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Great Lakes Comic Convention 2019

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

MEDIA GUESTS
Jackson Bostwick
(Actor) TV’s SHAZAM!

“Mean” Gene Okerlund
(Wrestler/Announcer)
WWF/WWE LEGEND

“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan
(Wrestler)
WWF/WWE LEGEND

David Newell
(Actor) – Mr. McFeely
(Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood)

Lydia Graber
(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!

ALSO AVAILABLE!
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!
Costume Contests!
Guest Panels!
and much, much, more!

DON’T MISS!
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)!

Astronomicon 2019

Metro Detroit’s newest Pop Culture Convention Astronomicon heads into its 2nd year!

If you were at the 1st ever Astronomicon then you know what is abput to go down, and if you were not well then get ready for a truly OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPERIENCE!!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1950958445156103/
https://www.astronomicon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OfficialAstronomicon/

David Hayter (Metal Gear Solid) at the Grand Rapids Comic Con 2018

David Hayter is a prolific actor, screen writer, and director. He is the voice of the iconic Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid series. He’s also the creative force behind X-Men, X-2 and Watchmen. We dive into his live action roles, manga, his love for Stephen King’s books, punk music, comic books, and a whole lot more. Enjoy this interview with one of the coolest of cool people that I had the pleasure to talk to.

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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2018

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.

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Lansing Collectable Toy, Comic, and Record Show Fall 2018

We are Back! ****FREE ADMISSION****
Bigger Badder and Better with over 100 tables of Toys Comics and Records. We have both floors of the Okemos Conference Center packed with goodness, and this is shaping up to be a killer show! Dealers and collectors from the East Coast and Midwest will be there DONT MISS IT!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
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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

Grand Rapids Comic Con Retrospective

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.

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