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NotCon 2017 Review

Initially, my plans for a review of the Midwest Media Expo (MMX) were set. I was going to compare this year’s event to last year’s event. However, those plans came crashing down when MMX was cancelled three days prior to the big day. I found out about the cancellation of MMX on Tuesday evening and the shock of the cancellation didn’t hit me until Wednesday morning. To say I was bummed out by the cancellation of Midwest Media Expo would be an understatement. Most people encounter post con depression. I had pre-con depression. I had done over 30 hours of research on the 6 guests I was hoping to interview. When I found out that the event was cancelled, I felt that all of my work, for what I hoped to be awesome interviews, was washed down the drain. While I resigned myself to joining fellow attendees in wallowing over the loss of MMX, an unexpected turn for the better occurred. On Wednesday, the staff of MMX announced that they were putting on a weekend event for the fans. Out of the ashes of Midwest Media Expo’s cancellation, a baby phoenix in the form of a free fan appreciation event called NotCon appeared.

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NotCon 2017 Saturday/Sunday

Saturday and Sunday of NotCon were filled with many wonderful people and moments. Check out more from the convention that came out of nowhere. Enjoy.

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Tulip City Toy Fare 2017

2nd Annual Comics and Toy Fare in Holland Michigan! The Tulip City Comics & Toy Fare is an annual event for the celebration of all things geek – cosplay, comics, toys, fandoms and more!Support your local geek events.

For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/652945344879693/
https://www.facebook.com/Tulip-City-Comics-Toy-Fare-747635208704584/

Lansing Maker Faire

Lansing Maker Faire, the first EVER Maker Faire in the area, is all about being a “Family of Makers.” This year’s event will feature exhibits, show and tell, a fashion show, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting Art and so much more for a family-friendly experience. We call Maker Faires the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. So what are you waiting for? This April, join some of the most curious, creative people people in your community for a weekend showcasing awesome technologies, amazing things being made in Michigan, and even opportunities to get your hands dirty. Glimpse the future and get inspired!

Attendance is FREE! Claim your free tickets in advance by visiting: lansing.makerfaire.com/tickets/

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
lansing.makerfaire.com/
http://www.facebook.com/lansingmakerfaire/

Fantasticon Lansing S5 – EP13

The Fantasticon is a mid-size show created for true comic book and pop culture collectors. The fans that come to our shows are true collectors that are looking for those rare items for their personal collections. Most leave very satisfied as we pride ourselves on having great dealers and artists at our shows. If you collect it, you will find it at a Fantasticon Show. We also are very proud of the fact that our admission price is the lowest of any of the other shows. And the cost for being an exhibitor or artist at the Fantasticon is far less than any other comic cons out there.

Support your local geek and nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.fantasticon.net/
https://www.facebook.com/FantasticonShow