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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)!

Michigan Nordic Fire Festival 2019

The Michigan Nordic Fire Festival was created in 2016 to celebrate winter, fire, family and fun. As the days start to get longer and days start to warm, we created an opportunity to get outside, throw spears, and try some of the wonderful beers and meads produced in the area.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.michigannordicfirefestival.com/
https://www.facebook.com/events/168337773845221/

Blood Bash 2019

Join Meggaxp and Experience Jackson as we bring Blood Bash back to the Commonwealth Commerce Center on February 15th and 16th, 2019!

Blood Bash ’19 is the third iteration of the Meggaxp horror/valentine’s spinoff show, and is sure to be better than ever! This year we are expanding to a *kind of* 2-day festival, as fans of horror movies will get to enjoy TWO DAYS of horror films with slaying, slashing, gore and more!

Friday, February 15th is our bonus day this year! While our vendors are setting up for the show on Saturday, the FILM ROOM will be open and showing all kinds of horror films! The lineup is yet to be announced, but know that the bar and screening room will be open for our patrons to enjoy even more gore!

Saturday, February 16th will be the traditional Blood Bash day! This is when fans of horror, schlock, gore and more can come into the Commonwealth Commerce Center and enjoy an entire day filled with horror vendors, filmmakers, guests, crafters, video games, horror trivia challenges, paranormal podcasts, medium readings, VR Expeirences and much more!

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/

Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire Concert Feb 2nd

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to DeVos Performance Hall with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert, the fourth film in the Harry Potter series. The Grand Rapids Symphony will perform the magical score live from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Harry Potter is mysteriously entered into the Triwizard Tournament, a grueling contest among three wizarding schools in which he confronts a dragon, water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in Lord Voldemort’s grasp. All will change when Harry, Ron and Hermione leave childhood forever and face challenges beyond their imagining.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1614836171932776/

Jackson Toy Show February 2019

It’s The Jackson Toy Show! This is the one you DON’T want to miss! All your NASCAR, Hot Wheels, sportcards, dolls, Pez, model cars, promos, trains, slot cars, matchbox, old toys, Star Wars, die cast semi trucks, tractors and diecast and so much more.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.midmichigansupershows.com/jackson-toy-show

Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire Concert Feb 1st

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to DeVos Performance Hall with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert, the fourth film in the Harry Potter series. The Grand Rapids Symphony will perform the magical score live from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Harry Potter is mysteriously entered into the Triwizard Tournament, a grueling contest among three wizarding schools in which he confronts a dragon, water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in Lord Voldemort’s grasp. All will change when Harry, Ron and Hermione leave childhood forever and face challenges beyond their imagining.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1614836171932776/

WinterCon 2018

Metro Detroit Gamers (MDG) proudly presents
Michigan’s Coolest Day of Gaming Fun!

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Oakland Center Gold Room(s)
(1st floor near North Entrance)
Oakland University is about 1-2 miles East of I-75
(University Drive exit)

Doors open at 8:00 am
Gaming Events start at 8:30 am
Gaming continues until 10:30 pm

Adult Admission: $15
Youth Admission*: $10
*age 15 & under when accompanied by a paid adult.

Game events for all types of enthusiasts:
Board Games
Tabletop Miniature Battles
Role Playing Games
Puffing Billy (Railroad) Games

Game Masters are needed! Register today!
Without you, there are no events!

Please send in the following information: Your Name; Your E-Mail Address; Your Phone Number; Title of the Game; Gaming System; Max Players; Difficulty; Day(s); Time(s) (your flexibility is appreciated) and the Game Description. (Be creative and inspire people to play your game; up to 500 characters)
Role playing & Minis events typically are 4-4.5 hours long.
Board games are 2-2.5 hours (requires 2+ sessions/different games)

Since 1972, the Metro Detroit Gamers have brought you the best in gaming conventions!
MDG continues to be a venue where game developers test their latest games.
Since the 1970s, many of the most popular Dungeons & Dragons® adventures were first played at MDG conventions! MDG is proud to continue the tradition of bringing you fun and exciting games to enjoy!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MetroDetroitGamers/
http://metrodetroitgamers.wordpress.com