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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

Fantasticon – S6-EP19 – MT. PLEASANT

The Fantasticon is a mid-size show created for true comic book and pop culture collectors. The fans that come to our shows are true collectors that are looking for those rare items for their personal collections. Most leave very satisfied as we pride ourselves on having great dealers and artists at our shows. If you collect it, you will find it at a Fantasticon Show. We also are very proud of the fact that our admission price is the lowest of any of the other shows. And the cost for being an exhibitor or artist at the Fantasticon is far less than any other comic cons out there.

Support your local geek and nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.fantasticon.net/
https://www.facebook.com/FantasticonShow

The Haunted Hallow 2018

When was the last time that you stood next to your friends while they felt a warm sensation run down their leg? Wanna see it again? The 2018 season is already in the planning stages and we will be unleashing it all, UNCUT, UNTAMED and UNCENSORED! Those who “get it” have been getting their scare on for years, and that is what we do it for! If you aren’t too chicken and can make it through The Haunted Hallow, You will walk over 1/2 mile of wooded trails at The Olde World Village with numerous scenes & our very own and ever changing maze of despair. We are open at 8 p.m. and anyone in line by midnight will be allowed to enter every Friday and Saturday night in October. “Line Jump” tickets (only $15 per person) and general admission ($10 per person) will both be available at the ticket booth. This event is NOT recommended for victims under 17! Just in case you didn’t catch this…….. THIS EVENT IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR VICTIMS UNDER 17!!!!!!!!!!!

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

CARPS October Event 2018

Central Action Role-Playing Society
We are a high-fantasy LARP (Live Action Role-Playing) group that is currently based in Southeast Michigan. You may already be familiar with tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) such as Dungeons and Dragons or White Wolf products. If you are, the difference between an RPG and a LARP is that RPGs consist of half a dozen or so players sitting around a kitchen table with dice and a single Game Master, whereas a LARP is a cross between an elaborate theatre production, live combat, and a hike in the woods. LARPs such as ours have costuming, boffer weapons, and dozens of players whose actions influence not only what you can accomplish but the course of an entire fantasy world. If you aren’t, well, them’s the basics.

Greetings to all new and prospective players! As always, your first event is free, with a free rewrite should you decide you would rather play a different sort of character or have a different set of skills. (You must be 18 to play.)

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.carpsgame.com/

How-To Halloween 2018

How-To Halloween is a festival for ghosts, ghouls and goblins of all ages!

• Celebrate the WOMEN OF POWER at our 5th annual event.
• Meet Capital City Wonder Woman, Batwoman, Supergirl & more.
• Participate in over 50 interactive activities and games.
• Wear your costume and bring a bag for trick-or-treating.
• See custom-built attractions and amazing holiday displays.
• Enjoy a huge variety of entertainment from the main stage.
• Learn tons of tips and tricks from cosplay experts.
• Snap photos with killer cars like KITT & the Mystery Machine
• Win our homemade costume contest for over $100 in prizes.
• Shop with our many creative and unique vendors.
• Help support our community and local charities.
• Get your tickets for only $8 (kids 2 and under enter for free).

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/871983536322243/
https://www.how-tohalloween.com
https://www.facebook.com/HowToHalloween

ComiqueCon: Celebrating Women In Comics – 2018

ComiqueCon: Celebrating Women in Comics is a one-day festival celebrating the contributions of female comic creators. Join us for a gathering of the best talent in the comics business: featuring an incredible Exhibitor Hall, awesome panels, creative cosplay and lots of family fun! There’s no event quite like it in the country – see you there!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/163419204447488/
https://www.facebook.com/comiquecon
https://comiquecon2018.com/

Haven LARP 2018 Event #4

Solaria beckons you to return!

The Heroes of Haven have found a new home, but Elessia and Arland’s Song are still mysteries to the people of Phanterra. Countless adventures await those with the spirit and courage to explore a world full of opportunity…

Welcome back to Haven LARP!

For new adventurers, your first event is FREE!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/HavenLARPMI/
https://www.facebook.com/events/164823290809212/

6th Annual Michigan Grand Tournament

Started in 2013, the Michigan GT began as a Warhammer 40K tournament that has now grown to include many other wargames. Whether you’re interested in fantasy, sci-fi, historical, or steampunk games, there is an event for you! We pride ourselves on having great terrain, prize support, and an atmosphere that appeals to both the casual and the serious wargamer. Our staff, tournament organizers, volunteers, and sponsors work together to bring you a gaming experience that is unparalleled in the mid-Michigan area.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://michigangt.com/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1190235261079993/