Akron Comicon (November 2014)

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Convention Name
AKRON COMICON
Convention Website Address
http://www.akroncomicon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/08/2014
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/09/2014
About This Convention
Akron Comicon is an annual event established to celebrate newspaper comics and comic-books as an original American art form and promote comics as a viable entertainment medium by bringing creators, dealers, and fans together for a day of fun and interaction designed for the entire family.

Akron Comicon is a two day event scheduled to take place at the University of Akron’s Quaker Station on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, 2014 at 135 S. Broadway Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 from 10am to 6pm and 11am to 5pm respectively.

Tickets to the event are $10 for a single day or $15 for the weekend and are available at www.akroncomicon.com until Friday, October 31st at midnight. All presale ticket holders will receive a free Akron Comicon exclusive poster available the day of the show. All children age 13 and under are free.

Venue Name and Address
University of Akron’s Quaker Station
135 S. Broadway Street
Akron, OH 44325
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
88
Projected Attendance
3000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
The distinguished group includes: Dave Aikins, Darryl Banks, Mike W. Barr, Tom Batiuk, Allen Bellman, Andy Bennett, Craig Boldman, George Broderick Jr., Gerry Conway, Jose Delbo, Mike Gustovich, Tony Isabella, Dirk Manning, Graham Nolan, Brad Ricca, Joe Rubenstein, Tom Scioli, Chris Sprouse, Joe Staton, Paul Storrie, Marc Sumerak, Chris Yambar, and Thom Zahler.

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Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (May 2014)

Fifth Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention

Convention Name
Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://comicsandfriends.org/lakeeffectcomiccon/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/25/2014
About This Convention
The 2014 con is on! Comics and Friends is proud to host LE5, the Fifth Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention – be there – Sunday May 25th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM coinciding with the release of X-Men Days of Future Past. Check our website http://comicsandfriends.org/lakeeffectcomiccon/ for updates on Guests and Dealers.

Like last year, we’ll be at the Atlas Cinema Great Lakes Stadium 16. 7860 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
•Admisson and parking are free.
•Door Prizes
•Movie Screenings
•Costume Contest
•Heroclix Tournament
•Creator Discussion Panels

Venue Name and Address
Atlas Cinema Great Lakes Stadium 16
7860 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Anime
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Dave Nestler, Rachel Latina, Chris Lambert, David Russell, Patti Ross, Mike Sangiacamo, Craig Tucker, Dan Gorman, Jeff Reid, Mike Gustovich, Gary Dumm, Sean Forney, Craig Boldman, Bob Ingersoll, Marc Sumerak, Wake Baskey

Fifth Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention

Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (June 2012)

2012 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention - Presented by Comics and Friends

Convention Name
2012 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.comicsandfriends.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/03/2012
About This Convention
Third Annual Lake Effect Comic Book Convention Sunday, June 3, 2012 Mentor Ohio10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Free Admission
Free Movie Screenings 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
HeroClix Tournament 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, pre-registration required
Costume Contest 3:00 PM ages 12 and under / 13 and over
Creator-run discussion panels throughout the day
Hourly Door Prizes – must be present to win

Guests:
Frank Cho – Marvel cover artist for Avengers Vs X-Men
Marc Sumerak – Marvel Writer
Bob Ingersol – DC Writer
Mike Gustovich – Marvel Artist
Steve Harmon – Creator of Goth Girls and Witches
Joe Corroney – IDW comics Star Trek
Chris Yambar– Bongo comics Bart Simpson
Craig Boldman – Archie comics Jughead
Gary Dumm –DC Comics American Splendor
Aubrey Tucker/Craig Tucker – Rabzilla.com
Chris Lambert/David Russell – Vampire Gazette

Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16 –7860 Mentor Ave, Mentor OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-4242 Web: www.comicsandfriends.com
Email: joe@comicsandfriends.com

Sponsored by Comics and Friends, your favorite comic shop!

Venue Name and Address
Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes Stadium 16
7860 Mentor Ave, Ohio Mentor
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Frank Cho, Marc Sumerak, Bob Ingersol, Mike Gustovich, Steve Harmon, Joe Corroney, Chris Yambar, Craig Boldman, Gary Dumm, Aubrey Tucker, Craig Tucker, Chris Lambert, David Russell

2012 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention - Presented by Comics and Friends

Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (May 2011)

Convention Name
2011 Lake Effect Comic Book Convention
Convention Website Address
http://www.comicsandfriends.com
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.
Date
05/22/2011
About This Convention
Lake Effect Comic Book Convention – Sunday, May 22, 2011

Great Lakes Mall – 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: 440-255-4242 Web: www.comicsandfriends.com
Email: joe@comicsandfriends.com

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Free Admission
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Free Movie Screenings
12:00 PM – 6:00 PMMagic the Gathering Tournament, pre-registration required
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM HeroClix Tournament, pre-registration required
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM PK Cards Tournament
3:00 PM – Costume Contest – ages 12 and under / 13 and over
5:00 PM – Silent Auction, proceeds to benefit the Veteran’s Administration
Creator-run discussion panels throughout the day
Hourly Door Prizes – must be present to win

Guests: Aubery Fisher, Bob Ingersoll, Chris Yambar, Craig Tucker, Derf, Gary Dumm, George Broderick Jr, Greg Budgett, Jeremy Freeman, Marc Sumerak, Mike Gustovich, Mike Neno, Mike Sangiacamo, Peter Cooper, Sean McArdle, Thom Zahler

Venue Name and Address
7850 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
90
Projected Attendance
750
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
Aubrey Fisher, Bob Ingersoll, Chris Yambar, Craig Tucker, Derf, Gary Dumm, George Broderick Jr, Greg Budgett, Jeremy Freeman, Marc Sumerac, Mike Gustovich, Mike Sangiacamo, Mike Neno, Peter Cooper, Sean McArdle, Thom Zahler

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