Tag Archives: Art

Events for the Week April 23rd-29th

Horror, gaming, comic cons and toy shows are in store for you this week.

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2018 Pop & Jock Collectibles Show

The 1st annual Charity Pop & Jock Collectibles Show ( sponsored by the Monroe Comic-Con ) will offer over 40 tables of sports cards and memoribilia, non sports cards, comic books, toys, art and any thing else sports or pop culture related! 9AM early bird admission available for a $3 donation and starting at 10AM admission will be FREE, we will have an optional donation jar at the front booth available to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project! We will be working on some raffles and more as well!

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https://www.facebook.com/events/124412598250976/

Events for the Week Feb 26th-Mar 4th

Toys, Comics, Harry Potter, Concerts, and more are in store for you.

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Michigan State University Comics Forum 2018

Held every year on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, The Michigan State University Comics Forum is an an event that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art.

The Michigan State University Comics Forum is proud to announce another set of dual keynote speakers for our 11th Anniversary event to be held on the final weekend of February 2018.

Our Creator Keynote Speaker, Lucy Knisley, is a critically acclaimed, award-winning comic creator who specializes in personal, confessional comics and travelogues. She attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Merit Scholar, BFA 2007), followed by The Center for Cartoon Studies (Diamond in the Rough Scholar, MFA 2009).  To date her work has been published by several major publishers, including French Milk (2008, Touchstone/Simon & Schuster), Relish (2013, First Second [MacMillan Comics Imprint]), An Age of License (2014, Fantagraphics), Displacement (2015, Fantagraphics), and Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride (2016, First Second [MacMillan Comics Imprint]).

2018’s Scholar Keynote Speaker, Diana Schutz, is an award-winning editor who has been working in comics for almost forty years. She was senior executive editor at Dark Horse Comics, where she was on staff from 1990 to 2015. She was Frank Miller’s editor on Sin City and 300, Matt Wagner’s editor on Grendel, Stan Sakai’s editor on Usagi Yojimbo, Paul Chadwick’s editor on Concrete, and Larry Marder’s editor on Beanworld. She applied her knowledge of romance languages to edit international material in translation such as Blacksad and The Manara Library. She has worked with authors Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Harvey Pekar, and Harlan Ellison, among others. She was fortunate to have been Will Eisner’s Dark Horse editor until his death in 2005. She is also an adjunct instructor of Comics Studies at Portland State University, a published author of both comics and prose, and the first woman to be inducted into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame. Semi-retired, she now works as a literary translator of European comics, including work by Moebius, Manara, Muñoz & Sampayo, and more.

Our Creator Keynote Address will take place on the evening of Friday, February 23rd.  Our Scholar Keynote Address will be delivered midday on Saturday, February 24th.

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For more info, check out:
http://www.comicsforum.msu.edu/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/MSU-Comics-Forum/337707622458

Events for the Week Feb 19th-25th

Comics, Nordic Fire and Gaming are in store for you this week. 6 separate events to check out.

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9th Annual Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention

WEEEEEE’RE BACK!!!!
This is a Movement of Comic Book Creators, Publishers, Graphic Novelist and Animated Movie Producers created by those that are under represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book and Animation industries. We will have Art , Writing and Publishing Work Shops… Live entertainment and much more… Oh did I forget! We will have Comic books, Graphic Novels, Animated Movies, Posters, T-shirts, and more of Super Heroes and Heroines of characters that look like you!!!!

EXPERIENCE THE BLACK AGE!!!!

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/motorcityblackageofcomics/
https://www.facebook.com/events/277544639368266/

Events for the Week November 13th-19th

Gaming and Comic Cons are in store for you this week. Enjoy

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MeggaXP 2017

MeggaXP, which was formerly known as MEGGAcon (Michigan’s Entertainment, Gaming, Geek and Arts Experience) is Jackson, Michigan’s best gathering of all things nerdy! Cosplay, Games, GEEKS!

MeggaXP is determined to be Jackson, Michigan’s #1 gathering of the geeks! We will bring together fans of board games, video games, card games, movies, wrestling, art and comic books under one roof….the roof of the Commonwealth Commerce Center!

There will be plenty of gaming tournaments (of all kinds,)  celebrity guests, geek themed games like video game name that tune, and so much more!

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For more info, check out:
http://www.meggacon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MeggaExperience

Events for the Week Sept 18th-24th

Quite the stacked week with 11 events going down.

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