Third Eye Comics of Annapolis, MD, Cards, Comics & Collectibles of Reisterstown, MD, Laughing Ogre Comics of Lansdowne, VA, and Comics & Gaming of Gainesville, VA, have all come together to support a charity convention being held this Saturday in La Plata, MD.
The ANS Sci-Fi & Comic Con, which will be held on May 11, 2013, was founded in 2012 to benefit the Archbishop Neale School (ANS) in La Plata. The mission of the show is to create a fun and memorable event for fans and collectors of all ages that supports the educational and spiritual goals of ANS.
In its second year, the show will be expanding to feature more than 80 tables with more than 30 different vendors, as well as 13 artists from as far away as New York City, including Frank Cho, the creator, artist and writer of Liberty Meadows and the artist and writer of Marvel Comics’ new Savage Wolverine comic, who is being sponsored by Cards, Comics & Collectibles. In addition, Jerry & Penelope Gaylord and Brian Turner, artists on Boom! Studios’ Fanboys vs. Zombies, NFL Rush Zone, and Adventure Time, will be appearing courtesy of Third Eye Comics.
“We love seeing new conventions pop up, and the ANS Sci-Fi & Comic-Con in La Plata, MD is one of the most promising new shows we’re doing in 2013,” said Steve Anderson, owner of Third Eye Comics. “With superstar Frank Cho, and a retailer’s room of the best vendors the area has to offer, we know this is going to be the first of many awesome shows we do with ANS.”
“I knew of this show last year but was unable to go,” said Marc Nathan, owner of Cards, Comics & Collectibles and show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “Lots of my closest dealer friends had great things to say about the show and the cause. This year, we are coming full force with lots of product and we are all really excited.”
In addition to the vendors and artists, the show will also feature screenings of some rare and unusual films and a sneak-peak of the new documentary Plastic Galaxy – The Story of Star Wars Toys, with a special Q&A session with director Brian Stillman, as well as a game demo of the Conquest Tactics CCG by developer Andy Niggles. Additional programming includes: panels and presentations, silent auctions, door prizes, great food, and the 501st Legion!
“I am really looking forward to this event,” said Gary Dills, Owner of Laughing Ogre Comics. “Any time you can put great people together with a great cause, everyone wins. I am happy to be involved with such an endeavor!”
“We’re looking forward to a great show with an even better cause,” said Tim Chillemi of Comics & Gaming.
The Archbishop Neale School is located at 104 Port Tobacco Road, La Plata MD, 20646. Convention hours are from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and admission is $5 for adults and children over 10 (children 10 and under are free). All proceeds from admissions, vendors fees, and silent auctions directly benefit Archbishop Neale School.
Cullen Bunn, Joelle Jones, Brian Hurtt, Joshua Dysart, Justin Jordan, Duane Swierczynski, Bryan Turner, and more sign at Third Eye Comics on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY x FIVE YEARS OF THIRD EYE
The Five Year Anniversary Celebration of THIRD EYE COMICS!
FIRST 50 IN LINE GET A FREE THIRD EYE T-SHIRT
FIRST 100 IN LINE GET A FREE THIRD EYE X FCBD WRIST BAND
WAITING IN LINE? BE ENTERED TO WIN PRINTS, TOYS & MORE
COME IN COSTUME & BE ENTERED TO WIN A $200 GIFT CARD
Buy the Third Eye x FCBD Commemorative “FIVE YEARS OF THIRD EYE” T-Shirt featuring art by STUFF OF LEGEND’s CHARLE PAUL WILSON III
Join us for the five year anniversary of THIRD EYE COMICS in ANNAPOLIS, MD on SATURDAY May 4th, which also just so happens to be FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!
FREE COMIC BOOKS ALL DAY LONG!
CREATOR GUESTS GALORE, including:
Signings Take Place from 9AM – 4PM.
??? – SPECIAL SURPRISE GUEST TBA!
CULLEN BUNN (DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED, VENOM, SIXTH GUN, HELHEIM)
CHARLES SOULE (SWAMP THING, 27)
JERRY & PENELOPE GAYLORD (FANBOYS VS. ZOMBIES, ADVENTURE TIME, NFL RUSH ZONE)
DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI (BLOODSHOT, HARBINGER WARS, JUDGE DREDD, CABLE, DEADPOOL WADE WILSON’S WAR)
JOSHUA DYSART (HARBINGER, HARBINGER WARS, UNKNOWN SOLDIER, DARK CRYSTAL, VIOLENT MESSIAHS)
JOELLE JONES (HELHEIM, DR HORRIBLE, HOUSE OF NIGHT)
BRYAN TURNER (FANBOYS VS ZOMBIES, NFL RUSH ZONE)
JUSTIN JORDAN (LEGEND OF LUTHER STRODE, GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS, DEATHSTROKE, SHADOWMAN)
BRIAN HURTT (THE SIXTH GUN, QUEEN & COUNTRY)
AWESOME ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING…
Get Your Picture Taken with Doctor Who and the TARDIS Photobooth! (9AM-2PM)
Get Your Picture Taken with the Imperial Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion (9AM-1PM)
SPECIAL 1 DAY ONLY ANNIVERSARY SALE
20% OFF ALL Graphic Novels (excluding new releases from 4/1-5/4)
20% OFF ALL Statues & Toys (excluding new releases from 4/1-5/4)
20% OFF ALL Games (excluding new releases from 4/1-5/4)
50% OFF SELECT Trade Paperbacks & Hardcovers
50% OFF SELECT Toys & Statues
$1.00 Back Issue Bins or Fill A Short Box for $50.00
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