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Events for the Week Mar 4th-10th

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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!

“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.

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Nerd Nite Ann Arbor February 2019

NN #62: Breakable Bones, Anarchist Art, & Neural Navigation

NNA2 wants to know: How sturdy is YOUR skeleton?!!? No idea? Well, chemistry grad student Isabel Colon-Bernal will help clue you in. Assistant professor of Slavic languages and literatures Ania Aizman will be laying out the intersection of art and anarchy and if you’re wondering where we could possibly be going next, neuroscience grad student Sharena Rice will be our guide through the labyrinth of brain functions that results in navigation.

It’s going to be nerdy, it’s going to be night, it’s going to be all the things you ever dreamed Nerd Nite A2 could be! Hope you can join us for another great NNA2.

Dice Tales: Dying Light

Presenting the tenth live session of our continuing fundraiser campaign, Straight Outta the Forgotten Realms. Come watch performers Brad Sytsma, Chuck Fortenbacher, Liz Brand, Cari Scholtens and Ross Johnson gather around the table of Game Master Brooke Heintz in this live tabletop RP event! This performative evening of fast-paced RP will bring you hours of thrills, laughter, might and magic and of course, some dramatic dice-slinging!

Having walked into a trap with their new allies, The Silver Ravens, our heroes try to get to the bottom of what’s going on in Ordulin, where matters may be much more complicated than they first appeared…t

Events for the Week Feb 18th-24th

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Super Smash Bash

Looking to make some new friends?
Laugh at Nintendo characters falling off of stages?
Chill out in a cozy den with good food?
Or show your Valentine who is the best in Smash?

Well look no further.

JAFAX Gaming is pleased to announce the first annual Super Smash Bash.

Rules will be a 3v3 Squad Strike with a 1 minute stage morph timer.
Full rules can be found in the following link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ShrdjGSHukAhe3SWxRh0-hyDHjKWARLDSAxBgnHnWv4/edit#

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!

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