Tag Archives: February

Con Ja Nai 22

Con Ja Nai is a FREE “not a con(vention)”, hosted by Animania, the Japanese Animation Film Society at the University of Michigan. Con Ja Nai has a few staples that make it worth coming to!

We’re bringing back our highly successful Maid Cafe!

Lots of panels with guests!

Raffle with some amazing prizes!

Be a contestant on some of our game shows! Check your anime knowledge on Anime Jeopardy! See if you can Name That Tune! Show off your best cosplay!

All the anime you can watch!

Support your local Geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1691136067833268/

After Dark: Cosplay & Improv at the Michigan Science Center

Come enjoy our Third Thursday “thinking person’s happy hour” at After Dark: Cosplay & Improv in our newest exhibit, Toytopia! Your ticket includes a specialty drink and three hours of fun.

Tickets are available online and at the door.

Doors at 5:00pm.
Cash Bar.
Ages 21+.

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ games with Go Comedy! Improv Theater
Cosplay Masquerade (Fashion Show)
Pictures with your favorite characters (including Robocop!)

Costumes are encouraged but not necessary!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1001206623276673/
http://www.mi-sci.org/

Dawn of the Collectors presents Comics in the Woods

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Return to a simpler time and show. No cosplay contests, no panels, no celebrities, just 32 tables of awesome. This is the second of a monthly event in St. Clair Shores, Royal Oak, and Ann Arbor areas.

Kids 10 and under get in free!
$3 admission 10-3
$10 early bird at 9 am
Door prizes every hour!
Dealer tables available at $35 each.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/183009432056208/

Stephanie Young Brehm at AlmaCon 2016

Welcome back to the first interview of the year. This time, voice actress and singer/songwriter Stephanie Young Brehm joins MIGeekScene for a fun interview. We talk about Nico Robin from One Piece,  Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, and Soul Eater. We also talk about her band The Brehms, her jazz influences and one of her favorite cover songs featuring a singing rabbit.

https://www.facebook.com/stephanie.youngvoiceactress
http://www.thebrehmsband.com/

Michigan State University Comics Forum 2017

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.

Keynote Speakers for 2017
James Sturm
Our Creator Keynote Speaker, James Sturm, has garnered many awards for his work including a Xeric grant, an Eisner Award, and Time Magazine’s Graphic Novel of the year. He’s also a founder and teacher at the Center for Cartoon Studies and has worked for a number of comics publishers including Marvel Comics, Fantagraphics, First Second Books, and Drawn and Quarterly to name but a few.

Charles Hatfield
Our first Scholar Keynote Speaker, Charles Hatfield, has written numerous articles for The Comics Journal. He’s also the author of Alternative Comics: An Emerging literature published by the University Press of Mississippi and Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby, which received an Eisner Award for Best Educational/Academic Work. Hatfield also teaches courses that specialize in Comics, Popular Culture, and Children’s Literature at California State University Northridge.

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