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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2018

Celebrities
Walter Koenig: ‘Star Trek: TOS”, “Babylon 5”
Doug Jones: ”Star Trek Discovery”, The Shape Of Water, Hellboy
John Ratzenberger: “Cheers”, Cars, Toy Story
Danielle Colby: “American Pickers”
Adrian Paul: Duncan MacLeod in “The Highlander”
Josh Grelle: “RWBY”, “Yuri On Ice”, “Attack On Titan”
Kara Eberle: Weiss Schnee on “RWBY”, “RWBY Chibi”
Elizabeth Maxwell: “RWBY”, “Attack On Titan”, “Fairy Tail”
David Hayter: Metal Gear Solid, “Spider-Man”, X-Men
Jen Cohn: Overwatch, Star Wars: The Old Republic
Tim Rose: Star Wars 6-8, The Dark Crystal, Howard The Duck
Julie Dolan: “Star Wars Rebels”, LEGO Star Wars
Carla Perez: “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Ricou Browning: Creature From The Black Lagoon

Stars of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”
Frank Conniff * Trace Beaulieu

Comic Guests
Kevin Eastman: co-creator Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Michael Golden: co-creator of Rogue from The X-Men
Tony Isabella: creator of Black Lightning
Mike Grell: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters, “Arrow”
Allen Bellman: Captain America
Joyce Chin: Jessica Jones, Xena, Red Sonja
Mike S. Miller: Injustice: Gods Among Us
Thom Zahler: My Little Pony, Love and Capes
Arvell Jones: co-creator of Misty Knight
Renee Witterstaetter: She-Hulk, Conan The Barbarian
Robert Pope * Jason Moore * K. Lynn Smith * Dirk Manning * Dan Monroe * Comfort and Adam * Source Point Press * Douglas Paszkiewicz * Caliber Comics * Scott Rosema * Jon Alderink * Randy Zimmerman

YouTube
Harp Twins
Channel Awesome
TheOdd1sOut
SomeThingElseYT

Authors
Shea Fontana: DC Superhero Girls
Christopher Paolini: Eragon
MarcyKate Connolly: Shadow Weaver
Rebecca Ross: The Queen’s Rising
Mindee Arnett: Onyx and Ivory
Makiia Lucier: Isle Of Blood and Stone
Eric and Julia Lewald: Previously On X-Men
Mark Fertig: Take That, Adolf!

Cosplayers
Knightmage
Chaotic Neutral
Envy The Green Fairy

PLUS!
Giant Vending Hall
Dan’s Dream Art Show
Car Show
Film Festival
501st/Ghostbusters/Minions
Cosplay Crusaders/LOE/Finest
Blue Box Timelords/RMN
Electronic/Board/Card Gaming
Kids Area
Anime Room
100+ Hours of Programming
…and a ton more!
Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.grcomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GrandRapidsComicCon
www.twitter.com/grcomiccon
www.instagram.com/grcomiccon
www.youtube.com/grcomiccon

Steampunk Amore Presents ~ A Halloween Special!

Steampunk Amore Presents A Halloween Special!

This will be a 2 day event!

Shopping,
Artists on site
Make and Takes,
Food,
A Halloween Runway show, Live acts, music and more!

We are heading back to the Genesee County area for this show! This is where my Studio is located. There will also be a FREE admission all day Flea Market you can shop for bits and pieces too on Sat on the grounds..

Come find that unusual piece for your Halloween Costume, heck you will be able to find your entire costume at this show. We will have a great array of Steampunk style Halloween items for your purchasing and viewing pleasures!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/197899037486716/

MEGGAXP IV

Meggaxp and Experience Jackson are proud to be bringing MeggaXP IV to the Commonwealth Commerce Center on August 25th, 2018!!!!

There are still a LOT of details to work out, but here’s what we know so far:

Vendor Hall will be returning to the ORIGINAL location from MeggaXP I (first floor) and will be filled with over 40 vendors selling everything from art and buttons to posters and neck ties and more! Our vending hall is sure to have something for everyone!

Cosplay Contest – This year our cosplay contest is going to be bigger than ever, as are introducing a new wrinkle to the mix – – – the top 5 cosplays from EACH category will be selected by our panel of judges, and the AUDIENCE will VOTE for the winner! Prizes awarded for the winners!

Panels – This year we are working hard to bring the best panelists from the first THREE years together for the most comprehensive list of panels we’ve ever offered! Sure to have something for everyone!

Gaming Events:
Our gaming events are going to be bigger and better than ever, including:

Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament – We are working hard to fly in some of the BEST players in the COUNTRY for MeggaMania, featuring a gigantic pot bonus (more to be revealed), an ALL NIGHT Friendlies area, singles, doubles, livestream and more!

Vintage Console Lounge – Once again our vintage console lounge will be making a return – over 2,000 games to choose from from the NES all the way up to the PS2!

Magic the Gathering – We will be running Magic the Gathering booster drafts all day, along with sealed, modern, commander, bounty types, and more! Plus we will have several vendors in the area selling singles and packs for your Magic needs!

Yu-Gi-Oh – We will be offering up a STACK of Booster Boxes for the winner of our main Yu-Gi-Oh tournament! More details to come!

Pokemon – For the 3rd straight year, we will have a Pokezone filled with Pokemon TCG, the DS game, Pokken Tournament, and more! Buy and sell thousands of Pokemon cards, take part in touranment play, and much more!

Warhammer – We will be offering up a NICE event for Warhammer this year – – – – more on that to be announced soon!

SO MANY MORE GAMING EVENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED – STAY TUNED!!!

Adult Lounge – The adult lounge is back and better than ever! More adult only panels, more bar trivia, more Cards Against Humanity audience games, and ADDITIONAL 18+ games this time around, drink specials, and even a WEIRD AL KARAOKE FEST!

Kid’s Zone – Our kid’s zone is going to be the biggest and best it’s ever been! More room to play, more things to do, facepainting, jumphouses, kid friendly video and board games, lifesize games, art contests, craft table, legos, and WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY more!!!!

Game Show Room – The Game Show Room is back, and better than ever! More rounds, more contestants, more games! Make sure to stop by!

And a few more FAVORITES from the past few years will be making returns…….

But you’ll have to WAIT TO SEE WHAT THOSE ARE!!!!Support your local geek events.

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

Great Lakes Loons Comic Con Night!

The Great Lakes Loons are presenting a Comic Con night on Saturday, June 30th! Gates will open at 4pm and will feature comic con exclusives with local artists and games. First pitch is at 7:05pm, and post game there will be fireworks and a movie screening! The ballgame will be themed out in all things comic and fandom, so its sure to be a great night! Please call 989.837.2255 for any additional information.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t456

Events for the Week June 25th – July 1st

Gaming, an anime con, a comic con, and a Ren faire are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Cherry Capital Comic Con 2018

I made my way, to the Great North, to visit the Cherry Capital Comic Con again. Check out these photos from this great con.

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Cherry Capital Comic Con 2018

C4 is Northern Michigan’s largest comic book and pop entertainment expo. Located at the scenic Grand Traverse Resort, C4 is Northern Michigan’s perfect gathering of comic book creators, exhibitors, and fans. Cherry Capital Comic Con (C4) is a comic book convention that celebrates the medium of comics, rather than a specific genre. At C4, all comics are equal, as are their creators and their fans. The organizers of C4 intend to prove to the world that comic conventions – just like comic fans and the comics, themselves – don’t have to be “this” or “that”. They can just be what they are…which is simply “cool”. Connect with your favorite creators at a variety of panels. Meet up and coming talent in Artist’s Alley. Find great deals on comics and collectable merchandise at our gathering of exhibitors. Participate in our costume contest, with categories for both adults and children.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.cherrycapitalcon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/cherrycapitalcon

Events for the Week May 21st-27th

A geekfest, a sci-fi fandom, a cool comic con and an a LARP event are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2017

Celebrities

Billy Dee Williams: Lando in Star Wars, Batman
Kevin Sorbo: ‘Hercules”, “Supergirl”
Gates McFadden: “Star Trek: TNG”
Kane Hodder: Jason in Friday The 13th 7-10
Julian Glover: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, James Bond
Greg Weisman: “Young Justice”, “Gargoyles”
Brandon Vietti: “Young Justice”, Batman: Under The Red Hood
Mike McFarland: “Dragonball Z”, “Attack On Titan”, “One Piece”
Jason Spisak: “Young Justice”, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”
Chad Rook: “The Flash”, War For The Planet Of The Apes
Catherine Sutherland: “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”
Doctor Mortose: local horror host

“Batman: TAS” Mini Reunion!
Adrienne Barbeau * Clive Revill * Diane Pershing * Loren Lester

Toho Godzilla “Men In Suit” Actors!
Haruo Nakajima * Tsutomu Kitagawa

Comic Book and Animation Guests
Jim Steranko: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America
Mike Zeck: Spider-Man, Secret Wars, The Punisher
Jose Delbo: Wonder Woman, Yellow Submarine
Steve Geiger: Punisher: War Journal
Christopher Jones: Young Justice, Batman 66
Thom Zahler: My Little Pony
Tony Kordos: Batman and Robin Eternal
Tony Isabella: Black Lightning
Douglas Paszkiewicz: Arsenic Lullaby, The Tick
John Giang: Industrial Light and Magic
Stuart Sayger: The Walking Dead, Bionicle
Allen Bellman: Captain America
Phil Ortiz: “The Simpsons”
Mike Toth: Beauty and the Beast, Mulan
Tom Cook: “SuperFriends”, “He-Man”
Robert Pope * Andrew Pepoy * Dirk Manning * Wallace Wood Estate * J. David Spurlock * Source Point Press * Caliber Comics * Comfort and Adam * Dan Monroe * K. Lynn Smith * Jon Alderink * Scott Rosema * Flint Comix

Best Selling Authors
Susan Dennard: Truthwitch
Elly Blake: Frost Blood
Kristen Simmons: Metaltown
Amy Lukavics: Women in the Walls
Erica O’Rourke: Torn
Cori McCarthy: You Were Here
Ray Pointer: Max Fleischer bio

YouTube Personalities
Harp Twins *
Vegan Black Metal Chef

Cosplayers
Knightmage *
Sweets4aSweet *
SuperKayce *
Chaotic Neutral *
Karmada

PLUS:

  • Huge vending room
  • Car show
  • Film festival
  • Dan’s Dream art show
  • Anime room
  • Costume contests
  • Electronic/Board/Card gaming rooms
  • 501st/Ghostbusters/Minions
  • LEGOs display
  • Lifesize Toothless
  • 100+ hours of programming
  • Lots of after-hours activities

Tickets: www.grcomiccon.com/tickets

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
www.grcomiccon.com
www.facebook.com/grandrapidscomiccon
www.twitter.com/grcomiccon
www.instagram/grcomiccon
www.youtube.com/grcomiccon

Events for the Week Oct 16th-22nd

Horror, a big comic con, LARPing and a kid’s comic event are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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