2018 marked my fifth year attending the Grand Rapids Comic Con. 2018 also marked the fourth year held at DeVos Hall located in downtown Grand Rapids. How did this year fare compared to the others? Read on to find out.
2018 will mark my 5th year attending the Grand Rapids Comic Con. During the years, I taken many photos, interviewed many people and I managed to squeak out a review or two. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and what my home town Comic Con is all about.
ComiqueCon rose from a year long sleep to take place at the Arab American Museum in Dearborn. This comic con placed the spotlight on female writers and artists in the comic industry. I’ve heard about this con for a few years but was unable to attend. That situation finally changed, and I made the trip out this year. What were my thoughts on this up and coming event?
My favorite rapper, Mega Ran, returned back to Michigan. How did the video game hip hop show at the New Dodge Lounge go? Read on and find out.
Dokidokon was held at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. I was unable to make it out to the event last year, due to scheduling differences. However, 2018, marked my first venture to the new anime convention. How was my time at the Convention With Heart? Read on to find out.
Once again, I travelled north to the Cherry Capital Comic Con. This convention takes place at the Grand Traverse Resort during Memorial Day weekend. 2018 marked the 10 year anniversary of the event. What was in store for the attendees? Who did they bring for this momentous celebration? How was my experience this time around? Read on to find out.
May 5th, marked my first time experiencing Free Comic Book Day. For those who are unaware, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is held on the first Saturday of May each year. It is a promotion to get people out of their houses and into the comic book shops. Since I love art and reading, what better way to experience both at the same time than in a comic book? In the past, FCBD fell on a day when I was either at work or at an event. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to go out to a few local comic shops to check out this national geek holiday this year. Read on to see what my experience was like.
I made my way out to Southfield, Michigan to visit the campus of Lawrence Technological University. What awaited me was the newly named LTU Anime Con and Gaming Expo. Prior to the rebranding, the convention focused on anime and cosplay. With a new focus on gaming, I decided to check out what the “new” event was all about. Read on to see my thoughts.