2nd Annual AnaCon to Held on February 10th

Press Release:

The Anaheim Central Library will showcase the second annual AnaCon event on Saturday, February 10 from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. The FREE event will feature science fiction authors, comic book illustrators, book giveaways and many more surprises!

Authors
CB Lee – Not Your Sidekick and Not Your Villain
Elana Azose – Never Insult a Killer Zucchini!
Elizabeth Briggs – Future Shock and Future Threat
Jen Brody – The 13th Continuum and Return of the Continuums
Lilliam Rivera – The Education of Margot Sanchez
Romina Garber (Romina Russell) – Zodiac, Wandering Star, Black Moon, and Thirteen Rising
Stephanie Diaz – Extraction, Rebellion, and Evolution
Susan Lendroth – Hey-Ho! To Mars We’ll Go!

Panel Discussions
Getting Your Comic Published
Writing the Future in the Dystopian Present

Illustrators
Alex Chung
Felipe Flores
Jules Rivera
Sally J Pla
Tommy Kovac

Comic Book Stores
Comic Book Hideout
Comic Hero University
LibroMobile
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

Special Happenings
501st Legion
Sci-Fi Storytime

Food & Drinks
The Burnt Truck
Unsung Brewing Company

RSVP on Facebook!

Anaheim Public Library
500 W Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 765-1880

Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival (November 2012)

Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival Logo

Convention Name
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival
Convention Website Address
http://www.vegasvalleycomicbookfestival.org/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/03/2012
About This Convention
The 5th annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival, held in Las Vegas, is part of the annual Vegas Valley Book Festival – the largest literary event in Southern Nevada. This year we’re so chock full of geeky goodness that we decided to expand our programming by another hour to showcase panel discussions and signings, artist alley, portfolio reviews, film screenings, an artist jam, food trucks, music and the ever popular mini-market.
Venue Name and Address
Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
45
Projected Attendance
2500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Gene Ha, Aaron Alexovich, Drew Rausch, Spencer Brinkerhoff III, Tommy Kovac, Deryl Skelton, Dan Parsons, Chris Staros

Alternative Press Expo (APE) 2010 This Weekend

October 13, 2010 by  
Filed under California, Comic Books, Convention News

Comic-Con International reminds us that the Alternative Press Expo (APE) will be taking place this weekend in San Francisco.

Press Release:

WHAT: Alternative Press Expo (APE) 2010, the country’s largest alternative and independent comics convention, presented by the organization behind San Diego Comic-Con.

WHEN: Saturday, October 16 (11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and Sunday, October 17 (11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.).

WHERE: The Concourse Exhibition Center (635 8th Street, San Francisco).

WHO: APE 2010’s noted special guests include: Lynda Barry (writer/artist, What It Is, Picture This: The Near-Sighted Monkey Book), Daniel Clowes (writer/artist, Ghost World, Wilson), Renée French (writer/artist, The Soap Lady, H Day), Megan Kelso (writer/artist, Artichoke Tales, The Squirrel Mother), Rich Koslowski (writer/artist, The 3 Geeks, BB Wolf and the Three LPs), Tommy Kovac (writer/artist, Stitch; writer, The Royal Historian of Oz), and Tony Millionaire (writer/artist, Maakies, Sock Monkey). Also included is programming on the history of the Bay Area comics scene and workshops for aspiring creators.

About Alternative Press Expo:

Alternative Press Expo (APE), the country’s largest alternative and independent comics convention, is part of Comic-Con International (CCI), a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms. The organization achieves its mission primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture. In addition to APE each fall, CCI organizes San Diego Comic-Con each summer (the largest comics convention of its kind in the world) and the San Francisco–based WonderCon each spring. On the web: Comic-Con.org/APE, Facebook.com/APExpo, Twitter.com/APExpo.