Grand Rapids Annual Comic Con
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2014-2017 Retrospective (Galleries, Reviews, and Sweet Interviews)
The 2019 Monroe Pop Fest ( formerly the Monroe Comic-Con ) will take place Saturday, September 14 (9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at the MB&T Expo Center.
The 7th Annual 1 day event will feature more than 70 creators, writers, illustrators and actors who will greet the fans, sign autographs, take pictures, and provide panels and Q & A discussions, while many super fans are dressed in their pop culture best. Additional costs may occur with some guests. A popular event is cosplay contest sponsored by Rob Miller Art where a mix of judges determine the best costume winners, presenting CASH prizes and gift packages.
Come see what we’re all about this September 14th at the 7th Annual Monroe Pop Fest !!
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GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.
Come to play or chat with fellow enthusiasts in a community that understands your passions. Find adventure with favorite role-playing game. Meet the creators behind your favorite mainstream and independent games. Check out unpublished games, maybe design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come.
Michigan Comic Convention is a comic book convention located in Detroit, Michigan, at the Cobo Center. Featured are exhibitors that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel. In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals, and comicdom-related celebrities are in attendance for attendees to meet and greet. As admission is kept reasonable for adults and FREE for children, the Michigan Comic Convention is a family-friendly convention.
THE CAST OF SESAME STREET!
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS!
Bob McGrath (Bob)
Roscoe Orman (Gordon)
Emilio Delgado (Luis)
Alan Muraoka (Alan)
Guy Gilchrist (Artist)
Jim Henson’s Cartoonist
(Actor) TV’s SHAZAM!
“Mean” Gene Okerlund
“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan
(Actor) – Mr. McFeely
(Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood)
(Actress) Return of the Jedi (1983)
COMIC INDUSTRY GUESTS
Tom Orzechowski (Letterer)
The Uncanny X-Men, Black Panther, and more!
Al Milgrom (Editor/Artist)
Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Fanfare, and more!
Angel Medina (Artist)
Spawn, Spider-Man, Venom, and more!
Kyle Hotz (Artist)
Venom, Carnage, Evil Ernie, and more!
William Messner-Loebs (Writer/Artist)
Wonder Woman, The Flash, Journey, and more!
Keith Pollard (Artist)
The Amazing Spider-Man (co-creator of the Black Cat),
Thor, Fantastic Four, and more!
Darryl Banks (Artist)
Green Lantern, and more!
Arvell Jones (Artist)
DC’s All Star Squadron, Iron Fist, and more!
Co-Creator of Misty Knight!
Vince Locke (Artist)
Sandman, Dead World, and more!
Plus! Paul Storrie, Jason Moore, Seth Damoose,
Randy Zimmerman, and many more!
Free-Play Video Game Arcade – courtesy of Big Toys of Sterling Heights!
Free Board Gaming – hosted by The Grand Gaming Academy!
Prototype Gaming demonstrated and played!
Magic Card Tournament – hosted by Game Players!
Face Painting by Chantel!
Tim Thurmond, the Balloon Sculptor!
and much, much, more!
The Star Wars 501st Great Lakes Garrison!
The Star Wars Rebel Legion!
The R2-D2 Droid Builders Club!
The Ghostbusters Coalition of Southeastern Michigan!
The Finest (GI-Joe Costuming Club)
The League of Enchantment
and much more!
RAFFLE PRIZES ON BOTH
FRIDAY (02.22.2019) AND SATURDAY (02.23.2019)!
The Grand Rapids Comic Con was a nice finale for my con season. Check out these photos from my time at my home town con.
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
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
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!
Envy The Green Fairy
Giant Vending Hall
Dan’s Dream Art Show
Blue Box Timelords/RMN
100+ Hours of Programming
…and a ton more!
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Only 4 events, this week, as the convention season is nearing the end for the year. Check them out.
Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.
MOTOR CITY BLACK AGE X
This is a Movement of Comic Book Creators, Publishers, Graphic Novelist of those that are under represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book and Animation industries. We will have Panel Discussions, Documentaries, 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!!!! The Black Panther is just a scratch on the surface. “EXPERIENCE THE BLACK AGE”…