered Comics – MOSAICS, Vintage Comics & Original art
– Little Giant Comics – Vintage Comics, CGC, CBCS
– Standup Comix – Original Art – Vintage Comics
– BopCityComics – Vintage Comics & more
– Sensational Comics- Vintage Comics, Vintage toys
– Mike’s Evil Deeds- wicked cheap Comic books
– Amazing Comics- Vintage Comics & more
– Boutin Comics- Vintage Comics & more
– Ken & MJ Comics- Vintage Comics & more
– Keyblade Comics – Comics, trades & more
– JAK Comics – Vintage Comic & more
– Our Collection Comics & Collectibles – Comics/Art/Toys
– Finar Comics – Vintage Comics, Statues & more
– Panther Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Plunder Palace Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Oignucs Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Camacho Comics & Cards – Vintage Comics & more
– Bourbeau Comics & Collectibles – Vintage Comics& more
– Optimum Phalanx Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Harrison’s Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Modern Bard Comics – Vintage Comics & more
– Secret Squirrel Dude from NH – COMICS & TRADES
– Collectibles Unlimited (Concord NH) – Comics & more!
– “BINS OF TOYS” – Vintage Toys & Comics Books
– Serenity Comics – Vintage Comics & More
– Landing Zone Comics – Vintage Comics & More
– JP Comics – Vintage Comics & More
– Washburn Comics – Vintage Comics & More
– Monster Comics – Vintage Comics & More
– Nicks Comic Strip – Vintage Comics & Magazines

ARTISTS COMING…SO FAR (more to be announced!):

– Alex Cormack – Sink, Oxymoron, Comixtribe, 451 & more!
– Joe St. Pierre – Marvel, DC, Image, Valiant, IDW & more!
– Ian Chase Nichols- TMNT, Tick, DC, IDW, BOOM!
– Matthew DiMasi – Shattered variants, MOSAICS
– Rich Woodall – Johnny Raygun, Dark Horse & much more!
– Ed Smith – Raygun/Savage Dragon, Cartoonist at Large
– Dylan Andrews – Batlantic Studios, Warhood Odyssey
– Joseph Schmalke – The Infernal Pact, Calamitous Black Devils
– Ryan Browne – Image, IDW, Tellos, Zombiepetz, Aspen, Titan
– Carrie Browne – Carries Boutique – handmade superhero stuff
– The Angry Geeks Show – WICKED COOL GUYS
– Michael Mitchell – Mitchell Comics, ZOMBIE-SUB 920
– The Comic Hunters – Wild Willy sniffing out comics
– Susan Ciccone- The Restoration Lab – COMIC ROYALTY
– Dominic Killiany – Amazing ARTIST – canvas and prints
– Mike Doherty – Saturday Night Comics, Pop Culture sushi
– Billy Nichols – Saturday Night Comics, Photography
– Geore O’Connor – Homeless Comics, HEALED, BABY
– Casey Kruk -Kruked ARt , sketch artist sketch artist
– Jesse Lundburg – Harold the Happy Human Eater
– Jason Casey – fan art and prints, Animals In Nature
– Ron leary Jr. – Heavy Metal, IDW, Image Comics, Marvel
– Keith Gleason – HeroEnvy, Reckless Sidekick Productions
– Damon E. Goss – Ohana Family art
– Tobias Baharain – Comic book art
– Greg Moustafis – Boom Squad, prints, art
– Gary Henderson – Pyramid Knights
– Jay Kennedy – Altered Reality Comics
– Paul Timmons – hell of an artist!
– Dennis Burke – Caricatures & more!
– Barney Smith – StoryComics, Lion and Dove
– Mary Dumas – Just Yaoi comics
– Greg Charland – Pretty Power Princess, InkyCharland
– David J LeBlanc – Comic Book/Pop Art – Action Abstraction

PEOPLE…….If you are looking for a Pop Culture CON……….This ain’t that!

THIS IS A COMIC SHOW!

-If you’re a vendor and you want to be part of something special, THEN THIS IS YOUR SHOW
-If you’re a vendor and you are tired of tiny 6 foot tables with no room behind to set up and want ALL 10 x 10 BOOTHS for under $100….. then this is your SHOW
-If you’re a vendor and you want a FREE SET UP DAY the day before the show so you aren’t scrambling at 7:00am to get open….. then this is your show

If you are looking for the fidget spinner guy you better hit the flea because this is a COMIC SHOW!!

COMIC HUNTERS and the Comic Hunter bus will be there to evaluate your old comics FOR FREE!!

PEOPLE, YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS SHOW – THIS IS GOING TO BE SPECIAL!!

DUE TO THE QUALITY OF THE BOOKS AND ORIGINAL ART THAT WILL BE THERE WE HAVE ASKED FOR AN ARMED POLICE DETAIL. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THAT RARE BIUG BOOK OR MONSTER KEY THEN THIS IS THE SHOW FOR YOU!

Venue Name and Address
Little Giant Comics Old School COMIC SHOW
EVERETT ARENA 15 Loudon Rd
Concord, NH 03301
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
91
Projected Attendance
1,300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Alex Cormack, Joe St. Pierre, Ian Chase Nichols, Matthew DiMasi, Rich Woodall, Ed Smith, Dylan Andrews, Joseph Schmalke, Ryan Browne, Carrie Browne, Michael Mitchell, Susan Ciccone, Dominic Killany, Mike Doherty, Billy Nichols, George O’Connor, Casey Kruk, Jesse Lundburg, Jason Casey, Ron Leary Jr., Keith Gleason, Damon E. Goss, Tobias Baharain, Greg Moustafis, Gary Henderson, Jay Kennedy, Paul Timmons, Dennis Burke, Barney Smith, Mary Dumas, Greg Charland, David J. LeBlanc

Little Giant Comics Old School COMIC SHOW

MA – FNC Holiday Signing

Peter Simeti, Cody SousaBen Goldsmith, Mike Doherty, and Don Mathias sign at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Saturday, December 16th from 1-5pm!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019
508-966-2275

2nd Annual South Shore Comic Con

Press Release:

South Shore Art Center presents its second South Shore Comic Con! Featuring over 25 comic artists, signing and selling their zines, original art, and talking about the craft of comic book storytelling. Panels and workshops will be in the art studios throughout the day. Costumes encouraged!

Artists include: E. J. Barnes, Beth Barnett, LB Cassell, Jimmy Curtis, Griffin Ess, Mike Doherty, Krystal Dube, Jerel Dye, Barrington Edwards/Studio Vexer, Raul Gonzalez, Brian Hall, Ludgy Jean-Baptiste, Richard Keenan, Daniel Kern, Cathy Leamy, Jesse Lonergan, Kyri Lorenz, Cagen Luse, Donna Martinez, Tony McMillen, James Mobius, Dave Ortega, Joey Peters, Ryan Sullivan, Crispin Wood

Open to the public, suggested donation of $5.

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South Shore Art Center
119 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025
(781) 383-2787

MA – Chroma Art Show

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Boston Arts Academy and Tryptic Press present a new Group Show featuring artists from the pages of CHROMA including Adam Miller, Andrew Houle, Chris E. O’Neill,David Leblanc, Deanna Burke, Eyeformation, Doug Poole, Fred Lynch, Haig Demarjian, John Cardinal, Markus Sebastiano, Mary Curtin, Michael Crockett, Mike Doherty, Rich Pellegrino, Sarah Gay O’Neill, Tom Torrey, Nick Nazzaro, Dan Blakeslee & more!

Opening reception at the Sandra and Philip Gordon Gallery on Saturday January 28th from 10am-2pm.

DJ and live music. Artists wil be in attendance with merch and live art in a con-like setting.

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Boston Arts Academy
174 Ipswich St, Boston, MA 02215
(617) 635-6470

South Shore Comic Con Debuts This Weekend

Press Release:

South Shore Art Center presents the first South Shore Comic Con on Saturday December 3rd from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM with over twenty comic artists who will be at tables, signing and selling their zines, original art, and talking about the craft of comic book storytelling. Panels and workshops will be in the art Studios throughout the day. The event was initiated by the Art Center’s cartoon instructor Tak Toyoshima, who discovered many of his students had never set foot in a comic book store. Tak is the artist behind the syndicated daily cartoon Secret Asian Man, and is a Hanover resident and his day job is the Creative Director for Rustic Marlin.

Admission is FREE and open to the public. The first 20 kids get a free South Shore Comic Con tee shirt thanks to Goodwin Graphics, the perfect item to get autographed by artists at the show.

000-sshorecc-2016Confirmed artists are:

  • Barrington Edwards and Cagan Luse
  • Jesse Lonergan
  • Dan Mazur, The Boston Comics Roundtable
  • John Carvajal and Brittney Sargent
  • Tony Sedani
  • Jimmy Curtis and Joe Daxberger
  • Brian Connolly
  • Mike Doherty
  • Kat Klockow
  • Brendan Tobin
  • Patt Kelley
  • Joey Peters
  • Jerel Dye and Jesse Lonergan
  • Jon Dorn
  • E. J. Barnes
  • Kyri Lorenz and Daniel Welch
  • Frankie B Washington
  • Jessica L Metcalf and Joshua Falkenburg, Books By Bella

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Workshops & Panels In the Studios

11am to noon (Workshop)

Drawing from Reality for Fantasy

Barrington Edwards

Studio tips and techniques as well as hands on workshop drawing models, sculptures, and objects and how to use them to shape a more fantastical comics world.

 

noon to 12:30pm (Panel)

The Boston Comics Roundtable

Dan Mazur, E.J. Barnes, John Carvajal, Jesse Lonergan, Jerel Dye

Discussion on the importance of community and collaboration.

 

2pm to 3pm (Workshop)

Intro to Manga Drawing!

Kat Klockaw

Fun hands on drawing lesson on the basics of one of the most popular comic styles in the world: Japanese manga.

 

3pm to 3:30pm (Demo)

How to Make Comics … Not Just Draw Them

Kyri Lorenz and Mike Doherty. Demo on how to expand your comics beyond the traditional stapled together booklet.

 

South Shore Art Center
119 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025
(781) 383-2787

MA – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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Artists Norman Lee, Rich Clabaugh, John Y. Jr., Mike Doherty, and more appear at Rubber Chicken Comics on Saturday May 3, 2014 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Rubber Chicken Comics
15 N. Main Street (Rt 126), Bellingham, MA 02019

MA – Skeletons in the Closet Art Show

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Press Release:

Help us kick off the scare season right, with our first annual Halloween-themed art show. This group show will showcase an impressive body of artwork from over 50 different artists. See this large horde of creators join together to bring their dark Halloween and horror themed visions to life. Various techniques and styles will be displayed in an exhibition celebrating all things that go bump in the night. Art will range from humorous to ‘dead’ serious and promises to have you looking over your shoulder.

This will be a unique experience for any lover of Halloween, illustration, fine art and the macabre. See amazing interpretations of this iconic fright night up close and personal and get access to the creative professionals behind some of these original hand-made scare tactics.

The artist reception takes place on Friday, October 18th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Lite fare and refreshments will be served (AND CANDY!)

Join us and the New England art community as we celebrate this colorful world of tricks and treats. All All you freaks, geeks, ghouls and fools must attend! Come one come all- it’s an event not to be missed!

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Visionspace Gallery
16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901

MA – Chroma Gallery Show

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Press Release:

Come celebrate the emerging New England art scene with the CHROMA group show at Visionspace Gallery in Downtown Lynn, MA on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.

This show will mark the launch of the CHROMA art book from Tryptic Press, featuring a talented roster of local artists. The accompanying exhibition will be packed with original works from the creatives featured in the volume. The night also christens a bold new direction for Visionspace gallery as we launch into a fresh season of exhibits.

There will be an artist meet and greet beforehand as well as a book signing the night of the reception. Copies of CHROMA will be available for purchase.

The reception takes place on Saturday September 21st from 6pm-9pm. Light fare and refreshments will be served.

Live music will be provided by Forrest James.

This will be a fantastic night of art and music. Come celebrate fighting the good fight with us. This is a show not to be missed.

Food, fun and friends. Support local artists.

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visionspace gallery
16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901

MA – Chroma Launch Party

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Press Release:

Come create with the contributing artists of newly published book, CHROMA, a stunning art annual featuring New England’s most talented underground artists. Chroma is a publication void of lighthouses, row boats or glistening waterfalls. This art will not be sold to tourists or hang on your dining room wall. This book is smart, innovative, historical, and traditional. This is urban jungles that rise up out of the old wilderness. This is New England.

Meet, draw, or hang out with several of these featured artists:
Raul Gonzales III, James Weinberg, Dan Blakeslee, Emily Dumas, Greg Orfanos, Scott Mulcahey, Robert Gill, Andrew Houle, Michael Crockett, John Cardinal, Adam Miller, and Mike Doherty.

Thursday, May 30th 6:30-9:30

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FEE $25.00 – includes a copy of the book
Refreshments will be served.

Artist Exposure Presents: CHROMA at
WaterWorks Building
26 Howland Street, Studio #2, Plymouth, MA 02360
Call # 508-747-4000 to make reservations

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