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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.
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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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2016 Year in Review Fall Part 2 (Yes, I know it’s 2017)

Here lies the final chapter in the 2016 Year in Review series. You might be asking you self: why are you releasing the last part in October of 2017? Originally, I was going to finish this series in early 2017 but events kept happening and this project was pushed back. Let’s look at it this way, this final review can give you a chance to see what the events were like last year and check out a few of the things that you might have missed. This final chapter talks about my time at the Grand Rapids Comic Con, Youmacon and the Motor City Black Age of Comics. Considering that these events are around the corner at the time of this article’s publishing, I feel it is a timely and relevant release. Enjoy.
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MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 5

Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from the Monroe Comic Con, the GVSU Renaissance Faire, How-To Halloween and part 1 of the Grand Rapids Comic Con. Enjoy.

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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2016 Review

The Grand Rapids Comic Con returned to the DeVos Hall in downtown Grand Rapids. How did this year fair against last year? What events transpired in the 4th round of this annual convention? How did I feel about the biggest geek gathering in my hometown? Let’s find out.

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Rob Miller at the Grand Rapids Comic Con 2016

Special Effects Artist, a season 8 Face Off contestant and Michigan native, Rob Miller talks with me about his part in the world of special effects. Awesome creations, homemade hulkbuster armor, magical wands and Weird Al are just a few interesting subjects that we talk about in this glimpse into Rob Miller’s life.

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Steve Blum at the Grand Rapids Comic Con 2016

Voice Actor Steve Blum has been in so many series, games and movies. I wouldn’t even know where to begin by listing them. Ok. Here’s a few since you are pulling my arm. Spike Spiegel from Cowboy Bebop, Starscream from Transformers: Prime and Zeb Orrelios from Star Wars Rebels. We talk about Toonami, Cowboy Bebop and music. We also do bad impressions but I won’t spoil the surprise. Watch and find out.

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Kevin Eastman at the Grand Rapids Comic Con 2016

I met up with Kevin Eastman, one of the co-creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The turtles are one of the most beloved fandoms of all times. Of course, we talk about the turtles. We also talk about his influences, charity work, video games, comics and much more.

 

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